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City of Tallahassee hosts rescheduled 'reverse-style' MLK Day parade

Parade was originally scheduled for Jan. 18
Posted at 3:31 PM, Feb 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-04 18:20:57-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The City of Tallahassee is hosting a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in reverse-style Saturday.

The parade, previously scheduled for Jan. 18, will be a drive-through event in downtown Tallahassee.

The parade will also be the first time the City of Tallahassee has hosted a parade to honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

It will take place southbound along Monroe Street between Tennessee and Pensacola Street.

The floats will be stationary along either side of the road.

MLK Day drive-thru parade map

People coming to the event should line up in their vehicles eastbound on Tennessee Street and Tallahassee Police Department officers will guide them into the parade route heading southbound on Monroe Street.

TPD will close Monroe Street from Tennessee Street to Gaines Street from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Side streets one block to the east and west of the parade area will also be closed during this time.

The event starts at noon and goes until 2 p.m.