Your Guide To 14th Street's MidCity Dog Days Festival This Saturday And Sunday

by guestofaguest · August 2, 2013

    What better way is there to celebrate these dog days of summer than shopping DC's coolest neighborhood? Over 70 retailers, restaurants and art hot spots along 14th Street Corridor are taking part in this weekend's MidCity Dog Days Of August Festival.

    Please forgive us for simply copy pasting the list of promotions, there are a lot of events going on and you can pick the ones you want to hit!

    9:30 Club (815 V Street) Win a pair tickets to see Country music star, Keith Urban at Merriweather Post Pavilion August 8! Check out MidCity Dog Days on Facebook and @midcitydogdays on Twitter to win

    14th & U Farmers Market (corner of 14th and U Streets) “Best of the Market” basket raffle August 3rd and sales and specials at the stands

    B Too (1324 14th Street) $1 Brussels waffles including different toppings all weekend plus

    $5 beer tasting (selective beers on draft)

    Blues Hard Goods (1803 14th Street) $5 & $10 bins + a 50% off rack and 20% off all vintage clothes

    Bodysmith (1630 14th Street) Anyone who comes to Bodysmith with a receipt from Eat Well DC will get a free 7-day trial from Bodysmith

    Busboys & Poets (2021 14th Street) Cool off with Busboys signature pomegranate lemonade available for purchase on the sidewalk

    Commissary (1443 P Street) Try “The Summer Dog" drink special ($6 a glass and $21 for a pitcher) a specialty cocktail with house-made grapefruit sour mix, Jalapeno tequila, simple syrup and served on the rocks with a grilled lemon garnish

    Cork Market (1805 14th Street) Cool down with Cork’s famous spicy lemonade and eat up donuts and ice cream sandwiches plus save 10% on all wine and spirits at Cork Wine Bar for Cork Market patrons who purchase more than $25 of items at the Market during MidCity Dog Days

    Crown Pawnbrokers (1726 14th Street) All day raffles Saturday from 12-5pm plus $1 DVD bins and 15% off all musical instruments

    Current Boutique (1809 14th Street) 20% off everything! Summer fun, shopping, drinks and other treats

    Flowers on 14th (1712 14th Street) 20% off all plants

    Framesmith (1420 11th Street) Great bargains on readymade frames and framed mirrors

    Garden District (1801 14th Street) Hot fresh donuts made on the sidewalk for $1 and their ginger mint lemonade for $3 a glass

    Ghibellina (1610 14th Street) Happy hour from 4:30p-6:30p all weekend . Half price drinks and pizza

    GoodWood (1428 U Street) 10% to 50% on everything in store including furniture, lighting, accessories, clothing, and more

    HomeRule (1807 14th Street) 50-75% off goods sold on the sidewalk

    The Howard Theatre (620 T Street) Win a pair tickets to see legendary Hip-Hop duo, Salt-N-Pepa August 31or 80s Pop star, Howard Jones August 19! Check out MidCity Dog Days on Facebook and @midcitydogdays on Twitter to win

    Louis at 14 (1920 14th Street) Dog contest! Email a high-resolution photo(s) of your dog to and include: Your name, dog's name AND breed, home address, and telephone number. One dog/entry per person. The dog with the most LIKEs by Friday, August 9 (12:00pm/Noon EST) wins! Encourage all your friends and family to LIKE your dog. The winner receives a 16GB Apple iPad Mini and $200 Luxury Dog Basket

    Millenium Decorative Arts (1528 U Street) Enjoy items discounted up to 50% the entire weekend

    Pacers Running Store (1427 P Street) All apparel on sale plus retiring footwear models an additional 10% off

    Parlour Salon (1522 U Street) Enjoy $5 table including products equipment and more as well as 30% off all equipment (in salon only) and the chance to win a product goodie bag ($150 in value) when you purchase any product or equipment in salon

    Pearl Dive Oyster Palace (1612 14th Street) Specials all weekend long featuring pulled pork sandwiches served on their signature Addie's rolls (two for $5), house-made caramel popcorn from pastry chef Carri-Anne Hamer ($5/bag), $1oysters, and specialty Pearl Dive merchandise, such as the oyster trivia playing cards that sit out on the tables of the restaurant available for purchase

    Peregrine Espresso (1718 14th Street) Offering $2 iced coffees all weekend

    Piola (2208 14th Street) Happy Hour from 5p-8p all weekend including Peroni and Miller Light on tap for $3, $4 house wine, $5 cocktails and free appetizers at the bar

    Policy (1904 14th Street) $5 “Dog Days Punch” from 5p-9p at downstairs bar only

    Posto (1515 14th Street) Extended happy hour pricing available on the patio. Discounted cocktails, beer, and wine plus $7 pizza from 5p-7p all weekend

    PULP (1803 14th Street) August 3, Mr. Muller and his lovable companion Mirabelle will be back to share hugs, smiles, and sign books from the Adventures of Mirabelle series! When you make a purchase of all three books together, $1 will go toward contributions to People animals Love (PAL) and City Dogs Rescue DC. If you bring in dog food (wet or dry) to donate, receive a $5 PULP gift certificate! Also enjoy discounts of up to 75% off

    Room & Board (1840 14th Street) Refreshments on Room & Board’s rooftop for people and dogs. Room & Board will also be giving away a $250 gift card

    Som Records (1843 14th Street) Som Records will be offering 20% off all used merchandise both days of the sale. We'll also be giving away some records and gift certificates on both days

    Timothy Paul Bedding + Home (1529A 14th Street) 20% off and more plus the option to pre-select items before Dog Days weekend

    Urban Essentials (1401 14th Street) 20-75% off floor models and 10-15% off all other merchandise (excluding mattresses and comfort sleepers)

    Vinoteca (1940 11th Street) Have a Summer punch and a house made hot dog for $5