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Where to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in San Diego

Events around San Diego County held for MLK Day
Posted at 4:48 PM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-21 18:59:06-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- San Diego is holding its 39th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Monday.

The parade is taking place along Harbor Drive to the Embarcadero starting at 2 p.m.

One of the largest celebrations of its kind in the United States, the parade is filled with floats, bands, drill teams, fraternities and sororities plus youth and peace organizations.

The parade begins across from the San Diego County Administration Building.

The event is coordinated by the Zeta Sigma Lambda Caper of Alpha Phi Alpha, the oldest African American fraternity in the U.S.

Also happening January 21 is the 30th Martin Luther King Day Celebration at the WorldBeat Center.

The event is free and takes place from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event features ceremonies and dances as well as outdoor cultural arts and crafts vendors. Click here for more information.