INAUGURATION SPECIAL: Hand-Picked Guide to Next 7 Days in Washington DC (Jan 20 - Jan 25)


FRiDAY 1-20

  • 2017 Inaugural Parade: The Inaugural Parade, generally held on the afternoon of the swearing-in ceremony, is a popular part of the inaugural festivities.  After the president and vice-president have been sworn in (and after the inaugural luncheon), they typically travel down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House, where they remain while they review the rest of the parade as it passes by.
  • Inauguration is a Drag: Head to Nellies Sports Bar for TWO special Friday Drag Brunch shows on Inauguration Day! Get your tickets today before they sell out:

    10:30am show:

    1:00pm show:

  •  The Coven presents Moxie: MOXIE: The Coven's 90's and 2000's themed throwback party at Buckeye & Bear. The featured guest DJs for January are Coven alum The Lothario and MVP. $5 cover, more details at

  • Kevin Fowler at Hill Country DC: Country artist Kevin Fowler will be performing at Hill Country in D.C.'s Penn Quarter Neighborhood. Tickets available $15-20

  • Junior Bryce Band at Roofers Union: Come listen to some rare grooves and hippie funk in this neighborhood staple.

  • Ailyn Perezryce: A rising star in the opera world, Perez will be showing off her award-winning voice at this intimate recital, accompanied by just a piano. $38

  • Shen Yun Performing Arts (1/17 - 1/22): One of the foremost classical Chinese dance and music companies, Shen Yun Performing Arts, will transport you to the Land of the Divine. China was once known as the Middle Kingdom, and Shen Yun will bring this ancient world to life through dance, an orchestra and incredible backdrops. At the John F Kennedy Center.

SaturDAY 1-21

  • Women's March on Washington: PPM will unite in Washington, DC for the Women’s March on Washington. We stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families, recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country.
  • Adams Family Burlesque and Variety Show: Full menu of food, drinks and beer list will be available. @ The Bier Barron Tavern 8pm to Midnight.
  • 80's Dance Party @ Tropicalia: Washington's original 80's Night, now in its 24th year! Hosted by Steve Donahoe and The Angel  
  • All Women Silent Disco: It’s an all-female dance party! Come to rock your body to the DJ and just dance, dance, dance. Grab a pair of wireless headphones, pick your channel and choose your side as DJs battle it out for your attention with some banging tunes while you decide what to dance to. As you switch between the channels, your headset will light up with a designated color to correspond to each playlist so you know what your fellow dancers are grooving to. $15 online $20 at the door
  • Stephanie Miller's Sexy Liberal Comedy Tour: Right after the inauguration, Stephanie Miller and her band of sexy liberals ( John Fugelsang and Frangela) will descend upon Shakespeare Theatre Company's Sidney Harmon Hall for a night of hilarious political comedy.

sunDAY 1-22

monday 1-23

TuesDAY 1-24

  • Lori Williams' Birthday Party and Jam: Alice's Jazz And Cultural Society is the place to be to celebrate Lori Williams' 50th Birthday, and hear live music from Behind The Smiles musicians Benjie Porecki, Mark Prince, Michael Bowie, Tracey Cutler and the Birthday Girl Lori Williams!
  • Join the Hostel's Mac and Cheese Event: Too cold to go outside? Enjoy some company and some great food at the HighRoad Hostel DC. FREE  

wednesDAY 1-25