The Dream Lives
The Dream Lives is an annual celebratory tribute to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It demonstrates through talent, presentations and speakers that the principles espoused by Dr. King still resonate today. Each year we seek to further invigorate the spirit of the MLK legacy to address the challenges of today. Each year we also seek to broaden the commitment to Dr. King's dream by drawing in citizens of all ages, races and walks of life.
This event unifies the community and provides an opportunity to appropriately honor a man who gave his life in the quest for equality and prosperity for all. The highlight of the event is the Unity Processional bringing together civic and church groups, bands, corporate entities, city officials, and individuals to walk in unity while converging on the greenspace directly in front of the Liberty Theatre. Register your group below to join this tremendous tribute to Dr. King.
The Courier Eco-Latino One Mile Fun RunBy Big Dog Running
The Courier Eco-Latino MLK 10KBy Big Dog Running
The Courier Eco-Latino MLK 5KBy Big Dog Running
Unity ProcessionalSpecial Guest Ruthie Foster, Musician
813 8th Ave, Columbus, GA 31901
Columbus' first black theater, this 1925 landmark now presents regional plays & music, plus classes! The MLK: The Dream Lives event will feature craft and food vendors, a children’s zone with games and activities, and a diverse array of entertainment including dance and song— all presented on stage and in the greenspace across from and adjacent to the Liberty Theater.
Event Registration is available starting on November 1, 2017 and ends on January 09, 2018. There is no cost for registration and you will not be asked to enter payment information. This is registration for the Processional Walk. If you would like to register for the 5K, 10K or 1-Mile, please visit: https://runsignup.com/Race/GA/Columbus/MLKRace
Market Day of MLK! Vendors are required to provide their own electrical, tables, skirting, chairs, canopies and/or display racks as well as cach. Generators are to be silent and provided by the vendor.
- Set-up, removal and clean-up are your responsibility.
- Booth space is approximately 10x10 feet; 20x20 for food trucks.
- Collection and payment of Sales tax is the responsibility of the vendor.
We encourage you to contact us with any questions or concerns you have regarding registration and the scheduled activities for the MLK: The Dream Lives Unity Processional and Commemorative Event.