The annual Martin Luther King Parade in Elizabethtown occurs on the third Monday of January. Come with your family and friends and enjoy the floats, classic vehicles, high school queens and kings, bands, dancers, social organizations, motor cycle clubs, VFW Posts, Boy Scouts, American Legion Posts, usual parade participants, etc.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a celebration of the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. MLK promoted Civil Rights through nonviolent civil disobedience. He is perhaps best known for his “I have a dream …” speech in 1963. He was assassinated in 1968. Martin Luther King, Jr. day became a federally recognized holiday in 1983. The first year this holiday was observed was 1986, and not by all states. In 2000 it became a nationally observed holiday in all states.
If you are interested in being in the 30th annual MLK Parade or require float information please call 910-645-4995 or email information to firstname.lastname@example.org.