The Liaison Capitol Hill DC, a Joie de Vivre Hotel offers a premier rooftop pool and lounge — the only open-air rooftop bar on Capitol Hill!

Unwind with drinks, dining, and yoga for a perfect balance of relaxation and indulgence. Want reserved seating? Reserve a cabana starting at $150 here. Non-hotel guests can also purchase a day pass for $35 to soak up some rays. And, did you know and it’s FREE to enter after 5pm?

Rooftop Hours May 26 – September 30 (could be extended further depending on weather)

  • Yoga: 7-8am
  • Swimming: 8am-5pm
  • Food & Beverage: 10am-11pm
  • Happy Hour: 5-7pm Monday-Friday

We're also selling memberships this year!

  • Families: $500 for two adults and one child, $250 for additional adult (21 and over) and $100 for additional child
  • Individuals: $250

Our rooftop programming is centered on the passion points of music, social awareness, health, fashion, art, design and cocktail culture, and is as follows:

  • Monday-Friday:
    • Happy Hour from 5-7pm                   
    • Poolside Yoga with Embrace Yoga from 7-8am for $13. Purchase you class ticket here.
  • Tuesday:
    • Support a Cause Tuesdays: the Liaison Capitol Hill DC will partner with different non-profits and donate a percentage of sales to the organizations hosted. Some of the partners include DC Central Kitchen, No Kid Hungry and Brainfood. View the schedule.
  • Wednesday:
    • DC Home Grown Wednesday nights will feature a rotating collection of local guest chefs, mixologists, educators, and artists. Upcoming events include:
      • June 1: Flower Crowns and Cocktails: Julie Abrera of Beaumont House will guide you through the making your own flower crown. Find out more.
      • June 8: Snap! Learn how to take that perfect food or drink shot with Mary Kong of Girl Meets Food. Food and drinks are provided.
      • June 15: Summer Mixology: Rooftop Cocktail Club: Join celebrated mixologists Jo-Jo Valenzuela and Jamie MacBain of Behind the Stick Consulting Group for a summer cocktail class at the Rooftop Pool & Lounge of the Liaison Capitol Hill DC. Find out more.
      • June 26: A pop-up rooftop dinner with Chef Matt Baker of Gravitas.
  • Thursday
    • One Love Massive presents DEEP featuring a rotating group of musicians of all genres to bring the rooftop to life. 
  • Friday:
    • One Love Massive will source a rotating group of musicians of all genres to bring the rooftop to life.
  • Saturday:
    • Art Soiree’s Art Fusion will celebrate local talents from 7pm-close all summer long with live music acts and performances, art installations, live painting and video art projections.
  • Sunday:
    • SiP & DiP DC! returns for its second year. JBC Events will host its SiP & DiP DC pool party on the rooftop from 1pm to 7pm.


Art and Soul Executive Chef Douglas Alexander has created a menu of summer classics, including a Six Cheese Toastie; Pressed PBM with peanut butter, banana, marshmallow, and honey; and a selection of ice cream and sorbet to stay cool. The cocktail menu highlights inventive refreshments, including canned craft beers, rosé and sparkling wines, with sangrias and classic cocktails topping off the menu. Click here to view the menu.

Questions? Please email Tricia Barba at

*No outside food & beverage is permitted. Only the cabana purchases include reserved seating. Hotel guests do not need to purchase day passes. Swimming ends at 5pm.