Martin Luther King Jr. Day is peaceful for New York City kids, but it sure isn't boring, with music, storytelling, and volunteer activities all focused on sharing Dr. King's life and teachings with kids. Enjoy interactive peace marches, original musicals, a FREE Martin Luther King Jr. Day bash at BAM, and various museum events.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which falls on Monday, January 20, 2020, is also a National Day of Service, and citizens are encouraged to help out in their communities. To that end, we've included a list of family volunteering opportunities that provide wonderful ways to honor Dr. King's work. You can find even more things to do on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in our Event Calendar.