Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Statue of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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In honor of the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., National Park Service sites planned free admission for everyone on Monday, January 20, 2020, as the first fee free day of the year. Commemorated on the third Monday of January, it is also a day of service when hundreds of volunteers participate in service projects at parks across the country.

Find volunteer opportunities inspired by a day of service or attend a ranger program to learn more about the history of Dr. King and the pursuit of civil rights in America.

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Set the calendar to January to find programs about Dr. King's life and service projects at national parks around the country.

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Last updated: January 17, 2020