National Rum Day Retuns

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National Rum Day Returns to the District August 14th through 16th

4th Annual Rum Day DC will highlight rum through featured tastings, mixology, and rum-inspired cuisines; all packed into three celebratory days of events hosted by some of DC’s hottest venues

The 4th Annual Rum Day DC will host a three-day celebration for rum lovers; kicking off the festivities Thursday, August 14th with the deluxe Rooftop Rum & Smoke Soiree, atop The Graham hotel in Georgetown from 6pm to 9pm. Festivities continue Friday, August 15th from 6pm to 10pm with the multi-destination Rum Runner Party Bus; making frequent stops bar crawl-style across DC’s brightest night spots. The weekend’s celebration concludesSaturday, August 16th from 1pm to 5pm with The Rum-B-Que at Jack Rose DC.

Rum Day DC’s partner line-up includes title sponsors Mount Gay Black Barrel, Atlantico Rum, Chairman’s Reserve, Ron Zacapa, and Lyon’s Rum; all serving as hosts for the three-day rum celebration. Additional sponsoring brands include: Bacardi, Ron Abuelo, and Rhum Damoiseau. Each event will highlight the various brands of these sponsors, alongside participating bars, restaurants and vendors.

Tickets to all official Rum Day DCevents are open to the public and can be purchased at


Rooftop Rum & Smoke Soiree |Thursday, August 14th | 6pm to 9pm #RumNSmoke
Atop Georgetown’s trendy Graham Hotel, distinguished guests will be treated to premium flights of aged rumfrom Rum Day DC sponsors. Aged rums are traditionally aged in barrels and top the list in quality for each rum brand’s portfolio. Tasty hors d’oeuvres include premium beef sliders, curry chicken, veggie samosas, and mini crab cakes. Additionally, guests will receive a complimentary cigar courtesy of the co-hosts, Georgetown Tobacco to perfectly pair with the bold tastes of these sipping rums. The Graham’s impressive selection of top notch cigars will also be on hand for purchase directly from The Graham’s supplemental collection. Tickets: $35

The Rum Runner Party Bus | Friday, August 15th | 6pm to 10pm #RumRunner
Bottomless premium rum cocktails will flow as passengers embark on a multi-destination bar crawl through some of DC’s trendiest stops, which include:Lincoln, Smith Public Trust, The Atlas Room, and Farmers Fishers Bakers. The Rum Runner experience begins at Smith Public Trust and includes: bottomless specialty rum cocktails while onboard, gift card raffles, prizes, and more. Rum Runners can expect festive rum-fueled stops and popular hors d’oeuvres at each of the locations below. Tickets: $45

Atlas Room Farmers Fishers Bakers
1015 H Street, NE 3000 K Street, NW

Smith Public Trust Lincoln
3514 12th Street, NE 1110 Vermont Ave., NW

The 2nd Annual Rum-B-Que | Satrday,August 16th | 1pm to 5pm #RumBQue
Live from the Rum-B-Que… Rum Day DC’s closeout event will take place onNational Rum Day (August 16th) at Jack Rose Dining Saloon, located at 2007 18th Street NW. Chef Russell Jones will be serving up mouth-watering BBQ deliciousness from the wood-fired grill, to include pulled pork sliders, pork belly skewers, grilled chicken and more, all complimented with specialty rum-infused Rum-B-Que sauce. Party highlights include education and rum tasting areas, six (6) signature bottomless punch stations featuring creations from award-winning beverage director Trevor Frye and the Jack Rose bar team. Each punch will feature a premium sponsored rum. Special vendors highlighting rum-inspired complimentary deserts will also be in attendance to satisfy that sweet tooth. All this, from Jack Rose’s open-air rooftop terrace. Tickets: $65

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