2018 Fall Festival Schedule!

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Fall Festival 2018 Schedule for Center Stage & Activities 500 Block, 700 Block

10:20 Emcee arrives at stage

10:30AM Irish Dancers

11:00AM Fall Festival is open!

11AM Skateboard demonstrations begin at 8th and G Street (along G Street between 8th and 7th)

11:00AM Capitol Hill Chorale- American Songbook

11:40AM Marine Corps Brass Quintet Patriotic Opener

Noon: Grand Opening Ceremony at Center Stage

Noon- 4PM: Home of the Commandants - Tours are ongoing through the day- security check

12:10PM First round winners announced 2018 Military Chefs Cook Off

12:15PM- Bullfrog Band

12:45PM- Jacks are Wild – Performing Jack Russells

1:00PM – Noland the Magician (family show – perfect for first graders through grandparents)

1:30PM Meet Lucas Film Volunteers - from a galaxy far away…

1:35PM Donkey Procession from Petting Zoo

1:40PM Chesty the Marine Corp’s Mascot at Center Stage

1:45PM- Capitol Hill Chorale- American Songbook

2:10PM- Second Round winners Announced – 2018 Military Chefs Cook Off

2:15PM Batala- African Caribbean All Female Drummers

3:00PM – The United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon

3:45PM - Jacks are Wild Dog Act – performing Jack Russells

4:00PM Magician – (aimed at toddlers to Kindergarten)

4:15PM Accordion Lady

4:35PM Military Chefs take the stage for trophy awards


Five Hundred block -between E and G St. SE

11AM to 4PM Kid’s Zone hosted by Miracle Theater

11AM to 5PM Petting Zoo- baby animals!

11AM to 5PM Taoti Creative (private office space) 530 8th St - Open House all day- check out the roof deck!

Noon to 4PM Skate Board Demonstrations on G St.

Noon-4PM Tours Home of the Commandants – tours ongoing through the day (security check required)

Noon- 5PM Beer Garden (private event; tickets at gate) hosted by Belga Café - food, and entertainment- including

The Accordion Lady-in the Shakespeare Theatre parking lot

Noon- 5PM Capitol Hill Chorale roves the midway performing at sidewalk cafes

1:15PM – Chesty walks the 500 block

1:30PM Donkey Procession from Petting Zoo begins

2:30 to 4PM Accordion Lady plays at sidewalk cafes


Seven Hundred Block between G and I St, SE

7AM- 4:30 PM Military Hospitality Alliance Culinary Contest (Chopped style Black Box cook off)

Military chefs - 3 Rounds – Judges tent on midway- Round winners announced Center Stage

11AM to 4:30 PM Truck Touch at 8th and I St. courtesy of DC Water

11AM to 5PM Pet Adoptions at Howl to the Chief

Noon- 4PM Tours of Home of the Commandants – tours ongoing through the day (security check required)

Noon - 5PM Arm Wrestling begins – Challenge the Roller Girls!

Noon - 5PM Yoga Poses throughout the festival at Summit to Soul

1:40 - Donkey procession from Center Stage to 8th and I St, SE.

2:30 to 4PM Accordion Lady plays at sidewalk cafes





Barracks Row 2018 Fall Festival!

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Garden Party 2018 Invitation

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Garden Party 2018

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Come join Barracks Row Main Street for our annual Garden Party fundraiser! On June 6th, enjoy food from popular Capitol Hill restaurants, meet invited dignitaries and government leaders who live and work on the hill, and mingle with your friends and neighbors! Click here for more information, tickets, and sponsorship details.




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Unfortunately, due to the weather, the Annual Meeting has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Stay warm! 

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