Parade Planned to Celebrate New Nick’s Kids Avenue in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
The City of Tuscaloosa will celebrate the renaming of 28th Avenue with a parade that includes the University of Alabama Million Dollar Band, Big Al, and Nick and Terry Saban.
The Nick's Kids Jubilee will he held Thursday, August 5th beginning at 9 a.m.
"In April 2020, the Tuscaloosa City Council officially renamed 28th Avenue between Jack Warner Parkway and T.Y. Rogers Jr. Avenue to Nick’s Kids Avenue. This event includes the formal unveiling of the new street name and a fun celebration," the City of Tuscaloosa said in a Thursday release.
"The street was renamed in anticipation of the construction of the Saban Center in the location that currently houses the Tuscaloosa News. Nick’s Kids Foundation is making the Saban Center possible by providing a generous financial contribution."
The parade kicks off at the intersection of Nick's Kids Avenue (formerly 28th Avenue) and 7th Street and ending at the Tuscaloosa News building. A brief ceremony will follow at 9:30 a.m. in the Tuscaloosa News parking lot, and free refreshments will be served.
The parade may be viewed along the new Nick's Kids Avenue, and the public is encouraged to arrive early to secure the best viewing location. Additional information may be found HERE.