Buckeye Game Day

🌹 🌰 Buckeye Game Day Update 12/30/2021 🌰 🌹
Thank you for your support of our Spearman Scholarship Fund throughout the football season! Due to rising COVID cases in the region, we will not have volunteers staffing our Buckeye Game Day locations for the Rose Bowl on Saturday, January 1. If you do choose to attend one of our partner locations, the games will be on, with sound. Please visit https://www.giveto.osu.edu/makeagift/?fund=604938 to make a donation to our scholarship fund. Thank you again for your support of OSUDC!


To volunteer for our Game Day Committee, click here. Questions? Email Melissa Wasser

2021 Game Day Bars

  • DC:
    • Blackfinn DC (1620 I St. NW, Washington, DC 20006) [Nearest Metro: McPherson Square (Blue/Silver/Orange), Farragut North (Red)]
    • Solly’s Tavern (1942 11th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001) [Nearest Metro: U Street (Green/Yellow)
  • Maryland: World of Beer Bethesda (7200 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814) [Nearest Metro: Bethesda (Red)]
  • Virginia:
    • Blackfinn Merrifield (2750 Gallows Road, Vienna, VA 22180) [Nearest Metro: Dunn-Loring/Merrifield (Orange)]
    • Blackfinn Ameripub Ashburn – Satellite Location (43781 Central Station Dr #150, Ashburn, VA 20147) [Nearest Metro: Wiehle-Reston East + 15m Uber (Silver)]

COVID Guest Protocols

Thank you so much for your patience, understanding, and support during the 2020 season. As a result, all of our OSUDC partner bars are back and ready to serve you in-person this season! OSUDC continues to monitor how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the greater DMV area and reserves the right to revert our in-person events back to virtual events at any time. As you make your way back to our partner bars, please be kind to staff and tip them well! Returning to in-person events is a group effort, so please be understanding and kind to our partner bar staff as they work to serve you every week.

Under current CDC guidance, if you are not fully vaccinated and aged 2 or older, you should wear a mask in indoor public places, especially if you are in an area of high transmission. If you are fully vaccinated, to maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission. If you have questions about each location’s specific guidance, please ask the staff for more information. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the following protocols for our bars and are subject to change at any time:

  • Blackfinn DC: Blackfinn is complying with all District of Columbia and CDC regulations and asks that our guests follow these guidelines for their safety as well. Under the DC indoor dining mask mandate, everyone MUST wear a mask when entering the building and when not actively eating or drinking, along with walking to and from the restroom. Wearing a mask helps to protect you and others in the community.
    • Maintain six feet apart at all times.
    • There is no outdoor dining option where you can view TVs.

  • Solly’s: Under the DC indoor dining mask mandate, everyone MUST wear a mask when entering the building and when not actively eating or drinking, along with walking to and from the restroom.  Wearing a mask helps to protect you and others in the community.
    • There is no outdoor seating option where you can view TVs.

  • World of Beer Bethesda: WOB is complying with the Montgomery County, MD regulations that require all persons in the county aged 2 years or older wear a face covering indoors at any location accessible to the public.
    • WOB has 11 outdoor tables, with views of the patio TVs and speakers on with sound.
    • Seating is on a first come, first serve basis. No limit on table times.

  • Crystal City Sports Pub: Face masks highly encouraged when not eating or drinking. Wearing a mask helps to protect you and others in the community.
    • Seating is on a first come, first serve basis.
    • There is no outdoor seating option where you can view TVs.
  • Blackfinn Merrifield: Face masks highly encouraged when not eating or drinking. Wearing a mask helps to protect you and others in the community.
    • Seating is on a first come, first serve basis.
    • There is outdoor seating that patrons can see the TVs from, but no sound will be available.

  • Blackfinn Ameripub Ashburn (satellite location): Face masks highly encouraged when not eating or drinking. Wearing a mask helps to protect you and others in the community.
    • As a satellite location, this location will not be consistently staffed week to week; however, games will be on with sound.
    • Seating is on a first come, first serve basis.

Game Day Specials

  • Blackfinn DC: Blackfinn Game Day Specials available here and on Blackfinn’s website (scroll down to Ohio State Game Day)

  • World of Beer Bethesda: WOB is offering both drink and food specials for our Buckeye fans; mention to your server that you’re here with OSUDC!
    • $4 Bud Light, Budweiser, and Michelob Ultra (Draft & Bottles)
    • $4 Hard Seltzers
    • $6 Shareables
      • Margherita Flatbread
      • Chicken Tacos
      • Mac & Cheese Bites
      • Pesto Hummus
      • Chicken Sliders
      • Barbacoa Tacos
      • Truffle Fries
      • Loaded Tots
    • Ask about our OSU-themed cocktail, the Buckeye Sangria!

  • Crystal City Sports Pub:
    • $4 Miller Lite, Bud Light, & Yuengling Drafts
    • $14 Miller Lite, Bud Light, & Yuengling Pitchers
    • $22 Miller Lite, Bud Light, & Yuengling Bottles (5)
    • $7 Food Menu (including rotating weekly item)

  • Blackfinn Merrifield: Ask your friendly staff about Game Day specials!

  • Blackfinn Ameripub Ashburn: Game Day Specials available on Blackfinn’s website
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