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UPDATE: CANCELLED “Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival is this Saturday!”

by Prince Of Petworth April 8, 2016 at 4:25 pm 7 Comments

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Victoria Pickering

UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to wind and weather.

From the Cherry Blossom Festival:

“Enjoy hours of free fun along the Wharf in Southwest DC with live music on two stages, cultural entertainment, and delicious food, wrapped up with an extraordinary firework display! Taking place from 1-9 PM on Saturday, April 9th, the Southwest Waterfront Firework Festival has fun for the whole family. Fireworks begin at 8:30 PM.

Southwest Waterfront – 600 Water Street, SW to the Waterfront Park and Titanic Memorial

Enjoy more than eight celebratory hours of free music, family friendly water-related activities, cultural experiences, live entertainment and delicious foods at multiple outdoor venues at the Southwest Waterfront.

CHERRY BLOSSOM PLAZA
• Harris Teeter Experience
• Cherry Blossom Photos – sponsored by Harris Teeter
• Caligraphy
• DC Dragon Boats and Excursions
• Beer and Cider Garden – sales stop at 8:15 PM, services stops at 8:30 pm
• Product Samples provided – by Harris Teeter and Procter and Gamble

GANGPLANK MARINA/ COPPER BEACH PARK
• Food Truck Rally
• Coffee and Hot Chocolate Samples – sponsored by Dunkin Donuts
• Sailboat Making
• Hot 99.5 Music and Giveaways – special appearance by DJ Toby Knapp from 2-4 PM
• Blossom Art

WATER STREET CIRCLE
• Food Truck Rally and Picnic Area
• Blossom Hair Styles and Photo Shoot – sponsored by Hair Cuttery
• Blossom Ink Temporary Tattoos
• Family Comfort Station sponsored by Pampers, Luvs and Dreft

WATERFRONT PARK
• Paper Bag Puppets
• T-shirt Crafting – by Harbor Patrol
• Kasa Hat Creations
• Paper Kite Gliders
• Face Painting
• Family Games
• Koi Windsocks”

  • marybindc

    Oh gawd brr. I would love to go to this, but brr.

    • Car

      Even when the weather’s more normal I’m always freezing at this event. Nighttime in early April just isn’t warm enough to comfortably watch fireworks.

  • CP

    ugh, snow?

  • kevin

    face it, it’s a great idea but mother nature ain’t cooperating, reschedule asap like my daughter’s soccer game tomorrow

  • DCZE

    You might want to send an update, it just got cancelled. https://www.facebook.com/events/784311918364280/

  • TX2DC

    Saturday’s Nat game postponed as well. :-(

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