The purpose of the parade is to offer the community a visual and audible display in tribute to the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The MLK Parade will begin at Midway (Chilhowee Park) which is located at 3300 E. Magnolia Avenue, Knoxville TN 37914. The Midway Chilhowee Park entrance is directly off of North Beaman Street, parallel to Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue. The MLK Parade route will end at Harriet Tubman Street, where the Memorial Tribute Service will take place at Overcoming Believers Church located at 211 Harriet Tubman Street, Knoxville TN 37915.
Onsite registration will take place at Andrew's Electric located at 3404 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37914. KAT will begin picking up participants whom may park at Overcomers Believers Church as early as 8:00 AM. They will transport individualds back to Chilhowee Park until 2:00 PM. The bus will pick up every 20 minutes.
We look forward to seeing you along the parade route and at the church for the closeout of the celebration. Feel free to contact the Parade Chair at Parade@MLKKnoxville.com if you have questions or need additional information.
Thank you for your continued support!