Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade To Take Place With New Safety Measures

Monday, January 18th 2021, 7:31 am
By: Cal Day

TULSA, Okla. -

The 42nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. parade in Tulsa will happen Monday morning. Some streets in downtown Tulsa will be temporarily closed for the event.

Organizers said there will be no public attendance for the parade because of the COVID-19 pandemic and people are encouraged to watch it online. There will still be floats, but walkers, bands and precision drill teams will not be apart of the parade because of the pandemic.

The parade will start at the intersection of North Detroit Avenue and John Hope Franklin Boulevard. The route will run through the OSU-Tulsa campus and turn onto North Greenwood Avenue.

MLK Day Parade

The parade will conclude near ONEOK Field at the intersection of Archer and Elgin. Road closures will happen for the parade route from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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The parade will start at 11:00 a.m. on Monday. You can watch the live stream on