Upcoming Local Events – Weekend of January 18, 2019

This week’s events  are jam-packed with tons of fun!  #SoExcited  All events noted below are in the District unless otherwise noted.  Here’s what’s going on this week…

DC Northwest

The Old School Hip Hop Bar Crawl | U St NW, January 20th

11 of the dopest local DJs in the DMV spinning 8 hours of Hip Hop gems at 6 different bars, all walking distance from each other. Drink specials exclusive to bar crawlers at every bar participating.

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Bourbon Steak 10th Anniversary Brunch Party | Bourbon Steak, January 20th

For the first and only time in its 10 years – Brunch will be served at BOURBON STEAK DC. It will be a showstopper on top of the abundance of food choices depicting the popular specialties. Live DJ and more.

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Winter Restaurant Week 2019  | Various Locations, January 14 – 20

Restaurant Week returns to the DMV for 2019! Get 3-course brunch & lunch for $22/person or dinner for $35/person.

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2019 Women’s March on Washington | Freedom Plaza, January 19

The 2017 Women’s March inspired hundreds of women to run, millions more to vote, and dozens to win elected office. The 2019 Women’s March marks two years of resistance to the Trump presidency, two years of training new activists, and two years of building power. And this time, we’re coming back with an agenda.

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Free Community Weekend: Women’s March on Washington | NMWA, January 19th

Visit us for FREE admission all weekend, January 19–21. Hundreds of thousands of visitors will travel to Washington, D.C. for the Women’s March on Washington on Sat., January 19, 2019. Take this opportunity to join us as we celebrate the creative contributions of women and champion women through the arts!

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DC Northeast

Marcus Johnson in Concert | City Winery, January 19th

Marcus Johnson is an independent Billboard-ranked, internationally acclaimed jazz keyboardist, and NAACP Image Award Nominee.

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DC Southwest

Fire and Ice Festival | District Wharf, January 19th

Join The Wharf for the second annual Fire & Ice Festival, featuring the WAFF Ice House. From 2 to 5 pm, they’ll turn up the heat with a DJ, whiskey sampling stations, fire twirlers, and an ice sculptor. Plus the day wouldn’t be complete without s’mores by the firepit!

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The Official Hip Hop Museum Launch Party | Culturehouse (Blind Whino), January 18th

The Hip-Hop Museum will kick-off it’s very first pop-up experience as it kicks-off a month-long gallery show and one-night concert featuring The Sugarhill Gang, Trouble Funk, Melle Mel and Grandmaster Caz to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of “Rapper’s Delight” (the world’s first commercial hip-hop single).

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In Existence by Fuse | ARTECHOUSE, January 17th – March 10th

Concepts of eternity and infinity are put on display at ARTECHOUSE’s newest exhibition – Everything in Existence by internationally-acclaimed Italian artist studio fuse


DC Southeast

38th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade | Intersection of Good Hope Rd. & Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, January 21st

The 38th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade will assemble at the intersection of Good Hope Rd. & Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE. The parade will proceed up MLK Ave. to The Gateway Pavilion. At the end of the route the will be a Community Resource & Health Fair.

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Made in the DMV Conference | DC Dream Center, January 19th

The Made Conference act as a “Day of Service” for the DMV arts & businesses community . The goal of the conference is to bring together industry experts in Entertainment, Technology, Arts & Humanities and provide them with an opportunity to ‘reach back’ by presenting ideas and speaking on topics that cover a wide range of subjects while providing an opportunity for emerging entrepreneurs, artists, & creatives of Washington, DC to advance in their industries.

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