We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools” Martin Luther King Jr.
Annually, United Group of Artists in collaboration with Athens Anti-Discrimination movement-non-profit partner host Athens MLK Jr. Holiday Day Parade and Music Fest. This event is designed to stimulate culture and diversity within Downtown Athens, improve race relations, and encourage local residents to stand in solidarity celebrating justice and equality for all. The vision of Martin Luther King Jr “I Have A Dream.”
What to expect at Athens MLK Parade and Music Fest?
Honoree ceremony, guest speakers, live performances, food vendors, family activities and much more.
The parade begins 3 pm, honoree ceremony and festivities begin 4:00-6:00. Local citizens, business owners, community leaders, and non-profit organizations are welcomed to participate. Parade participants must walk in a unified group.
This event is held yearly on MLK JR. HOLIDAY. Athens MLK Day Jr. Parade and Music Fest was founded January 16, 2016.