The 11th Street Bridge Park and the National Park Service present the eighth annual Anacostia River Festival, a premier event and the official closing of the 2022 National Cherry Blossom Festival. Join us as we celebrate the Anacostia Park.

 

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Festival Activities

 

Morning on the River

*Due to Covid-19, pre-registration and Vaccination is required for morning activities 

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 the communities around the river. Click the timeslot below to register.

Anacostia River Canoe Trip

9:00 AM

10:15 AM

11:30 AM

 

Join Anacostia Riverkeeper and the DOEE staff from the Aquatic Resource Education Center for a family friendly fishing experience.

Fishing at the Anacostia River 

9:00 AM

10:15 AM

11:30 AM

Afternoon in the Park

This FREE event will reconnect you to the river and the outdoors as you groove through Anacostia Park with us and our friends:

1:00 PM US Navy Band
1:20 PM Experience Band
1:50 PM Word to Go-Go Finalists
2:00 PM T.O.B
2:30 PM Word to Go Go Poetry Winner Announcement
2:35 PM Eastern Marching Band
2:50 PM Black Alley
3:20 PM Sirius and Company ft Ms. Kim & Scooby

Plan your Visit

COVID-19 POLICY

Getting There!

What to Bring

Volunteer 

Let’s get excited about volunteering during our first in-person Anacostia River Festival in 3 years!

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Supporters

 

STAGE SPONSOR

 

FESTIVAL CHAMPIONS

 

RIVER HEROES

PARK ADVOCATES 

City First Bank, The Conservation Fund, District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency, Giant, JBG Smith, LISC DC, Redbrick LMD

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