The 11th Street Bridge Park and the National Park Service present the seventh annual Anacostia River Festival, a premier event and the official closing of the 2021 National Cherry Blossom Festival. Join us as we celebrate Anacostia Park Past, Present & Future.


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Festival Activities

April 10, 2021

  • Anacostia River Canoe Trip

The Anacostia Watershed Society will take you on a canoe tour, on the Anacostia River, where you will explore the ecological and historical changes that have occurred in the river and in the communities around the river. Learn more.


  • Fishing at the Anacostia River Festival

Join Anacostia Riverkeeper and the DOEE staff from the Aquatic Resource Education Center for a family friendly fishing experience. Limited spots. Registration required. Learn more. 


April 11, 2021

Let’s Honor The Past, Celebrate the Present, and Face the Future!

This FREE virtual event will celebrate the history of GoGo and share activities to reconnect you to the river and the outdoors.  Enjoy the sounds of Pure Elegance with special guests and experience a virtual walk through the 11th Street Bridge Park.

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Watch Live

April 11, 2021

Bridge Park LIVE










Other supporters include City First Bank of DC, Kaiser Permanente, JBG SMITH, and LISC DC.


Sunday’s virtual activities are supported in part by