Hurricane Irene Parties Tonight in Washington, DC

by guestofaguest · August 27, 2011

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If you stay cooped up tonight, you're letting Irene win.

These are the best parties to hit tonight:

L2 Lounge (8 p.m.-1 a.m.)

Say "Irene" at the door for a waived cover charge!

Seek shelter and refuge at L2 Lounge, where plenty of fresh liquids and beach cocktails are readily accessible. All necessary supplies such as board games, hurricane bingo, candles, and a live newscast of Hurricane Irene accompanied by music to drown out the winds will be provided to keep boredom from creeping in! Leave your canned goods at home; L2 is fully stocked with fresh and tasty offerings from the full meny to keep you nourished throughout the storm.

3315 Cady's Alley: Georgetown

Bayou (opens 7:30, show beings 10:30)

Ride out the storm in authentic New Orleans style, with hurricanes, gumbo, and live music (Zachary Smith and the Dixie Power Trio: New Orleans blues, rock and zydego)

$5 Hurricanes, $3 cups of gumbo all night

2519 Pennsylvania Avenue NW: Foggy Bottom

Mason Inn (5-10 pm)

The Madison Major League Softball Tournament has been postponed, but Mason Inn has graciously offered to host a Hurricane Party benefiting No Greater Sacrifice.

A $5 donation gets you a wristband for $8 Bud Light pitchers and $6 Bloody Mary specials! Mason Inn will also have specialty cocktails on hand - the Mason Inn Hurricane (comes with a splash of Abita) and "Irritable Irene" Shooters.

2408 Wisconsin Avenue NW: Glover Park

Redwood (until 11 p.m.)

$5 Hurricanes, $8 Dark and Stormies (plus their regular food menu)

7121 Bethesda Lane: Bethesda

Marcel's (until close at 10:30 p.m.)

Half price beer

2401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW: Foggy Bottom

J. Paul's (until close)

$5 Hurricanes

3218 M Street NW: Georgetown

Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar (until close)

$5 Hurricanes and Dark and Stormies. First drink is on them if your name is Irene and you have an ID to prove it.

223 Pennsylvania Avenue SE: Capitol Hill

Ketchup (until close)

Half priced Hurricanes

152 Waterfront Street: National Harbor

Redline (until close)

$6 Hurricane shots

707 G Street NW: Chinatown

Didn't get enough? Check out the party going on at Bar Dupont on Sunday.

Did we miss a good one? Email to add to this list!