With 3 stages, 6 bands, and 7 hours of music, the block is gonna rock! We'll have 2 Street Stages as well as a Main stage. You'll get a taste of Rock, Blues, Funk, Folk and more. Here is list of scheduled performances and stage schedules:

Street Stage 1
4:00 - 4:50 William Walter and Tucker Rogers
5:10 - 6:00 The Justin Trawick Group
6:10 - 7:00 William Walter and Tucker Rogers
8:15 - 8:45 The Justin Trawick Group

Street Stage 2
4:25 - 5:15 The Homestead Act
5:25 - 6:15 Emilie & Sol Trio
6:25 - 7:10 Christylez Bacon
8:15 - 8:45 Christylez Bacon

Main Stage
7:15 - 8:15 Emilie w/ Sol and Funk Root
9:00 - 10:45 Jackie Greene

A Premium Old Ebbitt Cookout featuring many of the Ebbitt's classics. Food tickets will be on sale at designated booths during the Ebbitt Block Party. Each food ticket will cost $3. Tickets can be redeemed at the "Grill" for any of our delicious menu items which will range from 1-3 tickets per item.

3 Ticket Items
Ebbitt's Signature Jumbo Lump Crabcake Sandwich
Esteban's Paella Bowl

2 Ticket Items
Classic Ebbitt 1/2 lb. Burger or Cheeseburger
Bratwurst with Kraut ..... or without
House Slow Smoked Beef Brisket Sandwich
Farm Fresh Veggie Wrap

1 Ticket Items
Country Fair Ice Cream Cart loaded with your favorite summer time desserts

A refreshing summer bar with signature cocktails, beer, and soft drinks. Drink tickets will be on sale at designated booths during the Ebbitt Block Party. Each drink ticket will cost $5. Non-alcoholic drinks will be available for food tickets ($3).

Available Drinks

Stoli Orange Crush
Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy
Lynchburg Lemonade
Miller Lite
Milagro Frozen Margarita
Alamos Chardonnay
Sailor Jerry's Ginger Storm
Barefoot Sangria
Hendricks Gin Cocktails
La Marca Prosecco
SoCo Lime
Louis M Martini Cabernet

It's summer in the city and the sun's out so it's time to shut down G street and turn up the music. Join us as we push DC summertime into full swing! The 2nd Annual Ebbitt Block Party has quickly established itself as DC's premiere street festival and tastiest cookout. We will be parking ourselves on the 1400 block of G street, paving the way for hours of non stop musical performances and sparking up the grills for signature Old Ebbitt Grill food and drink! Write the date down and sunscreen up, we can't wait to see you there!

We are joined again this summer by our charitable partner, the DC Central Kitchen who will again be collecting canned or commercially packaged nuts and raisins, as well as can openers. Bring something to contribute and receive a free raffle ticket for each item!
I am coming from out of town. Do you have any recommended hotels?
The J.W. Marriott Hotel, which is right around the corner from the Ebbitt, has graciously offered a rate of $149.00 per night (plus taxes) for guests of the Ebbitt Block Party.

Will there be seating available?
There will no official seating available at this event. Any seating that is available will be on a serve come first served basis.

Is this a 21 years and older event?
Yes. Our permit from the DC government strictly prohibits anyone under the age of 21 from attending. This unfortunately includes children regardless of age.

Can I bring a chair or blanket?

What happens if it rains?
This event is rain or shine. The show will go on.

When will I receive my tickets?
Actually, you won't be receiving your tickets at all. Instead, your tickets will be waiting for you at will call under your name on the day of the event. Please be prepared to provide a valid picture ID to pick up your tickets.

What if I can't make the Block Party or I need to give my ticket to someone else?
You may go to our Ticket Order Information Page and find the tickets you would like to transfer. You will need to authorize the transfer via an email confirmation that will be sent to the email address you provided upon purchase.

How do I know if I have tickets? How do I know if my order was confirmed?
Anyone who would like to check their order can use our Ticket Order Information Page to check on the exact details of your ticket order.

What is included in my ticket?
It depends which ticket you purchased. This year the Ebbitt Block Party has two ticket types available GA & the VIP Experience.

Can I buy tickets at the door?
If it's not sold out, tickets will be available at the door. Please note that tickets purchased on the website before June 1st will be discounted.

Are tickets refundable?
Tickets are non-refundable however, we do allow you to electronically transfer your ticket(s) to someone else on our Ticket Order Information Page.

What is the closest metro?
The closest metro stop is Metro Center which has access to Red, Orange, and Blue lines.

Is there parking?
Valet parking WILL NOT be available at the Old Ebbitt on June 19, 2010. We encourage street festival revelers to metro to the bash.

Tickets are available exclusively through this website at $35 for GA and $110 and VIP respectively. ALL ticket holders must be 21 years of age or older to attend. Valid proof of age will be required.

GA Block Party Ticket Includes ...
  • Entrance to the Premiere Cookout and Street Festival brought to you by the Old Ebbitt Grill
  • 7 hours of live music
  • 10 Performances by 6 bands on 3 stages
VIP Block Party Experience Includes All of the Above Plus...
  • Unlimited food and drinks within the VIP Experience Lounge
  • Designated VIP Will-Call line entrance
  • Exclusive main stage viewing and reserved standing room
  • Access to limited seating provided in the VIP Experience Lounge

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