It’s "all-you-can-play" at Powell’s Spring Community Carnival

Face-painting and other activities at the Community Carnival

Powell Bilingual Elementary School is hosting its Fifth Annual Spring Community Carnival on June 1st from 11am - 5pm — and this year’s event promises to be a ton of fun for kids and adults in the neighborhood. 

Join the awesome Powell community for food, games, music, performances and general carnival merriment. Proceeds will support school activities such as classroom technologies and supplies, field trips and much, much more.

Councilmember Elissa Silverman will be on-hand to make balloon animals!

Fun activities include:

  • 24 foot Rock Climbing wall

  • 2 Moonbounces and 2 obstacle courses

  • Face-painting 

  • Balloon animals (by Councilmember Elissa Silverman!)

  • Powell teachers vs. parents soccer match (Upshur Soccer Pitch at 10:00am)

  • Fire Truck Touch

  • DC Self Defense Karate demonstrations

  • Amazing homemade & restaurant food

  • Great raffle prizes

  • Many more games and prizes for kids

Parent volunteers help make the event amazing!

There will also be an international food court featuring homemade delicacies by the talented Powell families and local restaurants, a grill station serving burgers, hot dogs and homemade pupusas, and a bake sale with all the sweets you can ask for!

There will be live performances by the Pointless Theatre Co., CHEC Afro Pan American Ensemble, National Conservatory of Arts and Powell Students. With amazing music all day from the DJs of Words Beats & Life.

Not to forgot, the event will include a raffle drawing. Lucky winners will get an iPad, $200 cash; VIP sports tickets donated by Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd office and more. 

You can buy tickets… or buy a bracelet by May 30th and go “all-you-can-play”

Get an “all-you-can-play” bracelet and don’t worry about tickets

You can order an all-access games / activities bracelet for $15 (through May 30th). After that, the bracelets will cost $20 at the event. If you’d prefer to buy individual tickets you can do that at the event. 

Local businesses like Annie’s Ace Hardware help make this Carnival happen. (And Petworth News is a sponsor, too!)

The carnival is June 1st from 11am - 5pm at Powell’s playground. You can enter through the school parking lot at Taylor Street, next to 14th Street. 

This is a perfect chance to support the school and Petworth community while having an amazing time!