Kim Petras Week

🎤 It's "Kim Petras Week" at Nellie's! 🎟️ Join us for a chance to win tickets to her Anthem concert on 10/12. We're giving away pairs of tickets at Drag Bingo on 10/3 and Out of Bounds Trivia on 10/4 as well records singed by Kim Petras herself!  Don't miss your opportunity to see Kim […]

National Coming Out Day Bingo

🏳️‍🌈🎉 Celebrate National Coming Out Day with us on October 11th! 🌈 Join the festivities at Nellie's with $15 beer buckets of select brews and the fun of Out Of Bounds Trivia night. It's a night to be proud and enjoy great company. See you there!

NBA Season Starts!

🏀🎉 Mark your calendars – the NBA season starts at Nellie's on October 24th! 🌟 Join us for the ultimate game night experience with big screens, cold drinks, and the energy of fellow fans all season long. From tip-off to buzzer-beaters, Nellie's is where you want to be for NBA action. Don't miss it! 🍻🏀 

Halloween Drag Brunch

🧙‍♀️🍾 Prepare for a bewitching brunch experience at Nellie's this Halloween! 🌟 Join us on October 28th and 29th for a Drag Brunch extravaganza featuring Sapphire Blue and our spellbinding drag artists. Sip on mimosas and feast on a hauntingly delicious All-You-Can-Eat Brunch Buffet. Don't wait – secure your tickets for a spooktacular time! Tickets […]

Disco of Dread – Halloween Party

🎃👻 Unleash your inner disco ghoul at Nellie's Disco of Dread Halloween Party! 🌟 Join us on Saturday, October 28th, for a night of thrills, chills, and dance floor spills. Show off your hauntingly creative costume for a chance to win $300 cash or gift card prizes. DJ kicks off the beats at 10pm, and […]

Gay Games 2023

Join us at Nellie's from November 3rd to 11th to watch the Gay Games 11 Hong Kong 2023. 🏳️‍🌈 Celebrate diversity and watch all the action while enjoying $15 beer buckets. Don’t miss the excitement. See you there! 

Veteran’s Day

On Veterans Day, we're honored to serve those who have served. Veterans eat FREE at Nellie's! 🎉 It's our way of saying thank you for your service. Join us on November 11th and let us treat you to a delicious meal. Just bring in a current or expired military ID for a complimentary appetizer or […]

Veteran’s Day Weekend Drag Brunch

 🌈🇺🇸 Veterans Day weekend is going to be fabulous! Join us on November 11th and 12th for our special Drag Brunch. 🎶 Savor the delectable All-You-Can-Eat Brunch Buffet and experience the mesmerizing show featuring Sapphire Blue and our incredible drag performers. Did we mention that your first Mimosa or Zing Zang Bloody Mary is FREE!? […]

ESA Fundraiser – Drag Bingo

Get ready for a fabulous evening of Drag Bingo on November 14th at 7pm! 🌟🏳️‍🌈 Our dazzling drag performers are all set to entertain you with laughter, glamour, and excitement! 🎉🎭 But that's not all - this month's Drag Bingo is a special one! We're hosting an ESA fundraiser, so be sure to stop by!

Thanksgiving Weekend Drag Brunch

🦃🌈 Gobble up the fun at our Thanksgiving Drag Brunch on November 25th and 26th! 🍂 Join us for a delectable All-You-Can-Eat Brunch Buffet and a mesmerizing show featuring Sapphire Blue and our incredible drag performers. You can get 15% off your ticket when you use checkout code NEL15 on Eventbrite. Your first Mimosa or […]

Ugly Sweater Party!

🍹🎄 Ugly has never looked so good! Join us on December 9th for Nellie's Ugly Sweater Party starting at 9pm. Savor $6 cocktails until 11pm as we turn the night into a festive fashion extravaganza. Your ugliest sweater might just win you the spotlight! 🌟

NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship

🏐🎉 It's game time, and Nellie's is your front-row seat for the Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship, happening December 14-17. Enjoy every spike and serve with $15 beer buckets at Nellie’s!

