Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides invites residents to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Dream to Reality Parade on Monday, January 18, kicking off from Amos Garrett Boulevard at noon. The parade will travel down West Street to Church Circle, around the circle to Main Street, down Main Street, and end at City Dock. Streets along the route will close at noon and are expected to remain closed until approximately 2 p.m.
The parade, sponsored by the Annapolis Drum and Bugle Corps and the City of Annapolis, will include the United States Naval Academy Band, Asbury Broadneck United Methodist Church Choir, the Wiley H. Bates Summer Leadership Academy, and the Annapolis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Vice Admiral Derwood C. Curtis, USN (ret.) and Midshipman Demond Brown are two of the nine Grand Marshals in this year’s parade.
Mayor Pantelides announced that the Hillman Parking Garage will be open to the public, free of charge, on Monday, January 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to accommodate local businesses and those attending the parade. Regular garage pricing at the Hillman Garage will resume at 3 p.m.
If you would like more information on the parade, please contact Pat Montague at MLKparade2@gmail.com. You can also call Darius A. Stanton at 410-703-1898 or Josephine Brown at 301-335-6344.
See our coverage from last year!