This January, there are a number of events happening in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Champaign-Urbana
Pick-up kits, virtual celebrations and service projects are on the docket for ways to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day over a long weekend with your family
You want to find a way to celebrate this special day, and keep your family safe while COVID-19 mitigations are in place, as well.
So what should you do this MLK Day? It’s not surprising that many Champaign-Urbana organizations have gotten creative about pivoting plans for observances and celebrations.
Below, find some ideas for ways to observe that are put together by locals, all relating to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy.
If you’re comfortable with travel and looking for an inexpensive yet educational day trip, check out this article about how Indianapolis celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, as there are multiple attractions open with themed programming and free admission. But plan ahead as space is much more limited due to the pandemic.
Don’t forget to check out our “What is Open, What is Closed” article for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Local observances are listed on our calendar, although some are not actually on Jan. 18 this year.No Events