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.
Wed, Aug 09 - Thu, Aug 31
For the month of August, Buzz Bakeshop will have puppy-themed cupcakes and shortbread cookies in honor of the “dog days of summer.” Its the perfect treat to sweeten up the end of your summer. This will be offered all day with no admission fee. 901 Slaters Lane, Alexandria, Va; 818 North Quincy Street/Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Va. For more information, please call 703.600.2899 or 703.650.9676.
Sat, Aug 19 - Sat, Aug 26
Families craving a crab vacation can get ready for the 8th Annual “Crab Week” at Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina. The anticipated summer attraction offers non-stop fun for crustacean enthusiasts with crab-inspired activities, contests, and spectacular seafood. If that isn’t enough, overnight guests receive $200 in resort credit per night, which can be used towards dining, golf, spa treatments, Camp Hyatt and more. The week is chock full of crab-themed recreation including Family Iron Chef, Gone Crabby; Crab Soccer; Bushel Basket Lid Painting; Dock Pylon Lassoing; Knot Tying; Sand-Art and Sandy Candy and more. If you are interested in learning more about crabbing, participate in “Catch a Crab,” where you will be schooled in the technique of catching delicious Maryland blue crabs. This weeklong event is ideal for any summer-loving family ready to enjoy some fresh air and even fresher seafood. This special offer is available through December 30, 2017. A two-night minimum stay required. 100 Heron Boulevard, Route 50 Cambridge, MD. To book this package, please call 800.633.7313 or click here and use code CRDT6.
Sun, Aug 20 - Sun, Aug 27
This eight day festival celebrates the Capital region’s craft beer community. Throughout the week, local breweries, restaurants, bars and community partners will bring you the area’s best craft beer tastings, educational seminars, and events possible. The week will kick off with Brewers On The Block which will host the region’s 20+ top breweries, cideries, and meaderies at Union Market. Then the week will end with DC Brau’s flagship event, DC Beer Week Reggae & Dub Showcase that you will not want to miss. For more information and to find out about other events happening this week, please click here.
Mon, Aug 21 - Fri, Aug 25
In celebration of DC Beer Week, all 18 drafts at Red Apron Burger Bar will be available at happy hour pricing ($3, $4 or $5), Monday through Friday. 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 1323 Connecticut Avenue NW. For more information and to look at their menu, please click here.
Mon, Aug 21 - Sun, Aug 27
To celebrate Colada Shop’s first Anniversary, Chef Mario Monte and his team welcome you to enjoy the first annual Piña Colada Festival. You will have an opportunity to try five different versions of this tropical trifecta of pineapple, roasted coconut and rum, including a boozy popsicle. There is no admission fee for this event and it will run all day long. 1405 T Street NW; 21430 Epicerie Plaza, Sterling, Va. For more information, please call 202.332.8800 or 703.429.1362.
Tue, Aug 22
Friends coming from out of town or taking the family to the DC museums? With over 200 museums in the District, you’re sure to work up an appetite. Show your ticket stub or brochure from any DC museum at Penn Commons and receive at 10% discount. Offer is valid everyday for lunch and dinner or in-between for up to 4 guests. 700 6th Street, NW. For more information, please click here.
Tue, Aug 22
Tue, Aug 22
Tue, Aug 22
While wine is a staple in every day Italian cuisine, there are plenty of other delicious, authentic options for when you’re in the mood to shake things up. You’re invited to join Via Umbria in the kitchen, where house mixologist Matt Demma will teach you the skills you need to create delicious cocktails that will impress your guests and satisfy your libation cravings. He will be revisiting the iconic duo: Gin and Tonic. Matt will walk you through different variations on this classic cocktail, and help you find what you like best. From London Dry to local small batch gins, this crash course is a surefire way to up your G&T game. $35 per person. 7:30 p.m. 1525 Wisconsin Avenue NW. For more information, please click here.
Tue, Aug 22
Enjoy the classic combo of beer and hot dogs at City Tap Penn Quarter on the Tuesday of DC Beer Week. 11 breweries including Devils Backbone, Right Proper, Sam Adams, and more will each come up with a special mini hot dog recipe, all of which will be served at City Tap Penn Quarter with guests voting for favorites. For $25, guests can enjoy a 4-beer tasting flight served with four mini hot dogs of their choice. 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. 901 9th St NW. For more information please call 202.733.5333.
Tue, Aug 22
For this huge event, Churchkey is turning over all 50 of their drafts to the very best Maryland and Virginia craft brewers. You can expect amazing selections from The Veil, The Answer, Ocelot, Aslin, Manor Hill, RAR, Union, Diamondback and Black Flag. There is no admission fee for this event. 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 1337 14th Street NW. For more information, please click here.
Tue, Aug 22
Sail your cares away on this relaxing Bay cruise out of Annapolis. They will be pouring DC Brau on board to make it easily the best night of your work week. $29 to $43 per person. 6:25 to 8:00 p.m. 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD. For more information please click here.