Produced by 11th st bridge park and National Park Service

Anacostia river festival

The 11th Street Bridge Park and the National Park Service present the tenth annual Anacostia River Festival. Join us at this FREE family-friendly event as we celebrate 10 Years of Culture Brilliance at the Anacostia Park on May 4, 2024.

Festival Activities
This FREE family-friendly event will reconnect you to the river and the outdoors as you celebrate 10 Years of BridgingDC with us and our friends.

In Anacostia Park
All activities are FREE. Reservations and water safety waivers must be completed before participating in either activity. Both can be obtained from the River Activities tent located on the festival grounds.

Live Entertainment
Arts, Crafts, & Games
Art Exhibitions
And More!

Free Fishing Workshop
Let’s reel it in at the Anacostia Park! Department of Energy and Environment (DOE) will be hosting free fishing workshops. All gear, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle, will be provided by and staff will be on hand to instruct and help anglers new and old.
*minors must be accompanied by an adult.

On Marion Barry Ave
11th Street Bridge Park presents
SE Market
1:00 – 6:00pm EST

The market will include local businesses, food vendors and much more!

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What began with a gift in 1912 at the Tidal Basin is now a four-week extravaganza spanning Washington, DC, and neighboring communities in Maryland and Virginia. From exciting events to convenient hotels, delectable Cherry Picks restaurants, vibrant Art in Bloom installations, and a jaw-dropping City in Bloom to joyful Petal Porches, see the Washington, DC area, as you can only see it once a year!