U Street Art All Night: Black Broadway & Beyond

Mark your calendar for U Street Art All Night. On Saturday, September 30 we will celebrate the unique and vibrant history of U Street as a center of Black culture, music, and art. Check out the schedule below of activations, business specials, and exciting happenings that will take place throughout the U Street corridor as part of this citywide arts festival. Check back frequently as more programming is added!

ACTIVATION ZONE 1 | 14th & U / Reeves Center

Reeves Center Stage:


  • 5-6:30PM – “Art All Night: Jazz Ages of U Street Walking Tour” (Tour begins in front of Howard Theater at 620 T Street NW, and ends at the Reeves Center at the corner of 14th and U Street NW. Get tickets HERE)
  • 6-8PM – African Drumming Workshop at Jow Ga Kung Fu (Get tickets on HERE)
  • Kyle Mimm, Live Muralist / Art Installation

Participating Businesses around 14th & U:

The Owl Room | 5-9:30 PM

  • 5PM: House Music
  • 6PM: Chill Band ft. Riz The Great
  • 8:30PM: House DJ

Alice DC | 9PM-3AM

  • DJ Marauder and Friends
  • Art All Night Specialty Drink

Cloak & Dagger | 9PM-3AM

  • DJ Marauder and Friends
  • Art All Night Specialty Drink

Legacy DC | 2:30-10PM

  • Legacy DC and Art All Night proudly present “Creative Carousel”, an innovative and vibrant event that fuses the spirit of a flea market with the creativity of some of the Districts hottest home grown fashion, visual and audio artists. Creative Carousel’s mission is to support and uplift the incredible talents within our city, creating a unique networking environment where the local community and creatives from diverse backgrounds can come together to showcase their work and collaborate on a shared vision of unity through art. Join them from 2:30pm to 10pm, as they host a dozen local artists to celebrate the diversity of our city’s creative scene, fostering collaboration, and spreading the message that together, we can make the world a more beautiful and harmonious place through the universal language of art.

Busboys & Poets 14th Street | 5-11PM

  • 5PM: Free The People Screening and Q&A
  • 7PM: House Music
  • 8PM: DJ Shiva
  • 10PM: Tamika Love Jones

Hamiltonian Artists | 7-11PM

  • Upstairs: WiP! group art exhibition & artist studios revealing
  • Downstairs: Kinetic group art exhibition
  • Music by DJ Nativesun
  • Drinks (cash bar) from Don Ciccio & Figli
  • Food

ACTIVATION ZONE 2 | 13th & U (outside of Metro)

Ben’s Chili Bowl “Statehood Stage”

  • 8PM: House Music
  • 9PM: DJ Hollywood Redds
  • 11PM: Ameer Dyson and Friends

Participating Businesses around 13th & U:

ACTIVATION ZONE 3 | Temperance Alley Garden (behind 1931 13th St NW)

Hosted by the U Street Neighborhood Association

  • 5PM: Garden Music
  • 6PM: Featured Artists Gallery Walk – Kia Green & Warren Henson
  • 8PM: Rendered Fashion Show


Dine All Night

Stay tuned for more details!

Art All Night is sponsored by the Office of Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development. Learn more at DCArtAllNight.org!

Thank you to our sponsor!


Sep 30 2023


5:00 pm

Main Streets

U Street