A password will be e-mailed to you.

Here we focus exclusively on the cheapest YET most satisfying entertainment to be found around DC. Every week we highlight free and almost free activities, a choice happy hour or two, food specials and hot tips for budget survival. PLEASE POST YOUR FREE EVENTS (FOR FREE!) ON OUR AGENDA PAGE or send us FREE TIPS to [email protected] for inclusion in the future FREE THINGS guide. So, time to plan the week!

unnamed (3)

  • Wednesday, June 7 – Suns presents a night of Dada and experimental films from the early 20th century.
  • Wednesday, June 7 – Go watch Factory Girl and drink good beer at Colony Club.
  • Friday, June 9 – Go see Fences with some fun strangers in Columbia Heights.
  • Saturday, June 10 – Swing by the Black Cat for a Pride Week special movie screening on the main stage.
  • Saturday, June 10 – Enjoy a double feature of A Visit to the Louvre followed by Cézanne: Conversation with Joachim Gasquet at NGA.
  • Saturday, June 10 – Stay at NGA to further satisfy your 35mm desires with Sicilia!.

unnamed (4)

  • Tuesday, June 6 – White Reaper, Blaenavon and The Effects take over DC9.
  • Wednesday, June 7 – Go back to DC9 for Hoops. Get your tickets in advance and save $2. Also Joy Again will be there.
  • Thursday, June 8 – “La Resistencia” 11th Annual Latinx Pride Celebration is sure to be a blast this year.
  • Thursday, June 8 – Try six new flavors at Ice Cream Jubilee‘s tasting and take your own pint home after.
  • Thursday, June 8 – My French Roommate, Marc Monet and Furniteur are at DC9. We love Furniteur.
  • Friday, June 9 – Get a taste of Czech jazz with Dan Bárta & Robert Balzar Trio at the Sculpture Garden.
  • Friday, June 9 – Dance forever at Black Cat‘s Booty Rex Pride Party.
  • Friday, June 9 – Passing Phases, Governess and Light Beams take over Slash Run for the low low price of $5.
  • Friday, June 9 – Strange Adventures III takes over St. Stephen’s, the opening night show is much smaller than the Saturday show, but it’s also much cheaper.
  • Saturday, June 10 – The main event of pride week, the Capital Pride Parade, is here!
  • Saturday, June 10 – Join DCMJ for a 24-hour Cannabis Pride Party.
  • Saturday, June 10 – Bathtub Republic presents The Radiographers, Journalism, Doublemotorcycle, and Staffers at Dew Drop Inn.
  • Saturday, June 10 – Make your way over to Rhizome DC to see Daniel Bachman, Elkhorn (w/ Ian Colm) and Small Axe.
  • Saturday, June 10 – Celebrate Pride Week at Songbyrd with brunch specials, adult coloring books, and merch.
  • Saturday, June 10 – If you have some time after Songbyrd, head over to DC9 and catch Kominas, Giant Kitty and Company Calls.
  • Sunday, June 11 – Flesh World will be joined by Kombat, Koev Halev, and Broken Grids at Slash Run.
  • Sunday, June 11 – BODYWORK returns with DJs Precolumbian and Olive T.
  • Sunday, June 11 – Roll on over to your favorite pizza place / music venue, Comet Ping Pong  to see Foster Carrots, Anybody But The Cops and Copes for a sweet suggested donation.
  •  Sunday, June 11 – Walk the Plank is celebrating their record release show at DC9 with Free Children of Earth, The Scandals and BUST OFF.

unnamed (6)

  • Tuesday, June 6 – Experience new religions at the 34th Annual Capital Pride Interfaith Service.
  • Wednesday, June 7 – Join New York-based Swiss Artist Nicholas Party for a Meet the Artist at the Hirshhorn.
  • Thursday, June 8 – Stop by the LoC for an event titled, “Rights and Resistance: Civil Liberties During World War I.”
  • Saturday, June 10 – Celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday at the National Museum Building.
  • Saturday, June 10 – No Justice No Pride DC Day of Action
  • Sunday, June 11 – Follow up your Pride Parade attendance by making an appearance at the Equality March.
  • Sunday, June 11 – Show your pride or solidarity at the National Trans March.
  • *Wednesday, June 14- Come check out over 100 iconic comic books at the Library of Congress (Though this event is next week, LoC events always sell out fast, so secure your spot now!).

That’s all, remember – PLEASE POST YOUR FREE EVENTS (FOR FREE!) ON OUR AGENDA PAGE or send us FREE TIPS to [email protected] for inclusion in the future FREE THINGS guide. Feel free to leave us your suggestions in the comments. Sharing is the new caring.