2024 46th Annual MLK Parade

January 15, 2024 10:00AM - 5:00PM


The Black Heritage Society in partnership with the City of Houston presents the 46th “Original” MLK Jr. Day Annual Parade.

Starting Downtown Houston at Lamar and Smith Street

“Come rain or snow, the parade will march on! You can count on us to deliver a spectacular show. Join us and witness an unforgettable event that will leave you with memories for a lifetime!”  Please dress accordingly.

he MLK Jr Festival hosted by the Black Heritage Society is held immediately following the parade and ends at 5 p.m,  at HERMANN SQUARE ON HOUSTON’S CITY HALL GROUNDS and is accessible to the public. The children will enjoy a Day of Service learning about Dr. MLK Jr. We have partnered with The World Youth Foundation for a Parade of Giving. Children and Youth are encouraged to bring Gas Gift Cards and amounts for The World Youth Foundation.


Parade Route