TUESDAY MAY 2
DACHA Springfest Market // MARKET
TODAY 3 PM · @ Dacha Beer Garden
Hear Hear! To All DC Dwellers and lucky visitors! This Tuesday, May 2nd, 20 new and returning local vendors will unfurl their wares and cool fares at Dacha Spring Fest Market! The official drink of the Market and this year's festival is Weihenstephaner Kristall Weizenbock! Dacha is the only place in DC serving this highly limited and never to repeat brew from the oldest brewery in the world! This is one night you don't want to miss out on!
Rachel Pfeffer Designs Wild Roots Apothecary Cuba Skate The OutrageKicheko Goods Mallory Shelter Jewelry Wight Tea Company Happy Healthy Human Katz District Coffee Artbeforeanything Marcella Kriebel Art + Illustration Urban Jungle Nh.d Studio Bureau KUZEH Pottery Miks Letterpress Plus #PrintsbyMargoElysad #AuggieFroggyKids
FYI -- The event ends at 10:30 & is free admission
SATURDAY MAY 6
Funk Parade 2017 // MUSIC
Sat 12 PM · @ U Street Neighborhood
Funk Parade is a one-of-a-kind day fair, parade and music festival, celebrating Washington DC's vibrant music and arts, the U Street neighborhood, and the Spirit of Funk that brings us all together.
DAY FAIR 12-7 PM
PARADE 3-4 PM
MUSIC FESTIVAL 7-10 PM
SUNDAY MAY 7
Pints & Puppies // DRINK
Sun 1 PM · @ American Ice Company
Come drink one down with your hound! Looking to socialize, enjoy great drink specials, and show off your four legged friend? Look no further. Bring your pup to the pub with Pints & Puppies.
Pints & Puppies brings all of your favorite things together: Craft Beers, a Social Setting at your favorite watering hole, and Man’s Best Friend.
A portion of the proceeds will go toward local charities supporting dog rescue.
Currently supporting local dog rescues with events in Albuquerque, Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Brooklyn, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Phoenix, Portland, Raleigh, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington DC.
Early Bird Tickets only $15 (Limited Quantity)
Pricing – $15 online in advance/$20 at door — includes:
- One free drink, choice of craft beers
- Continued Drink Specials
- Unlimited Photo Booth w/ your Pet
THURSDAY MAY 11
SATURDAY MAY 13
Cirque du Denizens Presents: Carnivale // DAY DRINK
Sat 2 PM · @ Denizens Brewing Co
Drink. Marvel. Play. Flirt. Dance. Indulge. Experience Cirque du Denizens' Adult Playground: Carnivale! Have you ever wanted to revisit all of the joy & excitement that you felt as a kid at a carnival but with an inappropriate spin that speaks to the twisted depths of your grown-up soul?
"Come One & Come All" as we...
- Marvel at the fantastical feats of jugglers, stilt walkers, & acrobats
- Play the cheeky & inappropriate carnival games
- Flirt with our favorite DBC team member by getting them all wet in the dunk tank (each dunk = Humane Society donation)
- Dance to the DJ stylings of Blaqsquerade
- Indulge in all of the carnival fare and Denizens beer you can handle
Dress code is street, club, drag, burlesque, fetish, fantastical - whatever strikes your fancy*! Carnivale is a place to let your freak flag fly! $20 gains you admission to the madness along with your first beer and bag of popcorn. *No dressing like clowns. That shit's creepy.
Dirtybird BBQ 2017 // MUSIC & FOOD
Sat 3 PM · @ DC Brau Brewing Company
GA tickets and BBQ plates sold separately.
Halcyon Stage BalletX (Performing to music of Amy Winehouse & indie-rock band Beirut) // DANCE
Sat 7:30 PM · @ Dock 5 at Union Market
Philly-based BalletX, one of the nation’s most intriguing contemporary ballet companies, presents an astonishing evening of dances by choreographers Trey McIntyre and Matthew Neenan set to the music of Amy Winehouse and the indie-rock band Beirut.
MONDAY MAY 15
Thievery Corporation at The Kennedy Center // CONCERT
Mon 7 PM · @ The John F. Kennedy Center
Thievery Corporation is working with composer-in-residence Mason Bates to create a symphonic/electronic presentation of the classic Thievery sound. Join us on May 15th, along with a 22-peice orchestra conducted by Teddy Abrams, for a special performance at the prestigious Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. An early show will start at 7:00pm with second performance at 9:00pm on the same time. Performance time for each show is approximately 1 hour with no intermission.
