2014 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 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.
2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade & Festival
Monday, January 20, 2014 | 11 am
- March: starts at the San Francisco Caltrain Station
- Festival: Yerba Buena Center for the Art & Garden
11 am: The 2014 MLK March and Parade kicks off 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.
12:45 pm: Conversations with civil rights and political luminaries and performances by celebrated artists bring to life Dr. King’s words to life
1:15 pm: Live Music: Marcus Cohen & The Congress
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
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