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NoMa Presents the Pumpkin Carving Happy Hour

WASHINGTON, DC, October 18, 2013: Stop by the NoMa pumpkin patch on Thursday, October 24, and enjoy happy hour with friends and the cutest petting zoo in the city! Reserve your pumpkin today, and bring some friends to carve your jack-o-lantern. Union Kitchen members will sell beer, wine and more: Running Byrd Tea (hot apple cider), Milk Cult (pumpkin ice cream), and Quickstep Catering (Asian 5 Spice Pulled Pork Sandwich and Edamame Wrap).

Don’t want to get your hands in pumpkin guts? No problem! Hear Sam’O perform live music, and join a candy scavenger hunt for children starting at 5:30 PM.


Thursday, October 24, 4:30-7 PM

1150 First Street, NE (Corner of First and Pierce Streets, NE)

Metro: Union Station or NoMa/Gallaudet U (Red Line)

This event is free and open to the public

Tweet @NoMaBID to hype your jack-o-lantern pattern

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Live music, petting zoo, candy scavenger hunt, pumpkins and carving utensils are free; click here to reserve your pumpkin. All unreserved pumpkins will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis. Food and drinks are available for purchase. The mini petting zoo will feature cute critters such as bunnies, chicks, sheep and more. Special thank you to Camden NoMa (opening soon on L Street!) for sponsoring this event, and to Tishman Speyer for providing the site.

About NoMa

NoMa is a vibrant, growing neighborhood north of Union Station and the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. In the last seven years, private developers have invested more than $5 billion in the 35 blocks within the NoMa BID boundary, and have plans to develop more than 20 million square feet of office, residential, hotel, and retail space. With a capital investment of $50 million from the DC government, NoMa will soon have great new parks and public spaces as well. NoMa is now home to 40,000 daytime workers, with 4.5 million SF leased in the last 5 years. More than 3,900 apartments have been recently completed or are under construction. NoMa has 13 modes of transportation, including two Red Line Metro stops, and the best biking facilities in D.C., with the only East Coast Bikestation, the 8-mile Metropolitan Branch Trail, and access to six Capital Bikeshare stations. NoMa is the most connected neighborhood in Washington, D.C. The NoMa BID organizes more than 50 free award-winning community events each year to connect friends and neighbors. For more information about NoMa, visit and sign up for our bimonthly newsletter. Follow us on Twitter @NoMaBID and like us on Facebook.



For immediate release


Rachel L. Davis

Director of Marketing & Events

NoMa Business Improvement District

1200 First Street NE, Suite 310

Washington, DC 20002

[email protected]

(P): 202 289-0111 ext. 3


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