Sign up for Fun Run, Fun Dogs & Basketball at the Celebrate Petworth Festival

The Celebrate Petworth Festival is rapidly approaching on June 4th, and it's looking like it's going to be a really fun day. Beyond the cool vendors, beyond the tasty food and beyond the phenom music performances, you can also enjoy the Cutest Dog contest, a neighborhood Fun Run and a free 3 on 3 basketball game (with scholarships to the winners!).

Fun Run

Join us for a fun run and visit historical landmarks throughout the Petworth neighborhood. The 30-45 minute run will take place beginning at 10:00am on June 4th on the 800 block of Upshur Street. Join us for a fun run while learning more about the history of Petworth!  Thanks to Qualia Coffee for sponsoring the Run.

Cost: $25 donation per individual
Time: Starts at 10am
Register online today!

Dog Show

Do you Love Dogs? Is your dog the waggiest, happiest, sweetest pooch on earth? Join us June 4th for our first annual Celebrate Petworth Dog Show!  All dogs welcome (proof of vaccinations may be requested). To register, please select the Dog Show perk on our Indiegogo campaign. All proceeds support the festival.  

Show Categories:  Waggiest Tail, Happiest Smile, Sweetest Kiss, Most Glamorous, Fastest Sit, Best Bar, Best Owner/Dog Lookalike  

Cost: $20 donation per dog
Time: 12:30-1:30pm in the Fitness and Wellness Zone
Register on Indiegogo >

Thanks to local businesses for their prize donations:  Fido and Kitty’s World, Lighhouse Yoga Center, Brighter Days Collective, Pupperscruff Dog Walking, Fetch Pet Care, Annie’s Ace Hardware. 

3x3 Basketball Championship

(Photo: Wendy Berry)

(Photo: Wendy Berry)

Join the Championship 3-on-3 youth basketball tournament June 4th, 10am-4pm at the Petworth Rec Center. This free annual event invites players of all ages to participate. Winning teams with at least one middle school, high school or female student will be eligible to win cash scholarships. This is a fun chance for anyone who enjoys basketball to come out and play, whether you play on a school team or just pickup games in the neighborhood. Register for free for the tournament online or day-of.  Thanks to Industrial Bank for sponsoring the tournament.  

Participants:  Players of all ages welcome, but every team must have a qualifying player.  3 categories are High School led Team (14-18), Female led team (11-18), Middle School led team (11-13). Cash scholarships awarded to winning team’s student athletes.  

For more information, visit the Celebrate Petworth site or contact James Salt.

Cost: Free
Time: 10am-4pm
Location: Petworth Recreation Center
Register on the Celebrate Petworth website >


Drew Schneider

Local DC blogger in Petworth, Washington DC.



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