It’s 5 o’clock Somewhere: Fun Things to Do After the Work Day Ends

Written by Jennifer Fantin, Recruitment and Admissions Assistant

After a hard day spent working or interning take a break and enjoy one of the many evening options that Washington, DC has to offer. Get together with your friends and coworkers to check out these DC happy hour hotspots!

Ping Pong Dim Sum– This Dupont Circle bar offers excellent happy hour specials. Stop by 1 Dupont Circle, NW for Asian-inspired cocktails and delicious food. From 4:00pm until 7:00pm you can enjoy select cocktails for $5.00 and delightful dim sum for $3.00.

The Front Page– Also located in Dupont Circle, at 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, The Front Page is a favorite among young professionals. On Tuesdays they play host to trivia night with half price burgers and $5.00 crush cocktails. On Thursday nights the happy hour specials begin at 4:00pm and last all night long.

The Blaguard– This restaurant and bar is located in Adams Morgan at 2003 18th Street, NW. It is a fun environment with great nightly specials. From 5:00pm until 8:00pm they offer $2.50 PBR Tallboys, $3.00 Domestic Drafts, $4 Rail Drinks, $4.50 Import Drafts, $2 Sliders, and 50 Cent Wings.

Blackfinn– This saloon was born of the desire to create a classic, enduring place where the community gathers to enjoy quality food and celebrate camaraderie. Located in the Farragut area, at 1620 I Street NW, the inviting atmosphere is complemented by amazing week night deals. From 4:00pm until 7:00pm take advantage of 5 for $5.00 on select food options and great drink deals.

Bangkok Joe’s– Located by the waterfront in Georgetown, at 3000 K Street, NW, this restaurant has incredible happy hour specials on Thai-inspired food. Stop in between 5:00pm and 7:00pm to try their $5.00 Thai Wings, $5.00 Steamed Mussels, $3.00 Steamed Edamame, $4.00 Fried Sesame Green Beans, $2.00 Grilled Chicken Satay, and $2.00 Street Grilled Meatballs.

Epic Yoga DC– This DC yoga studio offers special happy hour classes. Visit 1323 Connecticut Avenue, NW, to participate in a fun, upbeat yoga session. Hang out and mingle after class, and enjoy a refreshment and a light bite nearby as a group.  Local restaurants may even extend an “EPIC” discount.

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