Celebrate Dr. King @ Long Beach Peace & Unity Parade Saturday Jan. 15

Join thousands of others at the 23rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Peace & Unity Parade, Saturday, Jan. 15 in Long Beach. The theme, “We Cannot Walk Alone,” a line from King’s “I Have A Dream” speech, is a call to move forward together.

The parade, featuring 100 entries, steps off at 10:30am at Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. and Anaheim St. From there it heads north on MLK Jr. Ave., east onto 19th St., then north on Lemon Ave.

A free peace & unity festival follows at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 1950 Lemon Ave. noon to 5pm. Highlights of the fest include a carnival with FREE rides for kids and The Lowrider Band, famous for their hits “Lowrider,” “Cisco Kid” and “Why Can’t We Be Friends.” They play at 4:30pm on the main stage.