Knoxville’s MLK Jr. Parade and Juneteenth Celebration

Knoxville's MLK Commemorative Commission announces a parade and Juneteenth celebration on June 19, 2024.

Knoxville’s MLK Commemorative Commission is inviting the community to join the MLK Jr. Parade/March and Juneteenth Celebration on Wednesday, June 19, 2024. The event will take place at Dr. Walter Hardy Park, offering a day filled with celebration and remembrance.

The parade will begin with lineup at 8:30 a.m. at Chilhowee Park, stepping off at 10 a.m. and concluding at Dr. Walter Hardy Park (2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave) at approximately 11 a.m. Following the parade, the Juneteenth Celebration will be held at the park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This event serves as a key opportunity for community unity and cultural celebration. It offers local vendors, parade participants, and community organizations the chance to engage with attendees in a lively environment. Whether you are marching, vending, or simply celebrating, there is a role for everyone in honoring the legacies of freedom and equality.

For those interested in vendor opportunities, please visit the MLK Knoxville vendor form. If you wish to participate in the parade, more information can be found at the MLK Knoxville parade page.

For media inquiries, registration details, or additional information, please contact Mabrey Duff, Parade Chair, at 865-816-9864 or via email at [email protected].

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