Five Things To Do in Columbia Heights This Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend in Columbia Heights? We have you covered!

A Civic Plaza For All (1400 Park Road NW)

Under a grant from NACTO and in collaboration with DDOT, the Columbia Heights Main Street program is reactivating the Columbia Heights Civic Plaza for All program for the entire community to enjoy! Starting this Sunday, October 14th and running every Sunday until November 14th, meet your neighbors while enjoying programs like Zumba, Double Dutch jump rope, a bicycle maintenance clinic, live music, free food, and more hosted by local community members. Perfect for all ages, this is a great way to meet your Columbia Heights family. If you’re interested in volunteering to help run the program, reach out to Carolina Buitrago at for more information!

Los Hermanos (1428 Park Road NW)

For over 25 years now, Los Hermanos has served authentic, made-from-scratch home-style Dominican food and beverage. With the freshest ingredients, this family-owned restaurants creates fork-tender braises and bakes that you can’t help but ordering more of. Try their Bandera dish, where you can make your own platter of rice and beans, protein like stewed goat or braised pork, and sides like plantains or potato salad for just $10. Order their homemade Dominican sponge cake with pineapple filling and merengue icing for a sweet ending to your meal!

Tynan Coffee and Tea (1400 Irving Street NW)

At Tynan Coffee and Tea, enjoy a coffeehouse as it should be – local, independent, and authentic. Open from 8:00am to 9:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays, catch up on work or meet with friends while enjoying freshly-brewed coffee, tea, and specialty drinks like spiced cider or a wild berry smoothie by one of Tynan’s amazing baristas. They also offers made-to-order breakfast items, sandwiches, and sweets to fill any craving you may have! Locally-sourced and -run, this coffee shop is the perfect place to relax and focus on whatever you may need to do.

Pho 14 (1436 Park Road NW)

Pho 14 has served traditional Vietnamese dishes in the District for over 10 years, and it’s clear they know what they’re doing. As winners of Best Vietnamese and Best Pho by the Washington City Paper for multiple years in a row, this family-owned restaurant serves some of the most delicious Southeast Asian dishes in Columbia Heights. Create your own pho, or order their chef’s signature dishes like Banh Hoi Thit Nuong or Vietnamese crepes. Pair your meal with one of their specialty smoothies, with unique flavors like avocado, jackfruit, and durian!

The Bottle House (3443 14th Street NW)

Cheer on your favorite team while hosting your own tailgate with drinks from the Bottle House! With Penn State vs. Indiana playing on Saturday, as well as Liverpool vs. City and Texans vs. Bills on Sunday, there’s no shortage of game day watch party opportunities this weekend, and the Bottle House has everything you may need for the perfect tailgate. This store has an amazing selection of wine, beer, and spirits, and offers free local delivery for orders over $100! Be sure to check out their collection online and support local business.