Events for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Many great things are planned for Monday, January 21. The national holiday celebrating the legendary civil rights leader means that many of us will enjoy a day off. If you’re looking for something to do commemorate his legacy, here is a list of events for Martin Luther king Jr. Day.

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SHREVEPORT

11th Annual MLK Service Day

7:30am – Centenary College (2911 Centenary Blvd.)

Centenary students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community partners will work together to landscape, clean, and complete other service projects around Shreveport-Bossier. This kicks off Dream Week to celebrate Dr. King and the civil rights movement. Learn more here.

Krewe of Harambee Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Mardi Gras Parade

1:00pm – Downtown Shreveport

Celebrate the legacy of Dr. King in Mardi Gras style. The parade starts at the corner of Milam and Texas Streets. Then, it rolls through downtown and ends up at the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. Learn more here.


TEXARKANA

4th Annual MLK Day Parade

11:30am – Front Street

Watch local churches, social groups, youth groups, bikes, 4-wheelers, banks, horses, and more parade down Front Street in downtown. Learn more here.


MINDEN

32nd Annual MLK Parade Celebration

10:00am – Downtown

In addition to the parade through downtown, experience activities including a basketball tournament, youth rally, and more. For more info, check out the Facebook event page.


MOUNT PLEASANT

MLK March

10:00am – Cottrell Chapel Cme Church (1104 Searcy Ave.)

MLK Service of Remembrance

7:00pm – Cottrell Chapel Cme Church (1104 Searcy Ave.)

A parade and an interdenominational worship service in honor of the ways Martin Luther King Jr. served Christ the Lord. For more info, check out the Facebook event page.


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