Charlotte-Mecklenburg Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration


The City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, through their Community Relations Committee, have come together to expand our community's observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day through the Charlotte-Mecklenburg MLK National Holiday Celebration.

Through honorable events held between January 13-15, the community will celebrate those who are committed to carrying Dr. King's legacy forward from generation to generation.​​

2018 Carolinas HealthCare System Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Celebration Schedule

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Parade - Uptown Charlotte

Call to Service Presented by Hands on Charlotte - Various Locations

“Growing the Dream” Luncheon 

 A March for Justice: 50 Years Later

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Memorial Wreath Laying - Marshall Park

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday National Observance - Halton Theater, CPCC Campus

For a complete list of events and times, visit

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