MLK Martin Luther King Day Parade in Los Angeles

Event Details

MLK Martin Luther King Day Parade in Los Angeles

Time: January 16, 2012 from 10am to 2pm
Location: Crenshaw and King
Street: Starting at Normandie and King - Ending at the Village, Vernon and Crenshaw
Website or Map: http://kingdomdayparade.org
Phone: 562-618-5558
Event Type: parade
Organized By: CORE
Latest Activity: Jan 13, 2012

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

More than 70,000 are expected to line the route which begins at Normandie, heads down King, left on Crenshaw to Leimert Park Village.

Get there around 10 to get in the front row where King and Leimert Boulevard merge. The stands at King and Crenshaw fill up by 9. But there's room everywhere.

KABC will broadcast live for two hours.

Stevie Wonder, Louis Gosset Jr. and more will be there.

The parade is lead by a long eared mule drawing an empty buck wagon with empty shoes at the end of the buckwagon in King's memory.
The celebration in Leimert Park Village after the parade continues into the night.
County Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas is the
grand marshal.
In addition to dozens of the best high school bands in the regions, the LAUSD all city band will make a rare appearance.

Dove said it's the 'largest MLK celebration in the country

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for MLK Martin Luther King Day Parade in Los Angeles to add comments!

Join Leimert Park Beat

Attending (2)

Leimert Park Beat is the news and social network for Leimert Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Stay informed. Join now!

 

• Got news you think everyone should know? Blog it.

• Have a show or attending a benefit? Put it on the calendar.
• Video of the big game? Embed it.
• Photos of your business or the school play? Upload them.

WHAT STORIES WOULD YOU SUGGEST? Let me know.

With your help, LeimertParkBeat.com raised money to hire reporters, graphic artists and community members to cover our area.
Read the stories - Urban Economy 411, Redevelopment Hell and One of these don't belong.

Latest Activity

DojO- posted a blog post
19 hours ago
DojO- updated an event
Thumbnail

Wuz Happenin' @ The 'new' World STAGE Nov/Dec 2022 - Livestream 'n Archives / Workshops 'n' Jamz Я Back *updatez* at The 'new' World STAGE (online events 'n in-house)

November 26, 2022 at 11:30am to December 2, 2022 at 11pm
Fri. nite wkly Concert Series +:Live In-House &/or Livestream online (free - donation-based) 8PM PT Recorded live-streams Archived To: view+ Special events - (not Concert Series) ~..Nov.:…See More
21 hours ago
DojO- posted a blog post
Friday
DojO- posted blog posts
Wednesday
DojO- posted a blog post
Nov 20
Music Center updated an event
Thumbnail

The Los Angeles County Tree Lighting Ceremony at Jerry Moss Plaza at The Music Center

November 28, 2022 from 5pm to 6pm
 Be a part of the holidays at The Music Center! The Los Angeles County Tree Lighting Ceremony returns live and in person for the first time since the pandemic, featuring special performances by Urban Voices Project. Bring your family and friends and…See More
Nov 18
DojO- posted a blog post
Nov 17
Music Center posted an event
Thumbnail

The Los Angeles County Tree Lighting Ceremony at The Music Center

November 28, 2022 from 5pm to 6pm
 Be a part of the holidays at The Music Center! The Los Angeles County Tree Lighting Ceremony returns live and in person for the first time since the pandemic, featuring special performances by Urban Voices Project. Bring your family and friends and…See More
Nov 16

© 2022   Created by enhager.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service