The City of Boca Raton has announced plans to commemorate and honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with four free community celebrations.
On Monday, January 21, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the day-long celebration will include:
7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Free Community Breakfast, courtesy of Developing Interracial Social Change (DISC)
Ebenezer Baptist Church, 200 Ruby Street
9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Take part in a ceremony honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., featuring City officials, inspirational speeches and musical performances.
MLK Jr. Memorial Monument, 200 Ruby Street
March from the MLK Jr. Memorial to Sanborn Square, featuring the Boca Raton High School Band and other local groups.
Southbound, Along Federal Highway
11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Celebrate a day honoring social change and love in action in the Boca Raton community with FREE carnival rides, music, family activities, face painting, and vendors! Free with the exclusion of food and beverages.
Sanborn Square, 72 North Federal Highway
New this year, a Call to Artists! Artists of all ages are invited to submit a piece of original artwork in any medium that embodies one of the philosophies taught by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., which can be found at www.TheKingCenter.org/king-philosophy.
Finalists will be put on display at the Carnival at Sanborn Square on January 21, and the winner will be selected at the event to be featured on the City’s Special Events Facebook page & website. Submit a photo of your entry by January 17 to email@example.com to be considered.
All events are free and open to the public.