MLK Jr. School Vacation Day Events

MLK Jr. School Vacation Day Events, Monday 1/15. Wondering how to celebrate the MLK Jr. Monday holiday? Check out these amazing activities in and around Greater Worcester!

MLK Jr. School Vacation Day Events, Monday 1/15

Discovery Museum: Small Acts, Big Impacts: A Day of Service
177 Main St, Acton, MA
Make a birthday card and help collect “Birthday-in-a-Box” supplies to support two local charities whose missions are to create special birthday moments for children who are experiencing homelessness or who are in the hospital in their birthdays. Follow link to see what items are most in need. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

MLK Jr Day at OSV
10 am – 5 pm
Old Sturbridge Village, Route 20
As a part of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service, AmeriCorps team members will bring several special programs to the Village on Monday, January 15, 2024. In honor of MLK Day of Service and the OSV local community, Old Sturbridge Village is offering FREE standard daytime admission for residents of the towns in the Old Sturbridge Academy school district: Brimfield, Brookfield, East Brookfield, North Brookfield, Holland, Monson, Palmer, Southbridge, Spencer, Sturbridge, Wales, and Webster. Adults must provide proof of town residency.

 MLK Day with Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave, Boston MA
Join the MFA for their annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Open House, presented in partnership with Citizens. This year, the MFA offers free admission—including access to special exhibitions—for Massachusetts residents. Celebrate the legacy of Dr. King by surrounding yourself with art, culture, and community! Follow the link for special MLK Day activities. Reserve your free tickets in advance, limited capacities.

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Free Admission to WAM 
10am – 4pm
Salisbury Street, Worcester MA
Opening on this holiday Monday and offering free admission to all.

EcoTarium Open this Holiday Monday!
Harrington Way, Worcester
Special hours. Regular admission fees apply.

Worcester Common Oval Ice Skate FREE Day
Downtown Worcester-Main St
Skating is free today from 1-6pm in honor of MLK Jr. Day.  Courtesy of Blue Cross Blue Shield. Skate rentals for kids are also free today! (13+ skate rentals are $6)

Family Day at Free Play Bar & Arcade

Stone Zoo & Franklin Park Zoo Free Admission Day
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo will offer free admission on Monday, January 15. No need to reserve tickets, just bring your curiosity.

MLK Free Admission National Parks Day
Dawn to Dusk
All Locations
Spend the day at a New England National Park.  Follow the link to find a park near you.


Interested in doing some educational, and fun MLK Jr. Crafts?  Check out these 10 from Creative Child!

How will you spend the MLK Jr. School Vacation Day? Tell us in comments.

Check out our calendar for more events!

Save the Date!

Central MA Summer Camp Expo – March 2

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