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The Dupont Circle Fountain, formally known as the Rear Admiral Samuel Francis Dupont Memorial Fountain, is a fountain located in the center of Dupont Circle in Washington, DC. It honors Rear Admiral Samuel Francis Du Pont, a prominent American naval officer and member of the Du Pont family.
The Dupont Circle Fountain is the home to numerous community celebrations and gatherings, and is managed by the National Park Service.
Events which take place at the Dupont Circle Fountain include:
- Dupont Circle community snowball fights
- Dupont Festival's Cinema in the Circle movie screenings
- Historic Dupont Circle Main Street's Art All Night Dupont
- A gathering space during Capital Pride to watch the annual Pride Parade