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MLK Day Camps & Events

School’s out & you want something fun for your kids to do! Try this list ofAllen Kids Camps & Activities for MLK Day! For more fun things to do while school is out, check out our Museum Exhibits page and check out our DFWeducational guide book to take with you on all your fun outings.

Frisco ISD, Plano ISD, McKinney ISD & Allen ISD are all out of school Monday, January 16th.

36th Annual MLK Celebration

This event occurs Daily from 01/12/2018 to 01/13/2018

Location Name: Hyatt Regency

Location Address: 300 Reunion Blvd, Dallas TX  Click for Google Map

Description: The Annual MLK Celebration is a long-standing tradition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center, with a series of events honoring the life and legacy of Dr. King. This weekend-long celebration includes the MLK Celebration Fair, a career and education fair for prospective employees and students; the Candlelight Ceremony hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated; the MLK Awards Banquet honoring supporters of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center; and the historic MLK parade. Jan 12 – Celebration Fair & candlelight ceremony, Jan 13 – Black tie event/award ceremony, Jan 15 – parade

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Annual MLK Day Parade – Garland

Date of event: 01/13/2018

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Description: The NAACP—Garland will host its 29th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade. The parade will begin on Dairy Road at Garden Drive (near Embree Park).

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Dallas MLK Parade and Festival

Date of event: 01/15/2018

Event Begins at: 10:00:00AM

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Location Name: Fair Park Grand Place Building

Location Address: 1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd., Dallas, TX Click for Google Map

Description: With approximately 250,000+ parade spectators and participants, the MLK parade is considered one of the largest commemorative events held in the United States. The parade begins at the intersection of Holmes Street and MLK Boulevard; it will proceed down MLK and end at Fair Park. Participants include elected officials, high school bands and dance teams, car clubs, horses, local businesses and other community organizations.

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Fort Worth MLK Parade

Date of event: 01/15/2018

Event Begins at: 11:00:00AM

Cost: FREE

Ages: All ages

Location Address: The parade begins at Ninth and Commerce streets, heads west on Ninth Street, north on Houston Street, east on Belknap Street, south on Commerce Street, west on Weatherford Street and south on Main Street before ending at Sundance Square Plaza.

Description: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade Fort Worth’s annual tribute to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

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MLK Day Parade – Carrollton

Date of event: 01/13/2018

Event Time: 10:00:00 AM till 12:00:00 PM

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Location Name: Behind Carrollton City Hall

Location Address: Rainwater Lane, Carrollton, Texas 75006 Click for Google Map

Description: Come celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by watching a memorial parade through the streets of Carrollton. The parade will begin on Rainwater Lane (behind Carrollton City Hall) and proceed west to Josey Lane; south on Josey Lane to Keller Springs Road; east on Keller Springs Road to Kelly Boulevard; south on Kelly Boulevard to end at Ted Polk Middle School at 2001 Kelly Boulevard.

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MLK Day Youth Extravaganza

Date of event: 01/14/2018

Event Begins at: 04:00:00PM

Cost: Free

Location Name: Patty Granville Arts Center

Location Address: 300 N. Fifth St, Garland TX Click for Google Map

Description: The weekend celebration will continue at the 2018 Garland MLK Youth Extravaganza. Youth groups from area churches and the Garland ISD will showcase their talents in praise dance, drill team and step routines.

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