2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade & Festival | SF
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Yerba Buena Gardens | Mission St. and Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco, CA
Attend a full day of free and exciting events, festivals and programs, as well as a march and parade from Caltrain to Yerba Buena Gardens to commemorate the Selma to Montgomery march.
2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade & Festival
Monday, January 19, 2015 | 11 am
– March starts at the San Francisco Caltrain Station
– Festival held at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts & Garden
The march begins at 11 am on January 19, 2015, and participants are encouraged to arrive early.
The 1.5 mile journey crosses the Lefty O’Doul Bridge and stops at Willie Mays Plaza at AT&T Park to commemorate the crossing of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, a symbol of violence and victory in the civil rights movement.
At the conclusion of the march,in partnership with the San Francisco Interfaith Council, 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 his message.
1 pm Festival: The marquis event of the celebration day brings Dr. King’s words to life and features conversations with civil rights and political luminaries and performances by celebrated artists.
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
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