Creative Life in the Gateway Arts District

8th Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival: Saturday, September 19th!

Photo by Chris Suspect. Hyattsville Arts Festival 2014

Photo by Chris Suspect. Hyattsville Arts Festival 2014

The 8th Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival is right around the corner, coming to the Gateway Arts District Saturday, September 19 and running from 11 am – 5 pm.

See over 70 exhibiting artists, enjoy live entertainment, and eat some of your favorite foods block by block in the vibrant community of Hyattsville, MD. Join over 4,500 DC-area art lovers and line the streets of the Arts District Hyattsville shopping center to experience amazing arts and crafts, numerous live performances, as well as tasty local food and drink. This year’s visitors will find exciting new housing to tour, including new apartments, condos, and row homes; visit new retail shops; and explore our emerging restaurant district along the corridor.

Cheick-Hamala-Diabate-BangorOrganized by the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation.

We are thrilled to announce the scheduled line-up for the 6 performance acts. For full biographies, photos, and videos of each artist, click here to visit

Sponsors include streetsense, Hon. Council Member Deni Taveras Councilmember Prince George’s County District 2 , Hyattsville, Maryland – Municipal Government, The Prince George’s County Revenue Authority,Washington Suburban Sanitary Commison (WSSC), The Neighborhoods of EYA, Washington City Paper’s Crafty Bastards: Arts & Crafts Fair, Cricket Wireless, Palette Arts District Hyattsville, and the Maryland State Arts Council; A full list of all sponsors can be found at

Check out the Downtown Hyattsville checklist for other amazing Hyattsville things to do including #5: Grab a coffee julep at Vigilante Coffee’s Roastery and #13: Visit the new Skate Park down Route 1 and enjoy a nature walk along the Stream Valley.

9788672073_cd00ae5d79_kAre you a visual person that needs to see it to believe it? Take a look at the Photo Gallery with gorgeous photos from last year’s Festival showcasing all the fun that you and your family can have right here in the Gateway Arts District!

Need more information to tempt you out Saturday afternoon? The Exhibitors List showcases the artists and artisans whose wears, we know, you’ll spend hours perusing. Art Works Now provides Children’s Arts Activities and Joe’s Movement Emporium does Hula-Hooping! Hope Honey Farm, LLC Local sells gorgeous Honey & Handmade Bath & Body Products while Tanglewood Works Upcycled Home Furnishings displays amazing Jewelry and Artistic Inventions.

Last but not least, be sure you check out the Performers Schedule so you’ll know just when each amazing act takes the stage.


About neenajoe

Joe’s Movement Emporium is a cultural arts hub that acts as a catalyst for creativity and economic opportunity for all through productions and programs in education, artist services and work readiness. Located in the town center of Mount Rainier, Maryland within the Prince George’s County Gateway Arts District, the organization supports and promotes creative projects of local artists and community groups. For additional information on programs and events, please visit

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