MLK Day Celebration

16jan6:30 am8:00 amMLK Day Celebration

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(Monday) 6:30 am - 8:00 am


Marting Luther King Park

59 Columbia Avenue

Event Details

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., The Ministerial Alliance of Hammond and Vicinity, Inc. and Hammond’s Department of Planning & Development invite the public to attend a candlelight march to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 16, 2023.

This year’s march begins with a 6:30am candlelight vigil in honor of Dr. King, which will take place at Freedom Plaza, located at Tapper Avenue and Highland Street. After the dedication, join us as we march to the Hammond Civic Center.

Please bring your own flashlights or candles.

A community commemoration will be held at the Hammond Civic Center immediately following the march. Please call 219-853-6358 x2 more information.