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Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy is commemorated in The Mile High City every January with what has grown to be one of the largest MLK Day celebrations in the U.S. -- even larger than that of Washington, D.C.

THE MARADE

Monday, January 16, 2017
Join fellow marchers and parade fans in this year's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Marade. Participants will congregate at the Dr. King memorial site in City Park at 9 a.m. The Marade begins at 10 a.m. with participants marching together to Civic Center Park, where cake will be served. The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. yearbook will be signed again this year at the Colorado State Capitol Building, and program festivities are expected to end at 1 p.m.

THE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AFRICAN-AMERICAN RODEO OF CHAMPIONS

Monday, January 16, 2017
Coinciding with the National Western Stock Show & Rodeo, the Martin Luther King Jr. African-American Rodeo of Champions at the National Western Complex (4655 Humboldt St.) aims to show how black cowboys and cowgirls impacted the West throughout history. The Rodeo begins at 6 p.m.