The MLK Day Parade is on January 15th, 2018.  There will be several road closures and NO PARKING areas required to conduct this parade.


  • The area of the map designated as the “STAGING AREA” will be closed at 6:00 a.m. On side streets along East Broad Street, parking will be permitted on ONE side of the street only. The other side will be used for parade staging. There will be no parking on East Broad Street. The area will have signs accordingly. PLEASE DO NOT PARK ON THE SIGNED SIDE OF THE STREET

  • The area on the map designated as the DISBAND AREA, will also have NO PARKING ZONES in place and will be signed accordingly.

  • There will be no parking along the parade route (East Broad Street, Price, Oglethorpe, Broughton Street, MLK Blvd from Broughton Street to Anderson Street.)

  • The Parade Route will begin closing to traffic at about 9:45 a.m. and will reopen in stages as the parade clears. Please note: ROADS MAY CLOSE EARLIER DUE TO PUBLIC SAFETY NEEDS

  • Northbound traffic will be forced to turn east, towards Forsyth Park, at Gwinnett Street. No Traffic will be allowed west, towards I-16, at this location due to the parade.