03/25/2015

April is Jazz Appreciation Month - Celebrate at these events in Washington, DC!

Many will be celebrating JAM, Jazz Appreciation Month, in April. Will you be one of them? Plan your stay with us!

Jazz Appreciation Month

There are plenty of ways to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month in Washington, DC. For this week’s blog post, we’ve listed a few of the exciting Jazz Appreciation Month events that will be taking place. Check out our list below and plan your stay with us today.

A few of the highlights include:

THURSDAY, APRIL 2

Jazz in Flag Hall feat. the SJMO

  • When: 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30 p.m.
  • Where: Flag Hall, National Museum of American History
  • Free to attend!

Enjoy live jazz performances in Flag Hall every Thursday in April.

SATURDAY, APRIL 11

Smithsonian Jazz Presents "Lush Life: Billy Strayhorn's Centennial"

  • When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Baird Auditorium, National Museum of Natural History
  • Price: $25 per person.

MONDAY, APRIL 20

Solo Piano in LeFrak Lobby

  • When: 12:30 p.m.
  • Where: LeFrak Lobby, National Museum of American History
  • Free to attend!

MONDAY, APRIL 27

The SJMO presents: "The 10th Annual Ella Fitzgerald Tribute"

  • When: 8:00 p.m. and 10:00p.m.
  • Where: Blues Alley, Georgetown
  • Price: $25

For a complete list of the events taking place for Jazz Appreciation Month, click here.

We welcome you to plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. Browse our current hotel offers before booking your trip!

03/18/2015

Play ball! The Washington Nationals 2015 Season is about to begin.

Hit a home run - Book a stay with us & catch a Washington Nationals game this 2015 season.

Washington Nationals 2015 Season

If you're a fan of America’s favorite pastime then you’ll agree that one of the best things about spring is the start of the MLB season. If planning a spring getaway with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and looking for things to do this spring, catch a Washington Nationals home game this 2015 season.

Spring training is underway but the official 2015 season will kick off against the Mets on April 6th for the Washington Nationals home opener. Check the schedule below and plan your stay with us today. We are currently offering great hotel specials for your stay.

The upcoming 2015 Washington Nationals home games include:

vs. Mets - Monday, April 6th at 4:05pm
vs. Mets - Wednesday, April 8th at 7:05pm
vs. Mets - Thursday, April 9th at 1:05pm
vs. Phillies - Thursday, April 16th at 7:05pm
vs. Phillies - Friday, April 17th at 7:05pm
vs. Phillies - Saturday, April 18th at 1:05pm
vs. Phillies - Sunday, April 19th at 1:35pm
vs. Cardinals - Tuesday, April 21st at 7:05pm
vs. Cardinals - Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:05pm
vs. Cardinals - Thursday, April 23rd at 4:05pm

Click here to view the full Washington Nationals 2015 Schedule.

03/11/2015

National Cherry Blossom Festival is the Nation’s Greatest Springtime Celebration!

Who’s ready for spring? Kick off the season at the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC.

Once you visit the National Cherry Blossom Festival, it is no great surprise as to why this Washington, DC event is the nation’s greatest springtime celebration. No matter how many times you have visited, the magnificent sights never get old. Kick off the spring season at the 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival and plan your stay today.

National Cherry Blossom Festival
Washington, DC
March 20-April 12, 2015

National Cherry Blossom Festival

There will be exciting events taking place for the National Cherry Blossom Festival, which all lead up to the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® presented by Events DC. Known as one of DC’s largest spectator events, the parade will run for 10 blocks in celebration of the nation’s premier springtime event. You won’t want to miss this colorful and elaborate celebration in Washington, DC.

National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade®
April 11, 2015
Time: 10AM - Noon
Location: Constitution Avenue - From 7th to 17th streets, NW
Cost: Starting at $20 for Grandstand seating.
Tickets: Individual (starting at $20) and Group Tickets (10 or more) are on sale.

We invite you to plan your stay at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. Our adjacent location to the metro is perfect for any guest traveling into the DC area. Enjoy our affordable rates and spacious accommodations. Book your stay today.

03/04/2015

#GimmieFive - The 2015 White House Easter Egg Roll is almost here!

Join more than 35,000 people at the 137th annual White House Easter Egg Roll.

White House Easter Egg Roll

Thousands will gather on the South Lawn for this year’s Easter Egg Roll in Washington, DC! Will you be one of them? There’s no better way to celebrate Easter and the start of the spring season than at the 137th annual White House Easter Egg Roll, set to take place on Monday, April 6th, 2015. Plan your stay today.

This year’s theme is #GimmieFive and will feature sports and fitness zones, cooking demonstrations, and the Easter classics such as the egg roll and egg hunt, live entertainment and storytelling! Of course, along with all of the family-friendly activities in Washington, DC, the day will also encourage our youth to lead healthy, active lives, which is in support of the First Lady’s Let’s Move first initiative.

If you have a ticket for the White House Egg Roll and you are looking for hotels in our area, we invite you and your family to book your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. You'll love our Family Fun Hotel Package.

02/25/2015

Beat the Winter Blues - Book our Family Fun Hotel Package in Rockville!

Family fun awaits at our hotel! Book our hotel package in Rockville.

Family Hotel Packages in Rockville

It’s time to plan your family fun getaway! Our hotel package in Rockville is the perfect way to enjoy great fun, and save big! Gather the family and book our Rockville/Washington, DC hotel offer today.

Our Family Fun Package includes:

Deluxe Accommodations
Complimentary Breakfast for four
Complimentary High Speed Internet
Click here to learn more.

If looking for things to do with your family, you can enjoy an easy travel into Washington, DC on the metro line, conveniently located just steps from our hotel. No matter the season, you’ll find that there are plenty of things to do in Washington, DC for the entire family!

Plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and enjoy our spacious and affordable accommodations.

02/18/2015

Cheers! The 2015 DC Craft Beer Festival is almost here.

Raise your glass for the nearly 75 participating breweries at this year's DC Craft Beer Festival.

DC Craft Beer Festival

Beer lovers, rejoice! The DC Craft Beer Festival will showcase 75 breweries from across the country. Each brewery is expected to feature 2 of their finest beer. Enjoy top shelf American craft brewing when you experience the 2015 DC Craft Beer Festival at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center this March.

The Craft Beer Festival in Washington, DC
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Advance Tickets on Sale Now 

Session 1
VIP: 1pm-4:30pm / GA: 2pm-4:30pm
Session 2
VIP: 6pm-9:30pm / GA: 7pm-9:30pm

Choice of 2 Sessions:
VIP Ticket= 3.5 hours of tastings
General Admission= 2.5 hours of tastings

Includes:
Tasting Glass
Unlimited 2oz Tastings
Approx. 75 Breweries/150 Beers
Informative Seminars
Access to Craft Concierge Center

Looking for hotels for the DC Craft Beer Festival? Plan your stay with us! The Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is conveniently located just steps from the Metro line to ensure easy access to and from all Washington, DC events. Browse our current hotel packages and book your stay today.

02/11/2015

Break out your Green Attire! It’s almost time for the Washington, DC St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

The Washington, DC 44th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade promises good fun for all.

With the theme, “Irish Heart in the Nation’s Capital,” this year’s Washington, DC St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Sunday, March 15, 2015. Pack your best green attire and plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.

Washington DC St. Patrick's Day Parade

The 44th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade of Washington, DC
Sunday, March 15, 2015
12:00 Noon
Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th Streets, N.W.

The St. Patrick’s Day parade in Washington, DC has been a beloved tradition since 1971. Make cherished memories while celebrating the Irish culture in our nation’s capital and plan your visit today.

The Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is adjacently located near the metro rail. Enjoy our affordable rates just outside of the city and book your trip with us in Rockville.

02/04/2015

Running the Rock ’n’ Roll DC Marathon & 1/2 Marathon? Plan your stay with us!

The Rock ’n’ Roll DC Marathon & 1/2 Marathon is this March.

Rock 'n' Roll DC Marathon

Planning to participate in the Rock ’n’ Roll DC Marathon & 1/2 Marathon. We’ve listed this year’s details down below. Check out this week’s blog post and plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.

Health & Fitness Expo

Thursday, March 12th: 12:00pm-7:00pm
Friday, March 13th: 10:00am-7:00pm

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Half Marathon: 7:30am
Marathon: 7:30am
5k: 7:30am

Marathon & Half Marathon Start Location: Constitution Ave NW just east of 14th St. NW
5k Start Location: RFK Stadium Lot 7

The 5th Annual Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon & 1/2 Marathon in Washington, DC will take runners on a 26.2 or 13.1 mile journey through our Nation’s capital. Live bands a cheer squads will line the course and there will also be a post race finish line concert to enjoy after the DC running event!

If you will be participating in the 2015 Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon & Half Marathon, plan your stay with us. Browse our current hotel packages and book today.

01/28/2015

Check out these Creative Winter Wedding Ideas!

Planning to say “I Do” this winter? We’ve listed 3 creative winter wedding ideas that you’ll love!

Creative Winter Wedding Ideas

Before walking down the aisle this winter, be sure to check out the creative winter wedding ideas that we've listed below.

Winter wedding inspiration for your big day:

1.) Winter Ceremony Decor. No matter where you plan to say your vows, make sure the venue is as cozy as possible. Think candles and fresh pine to brighten up your ceremony and make your guests feel comfortable while celebrating your special day. Decorate the chairs with holiday-inspired decor and pine cones or snowflakes to remind guests of the joys of the holiday season.

2.) Transportation. There’s nothing more romantic than arriving to your ceremony in a horse-drawn sleigh. If planning a winter wedding and looking for creative ideas, how about renting a horse-drawn carriage for the day? It will certainly make a statement and it will be the perfect backdrop to your winter wedding photos.

3.) Winter Wedding Attire. If you’re trying to figure out how to be stylish while still staying warm, consider adding a white coat or lightly-colored fur jacket over your dress. For your bridesmaids, a cape or shawl may be the perfect accessory to keep your bridal party warm and comfortable during your outdoor photo shoot.

Click here for more creative winter wedding inspiration. If you plan to celebrate your wedding day in our Washington,DC/Rockville area, we welcome you to tour our wedding venues at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.

01/21/2015

Fashion Week arrives in Washington, DC this February! Plan your stay with us.

Save the date! Fashion Week will be in Washington, DC on Feb 18-22.

Fashion Week in Washington DC

Calling all fashionistas! DC Fashion Week is taking place this February and we’ve listed the 2015 calendar of events in this week’s blog post. If you are planning on celebrating Fashion Week in Washington, DC, we invite you to plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and enjoy our convenient location to this year’s excitement.

DC Fashion Week Opening Night
Wednesday, February 18,  2015 @ 6 PM to 9 PM

Fashion Industry Networking Party & NEXT/GEN Designer Showcase
 Thursday, February 19, 2015
Dirty Martini

Haute & Modesty Fashion Show
Friday, February  20, 2015
* Tickets Required

International Couture Collections
Date: Sunday, February 22, 2015 @5:00 PM
Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon, 801 k St NW,  Washington, DC 20001
Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fashion Show @ 6:00 PM
* Tickets Required

Click here to learn more. Also, be sure to take a peek at our online hotel specials on our website before booking your stay for DC Fashion Week 2015!