151 posts categorized "Around Town"

05/20/2015

Let Us Help You Plan Your Summer Fun with our Instant Getaway Package

Summer will be here before you know it and it’s time to enjoy some sizzling summer savings at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.  Our Instant Getaway Package will make it easy for you and your family to relax and enjoy the Rockville, MD and Washington, DC area.

Your package includes: Summer Getaway

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • Kids Eat Free
  • Early Check Inn or Late Check out
  • Complimentary Sparkling Wine
  • Breakfast for Two in your room

Make the most out of your getaway and plan the ultimate summer vacation with friends and family.  Enjoy great attractions within a 15 mile radius like the National Spy Museum, the National Mall, the National Zoo and the Montgomery Aquatic Center.  You’ll feel just a bit pampered in our richly appointed luxury guestrooms, with Crabtree & Evelyn La Source Bath amenities and Suite Dreams mattresses.  We hope to see you soon!

05/06/2015

Hometown Holidays returns this May - Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Rockville!

There’s not better place to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Rockville than at Hometown Holidays Music Festival and 71st Annual Memorial Day Parade!

2015 Hometown Holidays Music Festival
Saturday, May 23rd
Sunday, May 24th
2-10pm
Monday, May 25th
9am-1pm

Bring the whole family! Hometown Holidays in Rockville features a variety of kid-friendly activities including live entertainment, inflatables and amusements, taking place throughout Memorial Day Weekend in Rockville.

Entertainment

All performances at Hometown Holidays are free! Visitors can enjoy more than 30 performances on four stages from bands all over the country.

Taste of Rockville

Presented by the Rockville Chamber of Commerce and Community Ministries of Rockville, Taste of Rockville will feature beverages and food from some of Rockville’s best restaurants. 

Memorial Day Weekend in Rockville

71st Annual Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade
9 a.m. Rockville Band and Chorus
9:30 a.m. Ceremony
10:30 a.m. - Parade

There will be more than 70 parade units from marching bands to floats! Click here to learn more about the Memorial Day parade in Rockville.

Planning to attend the Memorial Day event? Stay at our hotel in Rockville. We are offering great hotel offers for our guests to enjoy including a Military Family Rate. Click here to learn more and plan your Memorial Day getaway with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.

04/29/2015

Check out the Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour in Washington, DC!

The Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour in Washington, DC is this May! Are you going?

Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour in Washington DC

Celebrate the history of wine in Virginia with special evening tours of the Mansion and cellar at Mount Vernon! There will also be appearances by “George and Martha Washington” and live jazz! Bring a blanket, relax and sample wines from 16 Virginia wineries.

Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour
May 15, 2015-May 17, 2015
6:00pm-9:00pm
Washington, DC

Come discover why the Washington, DC wine festival is considered to be Mount Vernon’s most popular event of the year! Fruit and cheese boxes are available by advance purchase and a variety of hot and col food and desserts will be available on site from the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant.

Book your stay with us. We offer affordable rates and cozy accommodations just outside of the city. Visit our special offers page on our Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center website to learn more.

04/22/2015

Class of 2015, Celebrate your Graduation at our Event Venue in Rockville!

Take a Tour of our Hotel and Celebrate your Accomplishments at our Graduation Venue in Rockville.

Graduation Venues in Rockville

Class of 2015, our exceptional catering staff is ready to make your next social event memorable in every way. Celebrate your graduation at our event venue in Rockville and enjoy our elegant event space at one of the most respected full service hotels in Montgomery County.

The Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is conveniently located near the metro line to ensure a convenient travel for our guests.

If you are attending Strayer University’s graduation, the Universities at Shady Grove Graduation Celebrations, or visiting other local colleges and universities in our Rockville/Washington, DC, we welcome you to book your visit with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.

Enjoy a hearty breakfast in our Twinbrook Grille before the ceremony and unwind in our richly appointed luxury hotel rooms at the end of the long day. Visit our hotel special offers page to learn about our current packages in Rockville.

04/15/2015

Our Top 3 Places to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Washington, DC!

Spending Mother’s Day in Washington, DC? Check out our favorite destinations.

Mother's Day in Washington DC

There are many great places to celebrate Mother’s Day with your family! If you’re spending the day in Washington, DC, be sure to check out our favorites.

Our top Mother’s Day activities in Washington, DC:

United States Botanic Garden: What better way to spend Mother’s Day in Washington, DC than surrounded by the beautiful flowers and plants at the U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory, the National Garden and Bartholdi Park.

Mother’s Day Weekend at Mount Vernon: Join “Martha Washington” for a memorable Mother’s Day weekend in Washington, DC on May 9th and 10th. Don’t forget to take advantage of the beautiful gardens in bloom with Garden & Landscape tours.

Washington, DC Mother’s Day Brunch and Dinner Cruises: Treat Mom to a Mother’s Day cruise on the Spirit of Washington and enjoy delicious buffet-style food, DJ entertainment and amazing views of the water! Click here to learn more.

Did your favorites make our list? Plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and enjoy our adjacent location to the Metro, which ensures a quick travel into DC for our guests. Click here to learn more about touring DC on the Metro Rail.

04/08/2015

Enjoy Rich Flavors & International and Local Beverages at the National Harbor Wine & Food Festival!

Indulge in Great Food and International and Local Wines, Beers and Spirits at this year’s National Harbor Wine & Food Festival.

National Harbor Wine & Food Festival

Come enjoy a world-class, waterfront, culinary event unlike any other in Washington, DC! The 8th Annual National Harbor Wine & Food Festival this May will bring together world-renowned chefs, artisanal craftsmen, and culinary pioneers for a memorable 2-day event on the waterfront at National Harbor.

What can guests expect at this year’s National Harbor Wine & Food Festival? Over 150 different International and Local Wines, Beers and Spirits, great food to taste and to buy from a few of the best restaurants and food trucks in Washington, DC, a wine store on-site, special craft beer tasting Biergarten experience and much, much more!

National Harbor Wine and Food Festival
May 2 & 3, 2015
Noon-6pm VIP Admission
1pm-6pm General Admission
on the Waterfront at National Harbor

General Admission & Tasting Glass:

$39 in advance/$49 on-site

VIP Admission & Tasting Glass:

$79 in advance on Saturday/$69 in advance on Sunday

2-Day VIP Admission & Tasting Glass:

$99 in advance

2-Day Reserve CRU Admission & Tasting Glass

$59 advance only

Kids - 12 and under are FREE! This event is not designed for children.

For more important details regarding the Wine & Food Festival at National Harbor, click here.

We invite all visitors to plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. View our current hotel packages before your stay!

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.