THURSDAY MAY 18
FRIDAY MAY 19
Daybreaker DC "Music On The Brain" // WORKOUT
Fri 6 AM · @ The John F. Kennedy Center
Yoga 6 - 7am
Dance 7 - 9am
Breakfast / Coffee / Snacks
2017 Contemporaries Bash: Berlin Underground // PARTY
Fri 8:30 PM · @ Dock 5 at Union Market
Inspired by Berlin’s pulsing nightlife, the 2017 Bash brings the German capital’s decadent club scene to Dock 5 for one sensational night of cocktails, music, food, fashion, and dancing.
The Bash is a sell-out event that attracts the city’s most dynamic young professionals. Come connect with The Phillips Collection’s community of art-lovers, creative thinkers, and philanthropists.
$175 General Entry · $125 Museum Members
Premium open bar and outdoor biergarten by Denizens Brewing Co.
Savory and sweet bites inspired by Berlin’s street food scene
DJ, Photo booths, art-installations, and more...
SATURDAY MAY 20
Sat 11 AM · @ NOMA
Celebrate the return of POW! WOW! DC, a global art movement that celebrates culture, music, and art worldwide!
+25 Vendors, Live Art, Foods Trucks, & Music. Family & Pet-Friendly. Free & Open to the Public. Featuring Music by KERIMtheDJ, DJ Vanniety Kills, and DJ Mathias Broohm. Live Painting by Henley Bounkhong, John Grunwell, Kasey O'Boyle, and Katie Pumphrey
Proudly presented by NoMa Business Improvement District & organized by local artist, Kelly Towles, 20 extraordinarily talented muralists from DC and around the world will be creating original masterpieces beginning on May 17th through May 27th, with an Opening Kick-Off Event on May 20th.
MONDAY MAY 22
EdibleDC Eat/Drink Local
// FOOD & DRINK
Mon 6 PM · @ Long View Gallery
Join us for the 3rd Annual EdibleDC Magazine Eat/Drink Local! Your ALL INCLUSIVE ticket gets you 15+ divine drinks and 15+ fabulous foods from the best bartenders and chefs across the DMV. VIP ticket hodlers will get exclusive access to the Columbia Room patio with additional drinks/food as well as the VIP after party at Tiger Fork. VIP ticket holders also get an exculsive EdibleDC green tote with all our local picks. Sample of some of the 2017 confirmed vendors:
- China Chilcano
- Iron Gate
- The Riggsby
- On Rye
- Harrimans Grill (Salamander Resort & Spa)
- Toki Underground
- Tiger Fork
- Columbia Room
- DogFish Head Brewery & Distillery
- Lyon Distilling Gray Wolf Distilling
- KO Distilling
- Early Mountain Vineyards
- Troegs Brewery
- One Eight Distilling
- The Gibson
- and more...
SATURDAY MAY 27
The Great Gatsby Lawn Party
// DAY EVENT
Sat 11 AM · @ Washington National Cathedral
Sprawled out before the magnificent towers of the Washington National Cathedral, step back into a simpler time of flapper dresses, boater hats, and the big band sounds of the 1910's, 1920's, & 1930's. Period orchestras, performances, lawn games, two large wood dance floors, photo booths, food & beverage available for purchase, specialty alcoholic Prohibition cocktails, and more await! Period attire strongly encouraged.
THURSDAY JUNE 1
AT&T Best of Washington Party 2017 // Food & Drink
Thu 6 PM · @ National Building Museum
Kick off your summer with Washingtonian at the Best of Washington party on June 1 at the National Building Museum! Enjoy delectable fare and cocktails from more than 75 of Washingtonian’s top-rated restaurants, all under one roof. More than 2,000 foodies, celebrities, and restauranteurs will sample, sip, and socialize, all while celebrating Washington’s best restaurants.
A portion of ticket proceeds and all funds from the silent auction at Best of Washington will go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
FRIDAY JUNE 16
BYT & Nat Geo's Excellent Adventure // PARTY
Fri 8 PM · @ 1600 M St NW, Washington, DC 20036
With exclusive access to the new Nat Geo Museum exhibition:
National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers
+ Hot jamz and vibes from:
Oddisee (DJ set)
(Taking you on a musical odyssey)
(even more inspiring than Wyld Stallyns)
(spinning the best of the 80s all night long)
Featuring a big outdoor courtyard to frolick in with Bars / Food Trucks / Photobooths / Lasers & MORE FUN TBA!
Nerd out with lightning talks from Nat Geo Explorers:
Lily Zeng / Butterfly Princess
Jennifer Adler / Snorkel Queen
Ella Al-Shamahi / Skull Master
SATURDAY JULY 15
MONDAY JULY 17
FRIDAY JULY 21