Celebrate La Plata at the Annual Spring Festival

April 30, 2016

Bed Race La Plata 2016-3Celebrate La Plata, the Annual Spring Festival comes to La Plata Town Hall on Saturday, April 30th from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. This family event will include free activities for children of all ages, live entertainment, craft vendors, delicious food for sale and the La Plata Bed Races.

Over 40 craft and business vendors have signed up to have booths at the event. Among the handcrafted items for sale will be jewelry, paintings, wood carved items, candles, toys, decorations, and other crafts. Craft vendor booths will be set up on the east lawn of Town Hall.

Visit the Family Fitness Zone, sponsored by Coal Road CrossFit, on the west lawn, to enjoy health, wellness, and fitness vendors, inflatable obstacle course and demonstrations for the entire family.

Celebrate La Plata includes a number of free activities for children. Children can create hands-on art projects at the Art Smart Tent. The always popular face painting will be provided by Miss Busy Bee. Children will also enjoy the inflatable activities and rides such as the pedal cars, moon bounce, turbo tubs ride and full court press basketball toss on the east lawn.

Get ready to dance, scream and shout for the fun filled show you do not want to miss, The Balloon Nerd Show at 1 p.m. on the west lawn.

Enjoy music from the Bucket List Band from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. and Shortcut Sunny from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. in front of Town Hall. Winners for the Recycle Art Contest will be announced at 1:50 p.m.

Find a good spot to view the La Plata Bed Races on La Grange Ave in front of Town Hall at 3 p.m. Watch the teams compete to become the Bed Race Champion while having some fun! Bed Race teams registered by April 15 include 301 Derby Dames, 301 Strong, Chick-fil-A La Plata, Dave’s Rockin’ Hog Rollers, De Lux Electric, LLC, Fearless Peerless, Greater Waldorf Jaycees, La Plata Business Association, Our Place Waldorf Soup Kitchen, Port Tobacco Players 1776, Sagepoint Senior Living Services, Sherry’s Angels and St. Mary’s-Bryantown Angels.

Refreshments will be for sale as well, with a selection of hot dogs, pizza, crab cake sandwiches, kettle corn, ice cream and more available on site!

Celebrate La Plata is free to attend, open to the general public, and all activities and amusements are free as well. Food and crafts are available for purchase.