08/19/2014

Catch a Washington Redskins Home Game in the 2014 Season!

Check out the Washington Redskins 2014 Season Schedule and plan your stay today.

Footballs fans, the Washington Redskins 2014 Regular Season is almost here. With preseason underway, the Redskins started off strong with a win against the Patriots on August 7th. Plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and catch a home game at FedEx Field this season.

Washington Redskins 2014 Season

The 2014 Home Games for the Washington Redskins are as follows:

September 14th at 1:00pm vs. the Jaguars
September 25th at 8:25pm vs. the Giants
October 6th at 8:30pm vs. the Seahawks
October 19th at 1:00pm vs. the Titans
November 16th at 1:00pm vs. the Buccaneers
December 7th at 1:00pm vs. the Rams
December 20th at 4:30pm vs. the Eagles
December 28th at 1:00pm vs. the Cowboys

If you’re planning to attend a home game for the Washington Redskins in the 2014 season, we invite you to book your visit with us in Rockville. Our hotel offers a convenient location to the DC Metro and affordable rates just outside of the city. Enjoy a hearty breakfast at our Twinbrook Grille before the game and then rest comfortably in our cozy and spacious accommodations afterwards. Plan your stay today!

08/12/2014

Plan a Romantic Summer Getaway in Washington, DC with our Hotel Deal!

Summer is almost over; don’t forget to plan your romantic summer getaway in DC.

Romantic Summer Getaway in DC

At the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center, we are offering an exclusive Washington DC “Romance” Hotel Package. With summer coming to an end, don’t forget to plan your romantic summer getaway in Washington, DC.

Our romantic hotel deal in Washington, DC includes:

  • Luxury accommodations for two
  • In-room sparkling wine (where permitted by law) or cider, upon arrival
  • Access to the hotel's health club, pool, and whirlpool
  • Full breakfast for two, in your room or in our restaurant, or exchange your breakfast for a lunch or dinner discount

There are many exciting things to do in Washington, DC this summer. Turn date night into an entire weekend and plan your getaway for two in Washington, DC with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. Our hotel is conveniently located near the Twinbrook Metro Station and just minutes away from the romantic DC attractions.

Unwind with sparkling wine in our cozy accommodations or venture out and explore the nearby restaurants. However you choose to spend your visit, you are certain to have a memorable experience here in Rockville.

08/05/2014

Check out the event info for Events DC Nation’s Triathlon to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Important Event info for Events DC Nation’s Triathlon!

Event info for Events DC Nation's Triathlon

The 9th Annual Events DC Nation’s Triathlon is taking place this September. Check below for important event info for Events DC Nation’s Triathlon in Washington, DC and discover how you can make a difference today.

Events DC Nation’s Triathlon to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Date: Sunday, September 7, 2014
Time: 7:00 AM
Venue: Washington, DC
Location: West Potomac Park
Athletes must be 18 or over to participate as required by Washington, DC

The Events DC Nation’s Triathlon to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society features a scenic course that winds through our nation’s capital. The International Distance triathlon, which is authorized by the USAT, includes a 1.5k swim in the Potomac River, 40k bike course through DC and a 10k run through Washington, DC’s historical landmarks.

The racing event in Washington DC is much more than just a race, as it will feature an entire weekend of events for athletes, spectators and volunteers. One of these DC events includes the Sports & Fitness Expo.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) funds research to help discover better treatments and cures for blood cancer. To learn more about LLS or to donate, visit www.LLS.org/donate.

Good luck to all participants from all of us here at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.

07/29/2014

Important Info about the Capital Dragon Boat Regatta!

Looking for info about the Capital Dragon Boat Regatta? Check here.

Info about the Capital Dragon Boat Regatta

The Capital Dragon Boat Regatta, formerly known as the National Harbor Dragon Boat Regatta, is changing locations for the 2014 event. The racing event in Washington, DC will now be taking place along the waters of the Washington Channel, in the heart of Washington, DC on August 23, 2014. For more important info about the Capital Dragon Boat Regatta, keep reading.

Due to circumstances beyond their control, the National Harbor Dragon Boat Regatta organizers can no longer hold the event at National Harbor. The new location, in view of the Washington Monument, offers many advantages for a great dragon boat event in Washington, DC.

Come out and enjoy the free event in Washington, DC or form a 20-person team and join the fun. The one-day sporting event will feature premier racing in multiple race distances. There is no experience required and training will be provided for participants.

We invite all visitors, participants and spectators to plan their stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. We are located steps from the Metro line into DC. Enjoy our convenient and affordable accommodations and plan your stay today.

07/22/2014

Winter Wedding Inspiration – Tips for Planning a Winter Wedding!

Considering a wedding during the winter months? Check out these tips for planning a winter wedding.

Tips for planning a Winter Wedding

Congratulations on your recent engagement. If you’re getting ready to plan your big day, take a look at our favorite tips for planning a winter wedding.

Planning a winter wedding? You may want to keep these tips in mind:

Color choices: Be cautious of your color choices. Keep in mind that your winter wedding may be close to a holiday. You may want to stay away from certain color pairings.

Make sure your guests are comfortable: If planning a wedding during the cold months of winter, you may want to offer your guests warm apple cider or hot cocoa upon arrival or hand out complimentary scarves for an extra layer.

Add winter touches to your menu: You can incorporate winter touches such as squash, pumpkin or eggnog. If looking for winter cake inspiration, consider adding snowflakes to an all-white cake.

