zoo happy hour
Weekdays got you down? How about a pick-me-up at the new Zoo Happy Hour! Get wild Thursday through Sunday from 4 pm to 6 pm at Panda Overlook and enjoy happy hour specials such as buffalo bites, nachos, beer and more.
dc coffee fest
Come all to celebrate DC's rich and unique coffee culture through a series of events! Enjoy barista body workshops. coffee cocktail happy hour, local roaster showcase, and more!
555 Penn St NE | 7 pm | Tickets
cinema in the circle: sound of music
Please come out and join the Dupont neighborhood for their annual film festival featuring a movie off the National Film Registry. This evening come for a screening of Sound of Music.
9 Dupont Cir NW | 7:15 pm
history happy hour: an off the wall cocktail event
Back by popular demand, History Happy Hour is back! This two-hour event distills American history through cocktails, while also providing attendees a hands-on demonstration on the art of cocktail making.
1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW | 6 pm | Tickets
argentine movies on thursdays: lost embrace
The Embassy of Argentine presents a movie series every third Thursday of each month. This month, catch Lost Embrace by Daniel Burman.
1600 New Hampshire Ave NW | 6:30 pm | Tickets
fun with trees: explore the usbg outdoor garden
Join the US Botanic Garden for a walking tour of their outdoor gardens! Tree topics will range from interesting identifying features, historical fun facts, selection of trees to add interest and utility to the home and gardening tips to get your trees growing to their fullest potential.
100 Maryland Ave SW | 12 pm | Tickets
Cinematery's 2017 theme is film noir, featuring dark and mysterious whodunits. Join us on the cemetery grounds for a screening of Chinatown.
1801 E St SE | 7 pm
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. Two dozen food sellers and plenty of picnic tables are awaiting you!
1299 Half St SE | 11 am
Dave Chappelle returns to DC!
513 13th St NW | 7 pm | Tickets
yoga + art
Join East Side Yoga for a creativity-filled night. Chill out with yoga practice to help you leave your week behind and get your creative juices flowing. Then you'll learn to play with hand lettering; basic strokes and styles, how to get started with your own style and more. All supplies are included and you get to keep them!
518 10th St NE #2 | 7:30 pm | Tickets
new music friday: the killers
Every Friday, Songbyrd Music Cafe brings you new music happy hour. This Friday, The Killers new album "Wonderful Wonderful" will be playing on vinyl. Enjoy happy hour specials, giveaways and more!
2477 18th St NW | 6:30 pm
vent!: an interactive comedy happy hour
Vent! Where your personal struggles are made public. The rest of the world might not care about your problems, but we do. Hosted by amateur therapist and professional ranters Stephen Nicks, Max Rosenblum, and more!
1100 13th St NW | 5:30 pm | Tickets
art all night
Art All Night: Made in DC is Washington DC's free overnight arts festival running from 7 pm til 3 am. This festival takes place in six DC Main Street neighborhoods, bringing visual and performance arts including painting, photography, sculpture, crafts, music, dance, and more to outdoor public and private spaces.
Multiple Locations | 7 pm | More Info
dupont fire dojo
Dupont Circle will be transformed into a fire dojo during Art All Night. Pick which characters you want to see fight and watch fighters battle to the death!
Dupont Circle | 9 pm
art all night at studio gallery
Jam to live music, enjoy adorable ceramics at the pop-up shop, nibble on delicious and delightful frozen donuts and watch beautiful calligraphy. Come immerse yourself in culture, have a great Saturday night, enjoy snacks and goodies all from local businesses!
2108 R St NW | 7 pm
art all night- shaw block party
Art shows, visual presentations and performances will take place street-side on 7th and S streets! Curators will present the worlds of local artists in visual arts, digital arts, and performing arts creating an awesome lively experience highlighting the ever-changing cultural diversity of the Shaw Neighborhood!
641 S St NW | 7 pm | Tickets
taste of georgetown
Celebrate the festivals 24th year with creative tastes from over 30 of the neighborhood's best restaurants, enjoy live music, and craft beer as you wonder from booth to booth.
K St NW | 11 am | Tickets
dc state fair
The DC Stare Fair is a free showcase of the district's agricultural and creative talents and a daylong celebration of all things homegrown. While the DC State Fair is inspired by time-honored state fair traditions—growing and gardening, animal husbandry, and deep-fried foods—it also honors the things that make the District of Columbia unique. This means the DC State Fair holds competitions to find the best pupusas, mumbo sauce, and Double Dutch jumpers in the city, puts on a Pet Parade instead of a pig race, and works with local businesses and organizations that are committed to helping our community thrive. This is free, all aged event!
375 & 425 M St SW | 11 am | Tickets
yoga at the national building museum
Rise and shine at the National Building Museum. Bring your own mat and enjoy a one hour all levels yoga class in the Great Hall!
