5 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parades in Georgia

Photo by Justin Chan Photography courtesy of MLK Observance Day Association — Savannah.

Celebrate the life and legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during these parades throughout Georgia.

Photo courtesy TybeeIsland.com

Tybee Island MLK Parade (Tybee Island) — Kickoff for the Jan. 9, 2016, parade is at 2 p.m. The parade will follow the Butler Avenue Parade Route.

Photo courtesy VisitDublinGA.com

22nd Annual MLK Parade (Dublin) — This noontime parade winds its way through downtown Dublin on Jan. 16, 2016, and will feature more than 160 floats, making it the state’s second largest parade celebrating the late civil rights icon.

Photo courtesy GwinnettMLKParade.com

Gwinnett County 2016 MLK Day Parade (Lawrenceville) — This annual event kicks off in downtown Lawrenceville at the Gwinnett Justice & Administration Center on Jan. 18, 2016, at 10 a.m.

Photo courtesy BWCAtlantaSouth.com

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade (McDonough) — This parade in Henry County will kick off at 10 a.m. on Jan. 18, 2016, with revelers beginning their route from the Henry County Performing Arts Center at 37 Lemon Street.

Photo courtesy MLKingSavannah.com

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Parade (Savannah) — Jan. 18, 2016, at 10 a.m. the parade will set off from the corner of East Liberty and East Broad Street heading toward the Savannah River. Then, it will follow a route where it turns left on Broughton Street, then right on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard before terminating at the corner of West Anderson Street.

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Originally published at blog.exploregeorgia.org on January 4, 2016.

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