Martin Luther King, Jr Day
Browse MLK Day events and recommendations for what Atlanta has to offer on this federal holiday
The celebration of civil rights hero and Atlanta native, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., takes place annually on the Monday following King’s birthday. The day starts with a commemorative service at Ebenezer Baptist Church, followed by a march through downtown Atlanta that starts at the corner of Baker & Peachtree Streets continues to Auburn Avenue, ending at The King Center.
List of MLK Day Events:
The 2023 Beloved Community Awards and Afterglow Event (Event Scheduled)
MLK Day Crocheting Workshop/Donation Event Event (Event Scheduled)
Give back with this unique volunteer opportunity! Join The Happy Black Parent as we learn to crochet! Then we’ll use our new skills to make scarfs that will be donated to local residents in need!| more...
The King Center’s 54th Annual Commemorative Service Event (Event Scheduled)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday March and Rally Event (Event Scheduled)
Hundreds poured into the streets on MLK Day to remember the man and his message Jan. 18. Throngs of people followed the march down Auburn Avenue from Peachtree Street to Jackson Street and attended the rally later at the King National Park area.
(Photos by Francis Tatem)| more...