Next Marcātus is this Sunday!

Next Marcātus is this Sunday!
MAY 1st 11am-6pm

We have added a line of FREE Live Musical Performances
6 bands from Jazz, Rock and Japanese Pop!

Know how to juggle 8 balls?
Can you swallow swords?
Are you a Street Dancer?
Comedy performer?

Well come on down!
Marcātus is a community place for all things creative.
If you want to perform please email
We also still have space available for artists tents and tables

Marcātus, a creative art market near the Nationals Ballpark, will be a multidimensional event different than any other to reach the District.  Marcātus invites you to come out for the whole day to enjoy the sounds of live music, smells of exotic foods, eye candy of art, to hunt for creative treasures, or simply to relax on the Great Lawn with a frosty beverage taking in the picturesque views of the Anacostia River.

Location: The Yards Park
10 Water St SE Washington, DC 
This park is so new it will take you to the wrong place if you use your GPS.
Please use the map below.  Even Googlemaps and mapquest have it wrong.
(One block south of N and 3rd Streets, SE )
Three blocks from the Navy Yard Metro (New Jersey Ave Exit)

Event is free and open to the public

First Sunday of every month (Except July which will be Second Sunday).
April 3rd, May 1st, June 5th, July 10th, Aug 7th
Hours every Sunday: 11am-6pm.

ARTISTS TENTS  – Water Street
50+ 10’x10′ Artist Tents.
Each artist will have the opportunity to display a large array of artwork

FASHION TENTS – Water Street
24 – 10’x10′ Fashion Tents
The Greater Washington Fashion Chamber of Commerce will have a wide collection of their Couture Artists showcasing the latest in fashion.

VENDOR TENTS – Park Pavilion
10 – 10’x10′ Sponsor Tents
Browse through various companies and their goods and services.

FOOD VENDORS – Park Pavilion
8 – 10’x10′ Food Tents
Try the many yummy delights from local food vendors and discover a new favorite DC Eatery.

ARTS & CRAFTS VENDORS – Terraced Steps
60 – 2’x8′ Arts and Crafts Tables
Explore through seas and seas of unique and amazing goods, ranging from robots hand-built from clock parts to jewelry made from found objects.

At Marcātus music will be an integral part of each Sunday.  With the success of the forward festival last month Eighty eight and LilSoSo continue to curate 2 sound systems of music featuring local and national DJ’s and Live electronic talent.  Also added will be live musical performances by local musicians performing everything from Jazz to Rock.

Would you like to participate?

Email for information on reserving an artist tent.
Email for information on reserving a arts & craft table.
Email for information on reserving a produce, sponsor or food tent.

About Art(202)

Since 1968, the District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) has developed and promoted local artists, organizations and activities.
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1 Response to Next Marcātus is this Sunday!

  1. The next Marcātus happens THIS SUNDAY, June 5th!

    For details visit:

    See you there!
    The fun also happens July 10th and Aug 7th so mark your calendar!

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