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Posted on: January 4, 2023


The Martin Luther King statue with this text 34TH ANNUAL MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. PARADE and PERFORMAN


10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14 

The Garland Unit of the NAACP will host its 34th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. parade & march. The parade starts on Dairy Road at Garden Drive (near Embree Park) and ends at the Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth St. 

Lift Every Voice & Sing

Noon Saturday, Jan. 14 | Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth St. 

 The celebration continues following the parade with the 2nd Annual Musical: “Lift Every Voice and Sing”. The MLK Communitywide Youth Choir joined by students from the Garland ISD Fine Arts Department will perform. Winners of the 2023 MLK Float Contest will be announced at the musical. 

This event is free and open to the public.


4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15 | Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth St.

Youth groups from area churches and the Garland ISD will showcase their spiritual talents in praise dance and athletic talents in step routines. Admission is free and the MLK Youth Extravaganza is open to the public.

For more information on these events, please contact the NAACP Garland Unit at 972.381.5044, voice box #5, or visit the NAACP Garland Unit’s website: 

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