What started as a test of the local indie music scene is now in its third successful year. The DC Music Rocks Festival is returning to the 9:30 Club on Saturday, August 17th with five local DC bands, and seven singer-songwriters and the Musicianship Drumline. It’s an awesome event of music!Read More
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The 6th Annual Kennedy Street Festival is happening on June 22nd from 12-4pm in parking lots and in front of businesses along the the 300-800 blocks of Kennedy Street NW.
Here’s all the details!Read More
The Petworthpalooza show at the 2017 Celebrate Petworth Festival was a big success -- hundreds came out to enjoy free music from local area musicians, $5 beer and the pleasure of hanging out with their neighbors. So we're doing it again! Check out the line-up!Read More
Petworth has a long history of being a residential neighborhood where people buy homes, raise families and work to create a community. Come here local residents and historians talk about DC and Petworth. Here’s a run-down of the event at the Petworth History Tent…Read More
This year, the Celebrate Petworth Festival will be happening on September 8th from 11-5pm on the 800 block of Upshur. As in past years, businesses, organizations and individuals will be coming together to celebrate the creatively, diversity, culture, people and quality of life of our neighborhood.Read More
The Kennedy Street Festival is back on Saturday, June 9th, and it's going to be a full day of fun, food, music, kids activities, vendors and so much more! Here's a rundown of the day's events…Read More
The 5th Annual Kennedy Street Festival will take place this year on Saturday, June 9th from 11am – 3pm, and this year’s theme will be Catch, Taste and See the Rainbow of Kennedy Street NW. They're looking for entertainers to perform, vendors to sell or share information, and volunteers to help make it all amazing (again!).Read More
Check out the DC Music Rocks Festival at the 9:30 Club!
This upcoming show sounds awesome. DC Music Rocks, which profiles local DC musicians and bands on 96.7FM and via podcast, is holding its first local music festival at the 9:30 Club on Saturday, September 2nd. And hey, Petworth News is one of the sponsors!Read More
No, it's not a huge crime scene... it's "Beat the Streets," the annual street fair put on by MPD and DC agencies on 9th Street between Upshur and Taylor Streets NW. It started at 2pm and goes until 7pm on Wednesday, July 26th.Read More
The Kennedy Street Festival starts at 11am on Saturday, June 24th between 3rd Street and 8th Street NW. There will be tons of great vendors out, along with food trucks, entertainment, kids activities and more. See the full vendor list!Read More
Food trucks, music, tons of vendors, schools, government agencies and more will be waiting for you along Kennedy Street between 3rd St and 8th St NW on Saturday, June 24th from 11-3pm at the Kennedy Street Festival.Read More
The Powell Elementary Spring Carnival is Saturday, May 20th from 10am - 3pm on the Roosevelt High School football field. This is the third year for the Carnival, and it promises to be even bigger with more events and fun for the entire Petworth neighborhood, kids and adults alike!