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50th anniversary for Lexington MLK Day celebration slated for Jan. 16, 2023

This year’s MLK Holiday Celebration will be on Jan. 16, 2023, beginning with the annual Freedom March at 1 p.m. and concluding with the powerful Commemorative Program held at the Central Bank Center at 2 p.m. The community will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Lexington’s annual citywide observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, making it one of the oldest such programs in the country.