Summerfest Events for Residents

Summerfest Events for Residents
June 2, 2017

On the Friday preceding Summerfest (June 2, 2017), events are held especially for Virginia-Highland residents: a parade, picnic dinner and outdoor movie.

Neighborhood Parade


The theme for the 2017 community parade will be announced by April 2017.

Where: Ace Intown Hardware (Drewry/N. Highland across from CVS)
When: Friday, June 2, 2017

Check-in time: 6:30 pm
(Bring your photo ID so you can snag your dinner tickets when you check-in). Please bring some cash as well – there is a $5 suggested donation to participate in the parade.

The parade will start PROMPTLY at 7:00 pm

The parade begins at the top of Drewry, proceeds right onto Barnett, and ends at John Howell Park Field (about 0.6 miles), which is the location of the community dinner for residents.

Dinner and Outdoor Movie

The community/volunteers dinner and outdoor movie will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017, starting at 7:30 pm. The usual awesome cook-out fare will be provided by Atkins Park. This year the community dinner and movie will again be located on the grassy area on the eastern edge of John Howell Park, near Barnett St. You must bring ID to verify Virginia-Highland residency.

Movie: This year’s outdoor movie will be announced by April 2017.

The movie is free and will begin at dusk (usually around 8:45 PM) inside John Howell Park.