Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Celebration in El Cerrito

Monday, January 15, 2018

The City of El Cerrito, St. Peter Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, the El Cerrito Branch NAACP, and the West Contra Costa County Unified School District are proud to sponsor the 28th annual El Cerrito Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration.

The theme this year is: "Enhance the Dream- Make it Real!"

Individuals and groups are welcome to help make parade signs, march in the parade, and attend the rally.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Monday, January 16, 2018

Join the Parade

8:30 am - Gather at City Hall
10:00 am - March to El Cerrito High School

Rally and program

Rally will begin at 11:00 am at El Cerrito High School (540 Ashbury Ave) in the Performing Art Theater. Doors open by 10:30am.


For more information, or to get involved, please contact event coordinator Patricia Durham at (510) 234-2518 or Karen Pinkos, Assistant City Manager at (510) 215-4302.

You can also support this annual event by making an online donation to the City of El Cerrito to support the El Cerrito Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration.

Previous Celebrations

Visit the Photo Gallery to see pictures from previous years' celebrations

Also, see some of local photographer Dale F Mead's photos from 2013 online at