2019 Women's World Cup: Best bars to watch soccer in Washington, D.C.

2019 Women's World Cup: Best bars to watch soccer in Washington, D.C.

The 2019 Women's World Cup kicks off in France on Friday, June 7! Looking for a spot in Washington, D.C. to cheer on Team USA as they go for their second straight championship?

Don't fret, we've got you covered with this list of the best places in D.C. to watch the Women's World Cup! 

Mackey's Public House (1306 G St NW, Washington, DC 20005)

The official bar of American Outlaws D.C., the local chapter of the U.S. national soccer teams, Mackey's will be hosting viewing parties for every USWNT World Cup match. And there are drink specials galore: during the USWNT's opening game against Thailand on June 11, you can get $18 pitchers of Miller Lite, $18 buckets of PBR, and $6.50 cans of Oskar Blues. 

Fado's Irish Pub (808 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001)

Dubbing itself "Team USA Headquarters" for the 2019 Women's World Cup, Fado's will be showing every USWNT match, with specials on Budweiser, Bud Light, and Michelob Ultra buckets. 

The Queen Vic (1206 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002)

As the name implies, The Queen Vic is partial to Team England as well as Team USA. The bar will be showing all England and USWNT World Cup matches, with Heinekens available for $5. 

The Fairmont Hotel (2401 M St NW, Washington, DC 20037)

The Fairmont is transforming itself into "Soccer Central" for the 2019 Women's World Cup, broadcasting every game in the hotel's Loggia and lobby. Additionally, there will be an International menu of snacks from Brazil, England, Germany, Spain, France, and the USA, all available for $9 each.  

The Airedale (3605 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20010)

According to the Airedale's website, "We will be open for every game, even the early ones," and will offer food and drink deals during every match. 

National Harbor (165 Waterfront St, National Harbor, MD 20745)

If you're looking an outdoor viewing spot, try chilling out on the water at National Harbor! Several World Cup matches will be broadcast on the National Harbor Plaza's HD jumbo screen. Per National Harbor's website, each screening will include "VIP stadium seating in the new District Stadium, a converted cargo crate complete with led lighting, ceiling fans, shaded seating, and beverage service; plus food and beverage specials, Embassy events, skills clinics and player meet + greets with Washington Spirit players and special games and meet ups with the DC Fray."

Embassy Viewing Parties

Are you an England supporter searching for a great spot to cheer on the Three Lionesses? In addition to The Queen Vic, the UK embassy is hosting a watch party for England's opening match against Scotland at Wunder Garten (1101 First Street Northeast, Washington, District of Columbia 20002) on Sunday, June 9. There will be both English and Scottish beers on tap, plus halftime giveaways. 

Cheering on France? The French embassy is holding a viewing party at La Maison Française (4101 Reservoir Rd, NW - Washington, D.C., 20007) for the opening match against South Korea on Friday, June 7. Doors open at 2 p.m., and all attendees must register for a free ticket here.

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