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Wednesday, August 08, 2012, 2:27 PM Last Updated on Wednesday, August 08, 2012, 3:59 PM
WHY BE A FALL FESTIVAL SPONSOR?
Be a part of Barracks Row’s signature annual event, the Barracks Row Fall Festival on Capitol Hill. With attendance estimated at over 8,000 people throughout the day, this is your chance to get your message out to Capitol Hill’s valuable demographic.The festival features the Annual Military Chefs Competition, tours of The Home of the Commandants, sword fights and readings from the Shakespeare Theatre, acrobatic performances from the Trapeze School of New York, and a kids area that includes a Petting Zoo. The midway is surrounded by our famous Barracks Row Restaurants. Pull up to patio table, order lunch and watch the scene unfold.
CORPORATE SPONORSHIP LEVEL
SIGNATURE SPONSOR: $10,000 (one available)
In addition to the benefits provided to Platinum Sponsors, the Signature Sponsor will have a prominent banner featuring them at the Center Stage at 8th and G Streets. Signature Sponsors also receive two all-day volunteers to assist with on-site promotion efforts.
PLATINUM SPONSOR: $5,000 (two still available)
In addition to what is provided for Event Sponsors, Platinum Sponsors also receive two additional hours of volunteer support and repeated mentions by the emcee at Center Stage throughout the day of their support of the event.
EVENT SPONSOR: $2,500 (three still available)
Event Sponsors receive a complimentary tent and booth space at the Festival, in addition to priority placement near the event stage. Event Sponsors also get a volunteer to help for two hours at the event passing out flyers or manning booth space. All sponsors receive logo placement in advertising, yard signs, the BRMS website, and extensive social media promotion
YOUR SUPPORT IMPROVES THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Funds raised through this event directly support Barracks Row Main Street, the group bringing you:
Clean, Beautiful, Safe Streets: Significant support of the "men in blue" for the Business Improvement District (BID) Litter Clean Team. In addition, improving and restoring historic facades, more trees and flowers, improved lighting and increased walk-through pedestrian traffic.
Building a Better Community with Convenience and Ease: Improving livability by balancing retail, development, and residential needs. Active economic development efforts to bring new restaurants and shops to the Row. Monitoring the neighborhood's "quality of life" issues such as parking and noise.
Historic Preservation: Of murals, facades, and other historic features found in and on 8th Street buildings.
WHAT IS BARRACKS ROW MAIN STREET?
Barracks Row Main Street is a non-profit organization focused on revitalizing 8th Street SE as a vibrant commercial corridor reconnecting Capitol Hill to the Anacostia River. Chartered by the National Trust for Historic Preservation Main Street Program in 1999, the group changed 8th Street SE from an under-used road in disrepair to winning the 2005 "Great American Main Street" award for excellence.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Barracks Row Main Street is a designated DC Main Streets commercial district. Barracks Row Main Street is funded in part by the Department of Small and Local Business Development.