Thursday, September 7, 2023

Get Out! And Come to the Fair! (That's the DC State Fair on Sunday, Sept 10 at Franklin Park)

by Peggy Robin

Celebrate the District's Agricultural and Artistic Talents at the DC State Fair on Sunday, September 10, 2023

The 14th annual celebration of all things Washington, DC will bring live performances, vendors, contests, and local artists to Franklin Park in Downtown Washington, DC.

Date: Sunday, September 10
Time: 10AM – 5PM

The DC State Fair is a free all-ages annual event. Like state fairs across the country, the DC State Fair celebrates all things local – the agricultural, culinary, and artistic talents of the people who live in or frequent the District. The DC State Fair includes contests, local entertainment, hands-on educational workshops, children’s activities, local vendors, and all kinds of great food.

Among many activities, the 14th Annual DC State Fair will include:

— Performances from local artists Crush Funk Brass, Zac Brewer, and A.F.R.O.B.A.M.
— Food trucks Coleman’s Kitchen, Frosty Softy, New Orleans Style Snow Balls, and Rocky Ice Cream
— Flower arranging and hand dancing demonstrations, and a DC history trivia challenge
— Live contests including pie eating and best tattoo
— Reveal of contest winners from all culinary, agricultural, and art categories
— 50+ exhibitors including local makers, community organizations, food vendors, government agencies, and universities

The "Get Out!" event of the week is published on the Cleveland Park Listserv and on All Life Is Local on Thursdays.

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