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.
Thu, Aug 24
The Sovereign is thrilled to host the fantastic beers from Logsdon Farmhouse Ales. They have collected an incredible list of brews for you to enjoy, including rare kegs of Peche ‘n Brett, Spontane Wilde and Cerasus. There is no admission fee for this event. All Logsdon beers will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours. 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 1206 Wisconsin Avenue NW. For more information, please click here.
Thu, Aug 24
In celebration of DC Beer Week 2017, ChurchKey will once again devote all 55 of its draft and cask lines to beers brewed right here in the District. They are expecting a wide array of flagships, seasonals, one-offs and rarities–both on cask and on draft– from 3 Stars, Atlas, Bluejacket, DC Brau, District Chophouse, Hellbender and Right Proper. There is no admission fee for this event but all featured beers will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours. 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 1337 14th Street NW. For more information, please click here.
Thu, Aug 24 - Fri, Aug 25
Come see for yourself what everyone in Georgetown is talking about. Via Umbria’s thrice weekly Dinner at the Chef’s Table are more than just a great meal. They’re a social affair, an experience in conviviality with fellow food lovers. 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.
Thu, Aug 24
“Common Ground, Our American Garden,” complements the “Many Voices, One Nation” exhibition and borders the museum’s building, sharing stories of memory, healing, discovery and ingenuity. Many peoples and their plants have left a mark on the American landscape. Our gardens include plants that were found here, brought from other countries or passed down by seed or shared with neighbors. These plants now represent a shared American heritage. Join The National Museum of American History as they take you through a tour of the gardens. 9:30 a.m. Tours meet on the National Mall side of the Museum’s entrance on Madison Dr, between 12th and 14th Streets. For more information please call 202.633.1000.
Thu, Aug 24 - Sun, Aug 27
This August, National Harbor and Peterson Companies will introduce Harbor Dome, greater Washington’s newest unique special events venue. The geodesic structure launches as Harbor Dome: Summer Snow Globe. The one-of-a-kind construction will accommodate 500 inside, and an additional 300 outside, and its dynamic programming, including craft cocktails, live music and real snow, will offer visitors yet another reason to experience everything that National Harbor offers. The initial iteration of the Harbor Dome will give guests a welcome respite from the summer heat. The fully functional snow globe will operate as a bar and lounge with nightly entertainment. It will be decorated in an icy white and silver color palette with multiple bars and sleek lounge seating inside. The temperature will be kept at 64-degrees, and regular dustings of snow will fall from the ceiling to realistically simulate winter in August. Visitors looking to cool down this summer will find a selection of specially created cocktails and an exciting musical lineup featuring recognized bands and DJs. Those who find it too chilly inside can step out and continue to enjoy food, drinks and even play a round of snowball cornhole on the accompanying lawn while they thaw. Regular admission $10/concerts $25. 165 Waterfront Street National Harbor MD. Featuring concert by Sir Sly on Saturday. For more information please click here.
Thu, Aug 24
Slate Wine Bar + Bistro, the Glover Park wine bar and restaurant known for its expansive New and Old World wine list and a menu that’s a veritable melting pot of cultural cuisines, is proud to announce their 5th anniversary. A location that allows patrons to enjoy a light meal, a wine tasting or a full multi-course fine dining experience, all done with excellence, and served in casual, comfortable surroundings celebrates the milestone anniversary and sends thanks to all of those who made it possible by offering Happy Hour specials all night long. You can choose from 14 different food items including duck confit egg rolls with spicy Hoison sauce, steamed mussels, bacon wrapped dates with goat cheese, mini crab cakes with housemade tartar sauce and much more. You can round out your celebratory experience with Slate’s 5 Year Anniversary Wine Flight. Priced at $25, this limited edition flight features vinos from around the globe. 2404 Wisconsin Avenue NW. For more information, please click here.
Thu, Aug 24
Thu, Aug 24
Join Alice Bergen Phillips, nationally-acclaimed cheesemonger and owner of Cheesemonster as she presents a lesson on how to create an attractive board using diverse cheeses based on taste, texture and color. Incorporate unique garnishes and accompaniments to enhance your presentation. Present a cheese board that will act as the culinary and aesthetic centerpiece for your next event. Sip on bottomless summer cocktails while you learn, and take home your own cheese board. The ticket includes all materials, boards, cheeses, accompaniments, instruction and cocktails. Tickets are $59 per person. 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. 1220 19th Street NW. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here.