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May the 4th (Force) be with you - 8th Street SE Unofficial Star Wars Weekend

The Force is strong on 8th St Barracks Row - May 3rd to 5th Barracks Row Main Street’s Unofficial Star Wars Weekend

May the 4th (Force) be with you - 8th Street SE Unofficial Star Wars Weekend
May the 4th (Force) be with you - 8th Street SE Unofficial Star Wars Weekend

Time & Location

May 03, 2024, 5:00 PM – May 05, 2024, 5:00 PM

Washington, 8th St SE, Washington, DC, USA

About the event

Time & Location

May 03, 5:00 PM – May 04, 9:00 PM

8th St SE, Washington, DC, USA

About the event:

From Friday, May 3rd to Saturday, May 4th, we invite guests to come dressed up as their favorite characters from the Star Wars franchise and party like rock stars. Guests will be able to enjoy food specials/Star Wars Theme Cocktails from Barracks Row Main Streets participating establishments. 8th Street SE participating establishments will be hosting individual events such as Star Wars Trivia games and more. Members from A Galaxy Fall Fall Away (Darth Vader & Storm Troopers) will be visiting 8th Street Barracks Row. This event will take place starting on Friday, May 3rd (evening) to Saturday, May 4th (all day). More information will be coming soon!

Raffle Tickets:

Get in on the fun with our Star Wars Ticket Raffle! With tickets priced at just $5, you can get multiple chances to win amazing prizes, such as signed memorabilia or gift cards to some of our amazing restaurants. Whether you're looking to treat yourself or surprise a loved one, purchasing our raffle tickets could be the perfect way to do it. Raffle tickets are $5 a ticket. Proceeds from the raffle go to supporting Barracks Row Main Street, a 501c3 non-profit organization. For more information on Barracks Row Main Street, click here.

May the 3rd - The Force Awakens Events:

  • Characters Meet & Greet - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Eastern Market Metro Park
  • Jedi Lightsaber Parade - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm - From Eastern Market Metro Park to 8th St SE
  • Characters Interaction - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm - 8th Street SE
  • Star Wars Theme Art - 11 am to 5:00 pm - Frame of Mine - 545 8th St SE
  • S tar Wars Entertainment - All Day - Ted's Bulletin - 505 8th Street SE
  • Star Wars Entertainment - TBA - The Miracle Theater - 535 8th St SE
  • Star Wars Food Specials - &Pizza - The R2D2 Pizza Specials $9.99
  • Star Wars Food Specials - Matchbox: 521 8th St SE - TBA
  • Star Wars Food Specials - Taco City DC: 1102 8th St SE- TBA

May the 4th (Force) be with you Events:

  • Characters Meet & Great - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Eastern Market Metro Park
  • Characters Interaction - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm - 8th Street SE
  • Jedi Training (Kids 3 to 10 years old) - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm - 507 8th Street SE
  • Star Wars Theme Art - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm - Frame of Mine - 545 8th St SE
  • Labyrinth Games & Puzzles - 11: 00 am - 3:00 pm - Star Wars Game Demonstrations at 507 8th Street
  • Star Wars Entertainment - All Day - Ted's Bulletin - 505 8th Street SE
  • Star Wars Entertainment - TBA - The Miracle Theater - 535 8th St SE
  • Star Wars Food Specials - &Pizza - The R2D2 Pizza Specials $9.99
Raffle Ticket Pickup Information:

Bring your Eventbrite Raffle "Add-On Ticket" to the following locations to exchange for raffle tickets.

  • Friday, May 3rd - 5 pm to 6 pm at Eastern Market Metro Park - 701 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
  • Saturday, May 4th - 12 pm to 1:00 pm at 507 8th St SE.
  • Saturday, May 4th - 2 pm - 3:00 pm is the raffle drawing

The drawing with take place live on Saturday, May 4th from 2 pm to 3 pm at 507 8th Street SE.

Note: You need to BE present at the drawing to win. Bring your Eventbrite Raffle "Add-On Ticket" to the locations above to exchange for our raffle tickets.

Additional Information:

No tickets are needed for this event. So simply show up, have fun, and share your snaps with us on social. Raffle tickets are $5 a ticket. Proceeds from the raffle go to supporting Barracks Row Main Street, a 501c3 non-profit organization. For more information on Barracks Row Main Street, click here.

​FAQs:

Will there be vendors?

No. This event is all about promoting and supporting our small businesses this fall, so we're putting the spotlight on everything our businesses have to offer!

Are promotions running all day?

Some promotions will run all day and other businesses have set time frames for their events. Please be sure to plan accordingly so you can stop by all of your favorite spots.

Do I need a ticket?

No! This is an unticketed event, however individual businesses may require you to RSVP in advance. Check the event page on our website for information on which events may require a ticket.

Where will this event be held?

Inside of our businesses! Each event/promotion will be held at the host business' building. Also Eastern Market Metro Park

For more information on this event:

https://www.barracksrow.org

Check out Barracks Row Main Street's Upcoming Events:

https://www.barracksrow.org/events

https://www.eventbrite.com/o/barracks-row-main-street-45270680923

HAVE QUESTIONS?

Reach out to brian@barracksrow.org

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