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Welcome to
Barracks Row!


Barracks Row, named for the oldest Corp in the Marines, is the historic main street located on 8th ST in Southeast, Washington DC.

Photo credit: Capitol Hill BID

Barracks Row Main Street celebrating 25 years of service


first Friday 
kick OFF ON barrack row

Starting Friday, March 1st, Barracks Row Main Street is proud to present the First Friday Arts and live music event, where we showcase the talent of local artists and musicians. This event has become a staple for the community, offering visitors a unique experience of art and music while supporting local businesses at the same time. Bring your family and friends to enjoy the colorful atmosphere filled with creativity and talent. Join us every first Friday of the month for an unforgettable experience.

Art Vendor Wanted for First Friday's on Barracks Row starting on Fri, March 1st 

If Artists and performers interested in being part of the festival can direct inquiries to


Thanks for submitting!

Mardi Gras 2024
on barracks row 8th street