2013 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Festival & Parade | SF
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Yerba Buena Gardens | Mission St. and Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco, CA
Attend a full day festival with live music, speeches, a reading festival as well as a march and parade from Caltrain to Yerba Buena Gardens to commemorate the Selma to Montgomery march.
Get a free BART ride to the parade from specific stations by registering by January 19, 2013 for your free commemorative MLK Jr. BART pass.
Rain may cancel some events. Visit norcalmlkfoundation.org for updates.
The 2013 MLK March and Parade kicks off at 11am at San Francisco’s Caltrain Station and journeys on to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and Gardens.
The 1.5 mile march crosses over Lefty O’Doul Bridge and stops at Willie Mays Plaza at AT&T Park to commemorate the Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, marches, which crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge, a symbol of violence and victory in the civil rights era.
At conclusion of the March an interfaith commemoration will bring together the region’s faith leaders to commemorate the vision of Dr. King and to lead participants in a spiritual reflection of Dr. King’s message.
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
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