EA Ligue 1 Games are Coming to Audi Field this July
Four of the top French soccer teams are coming to Washington, DC
Four teams from France’s top division, French Ligue 1, will participate in a tournament at Audi Field on July 18 and 21. The participating clubs include FCG Bordeaux, Montpellier HSC, Olympique de Marseille and AS Saint-Etienne. The EA Sports Ligue 1 Games will give DC soccer fans a chance to see top European talent at the home of professional soccer in the nation’s capital.
Tickets are available now on ticketmaster.com for each day individually, July 18 and July 21. Each of the teams’ players and coaches are visiting Washington, DC from July 16 – 22 and two of the clubs will host their training sessions on the RFK Campus. Between games and training sessions, the club personnel will take in all the cultural and culinary offerings that the District has to offer.
Events DC’s Summer Movies Series
Join us at RFK Campus to enjoy our outdoor movie series!
There’s no better time to relax under the stars while enjoying complimentary blockbuster cinemas on the big screen than at the Events DC’s Summer Movie Series presented by RCN. Perfect for a family outing or date night, you’ll find light refreshments (while they last) and family-friendly activities all available at no charge courtesy of our sponsors Chase and Pepsi. You can claim your spot at 6:00pm and movies begin at dusk. Guests are encouraged to bring, blankets, lawn chairs, snack and friends. It doesn’t get much hotter than July, so come chill with us!
LOCATION: RFK Campus (2400 East Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC)
– Thursday, July 11 – Avengers: Infinity War
– Thursday, July 25 – Spiderman: Homecoming
For more information or weather-related updates throughout the Summer Movies series, follow Events DC social media channels, Facebook (Events DC), Twitter (@TheEventsDC) and Instagram (@EventsDC) or visit the Events DC website (eventsdc.com).
Hammer’s House Party Tour Coming to DC!
U Can’t Touch This, Baby Got Back, Bust A Move…All In One Night
Ladies and gentlemen, it’s HAMMER TIME! We are excited to announce that we are bringing the Hammer’s House Party tour to the Entertainment and Sports Arena. Embarking on his first major tour since 1991, MC Hammer is bringing together some of the most recognizable Hip-Hop and R&B acts from the ’80s and ’90s to one stage — Sir Mix-A-Lot, Kid’N Play, DJ Kool, Tone Loc, and Young MC. Grab your hammer pants and get ready to bust a move! #HammersHouseParty
Date: Friday, August 23, 2019
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Entertainment and Sports Arena (1100 Oak Drive SE, Washington, DC 20032)
DC JazzFest Announces 2020 Dates!
This year’s DC Jazz Festival brought 170,000 people together to celebrate a Successful 15 years of Jazz in the District
The DC Jazz Festival® (DCJF) just concluded a remarkable 15th anniversary celebration, welcoming a bounty of locally, nationally, and internationally acclaimed artists, as well as a wide range of fans, to the nation’s capital for 10 days of live entertainment. From the sold-out opening ceremony to the closing night of unforgettable moments with Great Masters of Jazz, the 2019 DC JazzFest presented by Events DC was marked by one stellar performance after another. The Festival continues to grow in scope and in prominence, so fans are reminded to make plans now for the 2020 DC JazzFest presented by Events DC, scheduled for June 12-20.
DC Field Day
Field Day is Coming to RFK Campus!
Your favorite games and activities from elementary school are making a comeback in a big way at the new Fields at RFK this month. On Saturday, July 27, local active lifestyle group DC Fray will bring sack races, a giant obstacle course, tug-of-war and more to the Fields at RFK for their 2nd annual DC Field Day.
The event aims to recreate “your best school days at a whole new level” and will gather hundreds of young professionals from the DMV for a day of outrageous games and activities all reimagined for adults. DC Field Day includes more than just games, it will also feature food, music, an all-day bar and other fun surprises for participants.
Attendees can pre-register teams of 6+ players, as a small group, or join solo to be matched with a team. Teams can be co-ed and there is no required gender ratio. The Fields at RFK will host this event for the first time after it was previously held at the RFK Festival Grounds. To learn more, visit www.retrofieldday.com.
Applications for FY20 Community Grants Due August 1, 2019
Events DC is now accepting applications for the first of two cycles of its Fiscal Year 2020 Community Grant Program. Applications for Cycle 1 are due no later than August 1, 2019; applicants will be notified of their award status by October 15, 2019. The Cycle 2 application deadline is February 1, 2020; applicants will be notified of their award status by April 15, 2020.
One-year grants awards totaling $200,000 for Fiscal Year 2020 – $100,000 per cycle, will be awarded with grant amounts ranging from a minimum single grant of $2,500 up to a maximum single grant of $25,000. Eligible non-profit organizations must support youth sports or performing arts or cultural arts in the District of Columbia.
Events DC offers Community Grant information sessions for interested individuals as follows:
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
RFK Stadium Administrative Offices – Media Room
2400 East Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003
Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Walter E. Washington Convention Center – West Wing
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Gateway DC Pavilion
2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20032
Spaces are limited. You may RSVP for any of the sessions at firstname.lastname@example.org. For an application, guidelines and to learn more about the Events DC Community Grant Program, visit eventsdc.com/AboutUs/Community.aspx.