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Celebrate Pride Month in Capitol Riverfront

Happy Pride Month! There are many ways to participate in the month-long celebration throughout Capitol Riverfront as restaurants and retailers commemorate inclusivity and the LGBTQIA+ community. Enjoy a variety of specially curated Pride-themed cocktails and food items, fabulous cabaret drag shows, and Pride-inspired fitness events to get your body in the spirit of Pride! Here are all the ways you can celebrate Pride Month throughout the month of June in Capitol Riverfront.


This 2023 Pride season, Swingers aims to spread love for all with a new Pride Cocktail menu. Crafting a lineup of cocktails that not only tastes amazing but also reflects the vibrant spirit of this year's Pride theme (Peace, Love, and Revolution), Swingers promises to donate and match $1 to the Pride 365 Fund for every drink sold to help provide financial support to local DC organizations that celebrate and enrich lives of members of the LGBTQ+ community. So enjoy some Swingers cocktail while giving back and showing solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community!  1250 Half Street SE

Smoke and Mirrors

Offering a Pride-inspired cocktail all month long, Smoke and Mirror invites you to try their limited time "Bold & Beautiful" cocktail. Made with coconut rum, silver tequila, blue curaçao, pineapple, lemon and a rainbow sour candy belt, this "Bold & Beautiful" cocktail is sure to get you in the spirit for a month long of Pride events and celebrations.  867 New Jersey Avenue SE

District Winery

Joining in the Capitol Pride and Tito's Vodka cocktail contest, District Winery is offering a special Pride cocktail called the "Call Me Mother". Made with Tito's Handmade Vodka, chacho, hibiscus-butterfly pea syrup, pineapple juice, lime juice, and garnished with a gold luster dust rim, the "Call Me Mother" is available now through the end of June. For every cocktail sold, $1 will be donated to Capitol Pride, with a total donation of up to $10,000. Support Capitol Pride and help District Winery win the 2023 Cocktail Contest by voting for the "Call Me Mother" here385 Water Street SE


Sip on the Spirit of Pride with the "Plus One" cocktail available at GATSBY and all KNEAD restaurants through June 30. A portion of the proceeds from the cocktail will go towards the Trevor Project. So toast to love and equality for all at GATSBY today! 1201 Half Street SE


Keep the Pride pumping all month long at Surveyor's "Drag & Brag" Brunch on Saturday, June 17, featuring the highly acclaimed Drag Mafia Cabaret. Your hostess, Miss Brittany Lynn of the Mummer's Miss Fancy Brigade, and the tri-state area's most award-winning drag queen, will be serving up all the glamour, kicks, and twirls for a fabulous and unforgettable brunch experience! A Pre-Fixe "Drag & Brag" Brunch Menu as well as shareable cocktail pitchers and bottomless mimosas will be available to enjoy throughout the show. There will be two showings, the first is at 11:30am and the second at 2pm. Seating will start 30 minutes prior to showtime so snag your seats early! Tickets to show available here.   221 Tingey Street SE

The Rooftop Bar at the Thompson DC

Hosting a Rooftop Bar Caberet, the Thompson DC will once again be inviting the iconic Brittany Lynn’s Philly Drag Mafia who will be performing a very special Pride Cabaret show on The Rooftop Bar of the Thompson on Friday, June 16. Come indulge with some craft cocktails, scrumptious shareables, and a special cabaret show performed by the winner of "Best Drag Show in Philly 2022" for one night only! Buy your tickets here.  221 Tingey Street SE

Ice Cream Jubilee 

In the spirit of the 2023 Pride Month season, Ice Cream Jubilee is offering customers their first scoop for $2 (or their only scoop for $2 if they are just getting a single scoop) whenever someone orders rainbow sprinkles with their order! Show your Pride and get rainbow sprinkles with your scoops at Ice Cream Jubilee today! 301 Water Street SE


In partnership with a local community running group called the Every Person Run Club, Lululemon is celebrating Pride by hosting a Cheer Station for the upcoming Eleventh Annual DC Front Runners Pride Run 5k, on June 9, 2023. The Every Person Run Club and Lululemon team invites you to bring your pom-poms, glitter, poppers, whistles, cow bells, and all your colors to cheer on and energize the runners and walkers of the Pride 5K! This event is free and open to all but registration is strongly encouraged. 1905 E St SE

VIDA Fitness

Get up and get moving this Pride Month, at Pride-themed group fitness classes led by VIDA Fitness all month long! Check out the full list of Pride classes here. VIDA is also releasing limited-edition 2023 Pride shirts for purchase. The proceeds of each shirt sold goes to support the ACLU Drag Defense Fund. Limited quantities remain, so grab yours today and help support and protect queer artists! 1212 4th Street SE


Make a "boom" this Pride Month and attend Boombox's Pride-themed boxing class "PRIDE FIGHT" on June 21 at 6:30am. To attend, guests will simply need to purchase a class credit and book a bag. All proceeds will go to DC black pride organizations so sign up for the class today! 1221 Van Street SE

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