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Takoma Langley Crossroad’s SpringFest
May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us for SpringFest an international festival of food, crafts, and culture. Experience the best in ethnic-cuisine from the Takoma/Langley Crossroads, featuring local restaurants serving up their top dishes and market vendors selling a variety of tasty treats and beverages. Pair that with a beer from newly opened Silver Branch Brewery. Settle in for a day of lively live-music and dancing at the festival mainstage, featuring some of the best local talent in the world-music scene. Family friendly fun includes facepainting, and jugglers!
We are excited to include a live art demonstration at SpringFest.
Guatemalan artist Ubaldo Sanchez will create an “Alfombras de Aserrin” “Sawdust Carpet.” A traditional springtime activity in Latin America where colored sawdust is laid-out on the ground creating brightly colored patterns and designs like a carpet. https://festival.si.edu/blog/alfombras-de-aserrin-guatemalan-sawdust-carpets
1-2:30pm: Live Performance by Ocho de Bastos (Eight of Clubs). A Latin Pop Rock Band with a unique guitar sound blended with powerful drums, Latin percussion, and catchy brass riffs.
3-4pm: Enjoy a live performance by Africa Unplugged, using traditional percussion instruments from West Africa to make funky, soulful dance music and tell stories from the old world and the new.
4:30-6pm: La Unica, “the one and only”, a pan-genre party band fusing Irish folk and Latin Rhythms. “Melting Pot Grooves.”
Street parking will be available on Hammond Avenue, Kennewick Avenue, and Lockney Avenue. The entrance to these streets is available through Merrimac Drive.
Complete listing of vendors found here: http://takomalangley.org/springfest-vendors-2019/
Hosted by the Takoma Langley Crossroads Development Authority