7th Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival

Arts Festival EXPECTS 4,500 VISITORS THIS SEPTEMBER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 28, 2014

Contact:  Stuart Eisenberg, Hyattsville CDC

(301) 683-8267  eisenberg@hyattsvillecdc.org

 

The Hyattsville Community Development Corporation will present the Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival along Baltimore Ave. (Route 1) and Jefferson St. on Saturday, September 13, 2014, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. with the generous support of the following sponsors: in business support StreetsensePulte HomesEYA HomesPalette at Arts District Apartments; in organization support The City of HyattsvilleM-NCPPC Prince George’s County Department of Parks and RecreationMaryland State Arts CouncilPrince George’s Arts & Humanities CouncilATHA Inc./Maryland Milestones; and in media support East City ArtCrafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fair by Washington City Paper and Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center to date.

 

Over 70 visual artists and artisans, musicians and dancers will gather and be featured along the neighborhood streets of Arts District Hyattsville, showcasing the talented arts community in Hyattsville and the Gateway Arts District. The town center features anchors such as Busboys and Poets, a regional restaurant and performance venue, and Yes! Organic Market, a regional grocery selling healthful food, supplements and body care products. Enjoy local beer on-site from Franklin’s Restaurant & Brewery, joined with delicious food and drink by Arts District Hyattsville restaurants Busboys and Poets, Chipotle, Elevation Burger, Spice 6, Tara Thai, Yogi Castle and Jimmy Johns.

 

An exhibitors and performers listing are now online, at https://hyattsvilleartsfestival.com/. The Festival welcomes back children’s arts activities lead by Art Works Studio School and Joe’s Movement Emporium & World Arts Focus, and more.

 

Guests can stroll Jefferson Street and its adjacent sidewalks along Route 1 to view and purchase original artwork by local Prince George’s County and D.C. area artists. Guests are invited to explore our corridor’s retailers, suppliers, and non-profits by car and on foot, visiting destinations such as new housing at Arts District Hyattsville in the form of row houses by Pulte and EYA Homes, apartments by Palette at Arts District, the Mount Rainier Artists’ Lofts stores, Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center, and the M-NCPPC Brentwood Arts Exchange and artist studios located within the Gateway Arts Center. Last year’s festival drew over 4,000 guests, we welcome you to mix and mingle at the Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival. — https://hyattsvilleartsfestival.com/

 

 


 

Who/What/When/Where/Why (in English)

WHAT: The Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival

WHEN: Saturday, September 13, 2014, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

WHERE: The intersection of Baltimore Avenue (Route 1) & Jefferson Street; 5331 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD 20781. Shoppes at Arts District Hyattsville retail shopping center in the Gateway Arts District of Prince George’s County.

WHO: Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (301-683-8267), eisenberg@hyattsvillecdc.org)

See over 70 exhibiting artists, enjoy live entertainment on 3 stages, and eat some great food on the happening streets of Hyattsville. Last year, over 4,000 DC-area art lovers lined 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 can explore our emerging restaurant district along the corridor. https://hyattsvilleartsfestival.com/

Join us at the newly opened retail town center located in the Gateway Arts District of Prince George’s County  and anchored by Busboys and Poets and Yes! Organic Market, among several other fine retailers and restaurants.

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  • You’re invited to the Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival on Sat. Sep. 13th 11a-5p in the Gateway Arts District. See over 70 exhibiting artists, live entertainment on 3 stages, great food, shops and galleries. www.hyattsvillearts.com
    • See over 70 exhibiting artists, enjoy live entertainment and eat some great food on the happening streets of Hyattsville. Directions, photo gallery, and parking map are available at https://hyattsvilleartsfestival.com/

Long (under 300 characters): You’re invited to the Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival on Sat. Sept. 13 11a-5p in the Gateway Arts District of Prince George’s County. Check out over 70 exhibiting artists, live entertainment on 3 stages, great food, shops and galleries. www.hyattsvillearts.com

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