Vermilion Parish Calendar of Events

Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebration

Monday, January 16, 2023

Enjoy a day of celebrating the life of Dr. Marting Luther King, Jr. The day begins with a stomp service at 9:30am at the corner of IJ Joiner and Green St, followed by a motorcade from Greater Pleasant Green Baptist Church to McKinley-Scott Park at 10:30am. The motorcade will stop at the Veteran's War Memorial on Concorde St in honor of Terry Bessard. At 11am, a celebration will take place in the Park. Feel free to partake in the celebrations from your vehicle. If you desire to exit your vehicle, masks are required and please practice social distancing.

Location: McKinley-Scott Park and Pleasant Green Baptist Church
822 I.J. Jonier & Green Sts
Abbeville, LA 70510
Admission : 
Free at attend