Perchfest: Day 2

 

Scheduled for May 3 and 4, the spring 2024 Perchfest will have a “retro” theme that organizers hope attendees will support by wearing 1980s and 1990s attire.

The proceedings will kick off from 2 – 6 p.m. on May 3 with a revival of the Perch Putt Open, a charity mini golf tournament first introduced at last September’s festival. Funds will go to Miriam’s Kitchen, a nonprofit dedicated to ending homelessness and the festival’s charity partner.

While the rest of Perchfest is free with a ticket, Capital One Center is encouraging donations. The development has raised over $25,000 for Miriam’s Kitchen, as of last Thursday (March 28), and hopes to reach $30,000.

Other festivities will include a free fitness class, pie-eating contests, a Made in Fairfax pop-up market sponsored by Celebrate Fairfax, a Kentucky Derby-related event at the restaurant Wren, and live music at both Starr Hill Biergarten and Starr Hill Brew Pub, which will host “Perchfest After Dark” concerts.

Capital One Park, the baseball stadium across the street at 1820 Dolley Madison Drive, will also be active with three scheduled games between Marymount University and Marywood University from Dunmore, Pennsylvania.

The full festival schedule is below.

Friday, May 3

  • 2-6 p.m. — Perch Putt Open
  • 6 p.m. — It’s All Good at Starr Hill Biergarten
  • 6 p.m. — Marymount vs. Marywood at Capital One Park
  • 7 p.m. — Wegmans-sponsored pie eating contests
  • 8 p.m. — The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Rumors Tribute Show at Capital One Hall
  • 10 p.m. — Under the Covers at Starr Hill Brew Pub

Saturday, May 4

  • 11 a.m. — FitCoach Caroline HIIT & Hops at Starr Hill Biergarten
  • Noon and 3 p.m. — Marymount vs. Marywood double-header at Capital One Park
  • Noon-7 p.m. — Made in Fairfax Pop-up Shop featuring local makers and artisans
  • 2 p.m. — The 19th Street Band at Starr Hill Biergarten
  • 4 p.m. — Wegmans-sponsored pie eating contests
  • 4-7 p.m. — “May the Derby be with you” Kentucky Derby Event at Wren (separate registration required, details “coming soon”)
  • 6 p.m. — Kleptoradio at Starr Hill Biergarten
  • 10 p.m. — JJ Rupp Band at Starr Hill Brew Pub
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Date

May 04 2024

Time

11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Labels

Community Event

Location

The Perch
1600 Capital One Drive North Tysons, Virginia 22102

Organizer

Capital One Hall
Website
https://www.capitalonehall.com/