Watch Eurovision 2023
This year is bigger than ever because for the first time EVER in the Contest’s history— folks outside of Europe can vote! Yes- you have the chance to show a deserving country some love in a real way. So if you’ve been wondering: Where can I watch the Eurovision Song Contest in Washington, D.C.— here is your answer.
Hosted by Washington DC’s very own Eurovision blogger and expert Alesia Michelle, gear up for a costume contest, special performances, and so much more! Be ready for laughs, dancing, and of course MUSIC. Hosted in the United Kingdom’s Liverpool, on behalf of last year’s winners Ukraine, folks in DC will be able to feel the Eurovision spirit right at home. Wundergarten will showcase each semifinal and the grand final where the Eurovision 2023 winner will be decided. RSVP today and let’s cheers to being #UnitedByMusic.
Don’t miss out on one of the biggest television shows in the world.
What To Expect
Get ready for thrilling performances, new music and so much more— The Eurovision Song Contest is taking over Washington, D.C’s Wunder Garten and you don’t want to miss out. With food from CaliBurger and an extensive beverage menu, there will be somtheing for every member of your family— yes, every. This venue is kid and dog friendly!
We’ll have games, drag performers, a costume contest, and SO MUCH more— you can get a little taste of the action in Liverpool stateside. The semi finals and grand final will be broadcasted and a live pre-show will happen each day to get everyone ready for the official Song Contest.
The official shows get started at 2pm ET, but you won’t want to miss our entertaining pre-shows at 1:30pm featuring some of the top drag performers in the United States covering some of the most iconic Eurovision entries.
Looking to watch the show at Wunder Garten with a slightly elevated experience? From included drinks to bites— you can join Alesia Michelle in her private livestream cabana.
May 11th, Semi Final 2
May 13th, Grand Final
Where To Stay
Why watch the Song Contest alone? Washington D.C. is one of the top tourist destinations in the United States, along with being our nation’s capitol D.C. is home to captivating museums, and memorials, and a Michelin-starred restaurant scene
“Foreigners might mistakenly assume the capital of such a divided country would itself be divided – but let us tell you: Washington, DC, is one of the most progressive, liberal and welcoming places in the entire country. A city that cares about all its citizens and whose citizens support and celebrate each other’s diversity – no matter who sits in the White House.” — QueerInTheWorld.com
- citizenM Washington DC NOMA, 1222 First St NE, Washington, DC 20002
- Hyatt Place Washington DC/US Capitol, 33 New York Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
- Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/U.S. Capitol, 1225 First St NE, Washington, DC 20002
- Washington Marriott Capitol Hill, 175 L St NE, Washington, DC 20002
Please note, we are not working in partnership with these hotels, but these are recommended places that are close to the venue.