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For August 19

This year for Dig In Day, we're putting together an experience to shine a light on the spectrum of Black cuisine across the nation. See below for how you can celebrate with us.

Pepsi Dig In
Block Party

Calling all Foodies near and far, join us in our first annual Pepsi Dig In Day Block Party in Washington, DC at Sandlot Anacostia.

Saturday, August 19th

1-8 PM, Free Admission Rain or Shine. Sandlot Anacostia Washington, DC.

A Day of Food, Music, and Fun!

Featured Restaurants
Roaming Rooster, Shuck Shack, Horace & Dickey's, Jerk at Nite, Money Muscle BBQ, Slim & Huskey's

Featured Performances
Pusha T, Alex Vaughn, Black Alley, Dj Money, Dj Five9

Featured Vendors
DC Sweet Potato Cake, Others Coffee, Gelat'oh, Tae-Gu Kimchi, Popcorn Bag DC, The Dessert Diva, Rita's Water Ice DC

Sandlot Anacostia

Sandlot Anacostia is a 25,000 square foot, outdoor shipping container bar & cultural event & concert space offering cold-pressed juice cocktails & more at the base of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge, East of the River.

633 Howard Rd SE, Washington, DC 20020


Pepsi Dig In and EatOkra Want You To Discover New Flavors

We teamed up with our friends at EatOkra so you don't have to worry about finding Black-owned restaurants to support on Dig In Day. Check out the 25 restaurants we're spotlighting for a free meal and Pepsi Zero Sugar™ on us!

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Tell us how you celebrated dig in day

Dig In Day is our national holiday to celebrate the reason we exist - good food made by Black chefs. Get your list and foodie friends ready for an experience you don’t want to miss.

The dig in day

Dig in Day is an opportunity for your local restaurants to celebrate their best dishes with you and the rest of the foodies in the area. Over time, over 100 restaurants have participated in Dig In Day with 35 corporate partners signing up to help our cause. Your role is simple! By dining at a Black-owned restaurant on our annual holiday, you help participating restaurants gain more visibility for their great dishes and contributions to their community.


Restaurants Impacted


Foodies Reached


Corporate Partners