Our signature events bring people back every year to celebrate the fun, unique and diverse character of our communities.


Columbia Heights Day

Every June we bring you the best local DC street party and you’re invited!! Join us in celebration of diversity and community with the neighborhood’s finest food, drink, and entertainment. 

Discover artisans, entrepreneurs, and area businesses in the heart of Columbia Heights. The fun is everywhere and for everyone! We have three stages of live music, dance, and free fitness classes. Kids can play at the carnival on the Harriet Tubman field while adults make their own fun at the beer garden. See you in June!

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Neighborhood Movie Nights

Catch some flicks on the silver screen right in your own neighborhood. Throughout the summer (Fridays in June) and into the fall (Fridays in September) we host a series of movie nights in our communities. The events are always free to the public (as is the popcorn)! We also feature concessions from some of our favorite local eateries. Brings your friends and family and enjoy movies the way they should be! Keep an eye out for our online movie votes and let your voice be heard!


Columbia Heights Tree Lighting Extravaganza & Happy Holiday Hours

On the first weekend in December Friday  we will be decking the halls, and by halls we mean the Columbia Heights Civic Plaza for the Annual Columbia Heights Tree Lighting Extravaganza. Merry makers will enjoy complimentary cocoa, candy canes, and carols. We might even be lucky enough to get a visit from Santa Claus! 

District Bridges Annual Gala

You love your community and so do we! So grab your friends, come dressed to the nines, and join us for the best night of the year! 

The District Bridges Annual Gala proceeds is a fundraising event that supports the continued work of District Bridges in Columbia Heights, Mount Pleasant, Parkview, Petworth, and Pleasant Plains. 

Join us for a spectacular night of food, fun, and fundraising! The evening will feature sips and snacks from some of the best restaurants across our five neighborhoods. We also have an incredible silent auction full local products, experiences, art, and much more. Come ready to bid! 

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Halloween Trick or Treat Spectacular

Every October 31st we host Trick-or-Treat Halloween events for neighborhood families in Columbia Heights including a children's costume contest, a doggie costume contest, and specials at all your favorite local restaurant haunts. Bring out your little ghouls and goblins for the spooky festivities and support your local business community!