THE RITZ-CARLTON GEORGETOWN, WASHINGTON D.C.

3100 South Street, N.W., Washington, District of Columbia 20007 United States
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Calendar of Events



Lively Activities in the Heart of Georgetown
Surrounded by the vestiges of its 18th century port town heritage, modern-day Georgetown is abuzz with unbridled energy and vitality. In the midst of the neighborhood's irresistible bustle is The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Featuring an exquisite restaurant, chic bar and lively lobby lounge, the hotel is full of entertaining options.



Washington, DC Independent Film Festival
February 25-March 1, 2015

See the latest feature, short, animation and documentary films by local, national and international filmmakers. For a full list of films, or to purchase tickets, please visit http://dciff-indie.org/
 
The National Cherry Blossom Festival

See the blossoming of thousands of cherry trees on the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. The capital welcomes spring with this annual tradition begun by the gift of 3,000 trees to the United States from Japan in 1912 with a multitude of parades, festivals, concerts, and more. Popular events include:

Pink Tie Party
March 19, 2015; 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

Get things started on March 19th at the annual Pink Tie Party – wear your finest “Pink Tie” cocktail attire while enjoying delicious cocktails, cuisine, live music and dancing. Proceeds benefit the National Cherry Blossom Festival, Inc. Click HERE for tickets.

National Cherry Blossom Festival Opening Ceremony
March 21, 2015; 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Warner Theatre

Kick off the festival in style with this complimentary event which includes traditional and contemporary performances from American and Japanese artists. Advanced ticketing is required, and can be made online by visiting www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org


Blossom Kite Festival
March 28, 2015; 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
National Mall – Constitution Ave & 17th Streets, NW

Kite enthusiasts from across the US and the world show off their stunt skills in this annual competition. Enjoy stunning views, special demonstrations and kite making for children.

Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival
April 4, 2015; 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Southwest Waterfront – 600 Water Street, SW

Enjoy over eight hours of music, family friendly water-related activities, cultural experiences, live entertainment and delicious cuisine. This year’s fireworks are a special display, presented by the City of Nagaoka, renowned throughout Japan for its spectacular fireworks festival. The fireworks illuminate the waterfront, with best viewing at the Southwest Waterfront promenade at 600 Water Street, SW or from East Potomac Park.

National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade
April 11, 2015

Constitution Ave – From 7th to 17th Streets, NW

One of the Washington’s largest public events of the year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade features fantastic entertainment for the whole family including decorated floats, gigantic colorful helium balloons, marching bands, clowns, horses, antique cars, military and celebrity performances, and more.


For a full list of featured events, visit www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org


Signature S ’mores by the Fire


Enjoy complimentary butler-passed s’mores every evening in front of the wood-burning fireplace. This complimentary festive treat is butler-passed every evening from 6:30 to 7 p.m. in the hotel lobby.

White House Easter Egg Roll
April 6, 2015; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The White House

This annual family event invites children to hunt for and race Easter Eggs on the White House Lawn while enjoying storytelling and a visit with the Easter Bunny. Complimentary tickets are distributed via an online lottery system, which normally takes place around February 20th through February 23rd. Please visit http://www.whitehouse.gov/eastereggroll for more information.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival

See the blossoming of thousands of cherry trees on the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. The capital welcomes spring with this annual tradition begun by the gift of 3,000 trees to the United States from Japan in 1912 with a multitude of parades, festivals, concerts, and more. Popular events include:

Pink Tie Party
March 19, 2015; 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

Get things started on March 19th at the annual Pink Tie Party – wear your finest “Pink Tie” cocktail attire while enjoying delicious cocktails, cuisine, live music and dancing. Proceeds benefit the National Cherry Blossom Festival, Inc. Click HERE for tickets.

National Cherry Blossom Festival Opening Ceremony
March 21, 2015; 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Warner Theatre

Kick off the festival in style with this complimentary event which includes traditional and contemporary performances from American and Japanese artists. Advanced ticketing is required, and can be made online by visiting www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org


Blossom Kite Festival
March 28, 2015; 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
National Mall – Constitution Ave & 17th Streets, NW

Kite enthusiasts from across the US and the world show off their stunt skills in this annual competition. Enjoy stunning views, special demonstrations and kite making for children.

Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival
April 4, 2015; 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Southwest Waterfront – 600 Water Street, SW

Enjoy over eight hours of music, family friendly water-related activities, cultural experiences, live entertainment and delicious cuisine. This year’s fireworks are a special display, presented by the City of Nagaoka, renowned throughout Japan for its spectacular fireworks festival. The fireworks illuminate the waterfront, with best viewing at the Southwest Waterfront promenade at 600 Water Street, SW or from East Potomac Park.

National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade
April 11, 2015

Constitution Ave – From 7th to 17th Streets, NW

One of the Washington’s largest public events of the year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade features fantastic entertainment for the whole family including decorated floats, gigantic colorful helium balloons, marching bands, clowns, horses, antique cars, military and celebrity performances, and more.


For a full list of featured events, visit www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org


Signature S ’mores by the Fire


Enjoy complimentary butler-passed s’mores every evening in front of the wood-burning fireplace. This complimentary festive treat is butler-passed every evening from 6:30 to 7 p.m. in the hotel lobby.

Memorial Day
May 23-25, 2015

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend in Washington, D.C. with a myriad of special events including wreath laying ceremonies at several monuments and memorials throughout the city, the annual motorcycle rally Rolling Thunder, the National Symphony Orchestra’s complimentary concert on the West Lawn of the Capitol, and a Memorial Day parade along Independence Avenue.
Signature S ’mores by the Fire


Enjoy complimentary butler-passed s’mores every evening in front of the wood-burning fireplace. This complimentary festive treat is butler-passed every evening from 6:30 to 7 p.m. in the hotel lobby.

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival
June 24-28 and July 1-5, 2015

11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Evening events begin at 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
National Mall between 7th and 14th Streets

Celebrate cultural traditions around the world with this annual summer festival that takes place on the National Mall. Highlights from the festival include daily and evening music and dance performances, crafts and cooking demonstrations, storytelling and discussions of cultural issues.



Signature S ’mores by the Fire


Enjoy complimentary butler-passed s’mores every evening in front of the wood-burning fireplace. This complimentary festive treat is butler-passed every evening from 6:30 to 7 p.m. in the hotel lobby.

Independence Day
July 4 2015


Celebrate July 4th in the Nation’s Capital with a morning parade, concerts on the National Mall and the West Lawn of the Capitol, and a huge fireworks display on the grounds of the Washington Monument
The Smithsonian Folklife Festival
June 24-28 and July 1-5, 2015

11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Evening events begin at 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
National Mall between 7th and 14th Streets

Celebrate cultural traditions around the world with this annual summer festival that takes place on the National Mall. Highlights from the festival include daily and evening music and dance performances, crafts and cooking demonstrations, storytelling and discussions of cultural issues.



Signature S ’mores by the Fire


Enjoy complimentary butler-passed s’mores every evening in front of the wood-burning fireplace. This complimentary festive treat is butler-passed every evening from 6:30 to 7 p.m. in the hotel lobby.

Signature S ’mores by the Fire


Enjoy complimentary butler-passed s’mores every evening in front of the wood-burning fireplace. This complimentary festive treat is butler-passed every evening from 6:30 to 7 p.m. in the hotel lobby.

Signature S ’mores by the Fire


Enjoy complimentary butler-passed s’mores every evening in front of the wood-burning fireplace. This complimentary festive treat is butler-passed every evening from 6:30 to 7 p.m. in the hotel lobby.

Signature S ’mores by the Fire


Enjoy complimentary butler-passed s’mores every evening in front of the wood-burning fireplace. This complimentary festive treat is butler-passed every evening from 6:30 to 7 p.m. in the hotel lobby.

Signature S ’mores by the Fire


Enjoy complimentary butler-passed s’mores every evening in front of the wood-burning fireplace. This complimentary festive treat is butler-passed every evening from 6:30 to 7 p.m. in the hotel lobby.