A week long of events highlighting the culture, history,art,music and people of Congress Heights. First originating 36 years ago Congress Heights Week is the longest running festival East Of The River and this year will cumulate with Art All Night
Congress Heights Week 2018!
Run Of Shows
CH Art All Night 2018
Art All Night: Made in DC is Washington, DC’s free overnight arts festival, starting at 7:00 PM on Saturday, September 29, 2018 and running until 3:00 AM the following morning. The festival will take place in six DC Main Streets neighborhoods, bringing visual and performing arts, including painting, photography, sculpture, crafts, fashion, music, dance, theater, film, and poetry, to indoor and outdoor public and private spaces, including businesses.
Destination Congress Heights
Destination Congress Heights (Congress Heights Main Street) was chartered by the National Trust for Historic Preservations Main Street program in January of 2016. Destination Congress Heights is a program created by Congress Heights Community Training & Development Corporation a nonprofit, 501(c)3, led by a combination of community development professionals and local volunteers. The main street program is based on the National Trust for Historic Preservations nationally proven model The Main Street Four Point Approach which includes in emphasis in the areas of: organization of commercial revitalization efforts, promotion of neighborhood businesses and business districts, design and economic revitalization. The approach includes an underlying historic preservation ethic and provides local organizations with a mechanism to manage their neighborhood commercial districts and a structure to implement commercial revitalization activities that will achieve the stakeholders goals for the commercial district.