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Tybee Island & Savannah Martin Luther King Jr. Parades 2017

Tybee Island MLK Jr. Parade 2017

Sat. Jan. 7 2017 2-3PM on Butler Avenue Parade Route

The public is invited to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr‘s birthday as well as his contributions to Human Rights during the Civil Rights Movement.


Savannah MLK Jr. Parade 2017

Jan. 16, 2017 10AM-3PM

Savannah’s annual Martin Luther King Day Parade begins at 10AM. Road closures will begin at 6:30AM throughout the staging area, which runs from East Broad Street to Price Street and from Liberty Street to Gwinnett Street.

The parade route begins at East Broad and Liberty streets, then travels north on East Broad to Broughton Street, west on Broughton to MLK Boulevard and south on MLK to Anderson Street. Roads along the staging area and parade route will close at 9:45 a.m. and remain closed throughout the parade’s duration.

“No Parking Zone” notices will be posted along the parade route. Vehicles remaining in the no parking zone will be towed at the owner’s expense.

Delivery vehicles with Bay Street destinations should take Interstate 516 at DeRenne Avenue to northbound Truman Parkway at Presidents Street to access Bay Street.

Traffic will be impacted until about 3PM Jan. 16.

On parade day, go to for the police department’s real-time parade route road closure map.