Your Month Ahead: December

Our goal at #FrayLife is to show you how to live your best life in the district. Each month we’ll be releasing a monthly article titled ‘Your Month Ahead’ which will feature notable events to attend or check-out. These are events we believe showcase the best in food, entertainment, music, and more!


12/1- Join a ’70s-style Studio Fifty Formal and imagine a holiday bash at Studio 54 and the year is 1974. Daybreaker DC / Studio FiftyFormal

For 3 weeks in December, Wunder Garten at NoMa will be transformed into a magical space— think twinkly lights and tasty food at the Pop-Up Cafe, s’mores and snuggy blankets around a fire pit and sipping hot chocolate and hot toddies as you pick the best tree and shop the Mid-Atlantic region’s most talented makers. Winterfest at Wunder Garten

The Wharf gets merry and bright with their inaugural tree lighting.  Light Up The Wharf

12/2- Our friends at Grand Central and Tito’s Handmade Vodka are throwing an epic Ugly Sweater Party to get into the holiday spirit! Tito’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Party

12/3- No brunch plans? Check out these local hot spots: B Too, Vinoteca, The Smith

12/4- Join Washingtonian & Belvedere for Belvedere cocktails, light bites, and the final round between three DMV bartenders in a “Chopped”-style mixology competition at Washingtonian’s Belvedere Bartender Battle

Join DC Fray at Kingfisher DC every Monday for FREE bar bingo from 8-10pm at Free Weekly Bar Bingo.

12/5- Don’t forget that the ice rink at the National Gallery of Art is open from 10:00am-9:00pm.

12/6- Catch the lighting of the 2017 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree on the West Lawn of the Capitol! U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting

12/7- Discover the “Imaginary World of the Nutcracker”! Inspired by the original story and powered by the latest projection technology the new winter installation will whisk you away to a magical kingdom at ARTECHOUSE. Imaginary World of The Nutcracker

12/8- Experience the sparkle of the season at Georgetown GLOW, the region’s only curated exhibition of outdoor public light art installations. Georgetown GLOW

12/9- Put on your favorite jammies, onesies, slippers, furry hats & moo moo’s and join DC Fray for an epic Saturday of hangover chasing & traditional bar crawling! DC Pajama Jam Bar Crawl

12/10- More than 20 merchants around Dupont Circle will host local makers in their establishments to sell a variety of holiday gifts. And there are 80 shops, 150 restaurants, and countless services around Dupont Circle. Dupont Circle Holiday Pop-ups!

12/11- Hot 99.5’s Jingle Ball Presented By Capital One featuring: Fall Out Boy, Kesha, Logic, Halsey, Zedd, Charlie Puth, Camila Cabello, Liam Payne and Julia Michaels.

12/17- This awesome cappella group is back in DC — Catch the Pentatonix in Washington!

12/20-21- He’s got all the right dance moves —  Bruno Mars is at the MGM National Harbor

12/28 – Russian-German record producer, DJ, musician, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Zedd is at Echostage.

12/31 – Right in the New Year at New Year’s Eve at Kelly’s Irish Times!

What events did we miss? Let us know in the comments below!

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