2023 MLK Jr. Day events in Michiana

A number of communities across Michiana are hosting Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations for residents to participate in during the holiday week.


The History Museum (South Bend)

Elkhart Chapter of the Indiana Black Expo

  • January 16 - Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
    • 7:30 a.m. - Breakfast at the Elkhart Public Library 
    • 9:30 a.m. - March to Community Missionary Baptist Church 
    • 10 a.m. - Martin Luther King Jr. program at Community Missionary Baptist Church


  • January 16 
    • 7:00 p.m. - Dr. King Celebration at Prairie Street Mennonite Church (1316 Prairie St., Elkhart) 

South Bend Venues Parks & Arts


Benton Harbor Public Library

  • January 18

Berrien County YOUTH 

Bridgman Public Library

  • January 16

Buchanan Public Library 

Coloma Public Library 

Lake Michigan College (Benton Harbor) - MLK Celebration Week (January 14-20)

League for Encouraging Empowerment (Cassopolis)

Lincoln Township Public Library

New Buffalo Township Library 

  • January 19

Niles District Library

Three Oaks Township Library 

  • January 17
  • January 19 
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