Banks and government offices are closed for the national holiday.
Local residents gathered this afternoon for the annual march to celebrate the impact of the life of Dr. King on the City of Abilene. There were comments from local ministers and US Congressman Randy Neugebauer.
The annual banquet in honor of Dr. King is scheduled at 6:00 this evening at the Abilene Civic Center.
*This article has been corrected from a previous version that stated the banquet begins at 6:30.