Atlanta History Center

Celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with these activities, events, and service projects planned throughout Atlanta.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday at Marietta Museum of History

Programming focuses on local Black history, special exhibits and more. Jan. 15.

MLK Jr. Weekend Celebration in McDonough

The Henry County NAACP celebrates Dr. King’s legacy with a prayer breakfast, parade/peace march and a youth celebration. Jan. 15-17.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Atlanta History Center

Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King with virtual and in-person educational activities, including simulations, crafts, story times and more. Jan. 16-17.

MLK Day 5K Freedom Run at First Baptist Church of Doraville

Walk or run this 5K to celebrate the spirit of sisterhood and brotherhood with fellowship and fitness. Jan. 17.

MLK Day of Service in East Point

Participate in a day of service and a downtown clean up. Jan. 17.

MLK Day Parade at Gwinnett Justice Center

Organized by the United Ebony Society, this parade celebrates the legacy of Dr. King. Jan. 17.

MLK Day of Service

Honor Dr. King’s legacy through service initiatives around Atlanta and nationwide. Jan. 17.

Martin Luther King Day Celebration and Day of Service in Acworth

The Acworth Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department will host the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration and Day of Service. Jan. 17.

Free Entrance Day at National Parks

Enjoy a free entrance day at National Parks in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 17.

King Holiday Observance at The King Center

Honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with a virtual series on nonviolence, youth summits, service projects and more. Through Jan. 17.

MLK Days of Service in Atlanta

Help build Dr. King’s beloved community with Hands On Atlanta. Through Jan. 21.

Check with your local library for storytelling and special events to honor MLK.

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