Honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with these special Miami events.
This year, most of the events have been organized as virtual celebrations. One, a parade, will be available for viewing on WPLG-Ch. 10.
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EVENTS HONORING MLK IN 2021
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Virtual Celebration: Hosted by the City of Miami Gardens, this free online event will feature music, tributes and reflections to honor the legacy of the civil rights movement pioneer. When: Jan. 18 at 11 a.m. Click here for more information and click here to RSVP.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade: Set to be broadcast on local television, the event will chronicle Dr. King’s work in Miami during the civil rights movement. When: Jan. 18; 10 a.m. on WPLG-Ch. 10. Click here for details.
Voices of Freedom: An Arsht Center Tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: A livestreamed event filmed at the North Beach Bandshell featuring performances by Miami-based artists singer Kaylan Arnold, singer Sherretta Ivey, Miami Sound Choir, The Children’s Voice Choir and poet Darius Daughtry. Tracy Cloyd of Hot 105 FM hosts and M. Denise Simmons directs. Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. Click here to RSVP. 30th Annual MLK Celebration: The online event, presented by Florida International University’s Office of Multicultural Programs and Services, will feature keynote speaker Bernice A. King, minister, attorney and daughter of Martin Luther King paying homage to her father’s life and legacy. When: Jan. 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Click here for details to RSVP.
Free entry to national parks on MLK Day
All 392 U.S. national parks offer free entry on certain holidays every year. And Martin Luther King Jr. Day is one of those holidays.
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Calendar of Events
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The annual MLK Business Expo will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17 in Cutler Bay. Attend this free community event and learn about products and services in South Dade, network with key business professionals, gain insight on a wealth of government services and find out the latest on real estate, personal finance, tax breaks and more. The event will be at Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church, 10701 SW 184th St, Cutler Bay, FL 33157. For more info, call 305-375-5661.