It’s Labor Day this weekend! Here’s your chance to party big before summer officially draws to a close. So live it up before you have the misfortune of living to see all of your bad decisions the next day with our super-deluxe, top-of-the-line round-up this week!
If you’ve never enjoyed the awesome wall art and jovial bartenders at Penn Social then this weekend is the time to check it out! One vs. Many presents “Cakes & Kisses” and shuffleboard, pool, skeeball, classic arcade games, 30+ draught beers, and much more Friday, August 30 at 10 pm. DJ BIG VIC will be pumping beats all night, so come to dance, game and chill at one of the coolest venues in the city. 801 E Street NW, Washington, DC. (202) 697-4900
Glam it up on the rooftop for a “Night of Excellence Party” at Midtown Saturday, September 1 at 9 pm. Open til 4 am, it is the place to see and be seen this Labor Day weekend. Midtown Party-Plex has 3 floors of music. The first 2 floors will be 18+ and the rooftop will be exclusively 21+. Make sure to keep it classy, because t-shirts and tennis shoes are faux pas at this party. $10-$30 cover. 1219 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC. For VIP tables and more information call: (202)607-8758.
Get the Blues
If you want something fun and free (!), check out the DC Blues Festival Saturday, August 31 from noon – 7:30 pm, featuring Albert Castiglia, Big G, Austin Walker, Fast Eddie and the Slowpokes, The DC Blues Society Band, and The UnXpected Band. Carter Barron Amphitheatre, 4850 Colorado Avenue NW, Washington, DC. (202) 426-0486
Want to get more miles out of your bikini bod? Or if you simply want to get your day-drinking on, check out the Pool Party at Capitol Skyline with live DJ, Saturday, August 31 from noon – 7:30 pm. Capitol Skyline Hotel, 10 I Street SW, Washington, DC.
Looking to relax, save money and enjoy your night off? Head to the free Wild West-themed concert by the National Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, September 1 at 8 pm. Gates open at 3 pm. In case of rain, the concert will be moved to the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. Located at E.Capitol and First Streets. (202) 225-6827 or NSO Summer Concert Hotline (202) 416-8114
Starting Monday, September 2, and every Monday at 7 pm for a 9 week run, watch as the H Street Family Feud Charity Tournament pits teams from 10 bars/restaurants, all while you enjoy not using your brain and all and sipping Jameson specials and win giveaways. First round starts at The Pug. The Vic vs. Argonaut at 7 pm.
Head down to Loudon County, Virginia for the Epicurience Virginia August 30-September 2. Taste award-winning Virginia wines, meet top tastemakers and master winemakers. The signature event is the Grand Tasting, held on the green rolling grounds of the spectacular 225-year-old Morven Park Estate, featuring Virginia wineries, culinary products and renowned chefs. $95/person, VIP $175/person. 17263 Southern Planter Lane, Leesburg, VA.