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The Adams Morgan Day Festival

The Adams Morgan Day Festival is a diversity-conscious Washington DC street festival, featuring music, food, cultural activities, art, dance and more. First held in 1978, the festival takes place in DC's Adams Morgan neighborhood, on 18th Street NW between Columbia Rd and Florida Ave NW.

The Adams Morgan Day Festival features a number of ethnic and eclectic activities for the whole family to enjoy. With a focus on cultural diversity and creativity, the festival welcomes over 25,000 patrons every year to explore activity tents and take in the work of local vendors. This year’s festival will offer patrons “Arts on Belmont,” where glasswork, metalwork, paintings, jewelry, sculpture and photography are on sale. There will also be a “Green Pavilion,” a special tented area offering information on environmentally friendly home and personal care.

Also at the festival will be a Kids Area and a lively Dance Plaza, offering interactive workshops and covering a range of international dances. There will also be a Cultural Stage, offering live poetry readings, theater, dance and music. And lastly, the festival will host the “Jazz Oasis in the Park,” where patrons can relax, hang out in Kalorama Park and listen to jazz.

The Adams Morgan Day Festival is free and open to the public.