Every January, the City of Mesquite along with the Mesquite NAACP celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The parade takes place in Downtown Mesquite with a reception at the Mesquite Arts Center.
On Saturday, January 15, 2022, a parade and community celebration honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. in downtown Mesquite followed by the Community Celebration at 2 p.m. at the Mesquite Arts Center Concert Hall, located at 1527 North Galloway Ave. The Community Celebration will feature remarks by various church pastors and community leaders, dance and musical performances, plus monologues.
The parade is open to businesses, organizations, and schools in Mesquite and surrounding areas. The cost is $45 per entry, to register or for more information please contact: NAACP of Mesquite at 972-861-0863 or