Martin Luther King Day Parade

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Join students, employees, parents, alumni, and friends for this annual parade and USD tradition.

40th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade
Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 2 p.m.
Harbor Drive, San Diego

Participation is free. Please let us know you're coming by registering today.


Join us at 1:15 p.m. in the staging area located at the County Administration Building Parking lot 1600 Pacific Highway. The parade begins at 2 p.m. Wear your USD Torero blue! 

This parade is coordinated by the Zeta Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, the oldest Black fraternity in America, founded in 1906. Dr. King was also an Alpha. This is one of the largest celebrations of its kind in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the United States. The parade is filled with dazzling floats, soulful high school bands, drill teams, colleges, fraternities, churches, organizations, peace groups and youth groups.

Come and join thousands of others and help continue the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


Pamela Gray Payton
Community, State, and Local Government Relations