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Colorful Fest 2021 - Attendees

Sun October 17, 2021 Dock 5 @ Union Market
Washington, DC 20002 US


Block Party & Fair

The lively Block Party & Fair will include entertainment, an As You Are Bar pop-up, and dancing throughout the day. Join us as we once again celebrate our vibrant and colorful LGBTQ+ community! 


The Capital Pride Alliance is excited to invite you to experience the first annual Colorful Fest, including a Block Party & Fair at Dock 5, located at Union Market, on Sunday, October 17, 2021, proudly presented by Xfinity and Nissan. It will feature small independent businesses, community groups, artisans, and food. In addition, it will include entertainment throughout the day, including Grammy Award Winner Tracy Young to headline the tea dance, and an As You Are Bar pop-up.

Join us as we once again celebrate our vibrant and colorful LGBTQ+ community!

With thanks to our Colorful Fest Presenters, Xfinity and Nissan, and our proud Advocates including Amazon, Booz Allen Hamilton, The Human Rights Campaign, CareFirst, Tito’s, Heineken, Wegmans, and Barefoot Wine & Bubbly.


Health & Safety

The Capital Pride Alliance is actively monitoring the incidence of COVID-19 in our region. If you are sick or feel that you are getting sick, we ask that you please stay home. Older adults and persons with underlying health conditions are considered to be at increased risk of severe illness and complications from COVID-19. Examples of underlying health conditions include heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, people with weakened immune systems, and people who are pregnant. The CDC recommends that people in high-risk groups consult with their healthcare providers about attending large gatherings. Facemasks will not be required during these outdoor events; however, only individuals with proof of vaccination may enter the Colorful Fest Block Party. Capital Pride Alliance staff, volunteers, performers, and vendors are required to show proof of vaccination to participate in the event.

Please keep in mind the CDC recommendations on how to keep yourself and others healthy:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.

In need of a vaccination? Visit: For up-to-date information on COVID-19, please visit


Dock 5 @ Union Market
1309 5th St NE
Washington, DC 20002 US

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