Art All Night @CongressHeights

Sat, Sept 23

Art All Night – the Chocolate City Edition – welcomes all to come experience all forms of visual and performing arts, that takes you on a journey across the DC African American Diaspora.  Through myriad forms of art and cuisine, there will be over 20 venues featuring over 300 artists celebrating the history and future of Gospel, Blues, Jazz, R&B (Old and New Skool), Rap, Hip-Hop, Go-Go, Reggae, Soca, Latin, Cuban, Afro-Beat.

Pick up your neighborhood map, wristband, and free giveaways at the welcome center!


The Mixing Pot

  • Congress Heights Arts & Culture Center
  • 3200 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE
  • Family Friendly Activities-6PM -9PM
  • Adult Activities-10PM-3AM
Side Walk Plaza I
  • Nail Salon
  • JB Barber Shop
  • My 3 Sons
  • 7PM-11PM
Gospel Explosion
  • Traditional and Modern Singing, Praise, Worship and Art
  • Brighter Day Ministries
  • 421 Alabama Ave SE
  • 6 PM – 11 PM
Blue Note Speakeasy
  • Be-Bop, Straight Ahead, Fusion & Smooth Jazz with spoken word
  • 3115, 3117 & 3119 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE,
Side Walk Plaza II  Hip-Hop Block Party
  • Congress Heights Plaza
  • 3109 Martin Luther King Jr Ave & 5th Street SE,
  • 6 PM —2 AM
Chocolate Factory: Old Skool
  • Democracy Prep
  • 3100 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE
Side Walk Plaza III
  • Devine Styles
  • Expert Barber Shop
  • Capitol City Creamery
  • 7PM-11PM
Side Walk Plaza IV
  • City Beats
  • 7PM-11PM
Play In Art All Night/ Kids Zone
  • Shepard Park- MLK & Malcolm X   
  • 4PM-8PM
Side Walk Plaza V
  • Pro Cut Barbershop
  • Auiztouna
  • 7PM-11PM
Arts Inclusion Of The African Diaspora Panel
  • UPO Petey Greene Community Center
  • 2907 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE
  • 7 PM -10 PM
Chuck Brown Go-Go House
  • The history, music, art and culture of home grown Go-Go
  • Pepco — Building
  • 2804 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE,
  • 6PM-2AM
A-Afro Caribbean Festival
  • 2801 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE,
  • 7PM-2AM
B-Midnight Brunch Jam Session
  • 12AM-3AM
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