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July 4th Parade on Barracks Row

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The annual 4th of July Parade is back on Barracks Row! It's always fun celebrating our Independence by watching the parade go up 8th Street. Information about the parade can be found on its Facebook page here, you can also direct any questions to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Spring Is Here!

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Our spring banners are up and petunias are in the hanging baskets! Take advantage of the beautiful weather and come check them out. They'll be changed seasonally, with themed summer, fall and winter ones as well.


Taste of Eighth

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taste ticket

Taste of 8th Tickets are on sale, and we're less than a week away. Click HERE to buy tickets!

This year's participating restaurant list:

AMBAR    |    ZEST    |    TASH    |    DCANTER    |     BELGA     |    NOOSHI SUSHI    |    DISTRICT DOUGHNUT    |    OLD SIAM    |    BANANA CAFÉ    |    SZECHUAN KITCHEN    |    CAPITAL TEAS    |    LAVAGNA    |    LAS PLACITAS    |  

 MATCHBOX    |    TED'S BULLETIN    |    DC-3    |    CHAT'S LIQUORS    |    MEDIUM RARE    |    CAVA MEZZE    |    SPRING MILL BAKERY      

Egg Hunt on 8th & Taste of 8th

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Egg Hunt on 8th and Taste of 8th

Volunteers Needed!

Saturday, April 19th is our Second Annual Egg Hunt on 8th.

The hunt area this year includes the 500 and 700 blocks of 8th Street as well as the lawn at Hill Center!

Enjoy the newfound spring weather and bring the family to take part in Egg Hunt on 8th! Free baskets will be provided for children to go up and down 8th Street looking for a variety of eggs - including the prize winning Golden Egg. 

Our friends at Ted’s Bulletin will be providing complimentary cookies and treats at the event table in front of their restaurant.

The Egg Hunt lasts from 2-4 PM, but we still need volunteers! If you would like to enjoy the day outside and hide eggs for kids to run around and find please email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Saturday, May 3rd from 1-4 PM brings back our annual Taste of 8th! 24 Row restaurants will be serving up appetizer-sized tastes for one ticket each. Many of our favorite restaurants will be back, including:


Tickets are on sale now for $5 each or $20 for a 5-pack, you can get those by clicking HERE. They sell fast, so make sure you get your tickets now!

To make our Taste of 8th happen we need volunteers! Remember, all of our Taste volunteers get free tickets. For great food and an even better time come volunteer! Let us know by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

P.S. Enjoy some pictures of previous years Taste HERE and Egg Hunt HERE!

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