YES! This event is free, however, our permit has an occupancy capacity and we need to track the number of guests. Please register and reserve a ticket online!The tickets are free on Eventbrite. We kindly ask you to click the “donate whatever you like” and make a donation at check out to support our mission. We are raising funds for our charity and it is pretty costly to put on an event of this scale. donations music programs disadvantaged youth and help cover the festival's costs.
Malcolm X Park is originally known as Meridian Hill Park and is located at 16th Street NW & W Street NW, Washington, DC 20009. The Park has an upper and lower tier. #CapHouseFest is on the upper tier. It is best to enter at either 16th Street NW at Euclid Streets or 15th Street NW at Euclid Street or the side entrances in the middle of either 16th or 15th Streets at Chaplin NW Street.
Our one-day festival in Malcolm X park has all the ambiance you need. The 12 acre park has plenty of grassy areas and beautiful trees to provide shade.To make sure you have a great time, we recommend bringing: picnic baskets, blankets, lawn chairs, fans, sunglasses, coolers, #CapFest rally towels, your dancing shoes and plenty of friends!
Street parking and paid parking is available but limited as it is throughout the DC. We strongly recommend grabbing an Uber or Lyft or using public transportation. See the maps.Via Columbia Heights Metro Station (Green or Yellow line); walk a couple of blocks South on 14th Street and then west towards 15th Street the park. Follow the beat!Via U Street Metro Station (Green or Yellow line); Walk west toward 15th Street, turn right on 15th Street (North) two blocks to W Street. Follow the beat!
Yes, it is a National Park with permanent handicap accessible, gender-neutral restrooms with changing tables for infants. They are located near the 15th & Euclid Street entrance in a stand alone building (see map).Of course, bring your water bottles. There are water fountains outside the restrooms spurting out Potomac Punch!
Please pick up your trash. The National Park Service requires that all visitors take their trash with them. Bring clear plastic bags for trash. Please clean up your area (mess)! We must leave the park cleaner than when you found it.
You can trust that you will be high on the positive vibes and grooves.Although Marijuana is legal in D.C., Meridian Hill (Malcolm X) Park is Federal property and part of the National Park Service where it is illegal. Security is contracted and patrolled by the United States Park Police. Alcohol and open containers of alcoholic beverages are also prohibited on federal property.
The National Park Service prohibits all vending on federal grounds. All other commercial activity will be shut down, and unauthorized vendors/sellers will be removed from festival grounds by the United States Park Police.
Absolutely! We need reliable volunteers; we need medics (nurses) and staff to help set up and manage both of our 2020 festivals. If you are interested in learning more about how you can help, fill out the form on our contact page! (Link to Contact Page). Of course, all volunteers will receive cool swag!
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