Ladies First

🎶🌈 Rooftop party, anyone?! 🌟 DJ Honey is taking over Nellie's on December 17th for Ladies First, the ultimate lesbian dance party. Free entry kicks off at 4pm, so gather your squad, and let's make Sunday a celebration of music, moments, and marvelous vibes! 🍸💖

Christmas Drag Brunch

🌟🎁 Unwrap the magic of Christmas at Nellie's Special Christmas Drag Brunch on December 23 and 24 at 11am and 1pm! Enjoy an All-You-Can-Eat Brunch Buffet, be entertained by Sapphire Blue and our sensational drag performers. Use code NEL15 for 15% off on Eventbrite and kick off the celebration with a complimentary Mimosa or Zing […]

Nellie’s Holiday Hours

🎄🌈 Happy Holidays, lovelies! 🎉 Let the festive vibes take over. 🥳 We’re open starting at 10:30am on December 24th to kick things off with a jolly Christmas Eve Drag Brunch. And remember, we'll be closed on Christmas Day. May your holidays be merry, bright, and filled with Nellie's magic! 🍾🌟 

New Year’s Drag Brunch

 🎉✨ Ring in the New Year with glamour at Nellie's Special NYE Drag Brunches on December 30 and 31, 11 am and 1 pm! Indulge in an All-You-Can-Eat Brunch Buffet, while being dazzled by Sapphire Blue and our fabulous drag performers. Reminder, last change to use code NEL15 for 15% off on Eventbrite and relish […]

New Year’s Eve Bash

🥳 Say goodbye to 2023 and hello to 2024 at Nellie's New Year's Bash on December 31st! 🌟 Enjoy a complimentary champagne toast at midnight and dance into the new year with DJs starting at 10pm. It's a night of celebration, joy, and the perfect way to welcome a fresh start. Let's make it a […]

MLK Weekend Drag Brunch

🎉🥂 This MLK weekend, step into a world of glam and glitz at Nellie's Drag Brunch Shows on January 13 and 14, 11 am and 1 pm! Feast on an indulgent All-You-Can-Eat Brunch Buffet, get dazzled by the enchanting Sapphire Blue and our fabulous drag performers, and enjoy your first Mimosa or Zing Zang Bloody […]

NFL Playoffs Begin!

🏈🍺 Catch all the NFL playoff action at Nellie's starting January 13! Savor mouthwatering dishes and share the thrill with $15 select beer buckets. Make every game unforgettable with great food, great company, and great vibes! 🌭🎉

NFL Playoffs – Divisional Round

🏈🍺 Catch all the NFL playoff action at Nellie's with the Divisional R0unds on January 20th and 21st! Savor mouthwatering dishes and share the thrill with $15 select beer buckets. Make every game unforgettable with great food, great company, and great vibes! 🌭🎉

Ladies First

🌈🎶 Dive into the ultimate lesbian dance party at Ladies First Night on January 21! Join DJ Honey on the Nellie's rooftop with free entry starting at 4 pm. What better way to spend your Sunday?! 💃🍸

Irish Coffee Day

🍀☕ Join us for National Irish Coffee Day on January 25 at Nellie's! Indulge in $8 Irish Coffees all day, and don’t forget to explore the warmth of our entire hot cocktail menu. It's a celebration of cozy sips and winter delights! 🌟💚

18th Anniversary Party

Come and join us tonight as we commemorate the 18th anniversary of Nellie's sports bar! For the first time ever, we will have two DJs performing on two separate floors. DJ @djzyon will be on the first floor, while DJ @djhoney215 will be on the rooftop, and we'll have five bars open. We highly recommend […]

X Games

🏂🌟 Don't miss any of the X Games excitement at Nellie's from January 26 to 28! We're serving up $15 select beer buckets and a full menu of hot cocktails to elevate your viewing experience. Join us for a weekend of thrilling jumps, tricks, and delightful sips! 🍻🎿

🏈🍺 Catch all the NFL playoff action at Nellie's with the Conference Championship Games on January 28th! Savor mouthwatering dishes and share the thrill with $15 select beer buckets. Make every game unforgettable with great food, great company, and great vibes! 🌭🎉

RuPaul Book Tour Giveaway at Nellie’s Drag Brunch!

