How to celebrate the Fourth of July in Washington, DC

Whether you are outside enjoying BBQ or inside sipping on a cocktail, here are some exciting specials happening around the city for the Fourth of July.

Atlas Brew Works

2052 West Virginia Ave NE, #102

Washington, DC 20002 

Join the Atlas Brew Works team this Fourth of July for craft beer and good times. The Tap Room will open early on this day so stop by from 1pm to 8pm to enjoy a brew. For more information, visit


City Tap Dupont

1205 Connecticut Ave NW

Washington, DC 20036

On Thursday, July 4 from 1pm to 5pm, guests are invited to an all you can eat and drink experience at City Tap Dupont’s All-American Cookout, complete with cornhole on the patio. For $40, enjoy endless hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, coleslaw, and ice pops, paired with house wines, Founders Solid Gold Lager, Dogfish Head SuperEIGHT, Southern Tier Swipe Right, and other beer offerings. Available a la carte options include bourbon slushies ($6), grapefruit crushes and orange crushes ($7), and watermelon limoncello cocktails ($8). To make a reservation, visit


City Tap Penn Quarter

901 9th Street NW                         

Washington, DC 20001                            

On Thursday, July 4 from 11:30am to 4pm, join City Tap Penn Quarter for its annual BeerBQ Battle, a competition with local breweries serving up the best barbecue with drink specials, patio games and live music. Sample barbecue offerings from City Tap, 3 Stars Brewing (DC), RAR Brewing (Maryland), and Port City Brewing (Virginia) and vote for the winner, while enjoying a barbecue platter ($20) with favorites like potato salad and coleslaw. Featured beers ($5) from each brewery as well as adult capri suns ($10) will also be available. To make a reservation, visit 


City Winery

1350 Okie St NE

Washington, DC 20002  

City Winery has something for everyone this Fourth of July! Enjoy sets from DJ Divine & Miss H.E.R. and frozen drink specials on the roof starting at 5pm or watch an all-star cast of burlesque performers in the evening hosted by Sydni Deveraux at 7pm. If you want to keep the patriotic spirit going on all month long pick up a bottle of their Uncle Sam Cabernet, featured as July’s wine of the month.  


Fyve Restaurant Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City

1250 S Hayes St

Arlington, VA 22202

Join Fyve Restaurant Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City on the Fourth of July this year. On Thursday, July 4 Fyve Restaurant Lounge will be serving Smoked Pre-Prohibition Cherry Boulevardier + BBQ Baby Back Ribs for $60. In addition, starting on Thursday, July 4 through Sunday, July 7, guests can enjoy the Red White & Blue Sangria special for $10.



The Rooftop at The Graham Georgetown

1075 Thomas Jefferson Street NW

Washington, DC 20007


Join The Rooftop at The Graham Georgetown for an all-day celebration on Thursday, July 4, complete with sweeping sights. Tickets include entrance to the event, all-you-can-eat barbecue buffet with burgers, sliders, wagyu hot dogs, and more, live music from DJ EPX, and drink specials. Those looking to elevate their evening can purchase the exclusive “Views” table which includes entrance for 10, two bottles of bubbly, a dedicated server, views of the fireworks and more. Boozy snowballs, red, white, and blue cocktails, beer buckets, and wine, spritzer & seltzer buckets will be available for purchase a la carte. Grab your tickets at


Roofers Union

2446 18th St NW

Washington, DC 20009


Roofers Union is excited to celebrate the Fourth of July with food specials on all three floors from Thursday, July 4, through Sunday, July 7. Corndogs made with house andouille and served with beer cheese sauce, chips, and a pickle will be available for $9. Guests can also enjoy the Firecracker Brat ($12), stuffed with habanero peppers and cheddar, served with cider and bacon braised sauerkraut, chips and a pickle. In addition, the BBQ Brisket Sandwich ($14) is made with slow-braised brisket, BBQ sauce, pickled onions, and served on a sesame brioche bun with chips and a pickle.