Washington comes out for the State of the Union, and HOH has compiled some of the better-sounding watch parties for those who like to talk back to the screen. Washington Examiner SOTU Bingo Where : 201 Bar, 201 Massachusetts Ave. NE When : 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Host : Washington Examiner Perks : “Your first drink is on us and we'll have many prizes for SOTU BINGO winners and runners-up. This is one political contest where there are no losers,” organizers brag.
#SOTUPROGRESSPARTY: Mixer & President Obama's FINAL State of the Union Address Where : Local Sixteen, 1602 U St. NW When : 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Host : Network for Progress Perks : Pay $5 cover online for drink ticket, food and one raffle ticket or pay $10 cover at the door for drink ticket, food and two raffle tickets.
2nd Annual LBJ Washington Center State of the Union Watch Party Where : Cashion’s Eat Place, 1819 Columbia Road NW When : 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Host : LBJ Washington Center Perks : Free event, cash bar and “a variety of hors d'oeuvres.”
Politics & Pints Where : Capitol Lounge, 231 Pennsylvania Ave. SE When : 7 p.m. Host : The Fix's Chris Cillizza Perks : $1 off drinks, Diageo Cocktail of the Month, half price pizza and a trivia competition.
Red, White & Blue Early Dinner before MLK and State of the Union Events Where : The Fourth Estate Restaurant, 529 14th St NW When : 5 p.m. Host : The National Press Club Perks : “The a la carte dinner menu in the Fourth Estate includes Duck Breast Jalapeno Poppers, Wild Mushroom Cassoulet, Pecan Crusted Rack of Lamb and accompanying wines.”
And here are a few you'll need more than our guidance to get an invite to. Speaker Ryan State of the Union Reception Where : H-324 When : 6:30 p.m.
Leader Pelosi State of the Union Reception Where : H-204 When : 6:30 p.m.
Buffet Reception for Congressional Members and Their Families Where : H-324 When : 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and the room will stay open after the SOTU for lawmakers to rejoin their families. Host : Members and Family Committee
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