Creative Life in the Gateway Arts District
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.
Organized 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 http://hyattsvilleartsfestival.com/?page_id=2055
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 http://hyattsvilleartsfestival.com/.
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.
Are 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.