Event Schedule

Kids’ Activities

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., K12 Inc. and Friendship Public Charter School will provide free activities for kids, including face painting from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Education Stage

Whether you want to brush up on urban beekeeping, get tips on growing cannabis at home or hear a bit more about our local history, our Education Stage will offer interesting talks all day. Check back for updates to the schedule below.

11 to 11:50 a.m. Love & Carrots: Fall Gardening Tips
12 to 12:50 p.m. Tango Mercurio: Argentinean Tango (Interactive Demonstration)
1 to 1:50 p.m. ECO City Farms: Nutrition
2 to 2:50 p.m. Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA)
3 to 3:50 p.m. DC Beekeepers Alliance
4 to 4:50 p.m. Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay: Carpe Aqua: Seize the Water: An interactive conversation about stormwater challenges and solutions in the District.
5 to 5:50 p.m. Let’sGrowDC
6 to 6:50 p.m. DC By Foot

Main Stage

Our main stage will feature live competitions, performances from local artists and the winners of some of our most popular contests. Check back for updates to the schedule below.

11:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. Live Competition: Hula Hoop Contest with Music From DJ Fusion
12 to 12:45 p.m. Live Competition: Sloppy Joe Eating Contest
12:45 to 1 p.m.  Performance: Dance Place Step Team
1 to 1:30 p.m. Contest Winners Announced: Tastiest Tomato and Longest, Heaviest and Funkiest Looking Vegetable
1:30 to 2:15 p.m. Performance: Batala Washington
2:30 to 3:15 p.m. Performance: Country Western Dance Lesson with DC Rawhides
3:15 to 4 p.m. Performance: Primetime
4 to 4:15 p.m. Performance: Carlos Hood
4:15 to 5 p.m. Contest Winners Announced: Pie, Best Bud and Homebrew
5 to 5:30 p.m. Performance: Crush Funk Brass Band
5:30 to 6 p.m. Live Competition: Best Tattoo Contest
6 to 7 p.m. Live Competition: So You Think You Can Dance Off with Music From DJ Fusion
7 to 8 p.m. Performance: The Captivators

Even More Fun

Additional entertainment and live competitions will take place throughout the day on and around the fairgrounds, including Bingo, our second annual Pet Parade and the judging of more than 20 contests.