MLK Day 2023 in Seattle

Seattle's MLK march returns for its 40th year ✊🏿

Published January 12, 2023

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Five Things to Do for MLK Day 2023 in Seattle:


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🖤  Seattle MLK Jr. Coalition 2023 March and RallyThe march celebrates its 40th year of activism and community in Seattle. | Monday, January 16th @ Garfield High School. Rally @ 11 am. March @ 12:30 pm.

👏 KEXP’s 23rd Annual MLK Unity Party and Live BroadcastJoin KEXP DJs Supreme La Rock and Riz while they play special holiday broadcasts of their Sunday Soul and Expansions shows. | Sunday, January 15th @ 6 pm. In-person @ Clock-Out Lounge and live on-air @ KEXP.

❤️ An MLK Day Tribute to Billie HolidayVocalist Johnaye Kendrick and the South Hudson Music Project perform a tribute to Billie Holiday. | Monday, January 16th @ The Royal Room. 7:30 pm.

✊🏿 Northwest African American Museum’s Grand ReopeningNAAM reopens to the public with a grand celebration, including a 21+ after-party in the evening. | Monday, January 16th @ NAAM. All ages 11 – 5 pm. 21+ 5 – 8 pm.

💜 Washington State Parks Free DaysNormally, a one-day pass to a state park is $12. On MLK Day, Washington’s state parks are free. Get up early and go touch some grass.

Plus: Our friends in the Seattle Times newsroom compiled an extended list over here.

📸: Courtesy KEXP

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