Get The Seatown Weekend Lowdown

January 17, 2020
MLK Day

Spencer Platt / Staff

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This weekend is a 3-day weekend for most. Monday, January 20th we will be celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.! There will be tons of events to honor him among other things going on! Below we have a list, and most of the snow should let up around the PNW this weekend, so check them out if you can!

MLK celebration:

  • January 17, 2020 (12 to 1:30 p.m.)
  • The annual Community Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.includes a keynote speaker and live gospel music at Mount Zion Baptist Church. Doors open at 11 a.m. Free
  • Get details HERE!

Tacoma RV Show:

  • January 17 - 19, 2020
  • Check out hundreds of recreational vehicles at the Tacoma RV Show in the Tacoma Dome. Children age 16 and younger are free. Repeats in Oct.
  • Get details HERE!

Festival at Lake Chelan:

  • January 17 - 26, 2020
  • Dress warmly for Lake Chelan Winterfest, which features ice sculptures, live music, wine & ale tasting, kids’ activities, a polar bear splash, a giant beach bonfire, and fireworks on the sunny side of the state. Closed Monday to Thursday.
  • Get details HERE!

Women’s march:

  • January 18, 2020 (1 to 4 p.m.)
  • Womxn’s March on Seattle includes a rally at Cal Anderson Park and a march downtown. Free.
  • Get info HERE!

Leavenworth ice festival:

  • January 18 - 19, 2020
  • Enjoy invigorating outdoor events like snow sculpture, ice-cube scramble, snowball tossing, and the famous smooshing contest at Bavarian Icefest in Leavenworth.
  • Get info HERE!

MLK Day rally & march:

  • January 20, 2020
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day includes an 8:30 a.m. job fair and workshops at Garfield High School, a rally at 11 a.m., a march at 12:30 p.m. to city hall, and then a bus ride back to a community meal. Free.
  • Get info HERE!

MLK Day in Tacoma:

  • January 20, 2020 (11 a.m.)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration features a keynote speaker plus music, dance, and poetry at Greater Tacoma Convention Center. The community outreach fair is earlier (10 a.m. to 11 a.m.) Free.
  • Get info HERE!

Check out more events HERE!