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openstreets

Open Streets

Georgia Avenue – October 1, 2022

Last Date:


Location: 
Georgia Ave NW from Missouri Ave to Barry Place
Details: 

Location: Georgia Ave NW from Missouri Ave to Barry Place

Open Streets will close three miles of Georgia Avenue to cars and open the street for people to walk, bike, scoot, and play! Five activation zones along the route will host hourly programmed classes and demonstrations, including yoga, drum circles, double dutch, traffic gardens, pop-up bike lanes, dancing, and more! Businesses along the route will also provide space for outdoor dining and retail. The event is free and suitable for all ages and abilities! No cars, just people.

Event Map


Featured Programming

Event is RAIN or SHINE!

LIME, LYFT, and SPIN Scooter Lessons

Scooters are back on Open Streets! Come by various sponsors’ activations and learn how to ride e-scooters and pick up some cool swag!

Scooter lessons will take place between 9 am and 3 pm

 

Schedule of Events

MAIN STAGE at NEW HAMPSHIRE AVENUE

Time Musical Artist
10:00 am Imani-Grace Cooper (Jazz)
11:15 am Pinky KillaCorn (Hip-Hop)
12:45 pm Kingpin Slim (Hop-Hop)
2:00 pm TOB Band (Go-Go)

SECOND STAGE at LONGFELLOW STREET

Time Musical Artist
10:00 am ASA Fitness (African Dance Fitness)
11:15 am Farafina Kan (African Drumming)
12:45 am Center Stage Academy of the Arts
2:00 pm DJ CYD

 


Classes and Demonstrations

We have four activation zones offered throughout Georgia Avenue. Check out the below schedules offered at the following intersections!

Demonstrations @ Kennedy Street

Class Time

Demonstration

10:00 am Drumming Circle by Melting Virgo
11:00 am Brazilian Carnival Music by Vava United School of Samba
12:00 pm Self Defense by Wutoh Mixed Martial Arts
1:00 pm

Bike Road Safety Clinic by Black Women Bike DC

2:00 pm Yoga Class by Lighthouse Yoga

 

Classes @ Kenyon Street

Class Time

Class Name and Studio

10:00 am Fit & Well Seniors by YMCA
11:00 am Zumba by One Rule Dance
12:00 pm MMA by Wutoh Mixed Martial Arts
1:00 pm Capoeira by Capoeira Barro Vermelho
2:00 pm Body Blast by Onelife Fitness

 

All Day Activations

Activity Provider
“Paint the Streets with Pride” Community Chalk Mural Chalk Riot @ Arkansas Ave
Roller and In-Line Skate Instruction (gear provided) Skate Instruction, LLC @ Crittendon St
Foam Party Foamboree @ Kansas Ave
Learn to Roller Skate (bring your own gear) Rollaway Productions @ Irving St

 

How Do I Get Here?

Ditch the car and check out the following ways you can get to Georgia Avenue Open Streets by walking, biking, scootering, or using public transportation.

goDCgo Get Around Guide