This weekend, the Union Market District is kicking off Spring and celebrating the diverse collection of businesses, both old and new, with a daylong street fest featuring food and activities from district neighbors and partners including Trader Joe’s, Politics and Prose, Cotton and Reed, Masseria, Pluma by Bluebird Bakery, A. Litteri, Blue Bottle Coffee, DC United and more.
The free, family-friendly day will take place Saturday April 7, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm. The festival will be spread across the entire Union Market District, including venues 4th x Neal, Angelika, Dock 5, 4th x Morse Street and the Market itself.
From all-day live music at Neal Place to a pop-up bookshop by Politics & Prose and a number of food trucks lining Neal Place NE, the entire district, long known for attracting innovative retail as well as launching and scaling businesses, will be activated for a day of creativity and community.
O-Ku Sushi chef Bryan Emperor will host a special pop-up omakase experience inside the market from 12:00-4:00pm while Michelin-starred chef Nick Stefanelli will be selling to-go breakfast on Masseria’s patio. Meet under the Yoko Ono mural on 6th Street for spoken word poetry and dance off the winter blues with DC’s favorite DJ’s and live music. Full schedule listed on link below.
Union Market. 7003, 1309 5th St NE, Washington, DC 20002. (301) 347-3998.