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Nat Geo Nights

When
Monthly on the Third Thursday

Photograph by Taylor Mickal

About this Event

National Geographic opens its doors for a night of fun and exploration. These special monthly happy hours feature live stories from National Geographic Explorers, fun interactive activities, lively music, food, and drink specials at our cash bar. See the event schedule and full lineup below.

The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and runs until 8:30 p.m.

  • 5:30-6:30 - Happy hour with hands-on activities such as themed drink tastings, small bites, or trivia. Cash bar and additional food available for purchase at this time.
  • 6:30-8:00 - Lightning talks with intermission and audience Q&A
  • 8:00-8:30 - Enjoy a post-talk discussion with other attendees and grab your last drink before the event concludes.

See below for upcoming Nat Geo Nights:

When
Monthly on the Third Thursday
Location
1600 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
 Map
Happy Hour
Nat Geo Nights: Colombia
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Explore Colombia’s diverse and rapidly changing ecosystems—from its tropical dry forests to its lush rainforests, and the wildlife that call them home—with National Geographic Explorers.
Happy Hour
Nat Geo Nights: Patagonia
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Explore the iconic southern wilderness of Patagonia with National Geographic Explorers who are expanding our understanding of this magnificent and fragile ecosystem.
Happy Hour
Nat Geo Nights: Everest
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Hear from Everest expedition members how they, along with their team, deployed a crucial network of weather sensors that are helping us assess climate trends.
Happy Hour
Nat Geo Nights: Stories from the World
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Travel the globe—from Nepal to Spain and beyond—with the 2019-20 Fulbright–National Geographic Storytelling Fellows: Melanie Kirby, Emi Koch, Alyea Pierce, and Madison Wrobley.