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May 26, 2024

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Murfreesboro MLK Jr. Day Events Canceled

This year’s MLK Celebration and Candlelight Vigil at MTSU has been cancelled due to the inclement driving conditions.

The annual MLK Jr. Day March, program, and blood drive have been canceled due to weather conditions.

The City of Murfreesboro has not posted updates on rescheduling these events.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an annual federal holiday that celebrates the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. The American holiday honors the life and achievements of the influential civil rights leader.

As a reminder, here is a list of City of Murfreesboro services and facilities that will also be closed on MLK Jr. Day:

  • All City of Murfreesboro offices, and most recreational facilities, will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15.
  • There will be no garbage pick-up on Monday, Jan. 15. Monday’s garbage pick-up will be Tuesday, Jan. 17. Tuesday’s garbage pick-up will be Wednesday, Jan. 18.
  • Murfreesboro Transit, the City’s public transportation service, will not run on the federal holiday.
  • All Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department facilities, except Adams Tennis Complex, will also be closed.


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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.