4 Hot DC Events That’ll Give You FOMO Over The Summer



Wait, so…June is already almost over? How did that happen??

Summer months tend to fly by so fast it’s easy to blink and miss them.

Now that July is almost upon us, and the real summer sun is slowly starting to shine, we don’t want you to miss a minute of fun, so we’ve laid out some of the top summer events coming to DC over the next few months.

We’re talking MLB All-Star festivities, brews all over town, DC Field Day & more.

You don’t want to miss your chance to attend the 4 hottest (pun-intended) events of the summer, so read below and we’ll help you prevent FOMO!

MLB All-Star Week

July 15-17, 2018, Nationals Park

As if the Cap’s winning the cup wasn’t already enough for us DC fans, the next thing on our list is hosting the 2018 MLB All-Star Week! Known to be one of the biggest events in baseball, All-Star Week is a time for the MLB’s best of the best to show off. The week kicks off Sunday with the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, followed by the T-Mobile Home Run Derby on Saturday, and concludes with the 89th MLB All-Star Game on Sunday! 

#FrayLife Tip: The Bullpen will be rocking all week long, as will most of the area around Nats Park. Want the inside scoop on all of the events happening for All-Star Week? Read more about it here.

Brew at the Zoo

July 19th, 2018, Smithsonian’s National Zoo

Love animals? Love drinking beer, too? Get the best of both worlds at the Smithsonian’s Brew at the Zoo fundraising event to raise money for the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute’s mission to save species. Some of the event’s highlights include unlimited beer tastings from more than 70 breweries, as well as encounters with exotic animals! Tickets start at $50 and are perfect for a summer date or outing with a big group of friends.

#FrayLife Tip: If you’re a huge animal/beer lover, grab VIP tickets for the full experience. VIP ticket holders get perks like early access and tastings from top DC restaurants.

DC Field Day, Presented by EventsDC


July 28th, 2018, RFK Stadium Festival Grounds

Remember how awesome field day was back in elementary school? Want to experience all the fun of that PLUS an adult buzz? Last year, we teamed up with Events DC to bring you DC Field Day, and it’s getting bigger and better the second time around. DC Field Day, Presented by Events DC is your one chance of the year relive your youth and chase schoolyard glory by teaming up with your friends for classic games like sack races and tug-of-war. There will also be food trucks, open bar, a Field Day Market and awesome jams, so grab your squad and get in on the #FrayLife event of the summer!

#FrayLife Tip: Don’t have enough pals in town this weekend to make a team? No worries. You can sign up solo starting at $45 a ticket (it includes 1 free beer ticket, too!)

DC Beer Week

Aug 19 – 26, 2018, *multiple locations*

Yeah, beer is cool. But have you ever spent an entire week drinking it? Well, now you can (without being judged) at DC Beer Week. This eight-day festival brings you some of the area’s best local breweries, restaurants, bars and community partners! With both free and ticketed events, there’s plenty of options to choose from for every type of beer-lover!

Which event are you looking forward to most this summer? Let us know in the comments below, and don’t forget to tag us in all of your summer event posts on social using #FrayLife so we can follow along!

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