THE RITZ-CARLTON, WASHINGTON D.C.

1150 22nd Street, N.W., Washington, District of Columbia 20037 United States
Phone:  +1 (202) 835-0500   •  Map & Directions
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Calendar of Events



A host of experiences await at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.

Anticipate the possibilities that each new day brings. Fill your days and nights with excursions, themed events, fine dining and more. Indulge in as much or as little as you please. The choice is yours. The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. presents special events to enliven the senses and create memorable experiences.



Westend Bistro Barrel-Aged Cocktail Class
Saturday, October 25; 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Join Westend Bistro this fall for an educational evening featuring the art of barrel-aged cocktails. Our exclusive Barrel-Aged Cocktail Class will give you the opportunity to master the barrel-aging process while learning how to reinvent your favorite barrel-aged cocktails at home. Enjoy cocktail tastings and exclusive hors d’oeuvres by Chef de Cuisine Adam Barnett, while learning our esteemed bartenders secret tips and tricks-of-the-trade.

Oktoberfest at The Lobby Lounge
October 3-31, 2014


The Lobby Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. will feature gourmet, local twists on classic Oktoberfest fare paired with local beer on draft.

Pearls & Bubbles at Westend Bistro
Available through December 26, 2014


Celebrate the finer luxuries in life with Westend Bistro’s Pearls & Bubbles dining experience. Through December 26th, guests of Westend Bistro will be able to indulge in a variety of East Coast, West Coast and local oysters while sipping on a personal-sized bottle of exclusive champagne. The oyster selection will rotate weekly, giving guests the opportunity to experience different styles and producers while determining which bottle of bubbly they prefer with each specific type of oyster.

Off the Hill Happy Hour at Westend Bistro
Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Re-cap your day in our stylish and energetic bar with our food and beverage specials. Enjoy half-priced appetizers, select wines by the glass for $6, and draft beer for $3. Seating is first come, first serve in the bar.

Pre-Theater Dining at Westend Bistro
Daily, 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.


Westend Bistro is the perfect place for an unforgettable meal before a show at one of the nearby theaters. Enjoy a three-course dinner from a select for $40 per person, not including beverage, tax and gratuity.

Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 27, 2014


1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
$80 per adult, $40 per child, ages 12 and under

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving with our four–course, prix fixe menu in West View.

The Wishing Tree
November 28 through December 24, 2014


Visit our stunning Wishing Tree in the hotel's main lobby. Inspired by this season of giving, the Wishing Tree is decorated with holiday wishes from the children of Martha's Table, as well as festive gingerbread ornaments created by Executive Pastry Chef John Quinn. Please join us in bringing a joyful holiday season to others by granting a wish to those in need.

Pearls & Bubbles at Westend Bistro
Available through December 26, 2014


Celebrate the finer luxuries in life with Westend Bistro’s Pearls & Bubbles dining experience. Through December 26th, guests of Westend Bistro will be able to indulge in a variety of East Coast, West Coast and local oysters while sipping on a personal-sized bottle of exclusive champagne. The oyster selection will rotate weekly, giving guests the opportunity to experience different styles and producers while determining which bottle of bubbly they prefer with each specific type of oyster.

Off the Hill Happy Hour at Westend Bistro
Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Re-cap your day in our stylish and energetic bar with our food and beverage specials. Enjoy half-priced appetizers, select wines by the glass for $6, and draft beer for $3. Seating is first come, first serve in the bar.

Pre-Theater Dining at Westend Bistro
Daily, 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.


Westend Bistro is the perfect place for an unforgettable meal before a show at one of the nearby theaters. Enjoy a three-course dinner from a select for $40 per person, not including beverage, tax and gratuity.

Holiday Cooking and Entertaining 101
Saturday, December 6, 2014


2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Get into the spirit of the holiday season with an interactive cooking and mixology class with Westend Bistro Chef de Cuisine, Adam Barnett. The cooking class includes secret tips, recipes and goodies to take home that will delight your friends and family.

Gingerbread House Decorating
Sundays, December 7, 14, 2014


3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
$75 per child, ages 3 to 12, including tax and gratuity

Led by the hotel's pastry team, children will learn the art of decorating gingerbread houses while having fun creating their own to take home. Event includes hot cocoa, holiday cookies, and a Ritz-Carlton chef's hat and apron.

The Wishing Tree
November 28 through December 24, 2014


Visit our stunning Wishing Tree in the hotel's main lobby. Inspired by this season of giving, the Wishing Tree is decorated with holiday wishes from the children of Martha's Table, as well as festive gingerbread ornaments created by Executive Pastry Chef John Quinn. Please join us in bringing a joyful holiday season to others by granting a wish to those in need.

Gourmet Hot Chocolate
Daily, December 1-31, 2014


Savor this holiday season with six indulgent hot chocolates from around the world with your choice of mouth-watering toppings. Join us in the Lobby Lounge for sumptuous hot chocolate during the day, and hot chocolate with a "kick" in the evening.

Christmas Carols
December 13, 19, 2014


5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Ring in the holidays and enjoy Christmas carols sung by strolling carolers while savoring complimentary hot chocolate and candy canes.

