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Family Fun Festival
WHAT is the Family Fun Festival?
This free annual family-oriented festival is known as the new Tastes for Takoma. The festival was created by Washington Adventist University and is staged with support from the City of Takoma Park, and business community sponsors such as the Washington Adventist Hospital and WGTS 91.9. The festival features food from local restaurants, live music, children’s entertainment, and local businesses. WAU’s Family Fun Festival is a locally established tradition, and has provided wholesome entertainment to the community for over a decade.
WHEN is the Family Fun Festival?
This year, WAU’s Family Fun Festival will be held on Sunday, April 15, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. rain or shine.
IS this the Taste of Takoma?
Yes, this is the old Taste of Takoma festival. This year, the institution will showcase Washington Adventist University. We will still have all the wonderful entertainment for children, a performance by the Acro-Airs, health-screenings, and tents filled with interesting crafts and helpful information.
WHERE is the Family Fun Festival?
The festival is held on the Commons of Washington Adventist University, located in the heart of Takoma Park, MD. The school’s address is: 7600 Flower Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912. Washington Adventist University is next to Washington Adventist Hospital and is accessible by metro, bus, and car.
HOW many people attend the festival?
Estimated crowds vary between 3,000 and 5,000 attendees.
WHO benefits from the Family Fun Festival?
WAU’s Family Fun Festival helps visitors from the Maryland, Metro Washington DC and Virginia communities discover new and established businesses, local non-profit organizations, and other local vendors from the Takoma Park area.
More About Washington Adventist University
Formerly known as Columbia Union College, with the addition of graduate classes the school is now Washington Adventist University. The campus is located adjacent to Washington Adventist Hospital and consists of a series of brick buildings on Carroll and Flower avenues as well as rolling green pasteurs at the center. The university's small classes and on-campus housing help to create its tight-knit student body. Visitors can request a catalog on the website.