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.
Wed, Aug 23
Join the DC Food and Beverage Collective as they celebrate summer by learning how to make ceviche. Enjoy this instructional class with Chef Rodrigo Perez while having a glass of cava. Following the class, a family style dinner will be served including different types of ceviche and a multi-course menu with an assortment of Tico’s signature dishes. There will also be a cocktail pairing with each course. Tickets are priced at $75 for non-members and $65 for members. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 1926 14th Street NW. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.
Wed, Aug 23
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Wed, Aug 23
Chef Todd Gray, co-founder of DC’s acclaimed Enquinox Restaurant, is bringing his award-winning culinary expertise to the beach this summer with a catering pop-up and satellite kitchen in Lewes starting July 1st and going through the end of the summer. A first for the 19-year old restaurant, Equinox’s Summer Catering Pop-Up menus have been designed with a more relaxed summertime vibe in mind. At the same time, Chef Gray and his team will also offer the elegant, refined Mid-Atlantic cuisine he has become famous for. So whether you are looking to host a casual beach picnic or a sumptuous cocktail party, Equinox’s Catering Pop-Up has a menu to match. Equinox Beach Catering menus include: Backyard BBQ, Beach Picnic, Drop Off Dinner in a Box, Canapés & Cocktails, and House Provisions & Simply Grilled. The menus feature a wide assortment of Eastern Shore favorites such as watermelon & tomato gazpacho with English cucumber and Thai basil. For sample catering menus, interested parties should contact email@example.com or 202.331.8118.
Wed, Aug 23
After receiving glowing reviews from The Post’s Tom Sietsema, Millie’s DC is thrilled to round out its first summer with Lobster Bake Nights. Offered every Wednesday night in August, the classic lobster bake is served with corn, potatoes, drawn butter, and a cup of chowder. $34 per person. 5:00 p.m. to close. 4866 Massachusetts Avenue NW. For more information please click here.
Wed, Aug 23
Join Via Umbria during Georgetown BID’s Twilight Hours for a Sip ’n’ Shop extravaganza. Their newest shipment of ceramics has finally docked from Italy and they’re excited to offer you an exclusive first look at the new patterns and pieces from Studio Geribi. Peruse while enjoying a complimentary interactive Rosé Wine Tasting Tour throughout the store, as well as extended Spritz O’Clock Happy Hour Specials. Free event. 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 1525 Wisconsin Avenue NW. For more information or to register, please click here.
Wed, Aug 23
Spend an evening with Federation’s Jewish Food Experience® (JFE) and Young Leadership, while enjoying Tyber Creek’s delicious wood-fired fare, flights of international rosés and a signature summer cocktail. Meet and mingle with other young professionals in the community, as well as restaurant owners, Jordan and Jonathan Stahl, and Chef Kerry Tate who helms the wood-fired oven around which the restaurant’s menu is based. Ticket options include: $15 – appetizers (fire-roasted veggies in hummus, bruschetta and flatbread bites), $25 – appetizers and rosé flight, and $35 – appetizers, rosé flight and 1 signature cocktail. 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 84 T Street, NW. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here.