Skate Park at RFK Stadium Reopens for Community Appreciation Event and Full-Surface Mural Unveiling
Events DC, the official convention and sports authority, will host the RFK Campus Block Party, in partnership with Blind Whino and visual artist, Naturel. The free, family-friendly community celebration kicks off the school year and shows appreciation for our neighbors. Backpacks donated by Trusted Health Plan will be given to Total Family Care Coalition during the pre-event backpack drive.
The Block Party will also unveil the remodeled Skate Park at RFK Stadium (formerly Maloof Skate Park), with a full-surface mural designed by Naturel, and showcase an interactive art wall, provided by Blind Whino, for attendees to express their creativity. Additional event features include open skate sessions, music with live performances by Black Alley and Alison Carney, food trucks and a variety of activities for all ages.
The event will be on August 20, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Skate Park at RFK Stadium (Lot 3) | 2400 East Capitol St. SE, Washington, DC 20034
- Naturel, visual artist
- Mountain Dew Skate Team’s Chris Colbourn and Jordan Maxham
- Darren Harper, professional skateboarder
- Black Alley, “soul garage” band
- Alison Carney, singer
- DJ Flava, WKYS
- Open skate and skate/skateboard demonstrations
- B-Boy dance battle
- Pole vault demonstrations and lessons by DC Vault
- Kids Zone activities
- Backpack drive distribution by Ballou High School football team volunteers