This fun kickoff to summer is a free community event open to the public. Stop by for an hour or the whole day, there’s something for everyone.

All-Day Festivities 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

  • Hopscotch your heart out on a 1 mile hopscotch route through the neighborhood (route map coming soon)
  • Free lunch from Dante’s Inferno featuring hot dogs, toppings galore, and chips
  • Live DJ in Byrd Barr Place’s courtyard
  • Kid Zone featuring a bouncy house, face painting, Play Street toys and activities, temporary tattoos, bubbles, sidewalk chalk, and playground in the Firehouse Park adjacent to Byrd Barr Place
  • Flavorful cuisine from local food trucks (available for purchase)
  • Free tours of Byrd Barr Place’s historic firehouse building

Evening Festivities 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

  • Live music featuring Lady A, Meter Music, and JeMonica
  • Beer garden
  • Live entertainment with comedy, a magician, hooping, break dancers and more!

Don’t miss out! Come out and join the fun with family, friends, and neighbors plus help us raise funds for programs and services.

Presenting Sponsor

Event Sponsors

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For information about why the organization changed its name to Byrd Barr Place, please check out our story. 


If you can't find an answer to your question or need support in Amharic, Spanish, Thai, Tigrinya, or Vietnamese, please reach out via phone at 206-812-4940. Visit our Contact Us page for additional details.