401 F St NW | 10 am | Tickets
fall garden day
Come celebrate the beauty of the Bishop's Garden at the second annual Garden Day- featuyring games, garden info, food, music and more.
Bishop's Garden at the National Cathedral | 12 pm
ghost tours: escape room
Dare to walk in the halls after dark? Test your mettle to escape the Museum in this year's Ghost Tour experience.
401 F St NW | 7 pm | Tickets
sci-fi sundays: jurassic park 3d
Enjoy this special Jurassic Park screening in the IMAX Theater!
10th St & Constitution Ave NW | 5:50 pm | Tickets
free weekly community yoga
Meet your neighbors in this free yoga class at the old Murry's parking lot. Bring your own mat and water!
3400 Georgia Ave NW | 6:30 pm
comics and cocktails
Geeky talk and cocktail specials.
1523 22nd St NW | 6:30 pm
union market overbeck lecture
Laura Hughes is presenting a free illustrated lecture on the past and present of the Union Market warehouse district, notable for its unified design, architectural flourishes and history that is quite distinct.
921 Pennsylvania Ave SE | 7:30 pm | Tickets
tour the us botanic garden
Learn more about the history of the National Garden, plants butterflies alike, native plants of the mid-Atlantic area, and roses that grow well in the Washington environment. This is an outdoor tour so comfortable shoes are suggested! Tour will meet in the lobby of the conservatory.
100 Maryland Ave SW | 3 pm
katy perry live
601 F St NW | 7:30 pm | Tickets
david bowie box set happy hour
Songbyrd invites you to an upstairs listening party where we'll celebrate the progressive Bowie of the late 70's. Cut's from Bowie's albums will be playing all evening and as usual, enjoy giveaways and happy hour specials.
2477 18th St NW | 6 pm
basic comedy showcase
Break your best Patagonia shirt and Uggs because its time for The Pinch's Basic Showcase. No basic show would be complete without brunch, so enjoy the show and brunch with drink specials!
3548 14th St NW | 8 pm | Tickets
survival game night
The Ugly Mug is hosting Survival Game night from 7 pm to midnight! The rules are simple: get a drink. Take a big gulp every time you die or lose a match. All games are open play and feel free to BYOG.
723 8th ST SE | 9 pm | Tickets
drink + draw
A monthly celebration of designers and their sketchbooks.
1348 Florida Ave NW | 6:30 pm | Tickets
transparent season 4 watch party
Come watch three episodes from the newest season of Transparent.
3118 Georgia Ave NW | 7:30 pm
chantae cann live at blues alley
1073 Wisconsin Ave NE | 8 pm | Tickets
throwback cinema: house party (1999)
Noire Society is coming to Big Chief to present you with their new monthly Throwback Cinema Series! Enjoy happy hour, dinner, and a movie!
2002 Fenwick St NE | 7 pm | Tickets
exiles octoberfest beer dinner
Exiles Bar DC is proud to present our next beer dinner! For late September - we're celebrating October...fest with some of the finest märzens and pumpkin beers around! Chef Emer's three course dinner will feature five seasonal beer pairings! $40/person. Reservations are required.
1610 U St NW | 7 pm
lit's sketch night
Intimate but not intrusive. A shoulder to cry on, but not an arm wrapped tight around your waist. LIT is the best relationship you'll ever have. Welcome to the show- it's a safe space (devoted to sketch comedy.)
2438 18th St NW | 8 pm | Tickets
vinyl and veuve
Sip on some bubbly and dance to live vinyl beats as you watch John Stango create a masterpiece.
515 15th ST NW | 5 pm | Tickets
Bring your friends for games and food while you enjoy Chinese culture! There will be fun activities, a lucky draw raffle, calligraphy experience, and more.
2121 I St NW | 4 pm
will & grace watch party
The classic is back and Nellie's invites you to view it on the big screen! Sasha Adams will be hosting and you've got all access to $5 cocktails all night LONG. It's a celebration, come join the party!
900 U St NW | 7 pm
black sabbath the end of the end
Black Sabbath: The End of The End is a documentary chronicle of the final tour from the band who forged the sound of metal. Don't miss out on this special E St Cinema screening!
555 11th St NW | 7 pm | Tickets
world music and dance benefit for HURRICANE victims
Recent natural disasters in several parts of the world have devastated families and individuals. This event will be a live music benefit dedicated to aiding relief efforts in Mexico City and Mumbai.
1358 Florida Ave NE | 7 pm
fall terrarium workshop
Join Urban Jungle at their CoHi/Shaw showroom as they teach you how to build your own terrarium. Workshop ticket includes 3 premium succulents, planting supplies, decorative elements, and all the assistance you may need. Containers can be purchased at the workshop or you can bring your own!
2603 Sherman Ave NW | 6:30 pm | Tickets
cafe con leche: open mic
200 21st St NW | 6:30 pm | More Info