The 2019 Black History Month Parade takes place on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The parade starts at 1:00 p.m. in the historic Sweet Auburn district of downtown Atlanta.

The parade route begins at Hurt Park.

ome of the best parade viewing places are:

  • Along Peachtree Center Ave., between Gilmer St. and Decatur St.
  • Near the Intersection of Peachtree St. and Marietta St. (Near Five Points MARTA Station)
  • Along Marietta St., between Woodruff Park and Centennial Olympic Park

View a map of the parade route.
View the MARTA guide to getting there.


The official parade route is as follows:

  • Parade begins at Hurt Park, near the intersection of Gilmer St. and Peachtree Center Ave.
  • Proceeds south on Peachtree Center Ave. for two blocks to Decatur St.
  • Turns right (west) on Decatur St., which then becomes Marietta St.
  • Proceeds down several blocks of Marietta St. to Baker St.
  • Turns right (east) on Baker St. and enters Centennial Olympic Park at the north entrance (between Baker St. and Centennial Olympic Park Dr.)