Celebrating a year of

District Bridges Presents: Neon Party

Join us as we showcase the incredible partnerships, programs, and people that help us foster equitable, resilient, connected communities here in DC and beyond. See and be seen by economic and community development professionals, and get plugged in at the hyper-local level. We can’t wait to see you glow!

When and Where

Date and time

March 21, 2024, 6pm-9pm


The Festival Center 1640 Columbia Road NW

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Join us for a glowtastic evening as we celebrate the incredible partnerships, programs, and people that help us foster equitable, resilient, connected communities here in DC and beyond.

All tickets include access to the party’s open bar, hors d’oeuvres, raffle, an interactive impact exhibit, and an exclusive Neon Party enamel pin.

To keep the event accessible, ticket prices start at $35. We’re counting on you to let us know what’s right for you. If you can afford to, please consider paying a little extra to help support our work and cover those who can’t. As a thank you, tickets at the $55, $75, and $100 level come with extra perks!


General Admission: $35.00
  • Open bar and hors d’oeuvres
  • Live band
  • Raffle (tickets available for purchase)
  • Interactive Impact Exhibit
  • Exclusive Neon Party Enamel Pin
Glow Up: $55+
Everything above, plus…
  • 5 raffle tickets
  • Print copy of Intersections—our publication & annual report
Glow Crazy: $75+
Everything above, plus…
  • 5 additional raffle tickets (10 total)
  • Opportunity to make your own Limited Edition Neon Party Screen Print with Artist Nando Alvarez
Radiant Raver: $100+
Everything above, plus…
  • Verbal recognition at the event
  • 10 additional raffle tickets (20 total)


Is there a dress code?

The dress code for the evening is neon cocktail attire. In other words, cocktail attire—but, neon colors and accessories are encouraged. For a look at what folks wore last year, check out the photo gallery above.

Will there be dancing?

You tell us – that’s entirely up to you! Dancing is optional.

Do i need to be familiar with District Bridges to attend?

Absolutely not. This is a great opportunity to get to know the people who are helping to build thriving, resilient communities across DC. There will be people in attendance from our incredible partner organizations doing amazing work all across DC. This is a great event to network and learn how to get more involved locally!

What if i am interested in visibility and engagement opportunities at the event

Become a sponsor and you can tap into our large online network, engage the 125+ guests in attendance, and so much more. Learn more about our sponsorship options.

What will the raffle prizes be?

Four packages full of donated goodies will be raffled off. Available prizes include:

  • Two (2) Washington Nationals Tickets
  • Four Seasons Overnight Stay
  • Total Wine and Spirits Wine Tasting Class for 6
  • 2 Spa Pedicures at Lavish Nails
  • 1 Month of Classes at Reunion Hot Yoga
  • DC United Tickets
  • RAMMY Tickets
  • $500 Kennedy Center Gift Certificate


The Festival Center is located at 1640 Columbia Rd NW in the Adams Morgan neighborhood (bordering the Mt. Pleasant and Columbia Heights neighborhoods).


The Festival Center is a 10 minute (0.4 mile) walk from the Columbia Heights Metro Station. There are also an abundance of bus routes.

Join us in creating equitable, resilient, connected communities in Washington, DC. Become a sponsor and you can tap into:

Engagement with potential customers/clients through on-site activations

Business development opportunities

Visibility through a wide range of digital and physical marketing opportunities

Reputation building by partnering with a trusted neighborhood organization