Fall Fest 2017 🗓

September 30 | 10am-4pm | FREE

Rhode Island Avenue’s Signature Event! Fall Fest showcases our beautiful tree-lined commercial district in one of the hottest real estate markets in DC and attracts thousands of visitors for a day full of shopping, food, and entertainment for the whole family.

THANK YOU for making this year’s Fall Fest so fantastic!
Check out the recap video, created by Studio 202

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2017 Procrastinator’s Holiday Market 🗓

Join us for the 3rd Annual RIAMS Procrastinator’s Holiday Market!
Featuring local arts and crafts vendors, entertainment, holiday card-making station, photos with Santa, food + beverages plus all the extra tinsel and merriment of last minute holiday shopping!

December 16 | 10am-8pm | FREE
1300 Block of Rhode Island Avenue Northeast
Between Brentwood Road and Montana Avenue*

This is a RAIN or SHINE event, with activities for the entire family.
*Please note the location change from last year

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Pokemon Go Day is Coming to RIA NE!

Pokemon Go Graphic

Pokemon Go Graphic

Gotta Catch ’em All – on RIA Main Street! (Follow this event on Facebook for the latest details.)

On Saturday, August 13, charge those phone batteries, and join us on RIA Main Street for a big day of fun, food, and Pokemon.

Businesses up and down the RIA Main Street corridor are offering specials to Pokemon Trainers. At participating shops, show them your Pokemon Go app on your phone, and get specials and discounts!

Bonus: We’ll be putting up lures at various Poke stops up and down the corridor, all day long!

New to Pokemon Go?

Start off your day at our Pokemon Go Boot Camp. Meet Pokemon Go coaches in front of Zeke’s Coffee (2300 Rhode Island Ave NE) at 10 a.m., and we’ll help you get all set up and ready to play.

Participating Businesses:

(We’ll be updating this list with specials – check back soon!)

  • Rita’s Rhode Island Ave (2318 Rhode Island Ave NE)
  • Zeke’s Coffee of DC (2300 Rhode Island Ave NE)
  • The Museum DC (2014 Rhode Island Ave NE)
  • Good Food Markets (2006 Rhode Island Ave NE)
  • Global Print Master (2004 Rhode Island Ave NE
  • The Public Option (1601 Rhode Island Ave NE)
  • The Bakers’ Lounge (2701 12th Street NE)
  • Carolina Kitchen (2350 Washington Place NE)
  • Hands on Drums (600 Rhode Island Ave NE)

Special events schedule for the day:

Pokemon Go Day runs from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., but here are a few special events happening during the day – be sure to check them out

  • 10 – 10:30 a.m. – Pokemon Go Boot Camp (in front of Zeke’s Coffee of DC
  • 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Art in the Park(ing Lot) Backyard BBQ, featuring the Bub City BBQ Rig, hosted by RIA and Recreative Spaces (1301 Rhode Island Ave NE)
  • 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Art Enables – Ward 5 Wonders & New Works Exhibition and Reception (2204 Rhode Island Ave NE)
  • 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Lures will go up on Poke stops at different spots on RIA Main Street throughout the day