City to observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday

Commemorative events to honor civil rights leader held downtown

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo – The following City of Colorado Springs administrative and elected administrative offices and agencies will be fully closed Monday (Jan. 21) in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

  • Administrative offices for Mountain Metropolitan Transit
  • City Auditorium – Closed for Business. Private rentals only.
  • City Clerk
  • City Hall
  • Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
  • Deerfield Hills, Hillside, Meadows Park and Otis Park community centers
  • Municipal Court
  • Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Administrative Building
  • Rockledge Ranch Historic Site
  • Sales Tax Office
  • Sports Office and Therapeutic Recreation Programs at Memorial Park
  • Starsmore Discovery Center

The following facilities will remain open for normal business hours, unless otherwise noted below:

  • Garden of the Gods Park
  • Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain – weather permitting
  • Sertich Ice Center


11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Public Skate – $6.25 admission and $3.25 skate rental

6:45 – 8:15 p.m. Family Skate – $5 admission and skate rental


11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Matinee Skate – $2 admission and $2 skate rental

· Skate in the Park – Acacia Park


11 a.m. – 10 p.m. – Last Chance Skate

  • Valley Hi Golf Course and Patty Jewett Golf Course: TBA – weather permitting

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day commemorative events:


All People’s Breakfast

The All People’s Breakfast honoring the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin King, Jr. will be held at Colorado College’s El Pomar Sports Center (located at 44 W. Cache La Poudre Street) on Monday, Jan. 21 from 8 – 10 a.m. Tickets are sold out, but overflow will be available in the Reid Arena Balcony and live streaming will be available in the Worner Campus Center. For more info, visithttps://coloradosprings.gov/city-communications/article/calendar-event/mlk-all-peoples-breakfast.

Rally & March

Following the MLK All People’s Breakfast, a rally and march will begin at 10 a.m. at the Worner Campus Center and proceed to Acacia Park in downtown Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs Police Department will provide a motor escort with rolling closures along the route, and commuters should expect traffic delays during the march.


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