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Open Streets

Wisconsin Avenue NW

People walking along the open streets of DC
Last Date:

Wisconsin Avenue NW from Western Avenue to Tenley Circle

Road Closure: 7:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The final Open Streets of the year will take place on Ward 3’s Wisconsin Avenue, where one mile will be closed to cars and open to people to bike, walk, scoot, and play in a reimagining of public space. Explore all the amenities that Friendship Heights and Tenleytown have to offer and be sure to participate in a fitness or yoga class in one of our activation zones at no cost! 

Popular programming will return this fall, including arts and crafts, live music, safety demonstrations, and more. The event is free and suitable for people of ALL ages and abilities.

No cars, just people.

Schedule of Events

For a complete map of the Schedule of Events, please click here.

Participating Businesses 

Over 30 Friendship Heights and Tenleytown neighborhood businesses are activating on Wisconsin Avenue or providing a range of day-only specials and services. For more information on what type of activations to expect, please visit the Friendship Heights Alliance's Monthly Newsletter HERE.

Come out and support Ward 3 businesses! 

How Do I Get Here?

Wondering how to get to Open Streets Wisconsin Avenue? Ditch the car and check out alternative ways to travel around the neighborhood.

Buses along Wisconsin Avenue have been detoured for this event. The affected bus stops and reroutes are shown below. Please click here for the official WMATA Detour Notice.

Take Our Survey!

How did you enjoy Open Streets? Take our English survey and let us know your thoughts!

Click here to take our Spanish survey. 

Click here to take our Amharic survey.

Sponsor Us!

Interested in sponsoring the Open Streets Wisconsin Avenue event? Please reach out to Nediam at [email protected].

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