WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — In anticipation for the Barbie movie’s premiere next week, D.C. businesses are throwing Barbie-themed watch parties, brunches and drag shows all around the District.
Here are some ways you can let out your inner Barbie.
The Barbie Parties – Wunder Garten, 1101 First St. NE
Wunder Garten is hosting daily Barbie events from July 14 through July 30. Each day of the week is unique – from “Barbie-Q” to trivia to pool parties. Wunder Garten’s series offers a theme for your wildest Barbie dream. Details and tickets are available on Eventbrite.
Barbie’s Dream Bar – McClellan’s Retreat, 2031 Florida Ave. NW
Barbie’s Dream Bar menu at McClellan’s Retreat in DuPont features seven new Barbie-themed drinks throughout the month of July. Drinks are better when they’re pink.
Barbie’s World! Drag Show – Red Bear Brewing Co., 209 M St. NE
Drag queen Evry Pleasure is hosting Barbie’s World! at Red Bear Breer Brewing Co. on July 14 from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. The show features performances from Dax Exclamation Point, Rosie Beret, Crystal Edge and Theo Bromine.
Pisco y Nazca’s Barbie Cocktail Specials – DuPont Circle, 1823 L St. NW
Pisco y Nazca is offering four Barbie-inspired Peruvian cocktails, from July 21 until Aug. 31. They close at 11 p.m., so you have all day to stop by their DuPont location for a post-premiere drink:
- Señorita Barbie – tequila, strawberry purée, lemon juice, triple sec, simple syrup
- Barbieland Sour – pisco, rosé wine, strawberries, elderflower syrup, peach schnapps
- Barbie Chilcano – pisco, lychee puree, elderflower syrup, lime juice, hibiscus ginger syrup, fever-tree ginger beer
- El Macho Ken – bourbon, rhubarb bitters, poblano syrup, sweet vermouth, angostura bitters
Barbie Yappy Hour with District Dogs – Metrobar, 640 Rhode Island Ave. NE
District Dogs is hosting a Barbie party that your furry friends can enjoy on July 21 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Head over to Metrobar before or after the premiere for doggy cocktails, games and a costume contest.
Pretty in Pink Summer Bash – Cotton & Reed, 1330 5th St. NE – 8 p.m.-11 p.m.
Don’t think you’ve gotten enough Barbie? Cotton & Reed is hosting a Barbie-themed party on July 21, perfect for post-premiere festivities. Make your way to Union Market for cocktails and even more Barbie.
Barbie DuPont Drag Brunch – City Tap House, 1250 Connecticut Ave. NW
A fabulous Barbie celebration comes a day after the premiere on July 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event is hosted by Crystal Edge at City Tap House in DuPont and costs $38/person, which includes an endless buffet brunch. Bottomless mimosas are an additional $18/person. Guests must reserve a table through RESY to secure a table.