Anacostia River Festival

The National Park Service and the 11th Street Bridge Park will present the 9th Annual Anacostia River Festival today, Saturday, May 20th from 1 to 4 p.m. at Anacostia Park off Good Hope Road & Anacostia Drive SE. The 2023 Anacostia River Festival’s theme is “Breaking New Ground, 100 Years of Innovation.” The Anacostia River Festival focuses on improving the health of the Anacostia River and the exciting experiences you can have in Anacostia Park and on the river. The event is free. Anacostia Park welcomes District residents and visitors alike to communities and parks east of the river. One of this year’s highlights will be a parade of vintage cars along Anacostia Drive at 1 p.m. The main festival grounds at Good Hope Road and Anacostia Drive will feature special live musical performances from the U.S. Navy Band, the Eastern High School Marching Band, The Experience Band, New…