WAPHA's 7th Annual WASH AVE ROCKS! Street Fair on Sunday, August 21st! — Brooklynian

WAPHA's 7th Annual WASH AVE ROCKS! Street Fair on Sunday, August 21st!

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7th Annual Street Fair to Celebrate

“Family + Food + Fashion + Fun”

in Brooklyn’s Hottest Neighborhood Prospect Heights

Brooklyn, NY – On August 21, 2016, the 7th Annual WASH AVE ROCKS! Street Fair welcomes Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Powerhouse artists Frenchie Davis, Tulani Kinard, YahZarah, along with the I-STYLE BROOKLYN Runway Show, a Pooch Parade, and Ifetayo Cultural Arts Center all presented by Washington Avenue-Prospect Heights Association (WAPHA) and IMPACCT Brooklyn. Representing global cultures with diverse merchants, gifted artists, and thriving restaurants The Washington Avenue Corridor of Brooklyn NY is heating up this August. WASH AVE ROCKS! Street Fair will take place August 21, 2016 from 12:00 noon to 6:00pm on Washington Avenue (between Prospect Place and St. Marks Avenue).

Starting off the week of August 13th with WASH AVE EATS Restaurant Week and ending with the annual WASH AVE ROCKS STREET FAIR, this August shall be unforgettable. Experience the beauty of Washington Ave Corridor while capturing the authenticity of Brooklyn Fashion in the runway show I-STYLE BROOKLYN featuring salons Idalias and Nu Wave Kultural Kreations. The Pooch Parade by Pooch Purrfect is always a delight for the children to see along with Ifetayo Cultural Arts performance.

On this 7TH Annual WASH AVE ROCKS! STREET FAIR, WAPHA is proud to welcome major powerhouse soulful singers, Frenchie Davis, YahZarah, & Tulani Kinard along with a host of other class act artists, local community organizations, merchants, and craft vendors that make up Washington Avenue Corridor. The annual gathering will be hosted by Imani Dawson of Tribe Called Curl and promises to delight all who attend WASH AVE ROCKS!

When asked to comment about the importance of this annual event, WAPHA president Bradford Nicoll offered this insight “Wash Ave Rocks! is definitely the highlight of WAPHA’s year and we always look forward to the opportunity to share all the great things that this avenue and neighborhood have to offer. Washington Avenue is a gateway to the Brooklyn Museum, the Botanical Gardens, and Prospect Park, but it’s also the heart of a neighborhood that a lot of people are fiercely proud to call home.”

With the program activities, sponsors, and list of participating merchants still in development, the festival is sure to live up to its golden reputation

Wash Ave Rocks! is presented by Washington Avenue-Prospect Heights Association (www.washingtonavenue.org) and IMPACCT Brooklyn (www.impacctbrooklyn.org).

2016 sponsors include: Amalgamated Bank (www.amalgamatedbank.com), TD Bank (www.TDbank.com), Frank R. Bell Funeral Home (www.frankrbellfh.com), 57th District Assemblyman Walter T. Mosley, Idalias Salon, Nu Wave Kultural Kreations (www.nuwavekulturalkreations.com), Dorsett (www.dorsettbk.com), and Nu Ade (www.MyNuAde.com).


•        Website: www.washingtonavenue.org

•        Facebook: Washington Avenue Prospect Heights Association (WAPHA)

•        Instagram: Shop_Washington

•        Twitter: Shop_Washington


Those interested in being a vendor should contact Ms. Dale Charles at dale_charles@impacctbk.org or by phone at 718.522.2613. Media inquiries are directed to Bradford Nicoll at Bradford@thesaintcatherine.com or by phone at 347.663.9316.

The Washington Avenue-Prospect Heights Association (WAPHA) is an association in partnership with IMPACCT Brooklyn (formerly known as Pratt Area Community Council-PACC) representing the merchants along and around the Washington Avenue business corridor along the Crown Heights/Prospect Heights border in Brooklyn, New York. The purpose of The Washington Avenue-Prospect Heights Association is to provide support services for our Washington Avenue Merchants and engage in community building activities. For more information, visit our Facebook Page:www.facebook.com/WashingtonAvenueProspectHeightsAssociation

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