The Lafayette Police Department says that barricades will go up Friday morning for Lafayette's Martin Luther King holiday parade.
The parade takes place on Sunday, January 19 at 3:00 pm.
Barricades will line the route from the Martin Luther King Center on Cora Street down Martin Luther King Memorial Parkway to the Clifton Chenier Center.
Below are a list of events for the weekend:
Saturday, January 18, 2020
- Musical Extravaganza 1:00 p.m.
- Martin Luther King Youth Pageant 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 19, 2020
Martin Luther King Holiday Parade 3:00 p.m.
Parade Marshal: Councilman Kenneth Boudreaux
Monday, January 20, 2020
- Flag Raising/Opening Activities 8:30 a.m.
- Community Luncheon Program 11:30 a.m.
- Recognition of Holiday Event Sponsors 12:30 p.m.
- Medical/Health Screenings
- Voter Registration
- Display Booths/Exhibits
- Evening Commemorative Program 6:00 p.m. (Featued Speaker: Reverend Nelson B. Rivers, III)