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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade in New York City

The 2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade will take place on January 15, 2007

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade in New York City
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When Is The Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade?

The Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade takes place on Monday, January 15, 2007.

What Time is the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade?

The Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade begins at 1 p.m.

Where Does the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade Go?

The Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade begins on Fifth Avenue at 61st Street, and continues north along Fifth Avenue to 86th Street.

Who Participates in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade?

There are a variety of marchers, floats and marching bands in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade Overview

What became the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade first began in Harlem in 1959 to honor war dead. The parade was moved to Fifth Avenue in 1964, and dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. after his assassination in 1968. Over 25,000 people participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade in New York City each year.

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