Due to the restrictions on large gatherings imposed by the District of Columbia government to help control the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s festival will be virtual.

Two weeks of streaming programming will be presented, with featured performances on Friday and Saturday, September 18-19 and Friday and Saturday, September 25-26, 2020.

A variety of themed events will be presented on Sunday, September 13 through Thursday, September 17, 2020 and on Sunday, September 20 through Thursday, September 23, 2020.

For information on the event schedule and how to view the streaming content, visit
As part of this year’s virtual festival, Shaw Main Streets is presenting a virtual version of its popular Art All Night DC Shaw outdoor art market. Click the “Artists” link above to see examples of artists’ work available for purchase directly from the artists or their galleries. Click on the images to view additional examples of their work and contact information for each artist. The Shaw Virtual Art Market will remain live after the festival, but may not be updated. Artists may have similar items available on their websites, if the examples depicted have been sold.
Virtual Art Market
Take advantage of some of the dozens of outstanding restaurants and bars in Shaw that are making food and beverages available for takeout and delivery for enjoyment at home during the virtual festival. Click on the “Food & Drink” link above for a list of options to accompany your virtual Art All Night experience. And be sure to try Shaw-based ordering and delivery platform DC To-GoGo if that service covers your selected establishments.
Food & Drink


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