Mayor's Office of Special Events

MLK Parade

The 45th  ANNUAL ORIGINAL MLK PARADE will begin at 10 a.m.,  MONDAY, JANUARY 16, starting at the intersection of Smith and Lamar streets in downtown Houston. Mayor Sylvester Turner, will serve as the 2023 parade grand marshal. Co-grand marshals are - Dr. Camille Cash and Rev. Dr. Derek King with a memorial tribute to John W. Bland.

For more information, or to participate in the parade, visit:

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2023 Parade Sponsors