⭐⭐Calling all RuPaul fans! Want to win 2 tickets to see the queen herself on her new book tour for "The House of Hidden Meetings" at Warner Theatre? Join us at Drag Bingo on Tuesday, March 5th for your chance to snag these fabulous prizes! It's time to bingo like you mean it, and strut […]

Nellie’s Celebrates International Women’s Day!

💪🌍 Happy International Women's Day from Nellie's! Today, we celebrate the remarkable achievements and contributions of women everywhere. We raise a glass to you!💖✨ #IWD2024 #WomensDayCelebration

St. Patrick’s Day

🌈🍻 It's time to sham-rock and roll at Nellie's this St. Patrick's Day, March 17th! Enjoy unbeatable drink specials, including $3 Jell-O Shots, $5 Green Beer, $7 Guinness, and $8 Jack Daniel's Tennessee Apple. Let's paint the town green! 🍀🎶

March Madness!

🏀🍺 March Madness is takin over Nellie's all month! Score big with $15 buckets of select beers for every game. Don't miss a single buzzer beater – join us for all the hoops action! 🎉

Easter Weekend Drag Brunch

Hop into Easter Weekend with style at Nellie's Drag Brunch on March 30th and 31st at 2pm! Indulge in an extravagant All-You-Can-Eat Brunch Buffet while enjoying the fabulous performances by Sapphire Blue and our dazzling drag stars. Your first Mimosa or Zing Zang Bloody Mary is also for FREE! Don't miss out on this egg-citing […]

So You Think You Can Drag?

🌈✨ Get ready to slay the stage at Nellie's for "So You Think You Can Drag" – an electrifying amateur Drag Competition celebrating Transgender Day Of Visibility! Presented by DC Safe Haven and hosted by the fabulous Layla Diven Alexander, it's a night of fierce performances and fabulous fun. Join us on Sunday, March 31 […]

Final Four @ Nellie’s

🏀🍻 Get in on the Final Four frenzy at Nellie's! We're serving up thrills and chills along with our $15 Beer Bucket Special during the games. Whether you're a die-hard fan or just love a good matchup, come on down and experience the excitement with us! We’ll also be open this Monday to watch the […]

National Beer Day

🍻🎉 Raise a glass with us on April 7th as we celebrate National Beer Day! Enjoy our wide selection of ice-cold drafts, the perfect way to toast to this hoppy holiday. #NationalBeerDay

420 Day

🌿🎉 Let's spark up the celebration on 420 Day with our mouthwatering Liquid MJ Cocktails! Sip on this irresistible blend of Malibu, Blue Curaçao, and pineapple for only $12, while enjoying all your favorite tasty snacks. 

NHL Playoffs Begin!

🏒🍻 The NHL Playoffs are here, and the road to the Stanley Cup starts at Nellie's! Catch every slap shot and save with us starting April 22nd. Don't miss out on our $15 beer bucket special and delicious game day food. 🥅🎉 #DCSportsBar #DCSports #NHLPlayoffs

NFL Draft

🏈🍻 Can’t wait until football returns? Join us at Nellie's to watch the NFL Draft starting on April 25th! Enjoy every pick and trade with our $15 Beer Bucket Special during the draft. It's the ultimate fan experience you won't want to miss! #DCSportsBar #DCSports #NFLDraft

Cinco de Mayo

🌵🎶 Turn Up the Heat This Cinco de Mayo at Nellie's! Dive into our Hennessy Margaritas and Margarita Slushies and get your dance on with the DJ starting at 5pm. It’s a day of sun, fun, and tequila—don't miss it! 🎉🍹 Get your fiesta on! #UStreet #ShawNeighborhood #CincodeMayo

Mother’s Day Drag Brunch

🌈🥳 Celebrate Mom in Style! This Mother’s Day, why not do something extra special? Bring your mom to Nellie's for a drag brunch that dazzles! She’ll see why we’re rated #1. Enjoy our All-You-Can-Eat Brunch Buffet and experience the magic of Sapphire Blue and our amazing drag performers. Your first Mimosa or Zing Zang Bloody […]

