It’s clear everywhere you turn that summer has come to a close, and while the temperatures may be dropping, there isn’t any stopping to the abundance of things happening in the District this weekend. When you’re not wandering the monuments checking out the incredible views DC has to offer in the fall, we’ve got your #UberApproved weekend guide to fall fun all throughout the DMV!
A Day to Celebrate | Clarendon Day
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Grab your friends and make your next trip outside of the District because Clarendon Day is finally here! Run in the Pacer’s 10k/5k/Kids Dash, check out the abundance of local musicians on any of the five stages, explore the arts and crafts booths, or participate in the DC Chili Cookout – there’s something for everyone at Clarendon Day. The day kicks off at 11AM and goes until 5PM (rain or shine) and is completely free!
Get Creative | Crafty Bastards
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A two-day festival presented by the Washington City Paper, the Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts fair at Union Market is this Saturday and Sunday from 10AM-5PM. Be sure to order your tickets beforehand and checkout the Crafty Bastards Pinterest to make your shopping list before you head over! You’ll be able to find anything – whether you’re looking for cycling gear, office-worthy clothing, or kitchenware covered in sea creatures!
A Larger Than Life Comedy Event | Aziz Ansari LIVE
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Whether you’ve seen one of his previous live shows or have laughed at his character Tom Haverford on the NBC show Parks & Recreation, you won’t want to miss his show this Saturday at the Verizon Center. Tickets are still on sale and can be purchased here, and doors open at 7PM!
For the Night Owls | Art All Night
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For the night owls in the DMV, Art All Night: Nuit Blanche is happening – and you can find it all over the District. From Congress Heights to Shaw, you won’t want to miss it this Saturday from 7PM until 3AM Sunday morning. Art All Night will showcase the works of various DC artists – from painters, sculptors, photographers, fashion designers, musicians, dancers, poets, actors, and more!
ATG X 100% BREAD | Art All Night
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Already heading to Art All Night this weekend? Be sure to check out the Cherub & Ghost Beach Official After Party with Lightwaves, presented by All Things Go + 100% Bread at the Wonderbread Factory. The night will feature DJ sets by both Cherub & Ghost Beach, who are performing a sold out show at the 9:30 Club earlier that evening. Best part about it? It’s completely free – just be sure to RSVP here!
Weekend Essentials on Demand | Corner Store
Ran out of solo cups? Forget to pick up an extra set of ping pong balls for the pre-game? Uber Corner Store has you covered with everything from energy drinks to late-night snacks to pain relievers for that early Sunday morning. You can request over 60 items, and no cash is required! Only the items you ordered will be charged to your Uber account. Want to be the next Corner Store shopper? Request access here!
We’re excited to expand the Uber for Business platform beyond business travel, to include a world-class customer transportation solution, Uber Central. With Uber Central, organizations of all shapes and sizes can now easily provide on-demand, door-to-door transportation for their customers, clients, and guests.
A little over a year ago, we set out to put a new spin on an old classic–make reliable food delivery available at the tap of a button. Back then, we started by offering food in the UberEATS app from 1,000 pioneering restaurant partners in four cities. And today, more than 40,000 restaurants globally–from poke shops to pasta spots–are sharing food with customers through UberEATS. With a growing restaurant community comes more choices and more complexity. So we’re cooking up features to continue to make UberEATS easy and reliable. Here is a taste–
This flu season, we’re delivering free flu-fighting care packages across the country. When you receive a pack, you’ll have the option to request a free flu shot from a registered nurse–for up to 5 people.