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MLK Festival - Postponed

The dates for this event have passed. Please check back again for new dates.

Lake Charles Civic Center & Various Locations


Updated 12/16/2020

Celebrating its 36th year in 2021, this festival honors the courageous efforts and sacrifices of Martin Luther King Jr.


January 15, 2021
Virtual MLK Community Awards

January 16, 2021
MLK Community Service Day

January 17, 2021
Candlelight Vigil on the LAWN

January 18, 2021
MLK Movement March

Details on these events and admission can be found at, or by calling (337) 491-9955. 

Header Photos Credit: American Press