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Events to Attend During Summer 2018 Around the MGM National Harbor

Posted by: Admin
13 Jun

Opportunity and entertainment are two things never in short supply at the MGM National Harbor. If the slots and poker tables aren’t enough, check out the award-winning musical artists, thrilling MMA fights, stunning magic shows, and more coming to the stage at MGM. Here are some of this summer’s best events going on in and around the MGM National Harbor:


The 2018 Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival at National Harbor


Taste-test 60 beers on tap and 40 bourbons at the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival at National Harbor on Friday and Saturday, June 15 and 16. Happening under the grand tents at The Plateau, the festival is also playing host to some of the best BBQ vendors around. Enjoy live music while savoring the perks of admission, which include unlimited beer and bourbon tastings and a souvenir glass to take home. The price for admission starts at $39. Please remember to drink responsibly.

David Blaine Live at the Theater at MGM National Harbor


On Sunday, June 24 at 8 PM, David Blaine is taking the stage at the Theater. Known best for his death-defying feats of endurance and his TV show David Blaine: Street Magic, Blaine is guaranteed to wow the audience with fantastic illusions and incredible magic. Tickets start at $71 for this event.

Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo, and Rick Springfield at MGM National Harbor


In a show that will bring down the house, husband and wife duo Neil Giraldo and Pat Benatar are co-headlining with Rick Springfield at the Theater. The concert starts at 8 PM on Tuesday, July 24. Pat Benatar and Rick Springfield’s outstanding vocal talent and Neil Giraldo’s guitar and piano playing all combined will make for an unforgettable show. Tickets start at $54.

Choosing a hotel near MGM National Harbor in 2018


If you’re planning on a trip to the MGM National Harbor, it’s important you have a dependable place to stay. With a 24-hour business center, complementary breakfast each day, and a location only five minutes from the National Harbor, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Alexandria – Fort Belvoir is the perfect place to stay to try your luck this summer.
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