Jun 6, 2024 - Things to Do

D.C. weekend: Pride parade, USMNT, Chris Stapleton

Animated illustration of a pattern of waving Pride Flags.

Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

This weekend in D.C., check out the annual Pride parade, Chris Stapleton at Jiffy Lube Live, U.S. vs. Colombia in soccer and Flo Rida at Nats Park.

1. 🌈 Get to Pride

Kick off Pride month with a parade, festival and concert including special guests Billy Porter and Keke Palmer during Capital Pride Alliance's weekend events.

The latest: The 17th Street Block Party is noon–10pm Saturday and the Pride Parade is 3–7:30pm through Shaw, Logan Circle, Downtown and Penn Quarter.

  • The annual festival is noon–10pm Sunday on Pennsylvania Avenue, with the concert starting at 1pm Sunday. Free.

What they're saying: "This year, with our theme of Totally Radical, we celebrate the courageous spirit and unwavering strength and resilience that defined the LGBTQ+ community during the transformative decades of the 1980s and '90s," executive director of Capital Pride Alliance Ryan Bos told Axios.

If you go: Take the Metro, specially wrapped for Pride month. Last year's parade, concert and festival saw nearly 700,000 attendees.

View more Pride events this month here.

2. 🎸 Chris Stapleton's All-American Road Show

3. 🍸 A Night on the Farm

  • Sip honey wine or an espresso martini during cocktail hour 5–6:30pm Friday at Common Good City Farm. Tickets are $50.

4. ⚾ Nats' Summer Concert Series kickoff

5. ⚽ U.S. vs. Colombia

  • The U.S. Men's National Soccer team will take on Colombia 5:30pm Saturday at Commanders Field in Landover. Tickets start at $49.

6. 🎶 Music in the Meadow

  • Listen to indie folk band Wylder and enjoy a picnic 7pm Saturday in the National Arboretum. Tickets start at $25 but the Arboretum invites you to pay what you can.
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