As we celebrate the end of August and head into September, the District has more events and things going on than ever! Thankfully, Secret D.C. has rounded up all the best happenings happening this week that you won’t want to miss:
1. Witness art come to life at Mexican Geniuses: A Frida & Diego Immersive Experience
You can immerse yourself in the art and lives of renowned Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera at this stunning interactive experience. This 360-degree projection and multimedia art installation will give you a unique perspective into the duo’s art, culture, history, and inspirations.
2. Reenact your favorite show moments at The Office Experience
Step into the shoes of the World’s Best Boss with the interactive The Office Experience! With 17 realistic set representations — including the Dunder Mifflin office and Schrute Farms — you can reenact all of your favorite scenes, from Kevin’s chili spill to the coal walk. You can grab tickets here!
3-5. Catch your favorite musician at a concert
- Emo Night Brooklyn at 9:30 Club on Friday, Sept. 2.
- Carin Leon at The Anthem on Friday, Sept. 2.
- Bruno Mars at MGM National Harbor on Friday, Sept. 2.
6. Enjoy the kickoff of D.C. JazzFest
The 18th annual D.C. JazzFest kicks off on Wednesday, Aug. 31 at The Howard Theatre before it returns to The Wharf for the rest of the week. Teaching you the history of D.C.’s jazz roots and aiming to inspire a new generation of jazz musicians and enthusiasts, this year’s festival will feature renowned artists such as Christian McBride & Inside Straight, Dianne Reeves, and many more!
7. Attend the restaurant opening for Ghostburger
What began as a popular pandemic pop-up is now launching at its inaugural brick-and-mortar location on Friday, Sept. 2. From the minds that brought you Espita, Ghostburger will be taking over Espita’s old space to bring D.C. its signature burgers and cheesesteaks in a new and vibrant atmosphere!
Location: 1250 9th Street NW