Kick off the summer with us at the 16th Annual Columbia Heights Day! Our one-day festival is a celebration of the diversity and community of Columbia Heights. What started in 2006 as a small grassroots festival celebrating the diverse, fun, and quirky neighborhood of Columbia Heights has grown into an annual tradition, beloved and anticipated by the community. The festival features local food vendors and artists, live music, carnival entertainment, and more, welcoming over 10,000 visitors.

🎈 What – 16th Annual Columbia Heights Day

⏰ When – Saturday, June 15th 2024 from 11am to 5pm

📍 Where – Harriet Tubman Elementary (Turf Field)

🧐 Who – Hosted by District Bridges & Columbia Heights Main Street

Event Schedule:

11am: DJ Dino Versace

11:15am: TBD

12:15pm: Fanfaire

1:00: Remarks

1:15pm: Los Nuevos Diablos

2:15pm: Encanto Salsa Dance Class

3:15pm: Magnelove

4:15pm: DJ Dino Versace

Kids Stage:
11am: Double Dutch (Double Dutch 4 Fun)

12pm: Kids Comedy & Magic Show (Crickett Entertainment)

Comedy, magic, juggling, audience participation and stunts.

1pm: Drag Storytime (Tara Hoot)

Award-winning drag performer who does family-friendly events around DC. Specializes in Story Times, but it's not just stories - lip-syncing to familiar songs, ribbons to get the kids dancing and bubbles for everyone!

2pm: La Musica: A World of Encanto (JChris)

Kids will be singing, playing percussion instruments and learning about Latin rhythms with music from Disney films like Coco, Saludos Amigos and Encanto.

4pm: Eating Contest

🤹 Kids Stage Information:

  • 11am: Double Dutch (Double Dutch 4 Fun)
  • 12pm: Kids Comedy & Magic Show (Crickett Entertainment)
    • Comedy, magic, juggling, audience participation and stunts.
  • 1pm: Drag Storytime (Tara Hoot)
    • Award-winning drag performer who does family-friendly events around DC. Specializes in Story Times, but it’s not just stories – lip-syncing to familiar songs, ribbons to get the kids dancing and bubbles for everyone!
  • 2pm: La Musica: A World of Encanto (JChris)
    • Kids will be singing, playing percussion instruments and learning about Latin rhythms with music from Disney films like Coco, Saludos Amigos and Encanto.
  • 4pm: Eating Contest

Other Entertainment:

  • Vendor Market
  • Live Interactive Painting
  • Dunk Tank
  • Free Popcorn
  • Moon Bounce & Inflatables
  • Face Painting & Glitter Tattoos
  • Mechanical Bull Ride
  • Food Trucks
  • Foamboree
  • Tie Dye Station
  • Kids Corner & Games

🤝 Participating Businesses:

  • AnaYelsi Velasco-Sanchez
  • ANC1A
  • Amaya Accessories
  • Amiga Hormiga Studio
  • AppleTree Early Learning Institute
  • D. Prince Designs
  • DC Humanities Truck
  • DC Water
  • Elizabeth Kim Art
  • DMV Foamboree
  • Heavenly Face Designs
  • Slimebar
  • The Leafy Branch
  • The Rounds
  • Renewal by Anderson
  • Victory Dance Creative
  • Yoga Heights
  • YouthBuild PCS

Event Sponsors:

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