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2012 H STREET FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 15; FEATURES ART CARS & ARTISTS, CRAFTERS MARKETPLACE, 12 LIVE PERFORMANCE STAGES, HUNDREDS OF VENDORS AND MORE

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H Street Main Street presents its annual H Street Festival on September 15, 2012 from 12-7pm on H Street, NE from 8th to 14th. The 2012 Festival will feature a wide variety of programming and events. The 2011 Festival attracted approximately 45,000 attendees; this year’s Festival is expected to draw even more.

Detailed schedules and lineups are posted on the Festival’s website www.hstreet.org and a listing of major highlights is just below:

8th Street Main Stage featuring headlining act, Chuchito Valdes
Kids and Family Stage (900 block)
Fashion Stage (10th and H)
Gospel Stage (11th and H)
District DJ Stage (1100 block)
Homegrown Bluegrass Stage (1100 block)
Baltimore Rock Opera Society Stage (12th and H)
Adult Entertainment Zone Stage (1200 block)
Gallaudet Stage (13th Street)
Joy of Motion Outdoor Dance Floor (1300 block)
Atlas Performing Arts Center Marquee Stage (1333 H)
14th Street Main Stage featuring headlining act Suttle Thoughts
Art Cars, Artists and a Crafters Marketplace
Dangerously Delicious Pie Eating Contest
Taylor Gourmet Hoagie Eating Contest
British Ink Tattoo Competition
Hair Show
Metro Mutts/Spot on Dog Training/Red Hook Lobster Pound Doggy Beach
Paintagon live street painting
Fundrise Build a Better City Exhibit
Cultural Tourism H Street NE Heritage Trail Kickoff

For up to the minute updates about Festival events, activities, performers and more, connect with the Festival:

On the web: www.hstreet.org
On Twitter: @HStreetDC (hashtags: #HStNE #HStFest)
On Facebook: www.facebook.com/HStreetFestival

 

PRESS CONTACT: Julia Robey Christian | H Street Main Street
PHONE/TEXT: 202.567.9705 EMAIL: julia.christian@hstreet.org

The 2012 H Street Festival is sponsored by Steuart Investment Company, 360° H Street, Wal-mart, Virgin Mobile, Louis Dreyfus Property Group, H Street Connection, H Street Community Development Corporation, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Pepco, Insight Property Group, Washington Gas, Washington City paper, DC Commission on Art & Humanities, DC Lottery, HDR Engineering, Inc, JAIR LYNCH Development Partners, Giant Food, Holland & Knight LLP, Department of Small and Local Business Development, DC Main Streets, Gallaudet University, AVA H Street Apartments, Washington Wholesale Liquors, Capitol Petroleum Group, DC Water, Bicycle Space

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