Team USA has advanced (somehow) and is playing Belgium TODAY in the knockout round and obviously as the most patriotic city in the country, there are TONS of places where you can go when you leave work early to catch the game at 4 p.m.
Hosts: Portrait Gallery, American Art Museum, Belgian Embassy, Downtown DC BID and the Washington D.C.
Where: Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard, 600 7th Street NW
Details: Free, indoor, 9′ by 16′ screen
Hosts: Mayor Vincent C. Gray along with the DowntownDC BID, Events DC, D.C. United, DC Water, Akridge, Pepco and CBS 94.7
Where: Freedom Place Located, 1455 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Details: Free, outdoor, blankets and lawn chairs are permitted, water will be available at water stations during the event
Hosts: Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
Where: Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I Street NW
Details: Free, indoor, RSVP on their website, doors open at 3:30 p.m., first 50 people receive a free drink
Hosts: Half Street Fairgrounds
Where: Half Street Fairgrounds, 1299 Half Street SE
Details: Free, outdoor, 165 square-foot projection screen, gates open at 3:00 p.m., food trucks, corn hole, bar (and bar specials including $6 beers and red, white & blue frozen drinks)
Bethesda’s Food, Wine and Co.: (7272 Wisconsin Ave) $1 Sam Adams Boston Lager on draft and Chef Michael Harr’s fried chicken for $5
The Pig: (1320 14th St NW) BBQ sandwiches with hickory bbq, slaw and pickles ($7) and Freedom Fries with sausage gravy and hot sauce ($6), $12 pitchers of American brews and an American Julep made of bourbon, mint and cherry juice ($6)
B Too: (1324 14th St NW) Belgian Frites with choice of sauce ($8) and Mitraillete de Bruxelles, a baguette of bratwurst, frites, lettuce, tomato, and mayo ($15), Belgian Tri-color beer cocktail ($10) as well as buckets of Stella Artois ($23)
The Laughing Man Tavern: (1306 G St NW) There will be selected appetizers for $6-8, $5.50 rail drinks, $3 PBR cans and $12 PBR buckets, but get here early – doors open at 11 a.m. and expect a line to be out the door once the bar reaches capacity.
Capitol Lounge: (229 Pennsylvania Ave) Get pitchers of Bud Light or Yuengling for $12, plus a free shot of Jack Daniels whenever the U.S. team scores.
Elephant & Castle: (1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW or 19th and I Street NW) Specials include $5 20 ounce Heineken, Newcastle, and Strongbow draughts and $5 potato crisps.
Roofer’s Union: (2446 18th St NW) Hot dogs and crepes will be out on the roof, which opens 30 minutes before the game, in addition to the other World Cup specials offered.
The Pug: (1234 H Street NW) $1 hot dogs and $3 Budweiser tallboy cans during every U.S. game.
Penn Social: (801 E St NW) $3 Bud Lights, viewing screens
Public Bar: (1214 B 18th Street Northwest) $3 Bud Lights, viewing screens
Town Tavern DC: (2323 18th Street NW) $3 domestic bottles, $4 mix rails, $5 Bud Light drafts, and $6 burger baskets.
The Drafting Table: (1529 14th St NW) $4 craft beer and a one-cent beer for everyone in the place if we WIN.