Summer is in full swing and that means so is your social agenda. Between taking travel tips from the Bitches, heading out of town or getting your fill of D.C. fetes, the options can seem endless. There is plenty to choose from this week, but luckily we’re delivering your must-do list to take the stress out of your off-the-clock party planning schedule. Get all of the details below and make the most of all D.C. has to offer this week.
Pig out on paella from Jose Andres at Jaleo’s annual Paella festival happening this week. Savor classic and new versions of the Spanish staple and sip on wine, beer, and specialty cocktails. Live music and flamenco dancers will be there to transport you to an in-town Latin vacation. Tickets are available for $30 here and it’s happening at Jaleo’s Crystal City location at 2250 Crystal Drive, Arlington, V.A.
T is for Tuesday and T.Swift. Shake it off at the ballpark at her must-see concert happening at Nats Park. Trade baseball for venting about boyfriends and party like it’s 1989. Tickets are available here. Nationals Stadium is located at 1500 South Capitol Street S.E., Washington, D.C.
Get your block party on while getting buff at Vida’s block party at their U Street location. The event will feature Dangerously Delicious Pies, a kissing booth, giveaways, and an arm wrestling table. Keep up your healthy habits with their Free Guest Day happening on July 30th featuring a contest for the team’s best healthy recipes. Vida is located at 1612 U Street N.W., Washington, D.C.
Sip on cocktails while celebrating the third birthday of our favorite newsletter Skimm. The celebration is happening at Zengo in Chinatown featuring their happy hour specials of $5 beer and wine, $6 cocktails, and enough small plates to get your fill. More info for the event, which starts at 5 P.M, can be found here. Zengo is located at 781 7th Street N.W., Washington, D.C.
Celebrate the 5th anniversary of Estadio, our favorite spot for Spanish fare and boozy slushies. The Logan Circle mainstay is offering specials on wine, beer, and, of course, a special Anniversary Slushito. As if that wasn’t enough, Estadio is thanking it’s dedicated diners with 50% off happy hour that runs from 5:00 P.M. to 7 P.M. until July 19th. To get all the details on the week-long birthday party, call 202.319.1404. Estadio is located at 1520 14th Street N.W., Washington, D.C.
Bitches love their burgers and beers and you can get your fill of both at this Saturday’s annual Burger Bash. Carnivores can satisfy their cravings with variations of the All-American classic from 16 favorite area restaurants. Keep it local by sipping on suds from area breweries to wash it all down. Tickets for the event score you 4 burgers, so meet up with friends to sample them all. The event is happening at Gateway Park at 1300 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22201.
Hit up another block party while keeping it healthy at the Bitch-approved Blagden Alley bash for the opening of JRINK’s new Shaw location. Join in on the fun and get in some juicing while spending a day in the neighborhood.
Make a day of it by catching a concert from area favorite White Ford Bronco at the Bullpen. Reminisce by jamming to all of your 90s favorites to close out the weekend. Hopefully you won’t regret your outfit this time around. RSVP for the party going down at the Bullpen, located at 1299 Half Street S.E., Washington, D.C. here.