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Mayor Bowser to Host Second Annual Open Streets DC on Georgia Avenue

Friday, October 1, 2021

(Washington, DC) – On Saturday, October 2, at 10 am, Mayor Bowser and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will host Open Streets DC. More than 30,000 people are expected to attend this all-day event, which takes place along three miles of Georgia Avenue NW from Barry Place to Missouri Avenue. Starting at 6:00 a.m., the corridor will be open to provide safe spaces for people to walk, bike, scoot, and play — without vehicles — with programmed activities from 10 am through 3 pm.

Open Streets supports community and local businesses along the corridor. Businesses along the route will provide extra space for outdoor dining and other activation activities to showcase their businesses in the parking lane. In addition, five sponsored activation zones will provide hourly programmed classes and demonstrations including yoga, drum circles, live music, double dutch, traffic gardens, pop-up bike lanes, dancing, and more.

For details on all the planned activities and performances, visit openstreets.dc.gov.

When:
Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 10 am

Who:
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Government officials
 
Where:
Georgia Avenue, NW at New Hampshire Avenue, NW
*Closest Metro Station: Petworth Metro Station*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. 

The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment will provide a live feed of this event to watch from a safe, virtual space. To view event online visit mayor.dc.gov/live, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN) or any of the social media platforms below.

Social Media:
Mayor Bowser Twitter: @MayorBowser
Mayor Bowser Instagram: @Mayor_Bowser
Mayor Bowser Facebook: facebook.com/MayorMurielBowser
Mayor Bowser YouTube: https://www.bit.ly/eomvideos