District of Columbia Department of Parks and Recreation

08/22/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/22/2019 23:27

Bowser Administration Hosts 4th Annual Taste of the World Festival

DPR Media Contact:

Michael Tucker Jr., (202) 717-4242, [email protected]

(Washington, DC) - On Saturday, August 24, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Bowser Administration, led by the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), celebrates the 4th Annual Taste of the World Festival to highlight the diversity of international communities living and thriving in the District. The festival is free and open to the public.

The festival will showcase Colombia, Zambia, Peru, Greece, Korea and several Caribbean countries. Featured activities include an alpaca petting zoo, Korean calligraphy display, traditional dance between Peruvian Paso horse and rider, a children's zone, a Caribbean game station, Caribbean bingo, and more. Residents can also shop for handmade and customary items.

Saturday, August 24, 2019
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

La Colombopercutiva - Immigrant Collective (Music)
Zed Trio - Zambia (Dance)
Marinera a Caballo - Peru (Dance with horse)
Karouzi Trio- Greece (Music)
La Marvela - Colombia (Music/Dance)
Grupo Miel - Tropical Music

Guy Mason Recreation Center
3600 Calvert St. NW, Washington DC 20011

DPR encourages guests to come wearing traditional dress or tropical attire. For more information or to RSVP, click HERE. Follow the hashtag #TastetheWorldDC


About DPR
The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) provides quality urban recreation and leisure services for residents and visitors to the District of Columbia. DPR supervises and maintains area parks, community facilities, swimming pools and spray parks, and neighborhood recreation centers. The agency also coordinates a wide variety of recreation and educational programs including sports leagues, youth development, therapeutic recreation, aquatic programming, outdoor adventure, camping, and senior citizen activities. Adaptive programs and facilities are available for persons with disabilities.