145 posts categorized "Around Town"

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.

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.

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!

01/07/2015

Dine out during Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week!

Looking for Inexpensive Dining in Washington, DC? Check out Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week this winter!

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week

Wine and dine in Washington, DC this January! The Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week offers great dining at a low cost. Plan your visit with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and enjoy fine dining in our Washington, DC area.

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week
January 19-25, 2015
Lunch: $20.15
Dinner: $35.15

There are a variety of restaurants that will be participating at the 2015 Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week. Whether you are hoping to enjoy American or Italian, Barbecue or Mediterranean dining, there is certainly a restaurant in our Washington, DC area to fit your needs.

After experiencing Restaurant Week in Washington, DC, head back to our hotel on the Metro and enjoy our cozy and affordable hotel accommodations in Rockville. Our adjacent location to the DC Metro allows our guests easy access to all of the Washington, DC events taking place this winter. We welcome you to plan your stay with us.

12/31/2014

Wishing you all the best in the New Year from the Hilton Rockville!

Best wishes for a healthy New Year from all of us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.

Wherever you may be ringing in the New Year, we'd like to wish you a very Happy New Year from all of us here at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.

Hilton Rockville

Celebrating NYE in our Washington, DC/Rockville area and looking for places to ring in the New Year? Try something new this year and cruise the Potomac River aboard one of these New Year's Eve cruises in Washington, DC.

The Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center welcomes you to plan your stay with us. Our adjacent location to the Metro line makes traveling to and from the city quick and convenient. Browse our current hotel offers on our website and book your visit today.

12/24/2014

Wishing you every happiness this holiday season from the Hilton Rockville!

Season's greetings from all of us here at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.

Warmest wishes of the season from our family to yours.

Hilton Rockville

If you will be celebrating the holidays in our Washington, DC/Rockville area and looking for things to do, check out Season's Greenings at the U.S. Botanic Garden, taking place now through Janauary 4, 2015.

The Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is conveniently located just steps from the Metro, ensuring a quick trip into the city. We welcome you and your family to plan your stay with us. Browse our current hotel offers online and book your holiday visit in Rockville today.

12/17/2014

The 2014 National Christmas Tree is lit - Visit the tree in Washington, DC this holiday season.

The 2014 National Christmas Tree in Washington, DC will shine bright through the New Year.

2014 National Christmas Tree in Washington DC

The National Christmas tree was lit for the first time on December 4 and it will remain lit every night through January 1, 2015. This is the 6th consecutive year that LED lights have been used to exclusively light the National Christmas Tree. Plan your stay and enjoy the dazzling 2014 National Christmas Tree in Washington, DC, which has been designed by GE Lighting for the past 52 years.

The holiday attraction in Washington, DC is certainly a sight to see, with approximately 180 green and red LED net lights, 180 green and clear twinkle LED lights and approximately 300 snowflake ornaments.

Highlights at the National Christmas Tree include:

Christmas Pathway of Peace: Every year, artists and volunteers in America make ornaments representing every state, territory and the District of Columbia, known as the Christmas Pathway of Peace.

Santa’s Workshop: Families are invited to visit Santa’s workshop and see what the elves are up to this holiday season. The workshop will be open to the public on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 12:30-9:30pm through Sunday, December 21, 2014.

With so many things to do, Washington, DC is a wonderful place to visit this holiday season! Plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and enjoy our convenient location to the DC Metro line.