Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Residents and their families played carnival games while listening to music at the Hyattsville Carnival which included a moon bounce and other family-friendly games, activities and food.
Photos from the 2013 Hyattsville Anniversary Parade and Carnival celebrating 127 years as a municipality.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Road closures go into effect in central Hyattsville for festivities. Fireworks set for tonight.
Hyattsville turn 127 this weekend, and locals can celebrate with parades, rides, fireworks and more. The carnival, down at Magruder Park, has been operating since Thursday. The parade kicks off today at 11 a.m. It begins from Hyattsville Middle School and winds its way down to the carnival in Magruder Park along 42nd Avenue, Jefferson Street and Hamilton Street. Starting at 10 a.m., police will be closing off streets to allow for the parade to make its way through town. 42nd Avenue between Oliver Street and Jefferson Street will be closed, Jefferson Street will be closed 42nd Avenue and Hamilton Street, and Hamilton Street will be closed between 37th Place and Gallatin Street. "The route will re-open after the parade's conclusion, at …
Monday, April 16, 2012
Thousands of images combine to form speedy audio-visual keepsake from a festive, explosive weekend at Magruder Park.
Hyattsville Patch Local Editor Michael Theis spent hours gathering more than 17,000 photographs to produce this stunning time lapse video showing you some of the sights and sounds from the 126th Hyattsville Anniversary Carnival held at Magruder Park this past weekend. Those 17,000 shots ended up making about 19 minutes of video, then edited down to the three minutes presented here. The music you hear is the Northwestern High School Marching Band as they near the grandstand during the parade on Saturday morning. The carnival itself was pretty much what you might expect. Good food (the handmade pupusas were a crowd favorite), decent entertainment options and more excellent weather than you could shake a stick at. Hoep you enjoy the video…