Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade

On Monday, January 18th at 12:00pm, there will be a parade honoring Martin Luther King Jr. in downtown Kingsport.  This year’s parade will feature two marching bands, several showcase vehicles, fire trucks and lots of friendly faces.  The parade will begin at the corner of East Sevier Avenue and Center Street and end at the city’s parking lot on Shelby Street.

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“5th Annual” Candlelight Vigil for Martin Luther King Jr.

New Vision Youth and City of Kingsport Parks & Recreation (Community Services) will host its “5th Annual” Candlelight Vigil for Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 6:00pm at Glen Bruce Park.   Everyone is welcome to attend and to bring a candle. For more information, please contact Johnnie Mae Swagerty  at 429-7553 or Mark Kilgore at 224-2489.

For more information on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events please visit the City of Kingsport’s website.

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