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MLK Jr. Holiday Parade

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Service & Parade

Center City
S Tryon St & W Trade St Charlotte, NC 28280

Come join us as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

​​Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service

When: Friday, Jan. 15 from Noon - 1 p.m.

Where: Marshall Park - 800 E 3rd St, Charlotte, NC 28202

This event, which occurs on the actual birth date of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., commemorates the life and death of Dr. King. The br​ief service includes a wreath-laying ceremony.


City of Charlotte MLK Holiday Parade

When: Saturday, Jan. 16 at 10:30 a.m. 

Where: The parade will march down Tryon Street, beginning at N. Tryon and 10th ​Street and ending at Stonewall Street. 

More than 100 community organizations, marching bands and step and drill teams will participate. Highlights will include floats with the student winners of the CMS MLK art and writing contests and local performance groups. 

Information & Amenities
Age Range:All Ages
Location:Center City (Uptown)
Type:African-American, Holiday Event, Parade
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