The 2017 Lotus and Water Lily Festival at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

Date: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
The 2017 Lotus and Water Lily Festival at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

*Please note this is an OFF CAMPUS event."

Find Your Park in the wild wetlands of Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens at the annual Lotus and Water Lily Festival! Celebrate global culture with FREE activities for the whole family:
See a spectacular display of lotus and water lilies in full bloom!
Enjoy gardening workshops & traditional Asian & African dancing performances! 

Hands-on activities including face painting, lotus tea tasting, and painting demonstrations! Educational and cultural exhibitors and much more! 

Double Nickel's Theatre's Mobile Porch will also be on-site for a day of storytelling, performances, and other great programming! DNT is an official non-resident partner of THEARC. The organization produces theatrical presentations using reminiscence theatre to reinvigorate the art of conversation and to communicate across generations and cultures.
 

Location:

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

1505 Anacostia Avenue, NE 

Washington, DC 20019

Getting There:

On Sat July 15 a free shuttle service will run between free parking at Kenilworth Park on Deane Ave NE., the Minnesota Ave Metro Station, and Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens until 5 p.m. This metro is located on the orange line and the shuttle is free. High visitation is expected at this event, use of public transportation is strongly recommended. 

Accessible parking is available at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens. 

The Anacostia Riverwalk Trail is another great option for accessing the weeklong festival. Bike, run or hike along the trail from Bladensburg Waterfront Park in Bladensburg, Maryland or from the skating pavilion in Anacostia Park to get to Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens.

Click here to download a copy of the shuttle map for the July 15 events shown below.

Event Type: 
Family Event
Subject: 
Arts
Subject: 
Recreation
Age: 
Early childhood
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Youth
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Teen
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Adult
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Senior
Cost: 
Free