Memorial Day Weekend

🌞🍹 Hello, Summer! Start the season off right this Memorial Day Weekend on our rooftop. Come for the cool drinks, delicious food, and good views, all while getting some fresh air.  We’ll see you on the rooftop! #UStreet #ShawNeighborhood #DCBar #MemorialDayWeekend Drop by Saturday 5/25 from 2pm to 4pm for some fun Hennessey giveaways! Don't […]

DC Black Pride

🍹🌟 Pride, Party, and Play at Nellie’s! We’re celebrating DC Black Pride all weekend long with amazing DJs and drink specials. Hit the rooftop for dancing and join us on May 26 for Xavier's legendary Sunday Party. It’ll be a jammed packed weekend of fun that you don’t want to miss! #DCGays #LGBTQ #LGBTQBar #DCLGBTQ […]

Happy Pride Month!

🎶🏳️‍🌈 Pride Never Pauses at Nellie's! We’re keeping the Pride spirit alive and vibrant! There's still plenty of time to celebrate with us this June with our special events, fun nights, and great drink specials. Let's make every moment count as we celebrate love and equality! 🍹🌟

🌈DC Capital Pride

🌈✨ Pride is HERE and Nellie’s is Ready to Celebrate! Join us for DC Capital Pride from June 3-9. We're turning up the fun with amazing DJs, drink specials, and the most fabulous drag brunches in town. Hennessey will also be coming to Nellie’s to do some giveaways on Saturday June 8th from 3pm-5pm. Don't […]

Orville Peck Ticket Giveaway @ Pride Drag Bingo!

🎟️🌈 Win Tickets to See Orville Peck at Pride Drag Bingo! Gear up for an unforgettable night at Nellie’s on June 4th at 8pm.  Play bingo, win big, and you might just find yourself at Orville Peck’s concert at he Anthem on June 30th. Bring your Pride spirit and let’s make it a night to […]

NBA Finals

🏀🍺 Score Big During the NBA Finals at Nellie’s! Get ready for non-stop basketball action until June 23rd. Swing by Nellie's for all the games, and enjoy our $15 beer buckets while you watch the pros battle it out. 🏀

🌈PRIDE Drag Brunch

🌈🥞 Drag, Dine, and Shine at Nellie’s! Dive into the heart of Pride at Nellie's Drag Brunch Pride Edition on June 8th and 9th. Join us for Nellie’s Drag Brunch every Saturday and Sunday, and see why we’re rated #1. You’ll enjoy our All-You-Can-Eat Brunch Buffet and experience the magic of Sapphire Blue and our […]

Juneteenth Rooftop Celebration

🌟🎉 Celebrate Juneteenth at Nellie's! Join us on the roof deck this June 19th to honor freedom and equality. Enjoy a day filled with reflection, unity, and community spirit. Don't miss out on this special celebration—let’s uplift and rejoice together! 🍹🌈

Taylor’s Night

🌟🎤 Swifties, Assemble at Nellie's! Join us on Friday, June 21st for Taylor's Night at Nellie's, presented by Xavier Entertainment. Get ready to shake it off to all of Taylor Swift's biggest hits from 10 PM to 3 AM. Just bring your love for Taylor and let's party! Let us know you're coming here!


🎾🍻 Game, Set, Match at Nellie's! Join us from July 1st to July 14th for Wimbledon and cheer on your favorites while enjoying $15 beer buckets during all matches. Don't miss any of the action—serve yourself a cold one and enjoy the games! 🏆

TEAM DC Summer Sports Mixer

Join Team DC for the Summer Sports Mixer at Nellie's Sports Bar on Friday, July 12th at 6 PM! Enjoy a fun evening with fabulous giveaways, including tickets to hot summer concerts, and a free house cocktail or Nellie beer with your donation of new school supplies. Support the DC Public Schools LGBTQ+ Office while […]

MLB All Stars Game

⚾️ Catch the Major League magic at Nellie's on July 16th! It's the MLB All Stars Game, and we're serving up excitement with $15 beer buckets all game long. Don’t miss a pitch—swing by for the best seats outside the ballpark! 🏟️