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East Valley Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Festival

  • January 20, 2020
  • Location: Dowtown Mesa
  • Address: North Center Street Mesa, AZ 85201
  • Times: Starting: 11:00 AM
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone:(480) 644-3705
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The Community is invited to join the City of Mesa and the Mesa MLK Committee as we celebrate the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 20, 2020. Community groups, organizations, businesses, churches, dance groups, bands, and regional cities will stroll in Downtown Mesa during this community event.

Following the parade, there will be a community festival from 12 4 p.m. This will include a brief program at 12:30 p.m. near Pepper and Macdonald honoring the work and legacy of Dr. King. 

Parade Route:
Center St- University to 1st St.
MLK Jr. Way/3rd Place - Centennial Way to Drew St
2nd St- Centennial Hall Parking Lot to Drew St
2nd St- Robson to Country Club
Robson-1st St to 2nd St
1st St- Centennial Way to Country Club
Macdonald- 1st St. to Main (closed until 7 p.m.)
Pepper Place at Macdonald

As part of the holiday, the Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald, and the i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W. Pepper Place, will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with half price admission. The i.d.e.a. Museum will have a special “early bird” bonus hour from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.