A different kind of Happy Hour
A lot of places in Washington, D.C. have their own version of Happy Hour. The term typically applies to those precious hours right after the end of the business day for professionals to indulge in cheaper alcoholic drinks. However, in Washington, D.C. it has its own meaning. Sightseeing also offers its own set of Happy Hours. Here’s a quick list of places to visit for after hours fun:
- The Museum of Natural History stays open until 7:30 p.m. in the summer
- The National Gallery of Art’s sculpture garden stays open late from Memorial Day through Labor Day & hosts jazz Fridays from 5 to 8:30 p.m.
- The tower at the Old Post Office Pavilion is open until 8 p.m. weekdays during the summer *
- The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is open until 6:30 p.m. from May through August
* The post office tower is currently under renovation.
Don’t just take our word for it! There are plenty of places to visit for Happy Hour across Washington, D.C. If you find one you love, let us know in the comments.
Picture by Strainu (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons