Elite News MLK Parade & Festival

Elite News Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade & Festival

By Nada J. Ruddock
|  Monday, Jan 20, 2014  |  Updated 10:15 AM CDT
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Students Compete in Annual MLK, Jr. Oratory Competition

Parade Begins Monday at 10am in Dallas

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Students Compete in Annual MLK, Jr. Oratory Competition

Fourth and fifth graders competed Friday in the 22nd annual MLK, Jr. Oratory Competition. Kayla O'Neal a 4th grader at J.P. Starks Math, Science & Technology Vanguard Elementary School took first place.
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Join NBC 5’s Remeisha Shade and Elite News at the 28th Annual Elite News Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade and Festival on Monday, Jan. 20. Shade is one of the celebrity Parade Marshals.

 
The Parade and Festival will begin promptly at 10 a.m. at the corner of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Lamar Street in Dallas. The parade will proceed eastbound on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard toward Fair Park.
 
After the parade, head over to the Tower Building in Fair Park for the Festival which includes a Healthcare Pavilion, activities and events for all ages. Admission is free, so don't miss it.
 
The Elite News Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade and Festival is a historical community event held in Dallas, Texas to commemorate and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., prominent leader of the modern American Civil Rights movement. Proceeds from the annual event provide scholarships to local high school seniors in their pursuit of a higher education.  
Elite News Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade & Festival

 

Parade:  10 a.m.
                MLK Blvd & Lamar Street in Dallas
 
Festival: 10 a.m. -  6 p.m.
                Tower Buidling in Fair Park
                 Dallas

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