2017 Theme: A Time for Change Is Now
Federal Holiday Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday – Monday, January 16, 2017
The Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Coalition organizes the following events in Oklahoma City on the King Holiday (the third Monday in January). For details of each event, click the title (orange link). These featured events are free to attend (fee for parade participation).
Deadline for 2017:
December 15, 2016, no later than 2:30 pm. Deadline extended!
The Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Coalition of Oklahoma City established an Essay and Poster Contest in 2016 for elementary, middle, and high school students
Sunday preceeding the Holiday, 6:00 PM
Temple B’nai Israel, 4901 N. Pennsylvania Avenue
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Douglas High School, 900 N. MLK.
9:00 AM at Freedom Center
2609 N. Martin Luther King Ave., Oklahoma City
11:00 AM at Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
12:15 PM at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, 127 NW 7th