2017 Anacostia River Festival

Monday, February 13, 2017
Author: 
Shahara Anderson-Davis

The National Park Service and the 11th Street Bridge Park present the third annual Anacostia River Festival, a premier event of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. This year’s program will have a special focus on biking in the District and will celebrate the new extension of the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail to Bladensburg, MD. Held in Anacostia Park, this FREE event will encourage District residents and visitors alike to explore communities and parks east of the river. In 2016, the Anacostia River Festival attracted nearly 8,000 participants to Anacostia Park.

Adjacent neighborhoods to the 11th Street Bridge Park: Capitol Hill / Navy Yard and historic Anacostia / Fairlawn.