The Best in National Urban League Parties *Updated*

The National Urban League is celebrating 100 years and what better way to commemorate a centennial than loads of amazing events in the Nation’s Capital. Established in 1910, The National Urban League is the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream. Whether you want to participate in the number of summits, listen to President Obama address the League or hit up plenty of concerts, DC Fab! has the rundown on the hot after-hours events for all of the Leaguers.

  • Join the Greater Washington Urban League as they welcome other leaguers to the Nation’s Capital with a concert featuring Grammy Award winner John Legend at the Kennedy Center (2700 F St, NW) on Wednesday, July 28 at 10 p.m. Get a ticket!
  • Chill at the “Urban Hang Suite” inside The Park at Fourteenth (920 14th Street NW) on Thursday, July 29. The evening is hosted by comedian Kevin Hart with DJ Biz Markie on the turntables. Enjoy complimentary Heineken’s from 5-11 p.m. and $5 cocktails from 5-7 p.m. RSVP!
  • Head to the YP Reception at Recess Lounge (727 15th Street NW) from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, July 30.
  • Enjoy the Networking Social at Cafe Asia (1720 I Street, NW) from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. on Friday, July 30. *Ticket with YP Summit registration
  • Enjoy “American Idol” and R&B singer Fantasia at the National Urban League’s benefit concert at Warner Theatre (1299 Pennsylvania Avenue NW) on Friday, July 30. Concert begins at 8:30 p.m. Get a ticket!
  • The Urban League Centennial Midday Soiree will be held on Saturday, July 31 at Muse Lounge (717 6th St. NW). Enjoy three floors and a rooftop complete with a live Jazz band and three DJs. 3-8 p.m. RSVP for complimentary admission.