Celebrate Martin Luther King Day in NYC

January 5, 2024 Desiree Homer

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is officially January 15th, and New York City is commemorating the life and legacy of one of the most notable civil rights leaders by hosting events all over the city in his name. This federal holiday is an important one, and people are encouraged to reflect on the social change Martin Luther King Jr. brought to the forefront. The events in NYC include gospel performances, uplifting speeches, museum exhibitions, volunteer projects, documentary screenings, church services, and more! 

MLK Jr. Weekend in NYC

Times and dates for these events vary over the course of the weekend. 

Harlem Gospel Choir

The matinee performance is on January 15th at Sony Hall, located at 235 W 46th St, New York, NY.

Brooklyn Academy of Music

The tribute celebration is located at 30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY.

Jackie Robinson Museum

The museum tour and programming highlight Jackie Robinson and MLK Jr.’s friendship and collaboration, which is located at 75 Varick St, New York, NY.

Children’s Museum of Manhattan

Community mural, community art installation, and interactive story time located at 212 West 83rd St, New York, NY.

Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Community art projects, volunteer projects, and interactive performances are located at 145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY.

Museum of Moving Image

Tours, media-making activities, and a documentary screening located at 36-01 35th Ave, Queens, NY.

The Riverside Church

Joy Regardless Concert, featuring a diverse community of Broadway artists, is located at 490 Riverside Dr, New York, NY.

The Juilliard School

A Conversation with Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, is located at 60 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY.

This is an educational holiday, and most events in NYC will be centered around learning about the impact and influence Martin Luther King Jr. had on the civil rights movement. It’s a great opportunity to participate, learn, and celebrate. Let the professionals at EMRG Media be your ultimate partner in learning about all of the best New York events right here. And our event professionals are ready for any events you have coming up in 2024!

Previous Article
Learn More About the Eden Impressions
Learn More About the Eden Impressions

Elevate all your events with memorable and iconic gifts, swag, and awards from the laser-engraving experts ...

Next Article
Don’t Miss the 20th Annual Winter Jazzfest!
Don’t Miss the 20th Annual Winter Jazzfest!

Get tickets for the 20th annual Winter Jazzfest happening in New York City and experience cultural jazz per...