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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

31st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration

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Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017

Martin Luther King, Jr. Education Series

Location: Evening Star Baptist Church, 8926 Hickory Street
Time: 6:00 pm 

Thursday, Jan.12, 2017

New Orleans Public Library Celebration

Location: New Orleans Public Library Main Branch, 219 Loyola Ave.
Time: 10:30 am

United Teachers of N.O. Choral Concert

Location: Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, 2515 Franklin Ave.
Time: 6:00 pm

Jazz and Civil Rights Movement Concert

Location: Dillard University’s Lawless Memorial Chapel
Time: 7:00 pm

Saturday, January 14, 2017

19th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art Exhibitions and Student Arts Contest

Dwight Harris & Lawrence Lear Exhibition
Location: Ashe’ Powerhouse Gallery, 1731 Baronne St.
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Louise Mouton Johnson Exhibition
Location: Rosa Keller Library Gallery, 4300 S. Broad St., New Orleans
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

National Conference of Artists Exhibition and Student Exhibition
Location: Ashe’ Cultural arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

New Orleans Together

Location: Mahalia Jackson Theater, Mahalia Jackson Theater
Time: 7:00 pm 

Sunday, January 15, 2017

R.E.A.L. March

Location: Begins at A. L. Davis Park and ends at Martin Luther King Monument on Martin Luther King Blvd. & S. Claiborne Ave.)
Time: 10:00 am

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Service

Location: Historic St. James AME Church, 222 N Roman St, New Orleans, LA 70112
Time: 3:00 pm 

Monday, January 16, 2017

31st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr City of New Orleans Official Celebration

Location: City Hall
Time: 9:00 am

Martin Luther King, Jr Official Day Memorial March

Location: (Begins at City Hall and ends at Martin Luther King, Jr Monument on Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd. & S. Claiborne Ave.)
Time: 10:00 am

1st Annual Dream Big Open Mic Experience

Location: New Orleans Jazz Market, 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.  
Time: 12:00 pm

31st Annual Memorial MLK March

Contact Sherlyn Harris at 504-658-4200 for more information. 

New Orleans Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Planning Commission


The Honorable Mitchell J. Landrieu
Mayor, City of New Orleans


Rev. Norwood Thompson, Jr.

Commission Members

  • Ms. Avis M. Brock,
  • Rev. Abraham McFarland
  • Mr. Bertrand Butler
  • Mrs. Barbara Lacen-Keller
  • Mrs. Bobbie Cornish-Brent
  • Mr. Wilson Boveland
  • Ms. Myrtis Johnson
  • Rev. Helena Wright Butler
  • Rev. Samuel Butler
  • Mr. Bertrand Butler
  • Mr. Glenis M. Scott, Sr.
  • Mr. Charlie Johnson
  • Mr. Happy Johnson,
  • Ms. Candance Quarels,
  • Dr. Levon LeBan
  • Ms. Florida Carr Hargrove
  • Rev. Bob Hildebrandt
  • Rev. Marie Galatis-Ortiz
  • Elder Clarence Beckham
  • Ms. Cherise Harrison-Nelson
  • Mr. Johnathan Lewis
  • Mr. Robert Bachman
  • Dr. Ernest Marcelle, Jr.
  • Rev. Jason Hayes
  • Ms. Josie LaCour
  • Mr. Erik Schwarz
  • Ms. Janet Tobias
  • Dr. Leon Tilton, Jr

City Staff

  • Deputy Mayor Judy R. Morse
  • Kenneth Morgan, Jr.
  • Sheryln Harris
  • Kwame Juakali
  • Curtis Elmore
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