Nightlife & the Arts in Washington, D.C.


Nightlife & the Arts in Capitol Hill

Nightlife Overview
Name Category Location
A&D Neighborhood Bar
From the street, A&D seems camouflaged with a front...
Bars Capitol Hill
Atlas Performing Arts Center
Known as the "People's Kennedy Center," this...
Arts Centers Capitol Hill
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Choral and church groups occasionally perform at...
Music Capitol Hill
Step off of H Street and into a boisterous bit of...
Brewpubs / Beer Gardens Capitol Hill
Black Fox Lounge
Without drawing much attention to itself, this...
Cabaret, Piano Bars / Lounges Capitol Hill
Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress
Over the past 80 years, the Coolidge has hosted...
Music Capitol Hill
Sometimes the feng shui is just right. Dacha is...
Brewpubs / Beer Gardens Capitol Hill
This Washington institution offers cozy paneled...
Bars Capitol Hill
El Centro D.F.
A sunny addition—whatever the weather—to...
Bars Capitol Hill
Folger Shakespeare Library
The library's internationally acclaimed resident...
Music Capitol Hill
Folger Theatre
The library's theater, an intimate 250-seat...
Theater Capitol Hill
Granville Moore's
Beer and mussels: The appeal is that simple, and...
Bars Capitol Hill
H Street Country Club
The only D.C. bar to offer indoor minature golf,...
Bars Capitol Hill
The Hamilton
From the street, it looks like a swanky downtown...
Capitol Hill
This place is all about the music. Named after a...
Music Clubs Capitol Hill
One of D.C.'s most popular dance clubs is a great...
Dance Clubs Capitol Hill
Joy of Motion
Resident companies include El Teatro de Danza...
Dance Capitol Hill
L'Enfant Cafe
This French-flavored café boasts the most...
Bars, Cabaret, Cafes Capitol Hill
Mr. Henry's
Opened in 1966, this laid-back club is the last...
Music Clubs Capitol Hill
Phase One
Since 1970 this legendary lesbian club has...
Bars Capitol Hill
The Pour House
This neighborhood sports bar is a place to grab...
Bars Capitol Hill
Rock and Roll Hotel
A former funeral home hosts some of the nation's...
Music Clubs Capitol Hill
Rorschach Theatre
This company's intimate and passionate...
Theater Capitol Hill
Sona Creamery and Wine Bar
Along Pennsylvania Avenue, below the looming...
Wine Bars Capitol Hill


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