MLK holiday events for 2018
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. The federal observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is January 15 and the MLKJ Holiday Coalition has put together a list of events for Oklahoma City.
Happy Martin Luther King Jr. This is the days main event, the city holds is it annual MLK day parade which the MLKJ Holiday Coalition has planned every year; for 30 years. Last year, they had thousands of people spread throughout downtown OKC watching the parade. You can find the route map here. Following the Silent March, the Bell Ringing will be at800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City, just east of and across Lincoln fromtheState Capitol. They will be ringing Oklahoma replica of the Liberty Bell in response toDr. Before the parade begins, they will hold a program atSt. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral that will featurean invocation, speeches from community leaders, music and a benediction. The program exists to offer a place for like minded individuals to gather and discuss what Dr. King did for them. Connie Johnson and Representative Gary Banz will be guest speakers at this years prayer breakfast.
Our Revolution Oklahoma will participate in the OKC Martin Luther King Jr Holiday Parade. Makeup day Wednesday, Jan. 17Municipal Courtpay window closed