Inauguration 2013 Happenings: From Happy Hours to Balls

usa cocktail2013 US-China Presidential Inaugural Ball Party

Sunday, Jan. 20

$49.99, Values include authentic Chinese food and beverage, after party with DJ and dancing, and unlimited alcohol at the site.

$89.99, Values include premium seats with VIP guests and key note speakers, Photo-ops with our distinguished VIP guests, authentic Chinese food and beverage, unlimited alcohol (21 years old+), after party with DJ and dancing, tremendous gifts and souvenirs to take away, and…a Free gift ticket to a live NBA game featuring Jeremy Lin (Houston Rockets) and Washington Wizards on Feb. 23rd, 2013.

Grand Ball Room, 800 21st Street, NW

Tickets: http://register.facechinese.com/

Every Man’s Inaugural Ball

Monday, Jan. 21

$44 for an open bar and food buffet from 8-9 p.m.

&88 for an open bar and food buffet from 8 p.m. to midnight

DJ, 3 bars, tons of games and dancing.

Tickets avail at the door.

801 E Street, NW

Al Dente

This 2013 Presidential Inauguration has inspired Al Dente Restaurant’s look-back at past Presidents’ favorite cocktails and foods.

Al Dente at 3201 New Mexico Avenue, captained by award-winning Chef Roberto Donna, is offering its fresh spin on Presidential “likes” from George Washington and Thomas Jefferson thru 20th Century Leaders.

Beginning January 7 thru Inauguration Day January 21, Al Dente is presenting its optional Inaugural Cocktail List ($9.95 each) and Menu ($22-$27.95).

3201 New Mexico Avenue, NW

Equinox Restaurant Inauguration Brunch

Sunday, Jan. 20

Equinox Restaurant will offer a unique Inauguration brunch menu honoring two great leaders. Celebrating the fifty-seventh presidential inauguration, Chef Todd Gray will celebrate President Obama’s return to office and express his “Faith in America’s Food Future.” As well as honor Martin Luther King with a nod to the marking of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. In this spirit Chef Gray has created a menu that features beloved dishes of Martin Luther King and President Barack Obama.

Brunch Hours: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
3 Courses – $35.00

818 Connecticut Ave, NW

Town Tavern Inauguration Weekend

Sunday, Jan. 20

NFL Sunday Funday: $3 domestic bottles, $8 domestic pitchers and $10 wing/pitcher combos.

Monday, Jan. 1

MLK Drinkin’ with Lincoln: $5 all drafts, $5 pint-sized mixed rails, $5 wing baskets.

The best way to enjoy your MLK no work, come play Monday.

2323 18th St., NW

Inauguration at Hill Country

Monday, Jan. 21

The bar will feature a pop-up breakfast taco stand until 11 a.m., offering a variety of breakfast tacos available to go (2 for $5). Hot chocolate and coffee will also be available for $2 each. The kitchen will reopen at 11:30 a.m. with their full regular barbecue menu at the counters.

The bar will remain open throughout the day for those who wish to watch the festivities indoors with POTUS-inspired drink specials, including the Commander-in-Chief Champagne cocktail ($5) and $1 POTUS-pop Jell-O shots, available all day.

410 Seventh St. NW

Brightest Young Things Inauguration Spectacular

Monday, Jan. 20

BYT is taking over all three levels all day starting with a viewing party for the swearing in ceremony.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be for sale in Tap & Parlour, so feel free to use them as a base camp for your inauguration adventures throughout the day, or just happy hour it up, dinner it down, and/or party like it’s 2009 all night long.

Tickets $15 available here.

Bohemian Caverns, 2001 11th St. NW

ChurchKey’s Inaugural Brewers Ball

Monday, Jan. 21

In honor of the 57th Presidential Inauguration, the capital’s formidable beer bar featuring a list of 555 artisan ales, will welcome some of the most acclaimed and recognized craft brewers in the nation to Washington for a celebration of American craft beer.

ChurchKey’s Inaugural Brewers Ball will join some of the brewing community’s brightest stars such as Rob Tod of Allagash Brewing Company, Sean Lily Wilson of Fullsteam, and Dan Kopman of Schlafly Beer, as well as, Mark Thompson of Star Hill Brewery, Jim Caruso of Flying Dog Brewery and Hugh Sisson of Heavy Seas, with home team heroes like D.C. Brau’s Brandon Skall & Jeff Hancock and 3 Stars Brewing Company’s Dave Coleman & Mike McGarvey, all of who will showcase their finest ales on the ChurchKey taps that evening.

Tickets are $150 per person and include all food and beverage.

1337 14th Street, NW

GreenLine Initiatives and AmericanPupusa present: The Inaguration Celebration 2013

Saturday, Jan. 20, 7 p.m.

An amazing opportunity to listen to great music from local DJs, enjoy drink specials, and raise funds for the UC Merced Alumni Association and the YMCA DC Youth and Government program. DJs Include DJ Apuesta Por El Rock & DJ ill.selecta.

$7 cover for happy hour specials until 10 and $3 PBR.
$5 cover if you wear patriotic gear (Red White and Blue).

Chief Ike’s, 1725 Columbia Road, NW

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