Situated along the Anacostia River and providing entrance to Kingman and Heritage Islands, the RFK Stadium Festival Grounds has hosted several popular sporting events and music festivals. The grounds are also home to the DC Open Air Farmers Market located in Lot 6 and open from 7 am – 5 pm on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Major events held on the grounds include the Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Marathon, ShamrockFest, Life in Color and the Red Bull Global Rallycross. The Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Marathon, the only marathon run entirely in the District of Columbia, features local bands along the course and culminates with a Finish Line Festival on the festival grounds. ShamrockFest, one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day festivals held in the Mid-Atlantic region, features over 50 bands and DJ’s on 10 stages plus food, beverages, craft vendors, carnival rides, games and other exciting activities. Red Bull Global Rallycross Washington, DC Presented by Volkswagen made its debut in 2014 and features one of the most dynamic forms of four-wheel racing with 600 hoursepower cars tearing around a part tarmac, part dirt track, drifting around sharp turns and flying over a 70-foot jump.

Maloof Skate Park RFK Stadium

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