38th Annual

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

Sunday, January 14, 2018
2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Harbor Drive- Embarcadero


Join us on Harbor Drive Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. for the 38th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade. This is one of the largest celebrations of its kind in the United States in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.. The parade is filled with dazzling floats, phenomenal High School Bands, Drill Teams, College, Fraternities & Sororities, Churches, Peace and Youth organizations.

This parade is coordinated by the Zeta Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the oldest African American fraternity in America, founded in 1906 at Cornell University in Ithica, New York. Dr. King was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha.

Come join thousands as we continue the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday, January 14, at 2:00 p.m.

For more information contact Reginald Marbray at (619)-203-2014 or Brian Samuels at (309)-287-0215, or email us at  info@alpha-zsl.org,

Interested in Participating?

    Application Form         



General Marshaling Rules with Line Up


Participant Position Line Up!

(Click MLK image below)

Position Line Up    


Application Form     Float Rules    General Marshaling Rules with Line Up


Parade Route

Alpha Phi Alpha - National Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade



Thanks to our Sponsors!


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Zeta Sigma Lambda Foundation
P.O. Box 50026
San Diego, CA 92165-0026


MLK Parade Program
Be sure to purchase your copy of the MLK Parade Program, which is sold along the Parade route. This program contains not only the Parade's marching lineup, but also showcases many photos from last year's parade.

Only $3 dollars! A bargain!

For information regarding placing an ad in the Program, fill out this form and contact info@alpha-zsl.org