Sunday Funday: Sun 01.15.12 [Ultrabar]

By Ravi in DC Clubs, Past Events, Whats hot in DC Nightlife
Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 2:45pm. (Updated: 10/24/13 at 6:00pm) Add comments

Sunday Funday means No Work and No School Monday!

Sunday parties in DC 1/15/12

Join us on Sunday, January 15 as DC nightlife celebrates a day off! When the government shuts its doors, we open ours up!


  • Free entry for everyone 21+
  • Main Floor + Mezzanine
  • Greek Party in the Bedroom
    • Music by…

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Guide to DC Nightlife: 18 and Up Venues

Are you under 21? Don’t worry, there is no need to be stuck at a house party… or in your parent’s basement. Washington DC has a wide selection of nightclubs, lounges, and live music venues for those who aren’t of the legal drinking age. Check out the list for 18+ clubs, lounges and live venues in DC!

Check out our DC Nightlife Neighborhood Guide for a breakdown of venues by location!

18+ Nightlife in DC:


Address: 911 F St NW Washington, DC 20004. 202-638-4663
Open for 18+: Thursday, Friday, Saturday (unless otherwise noted)
Atmosphere: 6 bars, 4 floors and a mezzanine level appealing to the 18-30 crowd. Ultrabar was made for those who really like to dance and party. It definitely gets wild. Ultrabar sets the standard for nightclubs in DC.


echostage washington dcAddress: 2135 Queens Chapel Rd NE. 202.503.2330
Nightlife 18 and over: Per event
Atmosphere: Washington DC’s newest and largest dedicated concert venue was built to house large-scale concert productions. Recent bookings include Armin van Buuren, Tiesto, Avicii, Big Sean and Beenie Man.

For upcoming events visit


Address: 1420 K St NW Washington, DC 20005
Open for 18+: Tuesday-Sunday (unless otherwise noted)
Atmosphere: If you want to go out and dance, but can’t decide between a large club or a smaller lounge: this is the place to go. Designed to remind club-goers of the golden age of underground dance, Soundcheck has been outfitted with LED walls, lights and lasers that rival Echostage, and classic, highly necessary disco balls.

18+ Clubs in DC:

U Street Music Hall

Address: 1115A U St NW Washington, DC 20009. 202-588-1880.
Nightlife 18 and over: Weeknight, Weekends with pre-purchased tickets
Atmosphere: A dance/live music club that features a state-of-the-art sound system, minimal lighting and a ‘be yourself’ attitude. Bookings span the musical gamut from Skream & Benga to Donovan Frankenreiter.

Town Danceboutique


Address:  2009 8th St. NW Washington, DC 20009
Open for 18+: Friday
Atmosphere: A predominately gay dance club just outside the U Street Corridor. It is a combination of a cabaret performance space, a plush lounge, and high-energy dance club.  There are two floors, multiple rooms, an outside smoking area, video installation, and LED lighting.



18+ Lounges in DC:


Address: 1008 Vermont Avenue NW Washington, DC 20005
Open for 18+: Tuesday
Atmosphere: Josephine Lounge in Washington DC is famous for the luxurious playground it provides The District’s young, upscale, fun-loving thrill seekers. Named after Napoleon’s first wife, the lounge is described as “a dark and mysterious adult fun house, all done up in black walls, lavender lights and multifaceted mirrors with embedded LEDs everywhere you look.”


Address:  1219 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20036. 202-466-7529
Nightlife 18 and over:  Thursday
Atmosphere: A 4-floor lounge/club with a sexy crowd. Rooms include the loft, penthouse and more. Every week college students and 20-somethings pack the Midtown Partyplex, as it’s affectionately known.


eden-doorAddress:  1716 I St NW Washington DC 20006. 202-905-9300
Nightlife 18 and over:  Wednesday & Thursday
Atmosphere: 4 floors of aesthetic beauty. Guests of Eden find themselves surrounded by sophisticated LED displays, jungle-esque decor (it is the Garden of Eden, after all) and upscale clientele. Although a narrow venue, Eden provides a unique experience, especially to those lucky enough to make it to the rooftop, which brings a piece of South Beach to DC nightlife.

