Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade and Celebration

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Name: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade and Celebration
Date: January 21, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
Event Description:
This year the Harnett County Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Committee which holds activities in honor of the slain civil rights leader, will honor those who risked life and limb to protect our country and secure our freedoms.  This year’s Grand Marshal the All Veterans Group (AVG), independently owned and operated, is comprised of dedicated individuals of both active/retired military and patriotic Americans.
 
Since AVG’s inception in 2011, they have focused on representing companies and military veterans with the highest level of professionalism through parachute demonstrations, tandem parachute demonstrations, tandem parachute experiences, brand ambassador programs, sponsorship and special events. Group founder, Michael Elliott, a Harnett County native, has jumped with former President George H. W. Bush three times.
Location:
8:00 a.m. NAACP MLK Breakfast (Dunn Community Bldg on Jackson Rd)
10:00 a.m. (line-up and assembly in the 100 block of West Broad Street)
11:00 a.m. (Parade start time)
11:30 a.m. (Downtown Rally at City Hall Chambers)
Date/Time Information:
Monday, January 21, 2019 
8:00 a.m. NAACP MLK Breakfast (Dunn Community Bldg on Jackson Rd)
10:00 a.m. (line-up and assembly in the 100 block of West Broad Street)
11:00 a.m. (Parade start time)
11:30 a.m. (Downtown Rally at City Hall Chambers)
Contact Information:
If you are interested in participation in these events or for further details, contact Troy Williams at (910) 286-0368
Fees/Admission:
Breakfast tickets - Adult: $15; Youth 6-12: $7.50; Under 6: free

All other events are free
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