Fall Fun Day Set for Saturday, October 29 – Free Crafts, Trick or Treating, Dog Parade

Monday October 10, 2016

From adorable mini-monsters to the most creative dog costumes in town, the plaza at 5th & K Street, NW in Mount Vernon Triangle will be all about Halloween on Saturday, October 29 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM for the annual Mount Vernon Triangle Fall Fun Day. The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District welcomes families and their four-legged friends for a free event marking the final day of the MVT FRESHFARM Farm Stand. Free activities include mini pumpkin painting, face painting, apple cider, free popcorn courtesy 5th Street Ace Hardware, a dog costume parade on the red carpet with prizes for the top three costumes and gifts for every participant, a pumpkin decorating contest starring hand-crafted creative pumpkins from Mount Vernon Triangle businesses and plenty of sweet treats for everyone.

Thank you to our Market sponsors for a fantastic 2016 season: 450K, Lyric 440K Apartments, Meridian at Mount Vernon Triangle, #BostonProperties, Texas de Brazil, #SteuartInvestmentCompany

Please support our Fall Fun Day Event Sponsors: The Aspen Apartments DC, Anytime K9, LLC, 5th Street Ace Hardware, A Baked Joint

Fall Fun Day Schedule:

10:00 AM — Face Painting, Mini Pumpkin Painting, Games & Sweets, Pumpkin Decorating Contest

10:30 AM — Mini-Monsters Trick or Treating (Meet at 5th & K Street Plaza)

11:30 AM — Dog Costume Parade & Contest (Meet at 11:15 at 5th & I Streets, NW at Milian Park for start of parade to 5th & K)

The Farm Stand will be open from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM with an abundance of organic fall tree fruits, vegetables, eggs, breads and more.

About The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District
The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District is a private, nonprofit organization established to enhance the overall quality of life for all members of the community including residents, visitors, business owners, and property owners in the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood in Downtown DC. The Mount Vernon Triangle is considered to be one of Washington DC’s best examples of a mixed-use community, a vibrant neighborhood in the heart of the City—both geographically and culturally. Its boundaries include 17 blocks within the East End of downtown Washington, D.C., bordered by Seventh Street to the west, Massachusetts Avenue to the south, New York Avenue to the north and New Jersey Avenue to the east. The Mount Vernon Triangle is a welcoming, authentic, and centered neighborhood that mirrors the City’s unique mix of historic and modern buildings, longtime and new residents, and diverse cultures, restaurants, and urban experiences. For more information, we invite you to explore our website at or follow us on Facebook at, Twitter @MVTCID, Instagram and Flickr