Wiregrass MLK Day Activities

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Published: Jan. 16, 2020 at 12:23 PM CST
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The third Monday in January is celebrated each year as Martin Luther King Jr. Day. MLK Day was signed into law by President Ronald Regan in 1983.

MLK Day is a federal holiday. So, government offices, schools, post offices, and banks will be closed.

Below are some of the wiregrass area MLK Day activities. If you know of anything else please email


► MLK Memorial Program

Dothan Association of Women's Clubs

January 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Patterson Street Freewill Baptist Church

► MLK Youth Symposium

January 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Greater Beulah Family Life Center

► Freedom Speaks 2020

January 19, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Wiregrass Church

900 W Main Street

► MLK Mass Rally

January 19, 2020 at 7:00 pm

North Highland Baptist Church

► MLK Memorial Breakfast

January 20, 2020 at 7:00 am - 9:00 am

North Highland Baptist Church

Hosted by: Dothan Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

► Dothan MLK Day Parade

January 20, 2020 at 9:30 am

1924 Reeves St

Parade goes from Plaza II to Greater Beulah Baptist Church. Program at Greater Beulah starts at 11:00 am.


► MLK, Jr. Prayer Breakfast

January 18, 2020 at 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Perry Recreation Center

223 Community Drive

Tickets are $12.00

► MLK, Jr. March and Celebration Service

Monday, January 20, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

March starts downtown at the courthouse. There will be a program then everyone will march to St. Mark A.M.E. Zion Church, 155 Liberty Street, Ozark, AL

The Celebration Service begins at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mark A.M.E. Zion Church

Pastor: Rev. Boyd Fuller

Guest Speaker: Johnnie Johnson, First Black Police Chief of Birmingham, Alabama


► Martin Luther King Jr. parade

January 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

The parade route starts at the Post Office and travels west to N. Orange Ave, north to Church Place, west to N. Randolph Avenue, south to E. Broad Street, and then east, commencing at the Post Office.

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