If you are planning a wedding in the Washington, DC/Rockville area, we invite you to check out our wedding venues at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. We offer 20,000 total square feet of event space and various venues to fit your specific needs.

07/15/2014

Searching for Summer Festivals in Washington, DC? Check out DC Beer Week!

Celebrate good beer in the National Capital Region at this summer festival in Washington, DC!

Summer Festivals in Washington DC

DC Beer Week 2014 is almost here! Plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and experience the various DC beer events and seminars taking place August 17-24, 2014. The summer festival in Washington, DC is one of our top picks this year!

The 6th Annual DC Beer Week celebrates good beer at hundreds of venues in the National Capital Region. Each year, the summer event in DC grows larger with more than 180 separate events taking place throughout the week. Enjoy everything from panel discussions to a beer dinner cruise on the Potomac River and more!

Visit the DC Beer Week website to learn more about the events and begin planning your trip today! The Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is conveniently located steps from the Metro line. Enjoy an easy travel into Washington, DC and experience the summer festival this August!

07/08/2014

The dates for Restaurant Week in Washington, DC have been announced!

Wondering what the dates are for Restaurant Week in Washington, DC? Check here!

Dates for Restaurant Week in Washington DC

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week, brought to you by the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), wants you to “wine and dine like it’s your job.” Check out the dates for Restaurant Week in Washington, DC and plan your stay today.

Metropolitan Washington Summer Restaurant Week
August 11-17, 2014
Lunch: $20.14, Dinner: $35.14

Plan your stay with us today at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and experience three-course meals over 7 delicious days of dining out in and around the Washington, DC area.

Visitors can enjoy a range of food options from American to Comfort Food to Italian or French! Experience the very best restaurants in our Washington, DC area at a discounted rate and begin planning your visit today.

The Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is conveniently located just steps from the Metro line to ensure a quick travel to your restaurant of choice. We invite you to book your stay with us for the highly anticipated DC food event this summer.

07/01/2014

Love Baseball? Check out the Washington Nationals home schedule!

Attend a game on the Washington Nationals home schedule this summer.

Since we’re located just steps away the Metro line into Washington, DC, it’s always exciting to let our guests know about the many great events and activities taking place in Washington, DC. One of our favorite summer destinations is a day trip to Nationals Park to cheer on the home team. Check out the Washington Nationals home schedule and plan a visit this summer.

Upcoming games on the 2014 Washington Nationals home schedule include:

Nationals vs. Cubs:

Washington Nationals Home Schedule

Friday, July 4 at 11:05am
Saturday, July 5 at 4:05pm
Sunday, July 6 at 1:35pm

Nationals vs. Orioles:

Monday, July 7 at 7:05pm
Tuesday, July 8 at 7:05pm

Nationals vs. Brewers:

Friday, July 18 at 7:05pm
Saturday, July 19 at 7:05pm
Sunday, July 20 at 1:35pm

Nationals vs. Phillies:

Thursday, July 31 at 7:05pm
Friday, August 1 at 7:05pm
Saturday, August 2 at 7:05pm

Visit the Washington Nationals website to view the full schedule. If interested in attending a Washington Nationals home game this season, we invite you to book your trip with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. We hope to see you soon.

06/24/2014

Brew at the Zoo - Check out this Beer Festival in Washington, DC!

Drink beer and save wildlife at Brew at the Zoo, a beer festival in Washington, DC.

Beer Festivals in Washington DC

Looking for summer events in Washington, DC? The National Zoo invites you to raise your glass to conservation at Brew at the Zoo, an annual beer festival in Washington, DC! Plan your stay at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and enjoy the exciting beer festival in Washington, DC.

Brew at the Zoo
Thursday, July 17, 2014
6-9pm
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Tickets are on sale now.

Visitors can sample beers from more than 60 craft breweries, as well as enjoy live entertainment from Sly 45. There will be lawn games, animal demonstrations, food trucks and Trolley Pub rides! Come out and support the Smithsonian National Zoo at the fun-filled beer festival in Washington, DC. Click here for ticket information and more important details regarding the DC beer event.

Plan your stay at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and enjoy our convenient location to the Metro line. Visit our website to learn more.

06/17/2014

Check out the line-up for Screen on the Green & Enjoy a Free Outdoor Movie in Washington, DC!

Outdoor Movies return to the National Mall in Washington, DC for its 16th year!

Outdoor Movies in Washington DC

Screen on the Green is a free summer movie series in Washington, DC that pays tribute to classic films. Each movie, shown on a giant 20’ by 40’ screen between 7th and 12th streets on the National Mall, attracts thousands of Washingtonians and tourists and is one of the largest community events in the District of Columbia.

Friends of Screen on the Green, along with HBO and Comcast, has announced the 2014 summer line-up for the free outdoor movie festival at the National Mall in Washington, DC. View the schedule below and enjoy an outdoor movie in Washington, DC this summer!

The free outdoor event in Washington, DC will feature a different movie on Monday evenings, beginning July 21 through August 11, 2014. Gather your family and your blankets and head to the National Mall to enjoy:

The Karate Kid (1984) on July 21, 2014
Lover Come Back (1961) on July 28, 2014
Key Largo (1948) on August 4, 2014
A Soldier’s Story (1984) on August 11, 2014

Interested in enjoying one or more of the outdoor movies in Washington, DC this summer? Plan your stay with us! The Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is located steps from the Metro line to ensure a convenient travel to and from the event. Visit our website to learn more.