Find cheap tickets to Washington, D.C. and have a blast at this annual festival full of dance, music, food and more. The 2011 Festival will be D.C.’s 36th annual Adams Morgan Day. Held every year on the second Sunday of September, this festival is coming up fast but you still have time to search for the cheapest airline and reserve your flight tickets.
The Adams Morgan neighborhood is normally known for its upscale, businesslike setting, but for this traditional fall festival, both residents and visitors really show the rest of D.C. how to live it up. There is live music all day long and you’ll be able to both watch and participate in dance performances. This year’s Dance Plaza will feature Latin Dance workshops. After taking cheap airline flights, you can work on your Mexican folk dances, rumba steps, salsa turns and more. Every event at Adams Morgan Day is covered by an area of about four blocks, so you can see and do as much as you want without having to navigate large parts of the neighborhood. You can spend as little as an hour or two or as long as the full day at this Adams Morgan festival, either way making good use of your air flights to and from the D.C. area.
There is both a Kids Area and a Pet Zone at Adams Morgan Day, accommodating all kinds of visitors. Kids will love the moon bounce, wall climbing, interactive science exhibits and more. Both D.C. locals and exhibitors arriving by flights to Washington, D.C. will be at the Green Pavilion to demonstrate and advertise eco-friendly solutions and suggestions for urban living. Most of the exciting music acts take place at two venues; the Columbia Stage and the Florida Stage, although you can also check out Jazz Oasis in the Park for more low-key and relaxed entertainment. The Culture Stage showcases other performing arts like poetry reading and theater skits.
Although visitors arrive on flights to Washington, D.C. from all over the country, this festival is unique in its emphasis on community. A group of area nonprofits, organized under the umbrella organization called Adams Morgan Main Street, designs and funds this memorable event.
Adams Morgan Day first lit up this neighborhood back in 1978. The festival usually has an estimated attendance of 25,000 people. Arts on Belmont, a block of artisans selling their own products, opens at 10:00am while the rest of the festival opens at noon. You can reach Adams Morgan by taking the metro to the Woodley Park Zoo / Adams Morgan station.
So if you want to be there, start looking for those cheap flights to Washington, D.C. and don’t miss Adams Morgan Day 2011.