As Martin Luther King, Jr. Day approaches — it’s Monday, January 17, this year — you may wonder how to honor the legacy of Dr. King with your children. Below are some events that will be taking place in San Antonio for commemorating this important day with kids of all ages, from toddlers to teens.
And, don’t forget to check out all of the related events happening in town as part of DreamWeek, created “to continue to advance and modernize the teachings set forth by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s vision by creating dialogue across cultures and communities.”
Martin Luther King Day Events in San Antonio – Saturday
Resolve To Row
If you’re competitive, check out this 10K rowing challenge at Hemisfair. EnergyX Fitness will be hosting this outdoor event where a four people team or individual is to compete to row.
When: Sat, Jan 15 from 9 am.
Where: 623 Hemisfair Blvd, San Antonio, TX.
How much: $35.
Urban Art + Soul – MLK Arts Festival
Dr. Martin Luther King’s life and legacy are commemorated at this art event. Artists will display their works with the topic “Our Future” as part of Dreamweek.
When: Sat, Jan 15 from 11 am – 5 pm.
Where: 2714 Martin Luther King Drive, San Antonio, TX 78220, United States.
How Much: Free.
Head to Southtown and take a Sunday morning yoga class where you’ll flow and stretch your bones. Class is limited space, so register to get your spot in advance.
Timings: Sat, Jan 15 from 10 am.
Located At: 1115 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX.
Martin Luther King Day Events in San Antonio – Sunday
A night to be United
A night to come together. Come celebrate diversity, love, and acceptance together at HEAT Nightclub this MLK weekend.
Timings: Sun, Jan 16, 2022, 10 pm – Mon, Jan 17, 2022, 4 pm.
Location: Heat, 1500 North Main Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78212, United States.
Cost:$5 – $20.
Intro To Sony Alpha
Do you own a Sony, or would you like to buy one? The Camera Exchange is hosting a class on the Sony Alpha. Learn how to get yours in the perfect setting for landscape, portrait, or video shooting!
When: Sun, Jan 16 from 2 pm to 3 pm.
Where: 6635 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX.
How much: $19.95.
Wedding Fair Show
Are wedding bells ringing for you anytime soon? If so, check out this Wedding Fair Show to take some worry out of planning! Treat yourself to samples from caterers and visit top wedding venue vendors and more!
When: Sund, Jan 16 from 12 pm to 4 pm.
Where: 23808 Resort Pkwy, San Antonio, TX.
How much: $12 and up.
Martin Luther King Day 2022 Events in San Antonio – Monday
Unlimited Bowling Monday Mayhem at Bowlero
Are you looking for something fun to do with a group of friends or the older kids? Head out for unlimited bowling at Bowlero at 10. You’ll get to bowl all you can, so stretch out and get ready to see who is best at this game.
When: Mon, Jan 17 from 8 pm.
Where: 13307 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX
35th Annual MLK March And Legacy Celebration
Every year, a number of instructive, inspiring, and joyful activities are held to celebrate one of the country’s most illustrious civil rights activists. With about 300,000 people, San Antonio, the home of the National Diversity Council, holds the nation’s biggest march.
When: Mon, Jan 17 from 8:30 am – 1 pm.
Where: AT&T Center, 1 AT&T Center Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78219, United States.
Honest Soul Yoga & Fitness
All classes at HSYSATX are free in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the spirit of community. Honest Soul Yoga & Fitness can help you tone your body and live a healthier life.
Timing: Mon, Jan 17 from 6 am – 7 pm.
Location: 223 E Hildebrand Ave APT 103, San Antonio, TX 78212, United States.
History of the MLK March SATX – A Virtual Black History Tour
On this virtual tour, they will highlight some of the major land markers along the march’s route and explore the history and origins of the United States’ biggest Martin Luther King march.
When: Mon, 17 Jan, 7–8 pm
Location: Virtual Mode.
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