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Nat Geo Nights

Monthly on the third Thursday
Photo by Alfred E. Numan
About Nat Geo Nights

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.

Monthly on the third Thursday
1145 17th Street NW, Washington, DC, 20036, USA


Happy Hour
CANCELLED Nat Geo Nights: Stories from the World
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.
Happy Hour
CANCELLED Nat Geo Nights: Everest
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.
DCEFF: Flint
Narrated by Alec Baldwin, Flint is the devastating and cautionary story of what happens when a community loses all faith in authority, in science, and in truth itself.
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