Live Music:

930 Club

Address: 815 V Street NW Washington, DC 20001.  202-265-0930
Nightlife 18 and over:  All ages (excluding certain shows)
Atmosphere: A nightclub and concert venue has a capacity of 1200 people and is a standing-only venue. It won the Top Club award at the 2007and 2009 Billboard Touring Awards and has been host to shows from Smashing Pumpkins, Tears for Fears, Crystal Castles and Paul Van Dyk. Current concert line-up can be found on their website.

Black Cat

Address: 1811 14th St NW Washington, DC 20009. 202-667-4490
Nightlife 18 and over:  M-S (Every Night)
Atmosphere: Known mainly for indie music but also does metal, punk and electronic plus DJ/dance nights. “Mainstage” on the second floor w/ capacity of ~700. Lesser known acts play the “Backstage” on the first floor that holds ~200 people. The first floor of the club also contains a no-cover bar/lounge called the “Red Room” and the “Food For Thought” cafe.

DC 9

Address: 1940 9th Street NW Washington, DC 20001. 202-483-5000
Nightlife 18 and over:  18 and up depending on the event
Atmosphere: Located in the hopping U Street Corridor, the two-level bar and nightclub features an eclectic mix of live music by local and national acts.

The Velvet Lounge

Address:  915 U Street NW, Washington, DC 20001. 202-462-3213
Nightlife 18 and over:  Select Shows 18+
Atmosphere:  The Velvet Lounge showcases many different musical genres. There is often a band, DJ or sometimes both.  The crowd is a mix of neighbors and out-of-towners of varying ages that come in to see their favorite shows.

Ambivalent - Thurs 12.22.11 [Glow at Lima]

By Ravi in DC Clubs, Past Events, Past Glow Events
Friday, November 11, 2011, 5:00pm. (Updated: 10/24/13 at 5:59pm) Add comments
techno in dcGLOW Washington DC presents:


Thursday December 22, 2011

Lima Restaurant & Lounge
1401 K Street, NW
Washington D.C., DC 20004

(202) 789-2800

Doors Open at 10pm, Ages 18+

Purchase your ticket here!

From: Washington DC | Style: Techno
Famous Tracks: Down, Lights Down, Brooklyn Weekdays, Last Track, Perfect Zed
Best Known For:Being down with Richie Hawtin and the M-nus camp.

One of the most successful DJ/producers from DC, Ambivalent spends his time living between NY and Berlin. His affiliation with Richie Hawtin’s M-nus label puts him at the forefront of the global techno movement. Ambivalent’s style tends to be a beat more upbeat when compared to his label’s extremely minimal style of techno.

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Visit our Lucky 13 Halloween Parties of 2012 in DC.

Thursday 10.27.11 – Axwell (Swedish House Mafia) – Glow @ Fur Nightclub

2011 DC halloween eventsFrom the most talked about group in house music, Swedish House Mafia star Axwell gets the 2011 DC Halloween weekend started!

Every time he spins Glow @ Fur the club reaches capacity. Here’s the Axwell Glow TV video to prove it!

It’s $5 off before 11 for everyone with this pass

Friday 10.28.11 – Fright Night! – Costume Party @ Barcode

DC halloween eventsThe scariest Happy Hour –> Dinner –> Nightlife progression in DC!

Start the 2011 DC Halloween right with Happy Hour specials, a tasty dinner and freaky moves with Panorama resident DJ Saam!

Check out Barcode on Facebook for more info!

Friday 10.28.11 – Wet Dream on F Street – Pop @ Ultrabar

Halloween parties in DCThe naughtiest Halloween party in DC!

