All weekend, events around the city commemorate the life of the civil rights leader
This weekend, thousands of people across the country will gather to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.
New Orleans will have a weekend of celebrations with events across the city:
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019
Rev. Avery C. Alexander Social Action Forum – 10:00 a.m.
2220 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70113
Day of Service – 10:00 a.m.
Bayou Bienvenue Wetland Triangle
Lower 9th Ward Observation Deck
2667 Caffin Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117
National Conference of Artists 21st MLK Exhibitions – 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
McKenna Museum of African American Art
2003 Carondelet Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Rosa Keller Library Gallery – 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
New Orleans MLK Student Art Exhibition
4300 South Broad Street, New Orleans, LA 70125
Stella Jones Gallery – 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
201 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 132, New Orleans, LA, 70170
Ashe Cultural Arts Center Powerhouse Theater – 4:00 p.m.
1731 Baronne St, New Orleans, LA 70113
Monday, Jan. 21, 2019
Opening Program – 9:00 a.m.
New Orleans Jazz Market
1436 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70113
Speaker: The Honorable Marc H. Morial
President and CEO of the National Urban League
Official March – 10:00 a.m.
Beginning at Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard and ending at A.L. Davis Park (LaSalle Street & Washington Avenue)
“Remember, Celebrate, Act” – MLK Day of Play
A.L. Davis Park (the official end of the march route) ends at 3:00 p.m.