Martin Luther King Celebration Weekend Events

Martin Luther King Celebration Weekend Events

Martin Luther King Weekend of Events 

January 12-15

Martin Luther King Celebration Weekend Events maryland

This weekend we honor the legacy and work of Dr. Martin Luther King. From theatrical performances to service activities, there is something for everyone to do. You can also head to your local library to read books about Dr.King and download printable crafts and coloring pages.

Family Boot Camp: New Year, New You!
Jan 13; 9 – 10am
Southern Regional Technology & Recreation Complex – Fort Washington
Fun and healthy boot camp for the entire family.

Crafternoon: Celebrating Martin Luther King
Jan 13; 2-3:30pm
Accokeek Library – Accokeek
Fun afternoon of crafts while learning about the life of Martin Luther King.

I Have A Dream Weekend
Jan 13-15
Port Discovery – Baltimore
Hands-on educational activities exploring African-American history and heritage.

Remembering Dr. King—A Community Celebration
Jan 13; 10am -3:30pm
Oxon Hill Library
Music, health fair, arts and crafts and readings.

MLK Days
Jan 13-15
Annmarie Garden – Solomons
Uplifting art activities during the 3-day event.

City of Annapolis 4th Annual Rev. Dr. MLK Parade & Concert
Jan 15: 12 -2pm
United States Naval Academy Marching Band, horses, exotic cars and trucks, live concert at City Dock, and a host of other bands and community groups from across the State of Maryland.

MLK Day Celebration
Jan 15
Reginald F. Lewis Museum – Baltimore
Performances, arts and crafts.

MLK Dare to Dream Day
Jan 15; 10am
American Visionary Art Museum – Baltimore

Washington, DC

Awake & In Motion – Celebrating 50 years of MLK
Jan 14; 4pm
Washington National Cathedral – DC
Music by Washington Performing Arts Children of the Gospel, and the Washington National Cathedral house band. Contemporary dance and movement performances. Excerpts of Dr. King’s final Sunday sermon, preached at Washington National Cathedral on March 31, 1968.

Not Just Another Day Off: On Civil Disobedience
Jan 15; 11am
Folger Shakespeare Library – Washington, DC
Free and family-friendly performance of this year’s Not Just Another Day Off: On Civil Disobedience with readings from noted poets and actors performing excerpts from the speeches of Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade
Jan 15
Good Hope Road
Parade will begin from Good Hope Road near the Anacostia Park entrance SE Washington, DC and continue along MLK Avenue to Barry Farm Recreation Center, on Sumner Road, while the MLK Holiday Festival and Health Fair awaits at the end.