If you are near the Washington, DC area and like art, this is the one show not to miss 1300 artists are showing, multitudes of live bands performing on 5 stages simultaneously, live plays dance, film, and free workshops for adults and kids too. Plus free parking after 4 and weekends, and entry is free too. You do have to pay for drinks and food. It's been a couple years since the last Artomatic, but this one is bigger than any before.
1851 S. Bell Street, Crystal City, Virginia
Doors open 6 p.m. on Friday, May 18!
1,300 artists and performers take over an 11-story building and turn it into
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Plan your visit
Artomatic is the DC area's biggest arts festival. It features all kinds of art: visual art, music, performance, film, fashion, and more. And it is run entirely by volunteers. Check the events calendar for specific happenings -- daytime workshops for kids, DJ appearances, comedy acts and even wine tastings.
When: May 18 to June 23
Opening night is Friday, May 18! Doors open at 6 p.m.
- Wednesdays and Thursdays: noon – 10 pm
- Fridays and Saturdays: noon – 1 am
- Sundays: noon – 5 pm
- Closed Mondays and Tuesdays