When your favorite team makes the World Series for the first time since 1933, it’s a pretty big deal. Back then they were called the Senators, now you know and love them as the Nationals. To celebrate the big games, DC bars, hotels and more are rooting red and bringing special drinks and activities to fans. Go Nats!
1. Nationals Park
For the first two games of the world series, the best place to watch the Nats is at Nationals Park of course. Head to the stadium to watch your favorite team on the scoreboard. Gates open at 7 p.m. On October 22, the game starts at 8:08 p.m., October 23 at 8:07 p.m. Free to attend but must have a ticket. 1500 S Capitol St. SE, DC; www.mlb.com
2. The Bullpen
The Bullpen is steps away from Nats Park. This outdoor venue opens early so there’s plenty of time to pregame before the Nats come on the big screen. The jumbotron provides a great view for everyone. With fellow fans and drink specials, win or lose, it will be a great time. 1201 Half St. SE, DC; www.thebullpendc.com
3. Walter’s Sports Bar
It’s been a good year for Walter’s Sports Bar. They opened and the Nats are playing in the World Series. Check out the games on one of their 30+ TVs. With over 24 beers on tap, it’s the perfect place to celebrate Juan Soto’s 21st birthday. Join the pregame on October 25th at 4 p.m. for Calma dance parties with baby shark party hats. 10 N St. SE, DC; www.waltersdc.com
4. Homewood Suites Navy Yard
On Friday and Saturday, if you’re looking to spend the World Series outside, check out The Homewood Suites in Navy Yard. They’re close to the stadium and the rooftop bar will be open. With the game on, drinks being served and plenty of outdoor seating, it’s a chill way to cheer on the Nats. 50 M St. SE, DC; www.hilton.com
5. Culture House
On Tuesday, October 22 and Wednesday, October 23 at 5-12 p.m., head to Culture house for a pop-up shop featuring special edition World Series T-shirt for each game created by local artist Naturel. With several screens playing the game, Nats fans of all ages can be a part of Nationals History. The bar will be open and &pizza will be serving bites. 700 Delaware Ave. SW, DC; www.culturehousedc.org
6. The St. Gregory Hotel
Sit fireside and watch the games in the lobby of the St. Gregory. The entry will be lit up- Nationals red of course. Snack on ballpark classics like cracker jacks and hot dogs. World Series Drink Specials include: The 1933 Mint Julep, The Scherzer Slider, The Juan Soto (Mocktail) and The Rendon Special (hot Cheetos and a Corona.) 2033 M St. NW; DC; www.stgregoryhotelwdc.com
7. Capitol Hill Hotel
Be close to Nats Park while treating yourself to a night in. The Capitol Hill Hotel is treating guests to a viewing party in the hotel library. Ballpark snacks will be provided. If you feel like going out, head to Valor Brew Pub or Ugly Mug and show your room key to receive 10% off your purchase. 200 C St. SE, DC; www.capitolhillhotel-dc.com
8. Roy Boys
With $5 beer cans, $10 loaded base cocktail and $5 Natitude Red shots by Frank Mills, Roy Boys in Navy Yard Park has got every World Series game covered. Get there early enough to reserve your seat and take advantage of their 4-7 p.m. happy hour shrimp and chicken biscuits. The Nats and fried chicken, what could be better? 2108 8th St. NW, DC; www.royboysdc.com
Let us know you’re pulling on the home team by using the hashtag #FrayLife while watching the Nats!
Looking for other October activities? Check out our list of the best things to do this month!