We are thrilled to share a momentous announcement that fills our hearts with pride and joy! ArtsLB Executive Director, Griselda Suarez, has been selected to be a Grand Marshal for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade and Celebration, set to unfold on Saturday, January 13, 2024, in Central Long Beach.

🎊 Event Details:

  • 🕙 Parade Kickoff: 10 a.m. at the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue and Anaheim Street.
  • 🌳 Park Celebration: Noon to 5 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Park (1950 Lemon Ave.).

What to Expect at the Celebration: 🎭 Main Stage Performances: Experience the vibrancy of our community through captivating performances. 🏥 Health and Wellness Area: Engage in activities promoting physical and mental well-being. 👶 Youth Area: An interactive space designed for our young leaders of tomorrow. 🍔 Food: Savor delicious local cuisine. 🎨 Activities Area: Create a take home mosaic with ArtsLB staff and immerse yourself in creativity and culture!

We extend our gratitude to Councilwoman Suely Saro for their thoughtful consideration and to the City of Long Beach for making this cultural celebration possible. This event exemplifies the unity and diversity that defines our beautiful city.

👏 Join Us! We invite our community to join us in celebrating this honor and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Your presence adds to the richness of the event, and your support is deeply appreciated.

🙏 A Heartfelt Thank You: Let’s come together to express our gratitude to Councilwoman Suely Saro and the City of Long Beach for fostering a culture of inclusivity and recognizing the outstanding contributions of ArtsLB.

📆 Save the Date: Mark your calendars for a day filled with joy, community, and celebration! See you on January 13, 2024, as we march and rejoice in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

🌐 For More Information: Visit [ArtsLB Website] or contact us at [Contact Information].

Let’s make this celebration a true reflection of the unity and strength that defines our city. 🌈🎶