1. Screen on the Green
From HBO, Screen on the Green plays classic and new movies on a giant screen at different places around the city. You can bring a picnic, grab some friends and enjoy the show, for free.
2. Jazz at The Sculpture Garden
Every Friday evening in the summer, the National Gallery of Art puts on a free concert series featuring jazz artists performing a variety of musical styles. You can bring a picnic or purchase food and beverages there.
3. Atlas Arcade
Have a retro night and act like a kid again at this cool arcade bar featuring your favorite music and games from the 80s and early 90s.
4. Shakespeare Theatre Company
The Shakespeare Theatre Company is dedicated to putting on classic plays for all audiences. The Shakespeare Theatre Company is critically acclaimed and well known for its fantastic performances.
5. ArtJamz Dupont Studio
Create amazing works of original art with the help of local artists. Choose your canvas, your supplies and your drinks and then paint away. You can’t go wrong in this creative environment!
6. DC Improv
The DC Improv is a well known comedy club and restaurant. The club has an intimate feeling, great performance and delicious food.
7. Water Sports at The Key Bridge Boathouse
Have an adventure on the water at the Key Bridge Boathouse where you can rent canoes, kayaks and paddle boards in the summer months and cruise down the Potomac.
8. Phillips After 5
On the first Thursday of every month, The Phillips Collection stays open late and offers a mix of art and entertainment. Enjoy the collections, live music, food and a cash bar.
9. Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
A night of culture without the price. In the gorgeous Grand Foyer of the Kennedy Center, a diverse variety of artists perform for free.
10. Bowl and Play Bocce at Pinstripes
Pinstripes in Georgetown will give you a night of fun games including bowling and bocce and a bistro with a full menu of Italian-American cuisine.