Join the Official Naming Ceremony for Obama Boulevard On May 4

by City of Los Angeles on April 24, 2019

On Saturday May 4, 2019 the City of Los Angeles will officially unveil Obama Boulevard in honor of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama.

The location selected for the ceremony and festival is where Obama Boulevard will intersect with Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, creating one of the most significant African American points of interest in the country. It also establishes a "Presidential Row,” that is, Washington Boulevard, Adams Boulevard, Jefferson Boulevard and Obama Boulevard in America’s 2nd Largest City.

In order to comemmorate such an event, the community will celebrate street festival style like only Los Angeles can! Join us for a day full of musical performances, community vendors and food trucks. Celebrity musical guests include Doug E. Fresh, Yo-Yo, BJ The Chicago Kid, Battlecat, Kurupt, Alex Isley, Gavlyn, T-Lyons, Baby S, DJ Tee, Verbs, Dj Qwesscoast & more. 

The 5:00pm unveiling will include Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson, Los Angeles Urban League President Michael Lawson, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Congresswoman Karen Bass, Church of God In Christ Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, President of the LA County Federation of Labor Rusty Hicks, as well as local, state and federal elected officials.

Click here for more information and to RSVP.

Date And Time:
Saturday, May 4, 2019
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT

Intersection of Rodeo Rd. & King Blvd.
5001 Rodeo Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90016