The Weekender

It’s Columbus Day Weekend in the DMV and we’ve got the top festivals lined up for you! Don’t let the clouds and rain stop you from channeling your inner Christopher Columbus – get out there and explore these events!


Pack Pennsylvania Ave | Taste of DC

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Taste of DCWhether you’re looking for food, beer, wine, live music, or all of the above, you have no need to look any further – Taste of DC is here! There’s no better way to enjoy the weekend than with a multi-day culinary + cultural festival – be sure to check out Taste of DC on Pennsylvania Avenue NW between 9th Street – 14 Street, and get your tickets here!

The Hip Strip | Columbia Heights Day

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Columbia Heights Day
Grab some friends and head over to the 8th Annual Columbia Heights Day on 11th Street NW between Kenyon and Monroe Streets! Be sure to check out the variety of entertainment that ranges from eating contests, local musicians, face painters, and a family-fun filled day this Saturday, October 11th.

Walkers Return | The Walking Dead Bar Crawl

The Walking Dead Bar CrawlWhile there are still three weeks until Halloween, there are an abundance of opportunities to get your Halloween scares in this weekend. Get ready for the return of the TV show, “The Walking Dead,” by attending this one-of-a-kind event. You won’t want to miss this zombie-themed bar crawl – pick up your tickets here! .

 Founders Brewing Company | Courthouse Arts & Beer Festival

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Courthouse Arts & Beer FestivalLooking for something outside of the District this week? Look no further! The Clarendon Courthouse Arts & Beer Festival is happening this Sunday from 12PM – 7PM, rain or shine. Founded to further the enrichment of the art, music, and culture in Arlington, the Courthouse Arts & Beer Festival features three music stages, an artist makers fair, poets, a food truck rodeo, and a craft beer contest voted on by attendees! Save $10 by purchasing your tickets in advance here.


Weekend Essentials on Demand | Corner Store

Corner StoreCoughing, sneezing and being confined to her apartment was not the way Uber DC Operations & Logistics Manager, Julia, wanted to spend her weekend. She needed medicine to relieve her cold fast, but simply didn’t have the energy to leave her bed. Julia opened the Uber app and requested Corner Store. Don’t get caught this cold season without Corner Store being just a tap away – request access today!


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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