National Night Out in Mount Vernon Triangle

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Aug 1 | 6:00 PM

National Night Out in Mount Vernon Triangle

Milian Park
5th & Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Event Description: 

The MVT CID invites residents, neighbors and visitors to National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1 from 6 PM to 8 PM at Milian Park at 5th & Massachusetts Avenue, NW. The annual event, celebrated in cities throughout the United States and in every police district in Washington, DC, generates support for, and participation in, local anti-crime and emergency preparedness programs and strengthens neighborhood spirit.

Join us for an evening of community-building and engagement as you:

  • Meet Hwajung Kim of the Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs
  • Explore safety tips and check out an MPD cruiser with officers of the Metropolitan Police Department Asian Liaison Unit
  • Trot on over to meet a police horse and a United States Park Police SWAT Unit
  • Talk about our local parks with National Park Service team members

Enjoy complimentary samples of some of the MVT’s favorite foods, including:

  • A Baked Joint, featuring house made breaks with olive oil and homemade jams
  • Tropical Smoothie Café, serving their famous smoothies
  • Fresh hot popcorn from 5th Street Ace Hardware
  • Treats from Texas de Brazil

Free, family-friendly activities will include a moon bounce, face painter and a Tunes in the Triangle concert featuring funk/soul/R&B artist, Zach Cutler. People of all ages will be delighted to visit with the famous “Golden Mandarin Ducks”, miniature fancy animal creations that are a companion to the Fancy Animal Carnival sculptures by artist Hung Yi that are featured in neighborhoods throughout DC this summer. Join the fun and share your duckling images as part of the hashtag #fancyanimalcarnival campaign!

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Organization: 
Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District