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.
Wed, Aug 02 - Thu, Aug 31
Beginning August, The Yard at The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown will be rolling out their highly anticipated Rosé All Day menu. Available all day, every day of the week the Rosé All Day menu offers endless rosé wine and refreshing rosé cocktails, all at a modest price. $10 per glass/cocktail;$30 per bottle. All day. 3100 South Street NW. For more information please click here.
Thu, Aug 03 - Sun, Aug 06
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, Aug 03 - Sat, Aug 05
Gather around the Chef’s table at Via Umbria for an experience that takes Farm to Table dining to a whole new level of cheesy goodness. Back by popular demand for one weekend only: Wheel to Table. Watch in wonder as Chef Liam LaCivita prepares a decadent bowl of risotto in a flaming wheel of Grana Padano. Upon arrival, sip on a complimentary glass of Prosecco and explore Via Umbria’s shop that has been described as “an Italian village under one roof.” Peruse their noteworthy selection of distinct Italian wines, and allow them to help you select and purchase a bottle (or two!) to accompany your dinner. Or why not try their recommended pairings consisting of a flight of four wines specially selected to pair with your meal. Next, head to their demonstration kitchen and pull up a seat at their communal table. For each dinner at the Chef’s Table, the chef carefully prepares a unique, authentic and delicious menu for your enjoyment. Four courses of Italian deliciousness will be served, as the chef walks you through each dish and answers any questions you have, guiding you and your fellow diners through the perfect evening. $75 per person. 7:00 p.m. 1525 Wisconsin Avenue NW. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here.
Thu, Aug 03 - Thu, Aug 10
H Street’s Granville Moore’s turns 10 years old. To celebrate, the crew has put together new beer and food menus, and are running some exciting specials. The beer menu, under the guidance of new beer monger Brendan Kilroy, features the Belgian classics and Trappist ales that Granville’s has always been known for. In the kitchen, chef Teddy Folkman has put together a menu highlighting some of the most popular items throughout the decade at Granville Moore’s. Brisket steak and cheese, the new and improved veggie burger, and asparagus soup with porcini are some of the delicious things that are back. 1238 H Street NE. For more information please click here.
Fri, Aug 04 - Sun, Aug 06
Fri, Aug 04
The biggest Del Campo at Dusk night returns with a night of tiki on the rooftop. Grab your hula skirt and dance the night away to live music by Matt Waller, while enjoying tiki-inspired dishes from Chef Victor Albisu. Tickets are $35 per person. 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. 900 7th Street NW. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here.
Fri, Aug 04 - Sat, Aug 05
Gather around the Chef’s table at Via Umbria for an experience that takes Farm to Table dining to a whole new level of cheesy goodness. Back by popular demand for one weekend only: Wheel to Table. Watch in wonder as Chef Liam LaCivita prepares a decadent bowl of risotto in a flaming wheel of Grana Padano. Upon arrival, sip on a complimentary glass of Prosecco and explore the shop that has been described as “an Italian village under one roof.” Next, head to the demonstration kitchen and pull up a seat at the communal table. For each Dinner at the Chef’s Table, the chef carefully prepares a unique, authentic and delicious menu for your enjoyment. Relax, and savor this experience that you won’t soon forget. Tickets are $75 per person. 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. 1525 Wisconsin Avenue NW. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here.
Fri, Aug 04
For when you can’t get away for a summer vacation, join New District Brewing Company and bring the summer vacation to you! Surf Jaguars will be playing an eclectic mix of jazz, surf and rockabilly. Classic tunes that never die! First 50 people will get lei’d. And everyone joining in the spirit and wearing Hawiian shirts gets happy hour pricing all night long. 3:30 to 10:00 p.m. 2709 S Oakland Street, Arlington, VA. For more information, please click here.
Fri, Aug 04
Get the fun started at Miss Pixie’s with Tasty bites from their neighbors at Barcelona & live New Orleans Jazz by Laissez Foure! Great raffle prizes to get a sneak peek of the businesses taking part in this years 18th Annual Mid City Dog Days Sidewalk Sale. Miss Pixie’s will be starting their yearly 20% sale that night. 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. 1626 14th Street NW. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here.
Fri, Aug 04 - Sat, Aug 05