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12/11/2012

Join the Thousands Celebrating at the 19th Annual MLK Grand Parade in Houston!

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On January 21st, the 19th Annual MLK Grand Parade in Houston will take place. The yearly event memorializes civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his historic vision of racial equality in our country. The MLK Parade Foundation raises awareness each year with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration on the third Monday in January.  Each year the celebration has grown and this year an estimated 300,000 spectators are expected to gather to view the professionally designed floats, marching bands and 150+ performing groups taking part in the day’s events. Later the same afternoon head over to Joe Kelly Butler Stadium for the 12th Annual MLK Battle of the Bands where 20 nationally acclaimed high school marching bands will be performing.

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The 19th Annual MLK Grande Parade
January 21, 2013
10:00 AM

12Th Annual MLK Battle of the Bands
January 21, 2013
4:00 PM
Joe Kelly Butler Stadium

 

If you are attending the MLK Grand Parade and are in need of overnight accommodations in Houston, the Houston Marriott Westchase is just a short drive away plus guests can relax in our spacious rooms while enjoying a variety of amenities.  To learn more about our hotel or to reserve your stay, please visit the Houston Marriott Westchase website or call 713-978-7400.

Enjoy celebrating and honoring Dr. King's life and aspirations on January 21st whether you are in Houston or elsewhere in the world.

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