Fri, May 26 - Mon, Sep 04
This Memorial Day through Labor Day, Gaylord National Resort offers a vacation destination like no other. Enjoy Aquafina Summer movie matinees, music mystery scavenger hunt and the Summer PJ party featuring a silent disco party. Throughout the summer celebration, Gaylord National will play homage to American Music – including jazz, country music and more – with first-class musical performers throughout the hotel and restaurants. The best way to experience SummerFest is to spend the night with the Gaylord National Resort. Music of America package includes accommodations, $100 resort credit, two Capital Wheel tickets, and self-parking. $299 per night. 201 Waterfront Street National Harbor, Md. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.
Wed, Jun 21 - Sun, Aug 27
The most anticipated pop-up of the summer is coming. Drink Company and Ommegang Brewery presents the Game of Thrones Pop-Up Bar (PUB), in the spaces formerly known as Mockingbird Hill, Southern Efficiency, and Eat the Rich. At the Game of Thrones PUB, you will visit scenes from the North, the Red Keep, Mereen, the House of Black and White, and the Throne Room. Cocktails such as What is Dead May Never Die and The Lannisters Send their Regards will be paired with the show’s soundtrack. Swords, dragons, horns, and an Iron Throne help celebrate the show’s summer return. The Red Keep features the Armory, where you can pledge allegiance to your house banners, and take a picture as the flayed man on a custom piece built by The Strong Oaks Woodshop. Just not during the show itself when the bar will be closed. Ommegang Brewery’s Bend the Knee, the official Game of Thrones beer, will be on draft. Monday – Thursday, 5:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Friday – Saturday, 5:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 1839-1843 7th Street NW. For more information, please click here.
Fri, Jul 14 - Fri, Jul 21
Leading up to the 186th Belgian National Day on Friday, July 21, 2017, Brasserie Beck and all Mussel Bar & Grille locations will offer locals the chance to partake in seven days of authentic food and drink specials. During these days, Mussel Bar & Grille locations will shell out all-you-can-eat mussels, any type, for $28 during both lunch and dinner. At Brasserie Beck, Wiedmaier is paying homage to his culinary roots with a Belgian prix-fixe menu. This special lunch features a choice of three courses for $35 ranging from Belgian endive salad to provincial Ratatouille and the Belgian chocolate tart with crème fraîche. Continuing the gastronomic fête, visitors at the bar of Brasserie Beck during dinner can enjoy a special pot of mussels with Bouillabaisse sauce, pernod and sea urchin butter for $19. Mussel Bar and Grille locations: 800 N. Glebe Road Arlington, Va. 7262 Woodmont Avenue Bethesda, Md. 1350 Lancaster Street Baltimore, Md. Brasserie Beck: 1101 K Street NW.
Fri, Jul 14 - Mon, Jul 31
This year The Black Squirrel in Adams Morgan brings back the holiday season in style during summer. Can’t wait until December? The Black Squirrel is tapping all your Christmas Beer favorites to help ring in July. With a selection fit for even the most die-hard Christmas beer fanatics, stop by their basement taproom to escape the heat and quench your thirst with classic holiday craft beer perfection. They only have one sixtel of each, so supplies are extremely limited. Pop in soon. Christamas Beers on Tap include:· Troegs: Mad Elf Belgian Style Strong Ale, Great Lakes: Christmas Ale, He’Brew Hanukkah Chanukah: Pass The Winter Warmer. To go along with these great beers, they will also be welcoming all their favorite performers and friends of the bar, throughout the second half of the month. Join them for great beer and great fun. 2427 18th Street NW. For more information please click here.
Mon, Jul 17 - Sun, Jul 30
Join Jaleo for their first ever Sangria Festival! In celebration of the Spanish classic, Jaleo is spotlighting sangrias, each named for a location (all locations will serve all sangrias). The Jaleo Bethesda: Ribera Sangria, The Jaleo Crystal City: Rueda Sangria, The Jaleo DC: Rosé Sangria. Available at all locations. For more information please click here.
