Written by Lauren Goldberg, Coordinator of U.S. Programs
We are just a few days from tip-off of the 75th annual NCAA College Basketball Tournament. Are you ready for the madness? Beginning March 19 and ending with the championship game on April 8, this season’s March Madness will not disappoint, with back-to-back games, epic match-ups, and age-old rivalries.
This year is especially exciting for the District as the East Regional Round of the tournament will be held at our very own Verizon Center. See the action first-hand with tickets to either or both sessions on March 28 and 30.
Check out these great places around town to watch the tournament:
- Green Turtle– Located under the Verizon Center, it is a perfect place to meet up with friends to watch the madness.
- Buffalo Billiards in Dupont Circle is 14,000 square feet of pure entertainment. Packed with TV’s, arcade games, shuffleboards, billiards, and beverages, it is an ideal location to watch the games.
- If you are a beer lover you should definitely head to Regional Food & Drink in Chinatown which boasts the largest tap and bottle selection in the DC area. You will be sure to find avid sports fans and an assortment of delectable brews.
- For those who live or work in VA, Crystal City Sports Pub is a local favorite. With hundreds of TV’s and 3 floors of space, there is plenty of room to shout and cheer for the favored teams in your bracket.