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39th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade - A Campus Tradition
MONDAY, January 21, 2019 • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Harbor Drive, Embarcadero

The UC San Diego contingent will be led by a large "UC San Diego" banner, followed by the UC San Diego Pep Band and members of the campus community. Departments and organizations are encouraged to showcase their own banners, letters, and signage while we march in the parade. Department and colleges are not required to wear the parade shirts.

PARADE START TIME: 2:00 PM. LINE-UP WILL BEGIN AROUND 1:15 PM in the County Administration Building parking lot downtown (1600 Pacific Coast Highway)

FREE lunch and transportation available

Buses to the parade will leave from the Triton Tour Center in Town Square (Myers Drive and Rupertus Way) at noon. Buses are scheduled to return to campus by 4:00 pm

Students, staff, faculty, alumni and guests: You don't have to be on the buses to march in the parade.

If you have your own transportation, you can join UC San Diego at 1:15 pm at the Parade Assembly Area, which will be at the County Administration Parking Lot (1600 Pacific Coast Highway - intersection of Grape & Pacific Highway). Look for the blue & yellow balloons!

Directions To The Parade from campus:
Merge on I-5 SOUTH
Take the SASSAFRAS STREET (it will turn into KETTNER) exit toward SAN DIEGO AIRPORT
Turn right on GRAPE STREET
Turn left on PACIFIC HIGHWAY (Follow signs to bus unloading/parking)

Public Trasportation Directions: View Directions

The parade will start at 2:00 pm from the County Administration Building parking lot downtown (1600 Pacific Coast Highway)

Parade Route: View Map

If you have any other questions or would like to request T-shirts for you or your group please contact Oscar Lara or 858-534-1585.

For more official parade information please visit