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2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration

Mon, Jan 19, 2015, 11:45am2:00pm

Sculpture of Martin Luther King Jr
Mon, Jan 19, 2015
11:45am – 2:00pm
Great Lawn, Yerba Buena Gardens
Mission St. between 3rd & 4th Sts.
San Francisco, CA + Google Map
(415) 543-1718

Join thousands of celebrants in honoring Dr. King on Monday, January 19, for a full day of free and exciting events, festivals and programs. 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the civil rights marches from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery, Alabama, that helped to spur the passage of the historic 1965 Voting Rights Act, and MLK2015 will commemorate these two events with special programs and events for all ages.

At Yerba Buena Gardens Festival…

11:45am –After the march to Willie Mays Plaza, join the interfaith commemoration on the Esplanade Stage in Yerba Buena Gardens, led by the San Francisco Interfaith Council.

1pm – Enjoy an afternoon of live music and poetry on the lawn in Yerba Buena Gardens. Renowned artists will highlight the 2015 celebration. The program begins at 1:00pm on the Esplanade Stage in Yerba Buena Gardens.

Follow on Twitter @norcalmlk for updates on special guests, and join the conversation at #SFMLK2015.

Full celebration details at the NorCal MLK website.