A Dupont Circle community staple, the annual 17th Street Festival will go down on Saturday, August 25.
The 17th Street Festival is an opportunity to connect with your neighbors, support local artisan vendors and organizations, enjoy live music, and sit on a patio at some of the best restaurants in Dupont Circle! Here's everything you need to know before you head out.
WHEN: Saturday, August 25, 2018 | 12–7 p.m.
WHERE: 17th Street Corridor: 17th Street NW from P Street to R Street, NW (the 1500 and 1600 blocks of 17th Streets, NW), in Washington, D.C., 20009
COST: The festival is free for the public to attend, however, you can purchase an all-access $10 pass, and all proceeds go to funding the festival. Besides donating to help the local community, your pass will get you discounts to the 16+ restaurants in the 17th Street Corridor participating in the festival. Buy your ticket here.
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DETAILS: With over 100 vendors, the 17th Street Festival is the perfect outdoor event to round out your summer.
According to the festival website,
“There are 100 vendors, with more than 60 artists and makers displaying everything from fine art to jewelry, ceramics to crafts, and every creative item in between. Other vendors include area nonprofit organizations, politicians, entrepreneurs, and local businesses.”
And then, of course, there are all the fantastic restaurants along the 17th Street "strip" that will be offering tasty grub and refreshing drinks. Relax on an outdoor patio and people-watch for a bit! There’s nothing more relaxing than hanging out with a nice cold beer, observing all the festival fashion and fun. Try out Duke's Grocery for the best burger in Washington, D.C., or Hank's Oyster Bar for great oyster deals.
Check out more information about the 17th Street Festival here.
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