Over the next four days there are many events slated to celebrate the birthday and life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Please see the following list of marches that may have impacts on traffic and plan accordingly.
Friday, January 14
Orca K-8 MLK Celebration March: 1:10 p.m.
March begins and ends at Orca Elementary School
March Route: Heads north on 45th Avenue S from S Dawson Street to S Hudson Street; west on Hudson to Rainier Avenue S; north on Rainier to S Edmunds Street; west on Edmunds into Columbia Park; turn-around and taking same route back to school; Seattle Police will escort the march.
MLK March “Student March for Peace and Justice”: 10 a.m.
March begins at Upper Judkins Park Playfield adjacent to Giddens School (20th Avenue S and S Lane Street)
March Route: Moves south through Judkins Park into Sam Smith Park; east through Sam Smith Park to the Northwest African American Museum (2300 S Massachusetts Street); ends with a brief rally in the outdoor courtyard of the Museum; Seattle Police will escort the March.
Monday, January 17
MLK Celebration Committee Annual March and Rally: 12 Noon
March begins at Garfield High School (23rd Avenue and E Jefferson Street)
March Route: Starts south on 23rd to Yesler Way; west on Yesler to Terrace Street; east on Terrace to Fifth Avenue; north on Fifth to James Street (makes five minute stop at the King County Jail); moves west on James to Fourth Avenue; north on Fourth to Madison Street; west on Madison to Second Avenue; south on Second onto plaza of Federal Building for short rally; Seattle Police will escort.
Contact: Peg Nielsen, 206.684.8114