Celebrate with your community at one of these Cincinnati Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events!
Cincinnati MLK Day Events
Martin Luther King Day March
Annual MLK Blood Drive
Monday, January 17, 2022, is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. On this day, many businesses are closed, and children are out of school. Everyone should take advantage of this occurrence and participate in marches, celebrations or presentations happening around the city. Let’s spend Monday remembering why we have this day off.
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Sunday, January 16th
Martin Luther King, Jr. Vesper
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Zion Baptist Church (Avondale)
Church service with special guests Mayor Aftab Pureval and Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra Nouveau Chamber Players.
Monday, January 17th
$15 and up
The Children’s Theatre play about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Tuesday, January 18th
The American Music of Freedom: A Tribute to MLK
Memorial Hall OTR (Downtown)
$6 – $8
Wednesday, January 19th
MLK Week of Giving: Blood Drive
10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Hoxworth Blood Centers (All locations)
All donors receive a free “It Takes All Types” umbrella.
Help keep the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. alive as we start the year. His vision and contributions have affected all of us in some way. If there are any Cincinnati Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events that we have missed, please submit them to The Voice of Black Cincinnati Calendar.
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