2019 Sponsors

Prince George's County Council Member Deni Taveras

Prince George's County Council Member Deni Taveras is committed to providing better public schools, safer and cleaner streets and increased sustainable economic development. She is a passionate and strong advocate for social justice issues, seeking to improve the lives of working families and diverse communities.

Council Member Taveras has over 15 years of experience as a policy analyst within local, state and federal government, as well as international financial institutions such as the World Bank.

The City of Hyattsville

The City of Hyattsville is a diverse and welcoming community that celebrates our small town character, urban energy, and environmental stewardship. The mission of the City of Hyattsville is to provide leadership and effective services that enhance our quality of life and achieve our vision. The City of Hyattsville Department of Recreation is responsible for providing City residents with cultural and recreational activities that promote a sense of community and foster civic pride. The Department offers numerous events and activities throughout the year as well as oversees the operations of City Parks and Ballfields.

En Español: La ciudad de Hyattsville es una comunidad diversa y acogedora que festeja nuestro carácter de pueblo pequeño, energía urbana y cuidado del medio ambiente. La misión de la ciudad de Hyattsville es el de proveer liderazgo y servicios eficaces que mejoran nuestra calidad de vida y lograr nuestra visión. El Departamento de Recreación de la ciudad de Hyattsville es responsable de proveer a los residentes de la ciudad con actividades culturales y recreativas que promueven un sentido de comunidad y que fomenten orgullo cívico. El Departamento ofrece numerosos eventos y actividades durante todo el año, así como supervisa las operaciones de City Parks y Ballfields.

Werrlein Properties

Werrlein Properties builds and rehabs homes in the Maryland and DC area. Seeking to redevelop the site occupied by the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission's former headquarters Werrlein Properties has proposed Magruder Pointe, which will include the construction of single-family homes and townhouses on the property, two "community greens," and a large recreational space adjacent to Magruder Park.

Urban Investment Partners

Urban Investment Partners (UIP) is a real estate investment, asset and property management company specializing in multi-family properties exclusively in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Currently, UIP is developing the Hyattsville Armory Apartments as a mixed-use retail and residential complex — that includes public park space — spanning Baltimore Avenue from Hamilton Street to the Crossover Church.

Maryland State Arts Council

With a celebrated record of commitment to innovation, collaboration and leadership in the arts reaching back four decades, the Arts Council was founded to encourage and invest in the arts for all Marylanders. With a strong record of support for artists, arts programs and organizations, MSAC continues its work to build an even stronger creative community.The Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival (organized by the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation) is supported by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. An agency of the Department of Business & Economic Development, the MSAC provides financial support and technical assistance to non profit organizations, units of government, colleges and universities for arts activities. Funding for the Maryland State Arts Council is also provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

En Español: Con una destacada trayectoria con la innovación, colaboración y liderazgo en las artes que se remontan cuatro décadas atrás, el Consejo de Artes fue fundado para fomentar e invertir en las artes para todos los marylanders. Con una sólida trayectoria de apoyo para los artistas, programas de arte y organizaciones, MSAC (por sus siglas en inglés) continúa su trabajo para construir una comunidad creativa aún más fuerte.

El Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival (organizado por el Hyattsville Community Development Corporation) es apoyado por una beca proveniente del Maryland State Arts Council, una agencia dedicada a cultivar una comunidad cultural vibrante donde prosperan las artes. Una agencia del Departamento de Negocio y de Desarrollo Económico, el MSAC provee apoyo financiero y asistencia técnica a organizaciones sin fines de lucro, unidades de gobierno, colegios y universidades para actividades artísticas. Financiamiento para el Maryland State Arts Council también es proporcionado por el National Endowment for the Arts, una agencia federal.

The Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council

The Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council (PGAHC) seeks to create a world-class cultural environment where diverse high quality arts and humanities programs are available for all Prince George’s County residents and visitors.

The PGAHC is an independent non-profit organization designated by the Prince George’s County government to coordinate financial support and advocacy for the arts and humanities through grants, artistic programs and creative partnerships among business, education, government and residents.

Maryland Milestones

Maryland Milestones, a brand established in 2012 by Anacostia Trails Heritage Area Inc., highlights the first and “unique” moments which have occurred (or are occurring) in the Maryland Certified Anacostia Trails Heritage Area. This program brings information about these “milestones” to the public and makes connections between the history, culture, and nature of the region. Additionally, the Maryland Milestones brand emphasizes the importance travel, trade, and communication have played in the region – through turnpikes, highways, parkways, aviation, telegraphs, and train travel. This program includes updated signage, information kiosks, a heritage center, and interpretive program trails.

M-NCPPC Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation

In partnership with our citizens, the Department of Parks and Recreation provides comprehensive park and recreation programs, facilities, and services which respond to changing needs within our communities. We strive to preserve, enhance, and protect our open spaces to enrich the quality of life for present and future generations in a safe and secure environment.

En Español: En conjunto con nuestros ciudadanos, el Departamento de Parques y Recreación ofrece servicios, instalaciones y programas integrales de parque y recreación que responden a las continuas necesidades de nuestra comunidad. Nos esforzamos por preservar, mejorar y proteger nuestra áreas abiertas para enriquecer la calidad de vida de nuestras presentes y futuras generaciones en un ambiente sano y seguro.


Porch is an online website that connects homeowners with local home improvement contractors. The site also features advice articles, cost guides, and online booking for over 160 common home improvement, maintenance, and repair projects. Launched as an online home improvement network connecting homeowners with qualified professionals, Porch has grown into a “partner for the home.” With more than 300,000 active professionals across the U.S., Porch partners with large retailers like Lowe's, Wayfair, and Pottery Barn to provide home services fulfillment for their customers.

Washington City Paper's Crafty Bastards Arts and Crafts Fair

In its 16th year, Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fair is an exhibition and sale of handmade goods from independent artists presented by the Washington City Paper.

Crafty Bastards' annual fall festival will take place outdoors in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Setpember 28 and Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Buzzard Point DC, 10 AM - 5 PM both days. Tickets for the D.C. events are sold online in advance here. Join the Crafty Bastards email list at craftybastards.com and connect with us @craftybastards on your favorite social network to get festival updates.

Prince George's County Revenue Authority

The Revenue Authority of Prince George’s County is a quasi-governmental entity that serves as a real estate development and development finance agency, an operator of programs and facilities, and a manager of programs and facilities in partnership with other County agencies.

The Revenue Authority generates trade, industry and economic growth for the public good through the acquisition, development and financing of real estate projects and the operation and management of facilities that stimulate employment for County residents and revenue for the County and its businesses.

Hyattsville Community Development Corporation

(Festival Organizer/organizador del Festival)
The Hyattsville Community Development Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization governed by a board comprised of residents and stakeholders and managed by staff that harness our community's talents and potential to revitalize the City of Hyattsville and neighboring areas.
En Español: El Hyattsville Community Development Corporation es una 501 (c)(3) empresa sin fines de lucro gobernado por una junta conformada de residentes y partes interesadas, administrado por personal que aprovecha de los talentos y potencial para revitalizar la ciudad de Hyattsville y zonas aledañas de la ciudad.
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