Hurricane Florence’s wrath ended up postponing the much-anticipated H Street Festival, but don’t worry: It has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 13. 

It might even be a better date, since the weather in mid-October is bound to be nicer and cooler than the rain and humidity we’ve been experiencing all this month. 

The H Street Festival is one of the biggest and most popular yearly outdoor festivals in Washington, D.C. It celebrates the H Street neighborhood and community, and the city as a whole. Come prepared for large crowds, noise, and tons of fun. Participating restaurants and bars on the street will open their doors to festival patrons and feature drink and food specials all day long (and in many cases after the festival is over, too). There will also be plenty of live music to keep things lively. 

What started as a small block party 12 years ago has now turned into a massive city-wide party, with over 150,000 attendees. H Street has also seen a lot of change in the past 12 years, and the festival has helped put it on the map, forced it to grow and expand for the better, and attract new businesses. 

If you want to learn more about what to expect from the festival, check out our original article posted before we knew Hurricane Florence would destroy all plans. 

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