Celebrate Independence Day the Lower Georgia Avenue way!

Cinder BBQ (800 Upshur Street NW)

You should be sweating from the DC heat, not from the stress of Fourth of July meal prep! Pre-order Cinder BBQ‘s delicious dishes like brisket, chicken, and ribs for a classic backyard grill experience without all of the hassle. You can also order alcohol for delivery, with hand-picked selections of wine, beer, bourbon, and more!

Petworth Ace Hardware (1240 Upshur Street NW)

Up your backyard water park game with Petworth Ace Hardware‘s selection of splash pads, sprinkler attachments, and inflatable pools. Feeling more adventurous? Check out their stock of river tubes perfect for floating on the Potomac. Locally- and woman-owned, their store has everything you need to beat the summer heat.

Lion’s Fine Wine & Spirits (3614 Georgia Ave NW)

Pop open a bottle from Lion’s extensive wine selection, from merlots to malbecs, while fireworks pop in the background! Lion’s also has a large variety of traditional name-brand liquors and mix-ins. Be your own bartender and find your new favorite creation!

Envy Nails (3723 Georgia Ave NW)

This Fourth of July, show off your patriotism by rocking a red, white, and blue nail look! Located right across the Georgia Avenue metro stop, Envy Nails offers regular, gel, dip, and acrylic polishes for both manicures and pedicures. Try out some gorgeous Stars and Stripes, tie-dye, or other flag designs to make your patriotic nails pop!

The Midlands (3333 Georgia Ave NW)

Is there anything more patriotic than baseball? On July 4th, catch the final Dodgers vs. Nationals game on one of the Midlands‘ many big-screen TVs while enjoying their $4 beer drink and food specials. They’ll be open from 11:00am to 12:00am, so you can keep the party going all day long!