Chocolate Decadence
Saturday, December 13, 20, 2014


7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
$45 per person

Enjoy a buffet of sumptuous chocolate and candy desserts, including a Candy Cane Bar and Champagne cocktails from the Champagne Sommelier in the Lobby Lounge.

Christmas Eve in Westend Bistro
Wednesday, December 24, 2014


5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Celebrate the night before Christmas with a selection of holiday specials.

Christmas Breakfast Buffet
Thursday, December 25, 2014


Start Christmas day on a delicious note with a leisurely breakfast at Westend Bistro featuring a champagne and Bloody Mary bar.

Christmas Dinner
Thursday, December 25, 2014


1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
$80 per adult, $40 per child, ages 12 and under

Enjoy a four-course, prix fixe menu in West View.

Ring in the New Year at Westend Bistro
Wednesday, December 31, 2014


5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
$90 per person

Celebrate the end of the year with a special four-course prix fixe menu. A la carte options are also available.

Pearls & Bubbles at Westend Bistro
Available through December 26, 2014


Celebrate the finer luxuries in life with Westend Bistro’s Pearls & Bubbles dining experience. Through December 26th, guests of Westend Bistro will be able to indulge in a variety of East Coast, West Coast and local oysters while sipping on a personal-sized bottle of exclusive champagne. The oyster selection will rotate weekly, giving guests the opportunity to experience different styles and producers while determining which bottle of bubbly they prefer with each specific type of oyster.

Off the Hill Happy Hour at Westend Bistro
Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Re-cap your day in our stylish and energetic bar with our food and beverage specials. Enjoy half-priced appetizers, select wines by the glass for $6, and draft beer for $3. Seating is first come, first serve in the bar.

Pre-Theater Dining at Westend Bistro
Daily, 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.


Westend Bistro is the perfect place for an unforgettable meal before a show at one of the nearby theaters. Enjoy a three-course dinner from a select for $40 per person, not including beverage, tax and gratuity.

New Year's Day Recovery Breakfast Buffet
Thursday, January 1, 2014


7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Starting at $45 per person

Greet the New Year with a luxurious breakfast at Westend Bistro featuring a champagne and Bloody Mary bar.

Off the Hill Happy Hour at Westend Bistro
Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Re-cap your day in our stylish and energetic bar with our food and beverage specials. Enjoy half-priced appetizers, select wines by the glass for $6, and draft beer for $3. Seating is first come, first serve in the bar.

Pre-Theater Dining at Westend Bistro
Daily, 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.


Westend Bistro is the perfect place for an unforgettable meal before a show at one of the nearby theaters. Enjoy a three-course dinner from a select for $40 per person, not including beverage, tax and gratuity.

Off the Hill Happy Hour at Westend Bistro
Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Re-cap your day in our stylish and energetic bar with our food and beverage specials. Enjoy half-priced appetizers, select wines by the glass for $6, and draft beer for $3. Seating is first come, first serve in the bar.

Pre-Theater Dining at Westend Bistro
Daily, 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.


Westend Bistro is the perfect place for an unforgettable meal before a show at one of the nearby theaters. Enjoy a three-course dinner from a select for $40 per person, not including beverage, tax and gratuity.

Off the Hill Happy Hour at Westend Bistro
Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Re-cap your day in our stylish and energetic bar with our food and beverage specials. Enjoy half-priced appetizers, select wines by the glass for $6, and draft beer for $3. Seating is first come, first serve in the bar.

Pre-Theater Dining at Westend Bistro
Daily, 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.


Westend Bistro is the perfect place for an unforgettable meal before a show at one of the nearby theaters. Enjoy a three-course dinner from a select for $40 per person, not including beverage, tax and gratuity.

Off the Hill Happy Hour at Westend Bistro
Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Re-cap your day in our stylish and energetic bar with our food and beverage specials. Enjoy half-priced appetizers, select wines by the glass for $6, and draft beer for $3. Seating is first come, first serve in the bar.

Pre-Theater Dining at Westend Bistro
Daily, 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.


Westend Bistro is the perfect place for an unforgettable meal before a show at one of the nearby theaters. Enjoy a three-course dinner from a select for $40 per person, not including beverage, tax and gratuity.

Off the Hill Happy Hour at Westend Bistro
Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Re-cap your day in our stylish and energetic bar with our food and beverage specials. Enjoy half-priced appetizers, select wines by the glass for $6, and draft beer for $3. Seating is first come, first serve in the bar.

Pre-Theater Dining at Westend Bistro
Daily, 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.


Westend Bistro is the perfect place for an unforgettable meal before a show at one of the nearby theaters. Enjoy a three-course dinner from a select for $40 per person, not including beverage, tax and gratuity.

Off the Hill Happy Hour at Westend Bistro
Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Re-cap your day in our stylish and energetic bar with our food and beverage specials. Enjoy half-priced appetizers, select wines by the glass for $6, and draft beer for $3. Seating is first come, first serve in the bar.

Pre-Theater Dining at Westend Bistro
Daily, 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.


Westend Bistro is the perfect place for an unforgettable meal before a show at one of the nearby theaters. Enjoy a three-course dinner from a select for $40 per person, not including beverage, tax and gratuity.