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Special Events

DPW provides vehicles, personnel and sanitation services in support of a wide array of special events on a near-weekly basis. Special events range from annual District events like the Caribbean Fest and St. Patrick’s Day parades, the downtown Barbeque Battle and Taste of DC, neighborhood festivals to high level federal functions like official state funerals and US Presidential inaugurations.