Tue, Jul 18 - Sat, Jul 22
The Bethesda Urban Partnership will present the eleventh annual Bethesda Outdoor Movies: Stars on the Avenue. Five evenings of major motion pictures in a variety of genres will be showcased, including new releases, action, drama and comedy films. Movies include: The Wizard of Oz, Field of Dreams, Dead Poet’s Society, Hidden Figures, and La La Land. Residents, employees and visitors are encouraged to arrive early and bring their own lawn chairs. A limited number of chairs will also be provided. Admission is free and show times will begin at 9:00 pm at the corner of Norfolk and Auburn Avenues in Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle. For more information please call 301.215.6660 or click here.
Thu, Jul 20
Thu, Jul 20
Brain Food’s Homegrown production team has been hard at work developing tasty summer treats to share with you at their Summer Mini Market. Stop by for samples, snacks, and meet their awesome kitchen team. 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. 900 Massachusetts Avenue NW. For more information please click here.
Thu, Jul 20
Drink beer. Save wildlife! Join Friends of the National Zoo at Washington, D.C.’s best beer festival. Enjoy great times and great brews with unlimited beer tastings from more than 70 breweries, exotic animal encounters, live music and entertainment, and fare from popular food trucks—it’s a unique after-hours Zoo experience. Proceeds benefit the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute’s mission to save species. 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. $50 to $100 per person. 3001 Connecticut Avenue NW. For more information and to purchase tickets please click here.
Thu, Jul 20 - Sun, Jul 23
This summer, be sure to visit Canteen, NRG’s seasonal pop up beer garden. The roving beer garden will plant roots at its new location with 20 beer drafts (twice as many as last year) as well as two additional handles dedicated to ciders, a selection of summer sipping wines (white and rosé, naturally), and the infamous bourbon slushy will return. You can expect the very best craft beers sourced locally, nationally, and from overseas. They will be pouring classic German-style lagers, like Mahrs Bräu Kellerbier Ungespundet Hefetrüb; bone-dry Belgian ales, including De Ranke Simplex and De la Senne Taras Boulba; outstanding local hop-driven offerings, The Veil’s Sitdwn and BHUMBL among them, not to mention a fresh, rare keg of Double Dry-Hopped Sungazer, from Charles Towne Fermentory in South Carolina; and some delicious sours, like Grimm Cube: Cuvee #4, J.Wakefield Stush, and Upland Cursed Kettles. Red Apron will once again curate a few food items, in addition to local food trucks visiting all summer long. Plus, given the amazing offerings by their new neighbors, they’re encouraging Canteen guests to bring in outside food from spots like Kyrisan, Glenn’s Garden Market, and Haikan. Opens 4:00 p.m. Thursdays & Fridays. Opens 12:00 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays. 1923 9th Street NW.
Thu, Jul 20
Please join L’Auberge Chez François and special guest Julie Swift to explore the fine German wines of Joh. Jos. Prüm and Weingut Bernhard Huber. At every Chef Jacques’ Table event, Chef Jacques creates a special menu to accompany a slate of fine wines. Special guest Julie Swift will share her wealth of knowledge about German wines and as she guides you through the selections for each course. Julie is the President of Invintive and specializes in international sales and marketing for the wine industry. The Prüm family have a history in German wine making that spans over 400 years. The Joh. Jos. Prüm estate came into being in 1911, when the family vineyards were divided into two, and has grown to become one of the region’s and country’s leading winemakers. $130 per person. 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 332 Springvale Road, Great Falls, Va. For more information or to register, please click here or call 703.759.3800.
Thu, Jul 20
Join The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm for their Granite Heights Vineyards Wine Dinner. $125.00 per person plus tax and gratuity. 42461 Lovettsville Road, Lovettsville, Va. For more information or to make a reservation, please click here.