• Featuring 4 floors of sexy 2011 DC Halloween action
• VIP Special: $175 Ciroc Vodka [All Flavors]

As if you needed an excuse to dress like you want some!
Get your fan pass and enter for free before midnight!

Friday 10.28.11 – Masquerade Ball – Glow @ Josephine

DC halloween masqueradeA Masquerade Ball for the Halloween sophisticate.

Glow brings DC lounges an evening to remember. Complimentary champagne for groups of 5+ ladies with RSVP. Ladies dressed for the ball receive free entry all night!

$10 off before 11 with this pass

Saturday 10.29.11 – Dirty South – Glow @ Fur

Dirty South glow halloweenOne of the hottest DJs of the moment. The Grammy-nominated Dirty South is boys with the Swedish House Mafia and has Tiesto spinning all his stuff!

This is another one of the club glow, 2000+ capacity monster events! Check out Dirty South’s music and decide for yourself!

Saturday 10.29.11 – UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz – Halloween Fight Night @ Barcode

UFC pay per view DC barsThe best place to watch fights in DC is Barcode!

Dress up, watch the fight, get wasted and take that sexy zombie home!

Let’s get it on!

Saturday 10.29.11 – Nightmare on F Street – Ladies Night @ Ultrabar

hallween events in DCThis is Ultrabar’s annual Halloween sh*t show!

• Featuring 6 bars, 5 levels, 4 DJs

The one night where the staff may just outdo the party people!
Get in for free with the fan pass!

Do you want to know more?

Visit the DC club guide to find out more about the best clubs in DC!

College Night at Lima Lounge: Illumination (10/25/11)

By peter in DC Clubs, Past Events
Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 1:44pm. (Updated: 10/26/11 at 5:46am) Add comments

Special Edition College Night

Glow In The Dark


Free before 11 pm

Doors open 10 pm


Lima Lounge
1401 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 789-2800


  • Age: 18+
  • Drink specials until midnight
  • Great music!

Special one-time event!

DC’s Best College Night:
Always Raising the Bar

Fur Nightclub: CLOSED

By admin in DC Clubs
Thursday, September 1, 2011, 3:17am. (Updated: 1/23/15 at 4:10pm) Add comments
An aerial view shows the former fur factory; now a nightclub with the same name.

The largest nightclub in Washington, DC; Fur provides the ultimate clubbing experience.  With a capacity of up to 2,500 people, it caters to the biggest events DC nightlife has to offer. Every week Panorama Productions and Club Glow bring top DJs like David Guetta, Tiesto, Armin van Buuren and Benny Benassi while Fur hosts hip-hop acts, rock shows and dub step events.

*** SOLD OUT *** Pretty Lights w/ Nit Grit: Thurs 9/29/11

By admin in DC Clubs, Past Events, Past Glow Events
Saturday, August 27, 2011, 12:50am. (Updated: 10/24/13 at 7:55pm) Add comments
Pretty Lights Fillmore DC

Pretty Lights lands in Washington at The Fillmore on September 29 to expose DC nightlife to one of the hottest live DJ acts in the world!

The Park at Fourteenth

By admin in DC Clubs, Dc Nightclubs, DC Nightclubs and Nightlife Guide
Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 7:15pm. (Updated: 6/23/14 at 1:24pm) Add comments
The Park at Fourteenth Front Door

The Park at 14th offers a sophisticated urban feel to dc nightlife. It provides a luxurious nightclub setting with a diverse and slightly more mature crowd.

CLOSED: Current Sushi and Lounge

By peter in DC Clubs, DC Lounges
Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 7:24pm. (Updated: 1/23/15 at 4:22pm) Add comments
current lounge

Current Lounge and Sushi offers DC lounges a sophisticated combination of fine dining with a sleek atmosphere. A staple for locals during happy hour and popular spot for after dark dancing and lounging, Current serves up both some of the city’s best sushi and nightlife vibes.

Josephine Washington DC Lounge

Glow Fridays at Josephine combines one of DC’s most luxurious venues with its top drawing party!

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