Martin L. King Day Activities
January 15, 2018 . 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
DATE: Monday, January 15, 2018 – 9:00 AM
STARTING LOCATION: Freedom Center, 2609 N. Martin Luther King Ave., Oklahoma City
The silent march is held in the style of the early civil rights movement marches, beginning about 9 AM on the morning of the King Holiday. It proceeds from the Freedom Center west on NW 23rd to the Oklahoma History Center just east of the state capitol building. At that location, it is followed at 11:00 AM by the Bell Ringing.
DATE: Monday, January 15, 2018 – 11:00 AM
LOCATION: Oklahoma History Center
Using Oklahoma’s replica of the Liberty Bell, the bell ringing begins about 11:00 AM on the Monday of the King Holiday, following the Silent March from the Freedom Center.
Date: Monday, January 15, 2017, 12:15 – 2:00 PM
St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, 127 NW 7th, Oklahoma City
This Holiday Program offers a fitting place to make that commitment publicly and in communion with a diverse community of like-minded people. The event is free and open to all.
The event features an invocation, speeches from community leaders, music and a benediction. The parade immediately follows, starting from a nearby location.
When available, the program for the event will be made available on this page.
DATE: Monday, January 15, 2018
Parade steps off at 2 pm. See parade map linked below for staging area, route and road closures.
2018 THEME: The Power of One
Parade Marshall(s): To be announced