Fernandina Beach Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade headed through downtown Fernandina Beach on Monday, January 18th from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The route began and ended at the Peck Center, 516 S. 10th Street, with the parade making its way downtown on Ash and Centre Streets.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (officially Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., and sometimes referred to as MLK Day) is a federal holiday in the United States marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year. King’s birthday is January 15.  (Photo by Christy Le Lait)