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June 2017
Free

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Thursday, June 29 - Sunday, July 9

JUNE 29-JULY 4 AND JULY 6-9, 2017 Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival is an international exposition of living cultural heritage annually produced outdoors on the National Mall of the United States in Washington, D.C., by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. Our free Festival takes place for two weeks every summer overlapping the Fourth of July holiday. It is an educational presentation that features cultural exemplars. We invite visitors to sing and…

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August 2017
Free

FestAfrica! 15th Annual Free African Festival

Saturday, August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Veterans Plaza, 1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
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15th Annual Free African Cultural Festival #FestAfrica 2016 to be held on Saturday August 13th & Sunday August 14th from 1pm to 8pm on both days at 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring MD, 20906 (Corner of Fenton St. and Ellsworth Drive). The festival is Free to the Public. Come with your lawn chair or stand and enjoy great performances! Proudly the largest African festival in Maryland, FestAfrica will welcome 8,000 or more attendees from across the nation. It will feature over 50 musical performances by international and local…

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September 2017
Free

DC VegFest

Saturday, September 2
The Yards Park, 355 Water St SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Reasons to Attend FREE admission FREE food samples The first 1,000 attendees receive a FREE tote bag full of samples and coupons! More than 130 vendors Beer garden Live music Cooking demonstrations Presentations from renowned authors and celebrities More than 15,000 attendees Kids’ activity area Since this is an outdoor event, leashed dogs are welcome! We have a Barking Lot so dogs can have shade and a drink Attendees Are Curious about veg-eating Shoppers interested in new companies and…

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Library of Congress Book Fest

Saturday, September 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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The 17th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday, Sept. 2. The event is free and open to the public. Visitors can expect enhanced safety and security measures when entering the Convention Center. Author Stages Dozens of authors, illustrators and poets will make presentations on stages dedicated to kids, fiction, history, poetry, contemporary life, science and more. Many fascinating thematic programs and panel discussions will be offered throughout…

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Free

Adams Morgan Day 2017

Sunday, September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Adams Morgan, 18th St. NW between Florida Ave. and Columbia Rd.
Washington, DC United States
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The 2nd Sunday in September is Adams Morgan Day, an annual neighborhood festival with live music and international food from around the world. Adams Morgan Day has something for everyone! Enjoy sidewalk cafes, colorful vendors, cultural demonstrations and dances. The expanded Kid's Fair has games, interactive science exhibits (in English & Spanish) clowns, and the Chinese Lion Dancers. “Arts on Belmont," a shaded residential block full of original artisans. The Dance Plaza is a favorite feature with dance performances,…

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Free

FiestaDC Street Festival

Sunday, September 17 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Pennsylvania Ave NW (Between 3rd & 7th St), Washington, DC United States + Google Map

The Latino Festival in Washington DC, also known as Fiesta DC, is an annual celebration highlighting the Latino culture with a Parade of Nations, a children’s festival, a science fair, a diplomatic pavilion for embassies and consulates, arts & crafts, and international cuisine. The free festival is huge and takes over the neighborhood bringing together dozens of non profit organizations, community leaders, and members of the corporate and private sector. The festival coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15…

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April 2018
Free

USA Science & Engineering Festival

Saturday, April 7, 2018 - Sunday, April 8, 2018
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Join The Largest Celebration Of STEM On April 7-8, 2018 At The Washington Convention Center! A FREE Event Open To The Public!

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