Do This: Valentine’s Day or Not to Valentine’s Day

Valentine Party

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Some people like to go all in with their significant other, others tend to avoid this quasi-holiday.

I’m in the camp that it’s nothing special, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to do in DC, no matter your relationship status.

Some ideas to fit any mood.

Must Do Party

For the Love of Lambic @ The Sovereign

Aslin Beer tap takeover and FREE bluegrass @ Union Stage


Valley Queen @ Songbyrd Music House

Bob Mould Band @ 9:30 Club  w/Titus Andronicus

Beirut @ The Anthem

Andy McKee @ City Winery

The Parrots/Mozes and the Firstborn @ DC9

Will Gravatt @ Pearl Street Warehouse (a FREE SHOW!)

Or if you want to wait until Friday, February 15th, the possibilities are amazing.

Metric @ The Fillmore

Interpol @ The Anthem w/Sunflower Bean


Boozy prix fixe cocktail tasting (flight is $25) @ Republic Restoratives’ Ivy Room

Après Ski @ Wunder Garten

Bring in a handmade Valentine/card and get a free coffee @ Gregorys Coffee (multiple locations)

Anti-Valentine’s Day ‘iced’ cookie ($2) all week @ Crimson

Half-priced bottles of wine @ Cafe Bonaparte

Half-priced bottles of wine @ The Berliner (or their new brunch starts the 16th and 17th with live polka!)

Stoplight rooftop party sponsored by Absolut Vodka (free jello shooters, shots, drinks by Absolut while supplies last) @ The Brixton

What else you got?

Author: Jeremy Bailey

Writer and editor living in Washington, D.C.

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