This Weekend: Films and Festivals in the City


DC Shorts Film Festival

September 10 – 20, 2015

dcshortsThe 2015 DC Shorts Film Festival will showcase one of the largest collections of short films in the country. Out of 1,300 entries, 125 unique films were selected that reflect 24 nations from across the globe.

Films can be viewed in person at participating venues in Downtown Washington, DC or online (online access is only available during the festival, and will be turned off at midnight, September 20).

The event will also feature tons of parties for filmmakers and film lovers alike. Get more info here.

Curbside Cook-off

Saturday, September 12, 2015  

curbsidecookoffThis daylong festival and throw down at Storey Park will feature the most epic assembly of food trucks in the city. Throughout the day, guests can try a range of culinary concepts, check out live entertainment and browse through on-site fashion trucks.

The trucks are in the running for a number of awards including Chef of the Year, Best New Food Truck, Outstanding Customer Service, Food Truck Design of the Year, Breakthrough Dish and more. For the first time, food truck fans can get in on the action with the Fan Face-Off, where two fans are paired with food truck sous chefs. 

Tickets are $8. Get more info here.

17th Street Festival

Saturday, September 12, 2015

17thThe 6th annual 17th Street Festival is a free community event that celebrates the 17th Street Corridor from R Street to P Street. From 12:00pm – 6:00pm the event will feature an art show, business specials, an entertainment stage, a kids zone, local vendors, a pet zone and more sponsored by Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets.

Get more info here.

Adams Morgan Day

Sunday, September 13, 2015

adamsdayThe 2015 Adams Morgan Day celebration will take place from 12:00pm –  6:00pm along 18th Street and Columbia Road in Adams Morgan.

While the streets will be open during the day-long activities, participating restaurants and businesses will offer personalized deals and entertainment.

Get more info here.
Bonus: Don’t forget to catch the last Truckeroo of the year!

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