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MLK Grande Parade 2017 Schedule, Houston
    January 14 - 16, 2017

11th Annual MLK Youth Parade - Houston
  • Date: January 14, 2017
  • Time: 12:00 pm.
  • Check-In Time: 10:00 am.
  • Check-In Point: Near Houston Community College Central Campus
  • Parade Route: Originate in Mid-Town @ San Jacinto St. and Elgin N/B on San Jacinto St. to Webster St.
  • Length of Parade Route: 0.7 miles
  • Duration of Parade: 1.5 hours

    The parade consists of 10 Parade floats and 20 Marching bands.
The 11th Annual MLK Youth Parade Will Be Co-Lead By The Stephen F. Austin High School Marching Band-Houston, Texas and The Huntington High School Marching Band-Shreveport, LA.



16th Annual MLK Battle of The Bands Competition
  • Date: January 15, 2017
  • Time: 4:00 pm. - 8:00 pm.
  • Venue: W.W. Thorne Stadium
  • Location: 1865 Aldine Bender Rd, Houston, Texas
  • Check-In Time: NLT 2:00 pm. (Participants Only)
  • Check-Point: TBD

    The MLK Battle of The Bands Competition will feature more than 20 nationally acclaimed marching bands from across the country, including the best high school marching bands from Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.



The 23rd Annual MLK Grande Parade
  • Date: January 16, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 am.
  • Check-In Time: 8:00 am.
  • Check-In Point: Near Houston Community College Central Campus
  • Parade Route: Originate in Mid-Town @ San Jacinto St and Elgin Street N/B on San Jacinto to Webster Street
  • Length of Parade Route: 1.0 mile
  • Duration of Parade: 2.0 hours

The 23rd. Annual MLK Grande Parade is expected to attract 300,000 spectators and thousands more will view the Parade on TV. The parade will be co-lead by the University of Houston Marching Band and the PVAMU Marching Band and will consists of 15 professionally designed floats, 30 marching bands, 150+ performing groups, and various dignitaries and community organizations.




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