A neighborhood celebration!


September 14, 2019

Saturday, September 14, 2019

11am-5pm on the 800 block of Upshur Street NW

9:00am-11:00am: Pre-Festival Petworth “Stop the Violence” Youth Basketball Clinic at Petworth Recreation Center

Celebrate Petworth is a free neighborhood festival organized by and for the residents of Petworth and surrounding neighborhoods, celebrating the creativity, diversity, culture, people and quality of life of our wonderful neighborhood. 

Petworth History Storytelling

Petworth has a long history of being a neighborhood where people raise families and create a community. Come hear local residents and historians share their stories about DC and Petworth, and record your own history!

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“Stop the Violence” Youth Basketball Clinic

We've partnered with DC Parks & Recreation and their Roving Leaders for a co-ed clinic for 8-14 year olds with Roosevelt High School students as junior coaches. 9am-11am

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The Main Stage will feature local musical performances, the Petworth Dog Show & Contest, and other events all day long. Check out our line-up, grab some food, a drink, and enjoy the show!

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Become a Vendor!

Register to get a table at the Celebrate Petworth Festival and reach thousands of Ward 4 residents!

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of Petworth

Taste of Petworth offers you an opportunity to try the menu of local Petworth area restaurants and discover your new favorite cuisine! Tickets are only $2! There’s so many to choose from!

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Dog Show & Contest

Sign up your favorite four-legged friend and show him or her off for a chance at prizes! Register your doggo and show off your skills!

This was one of the most popular events at prior Festivals and it should be this year, too!

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We're looking for volunteers to help with the Festival! 

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We appreciate our sponsors! 

It costs thousands of dollars to close a street in DC, pay for musicians, sound equipment, tents, chairs, security and more, and it's because of the amazing sponsors who support Celebrate Petworth that our neighborhood can put on this great Festival! 


Contact us

We're working hard behind the scenes to get the Celebrate Petworth Festival set up. If you have any questions, contact us!