There will be FREE festival parking and shuttle at Kenilworth Park (4047 Deane Ave. NE) on July 21 and 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Public transportation and the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail are also great ways to get to the Lotus and Water Lily Festival.
A FREE shuttle will run from Deanwood Metro Station to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens on July 21 and 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Enjoy a 20 minute bike ride along the scenic Anacostia Riverwalk Trail, starting from the Anacostia Skating Pavilion (1500 Anacostia Drive SE) to the festival site.
Accessible parking is available.
What to Bring
Water stations will be provided for visitors to fill reusable water bottles.
Food will be on sale from a variety of vendors, but feel free to bring a picnic or snacks.
Picnic tables will be provided in the viewing area for performances. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. Dogs on leash are allowed at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens and owners are responsible for picking up waste.
What Not to Bring
No alcohol is allowed at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens.
Text LILYFEST to 888777 to receive the latest updates about the Lotus and Water Lily Festival and emergency alerts. Carrier message rates may apply.
When using the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail, be aware of your surroundings.
Visitors are encouraged to park in designated festival parking areas and take the shuttle to the festival site.
If you see something say something! Call U.S. Park Police at 202-610-7500.