The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts celebrate the 17th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade. The parade commemorates the life of civil rights leader and icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 16, 2017 at noon. More than 50 groups participate in the parade including high school and community bands, honor/color guards, equestrian units, fraternities & sororities, lively dance squads and civic organizations. A wide variety of organizations and performance groups from around the region march to honor the legacy of the late Dr. King. For more information on the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade, call 410-752-8632.