MLK Day 2024 Celebration
Monday, January 15, 2024 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration in Yakima
Yakima County will hold our 39th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration with the theme of “Replay the Dream.” There will be a variety of activities for everyone in the community to come together in unity. This annual event highlights the work of government agencies, non-profit organizations, schools, private businesses, and community members to promote peace.
OIC of Washington has partnered with community organizations, including representatives from the West Valley School District, to work together to plan this important celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The West Valley JROTC Color Guard will lead the Peace Walk in Yakima which will follow Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard from 5th Avenue to the Yakima Convention Center.
On Monday, January 15, 2024, our community will celebrate the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This day commemorates the 39th anniversary of the National Day of Service, which was established to honor his life and legacy. Among the events, there will be a Peace Walk and Celebration in Yakima. The Peace Walk will start at 12:00 noon. Following the Peace Walk, there will be a Celebration at the Yakima Convention Center.