Between Valentine’s Day and Presidents Day Weekend, a lot is going on in DC right now.
No matter the occasion make sure you do something special this week. Below are some of our favorite events around DC. Pick one or pick many, either way, you’ll be glad you left your bubble for something new.
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- Curling & Cocktails @ The Wharf: Get in the spirit of the Winter Olympic with some curling.
- Mardi Gras @ the Wharf: Do something big this Fat Tuesday.
- Clarendon’s Mardi Gras Parade: Be a part of the Fat Tuesday Madness as the saints go marching with Clarendon’s biggest Mardi Gras Party.
- Sip & Paint @ Ivy City Smokehouse: Feel like Bob Ross in real life at this sip & paint.
- Sleigh Bells @ The 930 club: This power-pop duo is ready to rock DC’s quintessential music venue.
- Wall Flower Murals @ The Botanical Gardens: A perfect last minute date idea.
- Sing Along Break-Up Songs @ DC9*: Sing the blues away at this hilariously awesome FREE event.
- Bingo @ Bracket Room: Maybe you’re lucky here if you don’t already have V-Day plans.
- Art Noight! @ Hole in the Sky Collective: Set up with art supplies, beer, and collaborators all you need to bring is some creativity and you’ll walk out with an original masterpiece.
- George Clinton & P-Funk @ The Howard Theater: Be blasted into outer space by the Godfather of Funk himself. George Clinton always treats DC right.
- $3.50 Draft Night @ Bier Baron*: Valentines Day not go as you hoped? Forget about it with cheap drafts at Bier Baron.
- DC’s Independent Film Festival: Calling all film buffs. This is the first weekend of DC’s Indie Film Festival which is filled with cutting-edge features, shorts, and docs.
- Board Game Happy Hour @ Busboys and Poets: Start Friday Night off easy with some friends and board games before going out later.
- Black Panther @ The Uptown Theater: See the season’s hottest movie at DC’s ultimate movie theater.
- National Black Music Matters Concert: Celebrate Black History Month by vibing to great music at this We Are One Foundation event.
- Free Screening of Get Out!: Watch this Oscar Nominated Thriller Fo’ Free!
- Dizzy Wright @ Union Stage: Enjoy a great hip-hop show in one of DC’s newest venues. Dizzy brings the heat so make sure you’re ready to party.
- DC Record Fair: Rock on at Penn Social and parooze crates of vinyls. This live event features DJs, 40+ vinyl vendors, and more. You never know what you’ll find.
- DC’s Chinese New Years Parade: Ring in the Year of the Dog with DC’s biggest Chiense New Years Parade in Chinatown.
- President’s Day Special @ Hawthorne*: Celebrate President’s Day in style with all day drink specials and bottomless brunch until 4!