The following events honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Some are fun, some are thoughtful, others, thought-provoking.
Friday, January 12, 2018
Free community celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. in Seattle January 12, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm.
$15 celebration of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Langley January 12, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Free community celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Lakewood January 13, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Free movie “I Am Not Your Negro” (PG-13) and discussion in Seattle January 13, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Free community event celebrates Dr. King’s vision in Tacoma, January 14, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm.
Unity Party (21+) in south Seattle, January 14, 7:00 pm to 2:00 am.
Monday, January 15 – Birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
$15 Unity Breakfast at UW Tacoma January 15, 8:00 am to 10:30 am.
Day of service includes breakfast, lunch in Seattle January 15, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Celebration 2018 at Garfield HS in Seattle January 15, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.
March for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Day in Tacoma January 15, 9:00 am to 11:00 am.
Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. in Tacoma January 15, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Free movie and lunch with YMCA in Seattle January 15, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King and Health Fair in Bellevue January 15, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.
$5 dance classes at T.U.P.A.C. in Tacoma January 15, 11:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Celebrate at open house with NAAM in Seattle January 15, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
March and rally from Garfield HS to Westlake Park in Seattle January 15, 12:30 pm.
Free performance honors life of Dr. King in Tacoma January 15, 2:00 pm.
Reading and discussion in north Seattle January 15, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm.
Freedom rally hosted by Black Liberation Front in Seattle January 15, 6:00 pm.
Seattle Channel Community Videos
2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Day with Angela Davis. In the video below, Mayor Ed Murray, Council President Bruce A. Harrell and members of the Seattle City Council, city departments, along with community leaders, city employees, and the public welcome activist, scholar, author, and keynote speaker Angela Davis to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. This year’s event is the City of Seattle’s third annual Martin Luther King Unity Day celebration.