NAACP Martin Luther King Day Events

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day serves as a time to honor and commemorate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  We have compiled a list of local NAACP events and community projects taking place across the nation this MLK holiday weekend. If you do not see your event listed, please use our events tool to upload your information. Remember, “It’s a day on, not a day off!”


ARKANSAS
Little Rock, AR Branch
What: MLK Day Parade
Where: Interstate Park (Start) & Arkansas State Capitol (End)
When: January 16, 7am to 4pm

COLORADO
Colorado Springs, CO Branch
What: All People’s Breakfast
Where: The Colorado College, Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave.
When: January 16, 8am to 9:30am

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Washington, D.C. Branch
What: MLK Fair
Where: Burville Elementary School, 801 Division Ave., SE
When: January 16, 9am to 1pm

Howard University Chapter
What: Voter Registration Drive
Where: Community of Hope AME, Iverson Mall (Lower Level), 3701 Branch Ave, Hillcrest Heights, MD 20748
When: January 15

Howard University Chapter
What: Occupy the Dream
Where: Federal Reserve Bank, Washington, D.C.
When: January 16, 10am

GEORGIA
Carroll County, GA Branch
What: 16th Annual MLK Day Parade
Where: Intersection of South Cliff and Maple Street (Start)
When: 8am to 12pm

Fayette County, GA Branch
What: MLK Day Parade
Where: Toger Trail to Hood Avenue to Highway 54
When: January 16, 8am to 2pm

ILLINOIS
Springfield, IL Branch
What: MLK Day March & Voter Registration
Where: 908 S. Martin Luther King Dr. Springfield, IL 62703
When: 11am to 1pm

MARYLAND
Allegany, MD Branch
Where: McKendree United Methodist Church of Potomac Park
When: January 15, 10am to 11:30am

Anne Arundel County, MD Branch
What: Voter Registration Drive
Where: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Magothy, Magothy Beach Rd., Pasadena, MD 21222
When: January 15

Anne Arundel County, MD Branch
What: Voter Registration Drive
Where: Mt. Olive AME Church. 2 Hicks Ave, Annapolist, MD 21401
When: January 15

Cecil County, MD Branch
What: Voter Registration Drive
Where: Christ Unity Center, Inc., 1150 Singerly Rd., Elkton, MD 21921
When: January 15, 9am to 2pm

Dorchester County, MD Branch
What: MLK Prayer Breakfast
Where: 618 Pine Street, Cambridge, MD
When: January 16, 7am

Dorchester County, MD Branch
Where: Waugh United Methodist Church, High Street, Cambridge, MD
When: January 15

Harford County, MD Branch
What: Voter Registration Drive
Where: Clarks United Methodist Church, 2001 Kalmia Rd., Bel-Air, MD 21040
When: January 16, 8:30am

Montgomery County, MD Branch
What: Voter Registration Drive
Where: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 608 North Horners Ln, Rockville, MD 20850
When: January 15, 7:45am

Montgomery County, MD Branch
What: Voter Empowerment Kick-Off
Where: The People’s Community Church, 31 Norwood Rd., Silver Springs, MD 20905
When: January 15, 9am to 2pm

Montgomery County, MD Branch
What: MLK Day of Service & Voter Registration Drive
Where: Silver Springs Civic Center, 1 Veteran’s Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910
When: January 16, 12:30 pm to 3pm

St. Mary’s County, MD Branch
What: Community Conversation of Eliminating the Achievement Gap
Where: St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Cole Cinema at the Campus Center, 18952 Fisher Rd., St. Mary’s City, MD 20686
When: January 16

Wicomico County, MD Branch
What: Voter Registration Kick-Off
Where: TBD
When: January 15

MISSISSIPPI
Biloxi, MS Branch
What: MLK Gospel Music Celebration
Where: First Missonary Baptist Church 658 Esters Blvd. Biloxi, MS 39530
When: January 13, 7pm to 10pm

Jasper County, MS Branch
What: MLK Parade and Program
Where: 114 West Park St. Heidelberg, MS 39439
When: January 16, 10am to 2pm

NEW YORK
Westbury Branch, NY Branch
What: MLK Celebration
Where: Park Avenue School 100 East Park Ave. Westbury, NY
When: January 13, 6pm to 8pm

NORTH CAROLINA
Davidson County, NC Branch
What: MLK Parade
Where: 28 West Center St. Lexington, NC 27292
When: January 16, 11am to 3pm

OHIO
Barberton, OH, Branch
What: MLK Day Commemoration
Where: Barberton Public Library, 602 W Park Avenue, Barberton, OH 44203
When: January 16, 1pm to 3pm

PENNSYLVANIA
Lancaster, PA Branch
What: Annual MLK Commemoration & Service
Where: Trinity Lutheran Church, 31 S Duke St, #1, Lancaster, PA 17602
When: January 16, 7pm to 9pm

SOUTH CAROLINA
Western York County, SC Branch
What: MLK Parade
Where: Congressional Street (Parade Location)
When: January 21, 11am to 3pm

TENNESSEE
Brownsville, TN Branch
What: MLK March & Rally
Where: Dunbar Carver Building 709 E Jefferson Street Brownsville, TN 38012
When: January 16, 9am to 3pm

Maury County, TN Branch
What: Annual MLK Celebration
Where: Maury County Courthouse, Square 1 Courthouse Square Columbia, TN 38401
When: January 16, 9am to 11am

Sumner County, TN Branch
What: MLK Unity Day March & Program
Where: Rucker Stewart Middle School 350 Hancook St. Gallatin, TN 37066
When: January 16, 11am to 3pm

VIRGINIA
Greensvile, VA Branch
What: MLK Observance
Where: Royal Baptist Church, Empora, VA
When: January 15, 3pm

Greensvile, VA Branch
What: MLK Observance
Where: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Southampton County, VA
When: January 16, 1pm

Hanover County, VA Branch
What: Voter Registration Drive
Where: Hanover High School, 10301 Chamberlayne Rd., Mechanicsville, VA 23116
When: January 16, 10am

Harrisonburg-Rockingham County, VA Branch
What: MLK Celebration & Voter Registration Drive
Where: Lucy R. Simms Continuing Education Center, 620 Simms Ave., Harrisonburg, VA 22803
When: January 16, 11am to 12pm

Lancaster County, VA Branch
What: Voter Registration Drive
Where: Sharon Baptist Church, 1413 Lumberlost Rd., Weems, VA 22576
When: January 15, 1pm to 4pm

Montgomery County, VA Branch
What: MLK Community Celebration
Where: Schaeffer Memorial Baptist Church, 580 High Street, Christiansburg, VA
When:  January 15, 3pm to 5pm

Portsmouth, Va Branch
What: Annual MLK Celebration
Where: Fourth Street Baptist Church, 726 South Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704
When: January 16, 10am

Portsmouth County, VA Branch
Portsmouth County Youth Council
Where: Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 3310 Deep Creek Blvd., Portsmouth, VA 23702
When: January 15, 11am to 2pm

Roanoke County, VA Branch
What: SCLC Program & Voter Registration Drive
Where: First Baptist Church, Roanoke, VA
When: January 16, 3:30pm

Virginia Beach, VA Branch
Where: Asbury United Methodist Church, 1392 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23457
When: January 16, 11:30am

York – James City – Williamsburg
What: MLK/ACT-SO Breakfast & Voter Registration Drive
Where: Williamsburg Lodge, Virginia Room
When: January 16, 9am