Upcoming Events

All programs are FREE and open to the public in cooperation with area businesses, corporations, churches and civic organizations.


FRIDAY, JANUARY 17

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
40h Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony

2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Wreath Laying Ceremony

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Gardens
1215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Raleigh, NC
Sponsoring Partner: Raleigh Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance

12:00 p.m.
A Day of Prayer and Reflection
We pause today to pray, reflect and thank God for the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Join us for corporate prayer wherever you from 9am-11am for our nation and our community as we face the realization of the urgency of now.  Continue to pray and join us in our efforts as we continue on this journey to achieve a more Beloved Community that reflects the wholeness of our humanity.


MONDAY, JANUARY 20

MLK Day of Service- United Way of Greater Triangle


7:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
40th Annual Triangle Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast

(Doors open at 5:45 a.m., breakfast is served from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. ONLY)
Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Reverend Lisa Yebuah
Pastor, Southeast Raleigh Table

You can watch the Interfaith Prayer Breakfast on WRAL-TV at 8:00 a.m. and FOX 50 at noon.


11:00 a.m.
40th Annual MLK Memorial March
Sponsoring Partners: United Way of the Greater Triangle and Red Hat
Departs from State Capitol Building, Edenton Street Side, Downtown Raleigh 10:00 a.m. March assembly and line up begins.


12:00 p.m.
40th Annual Martin Luther King Noon Observation
Sponsoring Partners: United Way of the Greater Triangle and Red Hat
Departs from State Capitol Building, Edenton Street Side, Downtown Raleigh 10:00 a.m. March assembly and line up begins.


11:00 a.m.
40th Annual MLK Memorial March
Sponsoring Partners: United Way of the Greater Triangle and Red Hat
Departs from State Capitol Building, Edenton Street Side, Downtown Raleigh 10:00 a.m. March assembly and line up begins.


12:00 p.m.
40th Annual Martin Luther King Noon Observation
Duke Energy Center for The Performing Arts, 2 E South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Sponsoring Partner: United Way of the Greater Triangle


5:30 p.m.
40th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Evening Musical Celebration
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts – Meymandi Hall, 2 E South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Thank you to our partners and sponsors!