MLK COMMISSION Knoxville, Tennessee
MLK COMMISSIONKnoxville, Tennessee

MLK Annual Parade



Monday, January 15

Line-up will be at 8:30AM

Step-off will be at 10:00AM from the

YWCA Phyllis Wheatley Center, 124 S. Cruze Street, 37915

The purpose of the parade is to offer the community a visual and audible display in tribute to the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The 2017 Parade route will stretch from the Tabernacle Baptist Church on Martin Luther King Avenue to Greater Warner Tabernacle AME Zion Church in Burlington, where we will present our annual Memorial Tribute Service. 


Groups, organizations and individuals are welcome to join us. You may Register Online by completing the Registration Form below. Before Registering we ask that you click on the Parade Information & Acknowledgement Form and read the Parade Rules and Regulations. 


The On-Line Registration Deadline is FRIDAY, JANUARY 13. Onsite Registration is Available on Parade Day if you are unable to register online before the deadline.


We look forward to seeing you along the parade route and at the church for the closeout of the celebration. Feel free to contact the Parade Chair at if you have questions or need additional information.


Thank you for your continued support.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission
Post Office Box 155

Knoxville, Tennessee 37901-0155



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