MLK Day: What's open, closed, scheduled


Martin Luther King Jr. Day is being celebrated on Monday Jan. 19. Because it's a federal holiday, many government offices and services are closed. But most businesses are open.

MPR News has a complete list.

Ceremonies and services are on tap in several Minnesota cities to commemorate the civil rights leader's legacy.

Here's a list of some of those events:

Minneapolis:Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Breakfast; 7 a.m. Keynote speaker: Civil rights leader and attorney Vernon Jordan (Program will be broadcast to nine other locations around the area)

Minneapolis:MLK Day youth and family event; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Powderhorn Park

St. Paul:Black Lives Matter "Reclaim MLK March"; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Begins at University Avenue and Snelling Avenue

St. Paul:Governor's Council Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Macalester College, Leonard Center

Duluth:MLK Day march and rally; 10:45 a.m. Begins at 4th Street and Lake Avenue

Rochester:MLK Day Breakfast; 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Keynote speaker: Kedrick D. Adkins, Jr., chief financial officer for the Mayo Clinic.

St. Cloud:MLK Day Breakfast and Day of Service; 7 a.m.-10 a.m. St. Cloud State University

Moorhead:MLK Day activities; All day. Concludes with evening keynote speech by author and social critic Tricia Rose. Concordia University

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What's open and closed in Minnesota on MLK Day?

Local government offices will generally be closed on Monday.

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What's open and closed in Minnesota on MLK Day 2021?

Local government offices will generally be closed on Monday.