Celebrations of Martin Luther King Day Planned in Bluffton

Celebrations of Martin Luther King Day Planned in Bluffton
Bluffton residents will celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. (Source: WDAM)

BLUFFTON, S.C. (WTOC) - Martin Luther King Day is just around the corner, and communities around the area have adjusted their plans in order to celebrate safely.

In Bluffton, a combination virtual events and in-person events with limited capacities are planned.

On Sunday, the movie “Selma” will be screened at Bluffton Cinemark. The theater’s capacity will be limited to 35 people.

Bluffton’s normal MLK Day parade has been changed to a car parade.

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, Jan. 14: “I Have A Dream: The Romanticizing of A King: The Real About the Movement”

Saturday, Jan. 16: “3rd Annual Black Excellence Ball”

  • Virtual event
  • Performances, awards, live entertainment

Sunday, Jan. 17:

  • “Selma” screening at Bluffton Cinemark (106 Buckwalter Parkway)
  • Discussion to follow
  • Tickets: $6.50 (purchase at eventbrite.com)
  • 35 ticket limit

Monday, Jan. 18: MLK Car Parade Memorial Program/Gullah Market

  • Car parade starting and ending at the Bluffton Eagles’ Field
  • Memorial Program
  • Gullah Market

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