YAKIMA, Wash. — The 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Peace March is set for noon Monday.

Participants will meet at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Martin Luther King Boulevard in Yakima and proceed east on Martin Luther King Boulevard.

The march will then move south on Eighth Street to the corner of Yakima Avenue, ending at the Yakima Convention Center.

The parade, led by a grand marshal, the Rev. Juliet Hemphill, will conclude with a presentation at the convention center. A free lunch will be served immediately afterward at the Southeast Yakima Community Center, 1211 S. Seventh St.

About 1,000 area residents usually participate in the annual community march.