140 posts categorized "Around Town"

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.

12/03/2014

The Best Places to Shop this Holiday Season in Washington, DC!

Shop ‘till you drop! We’ve listed the best places to shop this holiday season in Washington, DC.

The Best Places to Shop this Holiday Season in DC

With so many unique shops, nationally known retail stores and boutiques around every corner, our nation’s capital is a wonderful destination for shoppers in our area. Plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and enjoy the best places to shop this holiday season in Washington, DC.

A few of our favorite holiday shopping destinations in DC include:

The 10 Annual Downtown Holiday Market: The annual holiday event takes place in Downtown Washington, DC and will open November 28 through December 23, 2014. The DC Holiday Market will feature more than 150 regional artisans, crafters and boutique businesses of ethnically produced products ranging from jewelry to pottery.

Capitol Hill: The historic neighborhood is home to many antique shops, as well as familiar name brand stores in Union Station.

Downtown Washington, DC: If you head to Chinatown’s Gallery Place, you will find popular stores such as Urban Outfitters and City Sports. For the fashion lover, H&M, Zara and Guess can be found down F Street.  Macy’s is also located downtown, as well as many more known stores.

Use our list as your Washington, DC shopping guide or click here for more inspiration. The Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is convenient for those guests hoping to travel by Metro. Browse our current hotel deals and book your stay today!

11/26/2014

Wishing you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving from the Hilton Rockville!

Happy Thanksgiving from the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.

Hilton Rockville

Wishing you all the wonder and joy that the holiday season can bring. From our family to yours, we hope you and yours enjoy a very happy and bountiful Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action. ~W.J. Cameron

If you are spending Thanksgiving in the Washington, DC/Rockville area, we invite you to join us for our Twinbrook Grille Thanksgiving Day Buffet in Rockville. Our Thanksgiving buffet features all of your holiday favorites with two seatings on November 27, 2014: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

We hope we'll see you and your loved ones this Thanksgiving at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.

11/12/2014

Join us for our Twinbrook Grille Thanksgiving Day Buffet in Rockville!

You’re cordially invited to our Thanksgiving Day Buffet in Rockville.

Thanksgiving Day Buffet in Rockville

We invite you to celebrate Thanksgiving Day at our buffet in Rockville. If you’ll be in our Washington, DC area, come join us for a delectable meal at our Twinbrook Grille at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.

Twinbrook Grille Thanksgiving Day Buffet

November 27, 2014
Two Seatings:
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Our Thanksgiving Day Buffet menu at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center:

 ~ Starters ~

 Shrimp & Tortellini Salad

 Vine-ripened Beefsteak Tomato & Buffalo Mozzarella

 Bowtie Pasta Salad, Potato Salad, Smoked White Fish Remoulade

 Caesar Salad, Composed Gourmet Baby Greens

 ~ Soups ~

 Tomato Basil

 Crab Bisque

 ~ Buffet Selections ~

 Made Apple Stuffing

 Sliced Baked Honey Ham Apple & Raisins

 Seared Norwegian Salmon Caper & Lemon Butter Sauce

 Sautéed Free Range Chicken Mushrooms Marsala Sauce

 Caramelized Yam & Green Bean Almandine

 ~ Carving Station ~

 Slow Roasted Prime Rib au-Jus

 Roasted Young Buttery Turkey

 ~Dessert Station~

 Bourbon Pecan Pie, Sweet Potato Pie, Key Lime Pie Apple Pie, Pumpkin Pie

 Chocolate Mousse Cake, Cookies, Brownies & Individual Cheese Cakes

Click here for more information.

Our pricing:

$ 39.95* per Adult
$21.95* Kids 6 to 12 years old
6 and under Free

For more information or to make a reservation call: 301-468-1100, Extension 7914 or e-mail: paula.moz@hilton.com

11/05/2014

Here’s what to expect at the 2014 DC Craft Beer Festival – Winter Harvest!

Enjoy Samples of beers from around the world at this year’s DC Craft Beer Festival.

DC Craft Beer Festival

Beer lovers, here’s your chance to experience top-shelf American craft brewing! The 2014 DC Craft Beer Festival – Winter Harvest is coming to our area on November 22, 2014! Plan your stay with us and enjoy nearly 150 craft beers from all over the world.

The beer festival in Washington, DC will feature 75 breweries from across the country. With each brewery expected to share 2 of their finest beer, visitors will have the opportunity to sample unlimited 2 oz tastings of approximately 150 craft beers! Food will also be available for purchase.

Saturday, November 22nd (Two Sessions)

SESSION 1:

VIP  1:00 PM - 4:30 PM 
General Admission 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM 

SESSION 2:

VIP  6:00 PM - 9:30 PM 
General  Admission 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Tickets are expected to sell out. Don’t forget to purchase your tickets for this year’s DC beer event!

The Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is conveniently located near the metro line for easy access to and from the city. We invite you to browse our current hotel offers online and plan your visit with us.

10/29/2014

ZooLights at the National Zoo will be brighter than ever!

Make ZooLights at the National Zoo a part of your holiday tradition.

Thousands of visitors will be attending ZooLights at the National Zoo. Will you be one of them? If so, we invite you to plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. If you have yet to experience the stunning holiday light display in Washington, DC you won’t want to miss out on this year’s event, which will be brighter than ever!

ZooLights powered by Pepco
November 28, 2014-January 1, 2015 (except December 24, 25, 31)
5-9pm at the National Zoo
Admission is free!

More than 500,000 environmentally friendly LED lights will transform the DC Zoo into a magical, winter wonderland. The holiday event will also feature live music performances, winter treats and opportunities for holiday shopping. This year will also feature a new dazzling light show set to music.

ZooLights at National Zoo

The events and activities for ZooLights at the National Zoo include: 

  • Animal exhibits
  • Zoo-Magination Station
  • Speedwell Foundation Conservation Carousel
  • Zoo Tubing on Lion/Tiger Hill
  • National Zoo Choo-Choo

Click here to learn about last year’s event and plan your stay today!

 

Photo Source: ZooLights at the National Zoo