Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebrations In Denver



On Monday, January 17th the nation will celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr.  Denver will help in commemorating his life with what has grown to be one of the largest MLK Day celebrations in the U.S.  Participants will congregate at the Dr King memorial site in City Park at 9 am. The Marade begins at 10 am with participants marching together to Civic Center Park.

The Marade will proceed south out of City Park by way of Esplanade St. to Colfax Avenue; then west on Colfax Avenue to Sherman St into the State Capitol grounds; South to Broadway to Civic Center Park. Motorized vehicles will proceed south on Broadway to 14th Ave. The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. program immediately follows the Marade, in Civic Center Park’s Greek Theater. The Total Distance Equals 5K.

On Friday, January 14 the 37th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Business Awards luncheon will be held at the Sheraton Downtown Denver Hotel.  Learn more about the award and the luncheon here.

“Darkness can’t drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate can’t drive out hate; only love can do that.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.

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