The City of Annapolis </br> Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade
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The Annual MLK Day Parade & Concert

12 p.m. LIVE Broadcast
The Peace in The Morning Show
with Darius A. Stanton Special MLK Broadcast

Parade Bandstand
Main St. & Market St.  100 Main St. 

City of Annapolis MLK Day Parade and Concert History Dates 

The third Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Parade was held in Annapolis on Jan. 16, 2017. Mayor Michael Pantelides participated in the parade, which was hosted by the City of Annapolis. In addition to a lineup of local officials, businesses, various organizations and bands, individuals of all ages participated in this year’s celebration of love and unity. Helen Chambers, a well-respected leader and retired educator served as the parade’s grand marshal. The parade’s founder and this year’s co-chair. Phyllis Tee Adams is pictured holding the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. banner. PHOTO BY ANDREA BLACKSTONE

The third Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Parade was held in Annapolis on Jan. 16, 2017. Mayor Michael Pantelides participated in the parade, which was hosted by the City of Annapolis. In addition to a lineup of local officials, businesses, various organizations and bands, individuals of all ages participated in this year’s celebration of love and unity. Helen Chambers, a well-respected leader and retired educator served as the parade’s grand marshal. The parade’s founder and this year’s co-chair. Phyllis Tee Adams is pictured holding the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. banner. PHOTO BY ANDREA BLACKSTONE

First Annual - Monday, January 19, 2015 
Second Annual - Monday, January 18, 2016
Third Annual - Monday, January 16, 2017
Fourth Annual - Monday, January 15, 2018


5th ANNUAL - TENTATIVE RESCHEDULED SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 2019

The City of Annapolis, Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Concert is co-sponsored by The City of Annapolis and Annapolis Drum and Bugle Corps.  The first annual parade was held on Monday, January 19 , 2015 in honor of Dr. King.  Since its inception, the parade has continued annually to commemorate and salute public servant honorees.  This year marks the 5th Year Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Concert. 

The 5th Annual Parade, “History in the Making” will feature grand marshals being honored for community service along with the United States Naval Academy Marching Band, horses, exotic cars and trucks, a live concert at City Dock, and a host of other bands and community groups from across the State of Maryland. View this year's partners here.  

Due to inclement frigid weather predictions, the 5th Annual MLK Day Parade and Concert has been postponed. Tentative rescheduled Saturday, April 13, 2019. Start time is 12:00 noon at Amos Garrett Boulevard to the Annapolis City Dock; Parade Bandstand at Main Street and Market Street, 100 Main Street. To be a volunteer or advertiser at the parade or during the livestream broadcast please email the peaceinthemorningshow[at]gmail.com or Contact Us |443-423-2368!

 



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“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
— ~ Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2019 Weekend Events

* State of Maryland MLK Celebration Events - month of january 

State of Maryland County Events

THURSDAY, JANUARY 17 - JANUARY 21, 2019

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2019

SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 2019

SUNDAY, JANUARY 20, 2019

MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2019


Get Involved
MLK Parade & Concert
Day 2019

MLK Parade Day Opportunities are Available.  Parade organizers have opened registration for participants. Ideal are family oriented groups including military, faith based organizations, bands and floats. Organizers request that all participants show respect and honor Dr. King along the parade route. For interest, please select the appropriate button below.  Thank you for your Interest and/or Donation.

vOLUNTEER oPPORTUNITIES

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