Mark It! The Anacostia River Festival is Sunday, April 9th; 1 pm – 5 pm

by Prince Of Petworth March 28, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0

From an email:

“Check out more info including all the details about the Anacostia River Festival Anacostia River Festival
Sunday, April 9, 2017; 1 pm – 5 pm

The National Park Service and the 11th Street Bridge Park present the third annual Anacostia River Festival, a premier event of the 2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival. For a taste of local D.C., come celebrate the Anacostia River and take a canoe out to explore the River, ride in our bike parade, play lawn games with your family and experience Southeast D.C.’s local arts scene at this special FREE event. This year we are celebrating biking in the District with trail rides, safety classes, quick bike tune ups and special bike activities for all ages.

This year’s program will have a special focus on biking in the District and will celebrate the new extension of the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail to Bladensburg, MD.

We are anticipating over 8,000 visitors and are partnering with more than 40 nonprofits to offer FREE family-friendly activities re-engaging residents and visitors alike with the Anacostia River and Historic Anacostia neighborhood.

NEW this year:

Washington Area Biyclist Association (WABA) Bike Ride from Stadium Armory to the festival (Anacostia Park)
East of the River Artist Market Curated by Nubian Hueman’s Anika Hobbs
Festival activities Good Hope Road SE extension to Historic Anacostia
Festival Stage Curated by Washington Performing Arts and featuring: US Navy Ceremonial Band, The National Hand Dance Association, East River Jazz Festival and more!”

Check out more info including all the details about the Anacostia River Festival here.


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