MLK March

Crowds participate in the MLK March.

NOTE: The march has passed. Please check back next year for updated information.

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The City of San Antonio, in partnership with District 2 Councilman Jalen McKee-Rodriguez and the San Antonio Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission chaired by Dwayne Robinson, is inviting the community to take part in the largest march in the nation. The 36th Martin Luther King, Jr. March and Celebration will take place in person on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023 at 10 a.m.

The 2023 celebration will begin with the in-person march kickoff at 10 a.m. at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy,  followed by the park celebration at Pittman-Sullivan Park. The park celebration will include a main stage with multicultural performances, a health and wellness area, a youth area, food and merchandise vendors, and information booths.

March Route


Starting Point: Martin Luther King Jr. Academy, 3501 Martin Luther King Dr, San Antonio, TX, 78203

Ending Point: Pittman-Sullivan Park, 1101 Iowa St, San Antonio, TX 78203

To maintain the spirit of the March and for the safety of participants, motorcycles, cars and other motor vehicles are not allowed in the March procession. 

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Service to the March:

Passengers may access bus free service to the march from 8 to 10 a.m. on Monday, January 16, at two locations:

  • Freeman Coliseum, 3201 E. Houston St. (Lot 1)
  • St. Philip’s College, 1801 Martin Luther King Dr. (Lot 22). Lot 22 is at Montana and Mittman streets.

The drop-off point for service to the March will be on MLK Drive, west of Upland Drive. 

Return Service from the March:

Buses will return passengers to the original pick-up locations from 12 to 3 p.m. Participants may access return service at Pittman-Sullivan Park, 1101 Iowa St.


  • Monday, January 16, 2023 | 10:00 AM


Martin Luther King Jr. Academy, 3501 Martin Luther King Dr, San Antonio, TX, 78203, View Map