Charlotte, N.C. (Nov. 21, 2022) – Each year, the
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee (CRC) leads a community-wide celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK). The MLK National Holiday Celebration is also an opportunity to recognize those who are committed to carrying his legacy from generation to generation.
In the spirit of diversity, inclusion, understanding and service to one another, the MLK Celebration planning committee is seeking to expand its reach and participation by coordinating a march that will conclude with a 30-minute wreath-laying memorial ceremony.
The march will take place on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023. The line-up will begin at 2 p.m. at the intersection of Tryon and Phifer Streets and the march will begin at 2:30 p.m. The route will go down Tryon Street, make a left on 3rd Street and end at Marshall Park. The wreath-laying memorial will begin promptly at 3 p.m. and end at 3:30 p.m.
The march will not include:
March participants must pay a registration fee of $25. To register for the march, interested parties can fill out the
The 2023 MLK march registration closes Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022.