Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

20 FREE Ways To Have Fun In D.C.—Seriously!

  1. Begin Slideshow
    opener

    0

    SHARES

    0 comments
    See All Slides

    UPDATE: Summer weekends are winding down, so hit up these awesome (and free!) funtivities while the weather's still on your side. This story was originally published on July 3.

    While we can think of plenty of ways to splurge when the mood hits, our commitment to fiscal responsibility (read: making rent) means those extravagances need to be balanced with thrifty moments, too. Lucky for us, we live in D.C., which might just be the epicenter of free fun.

    And we're not just talking about big museums and touristy sites — way too obvious! Nope, we're doing you one better and digging up some relatively under-the-radar ways to get your kicks, sans cash. Awesome theater, music, art — even yoga in the park — are all just being given away, if you know where to look. So, get out there and enjoy the summer— without blowing that fund you've been stashing for a new fall wardrobe.
    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Shopping

5 Solid Reasons To Splurge For Designer Clothes

For whatever reason, we feel the need to justify our designer purchases with phrases like, "It only cost me [fill in the blank]," or "But, there was an amazing sale." Or, our favorite, the "I just had to have it" spiel. Though, oftentimes this is more for our own peace of mind than for those we're giving excuses to. read

The Best Beauty Products On The Web

We love buying products online, but it comes with one caveat: You can't test drive them. So, in order to figure out whether a lipstick or shampoo is worth its salt, you scour the web trying to find the one that's right for you. And, while there are a bevy of places to get information, the most reliable source for honest read