The 27th Annual Elite News Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Festival will be held Monday, January 21st at Fair Park Dallas! The parade begins at 10 a.m. on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Lamar Street and continues eastbound on Martin Luther King Jr. ending at Robert B. Cullum Boulevard. Festival doors will open immediately following the parade at the Tower Building at Fair Park and end at 6 pm.
This year’s parade highlights include an opening performance by Dallas Black Dance Theatre II, Prairie View A&M Marching Storm Band, the mighty Callaway High School Marching Band of Jackson, Mississippi; appearances by NFL Hall of Fame Legend Earl Campbell, Ronald McDonald, comedian Earthquake, actress KiKi Shephard and more.
The festival features celebrity appearances by NFL Hall of Fame Legend Earl Campbell, comedian Earthquake, actress KiKi Shepard, hip hop artist Paul Wall, local teen pop/r&b recording artist Rumill, and a host of others. Area health and wellness resource centers will be set up, along with many restaurants and caterers providing food and beverages. This event draws over 250,000 attendants annually!
Fun for the entire family! Free admission!