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Mt Pleasant Street
Photo by Rick Reinhard

Mount Pleasant Spring Shop Hop
This Saturday May 18th

Mount Pleasant Street….All day long A Parade. One of DC’s Best Farmers Markets. A preview of Each Peach Market, a new artisan food store set to open this summer, A Karate Demo and an outdoor Kettlebell Class in Lamont Park. Singha Saturday at Beau Thai.

It’s Mount Pleasant’s annual Spring Shop Hop with local shops and restaurants offering some great deals and fun specials in DC’s most eclectic neighborhood.

As you stroll the corridor, you can watch Bancroft Elementary School’s marching band lead a parade (10:15 AM), enjoy some youth artwork displayed in shop windows and at the newly renovated Mt. P library, get your bike fixed, eat some homemade ice cream , get your fitness on with the DC Self Defense Karate Association and That Yellow Gym in Lamont Park (2PM) and much more.

Visit for more info and a listing of specials brought to you by the Mount Pleasant Business Association