The Weekender


Fall has finally made it to DC – and it’s here full force. We’ve got a list of #UberApproved events to help kick off your first October weekend in style – from beer, fall festivals, baseball playoffs, community markets, and a Pride festival.


Bringing the Community Together | DC Meet Market

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DC Meet MarketIf you’re in the Logan Circle neighborhood this weekend, be sure to stop by the DC Meet Market on the corner of 15th & P Streets NW. Supporting local, small businesses and the creative community, the DC Meet Market showcases over 40 local vendors – and it happens the first Saturday of every month. Be sure to stop by this Saturday from 11AM – 5PM and check out what this local community mart is all about!


Kick Off Fall the Right Way | Rhode Island Avenue Fall Fest

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Rhode Island Avenue Fall FestWhat’s the best way to kick off fall? A fall festival! Be sure to check out the Rhode Island Avenue Fall Fest on Rhode Island Avenue between 20th – 24th Streets NE between 10AM – 4PM. The Rhode Island Avenue Fall Fest showcases local businesses, music, and art and promises to be a day full of shopping, food, and entertainment for the whole family! Check out the festival this Saturday from 10AM – 4PM.


Educate. Advocate. Celebrate. | NOVA Pride

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NOVA PrideLooking for something to do this weekend but looking to get outside of the District? Be sure to check out NOVA Pride in Fairfax. More than just a festival – NOVA Pride is a movement to educate the community on LGBTQ issues, advocate for LGBTQ equality, and celebrate diversity and individuality. Be sure to get to the Bull Run Special Events Center in Fairfax this Sunday between 12PM – 7PM!


 Oktoberfest | Capitol City Brewing Company

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All Things GoThere’s no better way to kick-off October than by celebrating with 60+ breweries at the largest Oktoberfest beer festival in Northern Virginia. Featuring local music, live German music, and authentic Oktoberfest food, you’re not going to want to miss it! For $30 you get a wristband, a beer sampling glass, and 10 tickets. Purchase tickets at the Village of Shirlington in Arlington between 12PM – 7PM!


 Win $100 in Uber Credit | #ShareUber

All Things GoSpreading the Uber love just got sweeter. Between now and Monday, October 6th, customize and share your invite code on Instagram with the hashtag #ShareUber. Make sure to customize your invite code, because we will be choosing the sharer with the most creative invite code and award them with $100 in Uber credit!


Weekend Essentials on Demand | Corner Store

Corner Store“Down, Set, Wait! Did you buy toilet paper?” Just as her favorite football team was about to hit the field, Uber DC Marketing Manager, Ann, realized her boyfriend forgot to pick up some essentials from the store. Not wanting to miss the game, Ann opened the Uber app and requested Corner Store. Within minutes, the store was bringing her toilet paper (and a few other items) all before kickoff. Let Corner Store be your game winning play and request access!

PROTIP: Curious to know the price of your trip? You can always run a fare estimate in the Uber app or online here before you request!.


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