133 posts categorized "Around Town"

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

10/22/2014

Planning a Veteran’s Day visit? Enjoy our Military Hotel Discount in Washington, DC!

Book your Veteran’s Day stay with our Military Hotel Discount in Washington, DC.

Military Hotel Discounts in Washington DC

Heroes, we salute you. This Veteran’s Day weekend, let us treat you and your loved ones to a relaxing getaway in the Rockville/Washington, DC area and book your stay with us! We are offering a Military Family Hotel Discount that is perfect for your trip in Washington, DC.

With our DC Military Family Hotel Deal, you can enjoy:

  • 10% off Hilton Bed & Breakfast Rate
  •  breakfast for up to 2 adults & 2 children(5 & under)

Valid Military ID required at check-in and rate is subject to availability.

The Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is convenient for those guests looking to explore the Washington, DC area while enjoying affordable rates just outside of the city.

If planning a Veteran’s Day getaway in DC, we invite you to browse our hotel specials and packages and plan your visit with us! A few of the Veteran’s Day events in Washington, DC include:

  • The National Veteran’s Day service at Arlington National Cemetery
  • Wreath-laying ceremony at Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Patriotic Community Concert at Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens

10/15/2014

Cruise to the Fall Harvest Family Days at Mount Vernon!

We think a Fall Harvest Family Days Mount Vernon Excursion Cruise is the best way to view DC! You will too!

Don’t miss the spectacular fall foliage in Washington, DC this fall! In a previous post, we listed the best places to view the fall foliage in Washington, DC. If you still haven’t experienced the beautiful scenery, how about trying something new this year? Hop aboard the Fall Harvest Family Days Mount Vernon Excursion Cruise and take in the beautiful sights along the Potomac River.

Fall Harvest Family Days Mount Vernon

The Spirit of Mount Vernon Fall Harvest Family Days Excursion Cruises:

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Board: 8:15am Cruise: 8:30am-3:00pm
Price: $45.95 per adult $39.95 per child 6-11

Sunday, October 26, 2014
Board: 8:15am Cruise: 8:30am-3:00pm
Price: $45.95 per adult $39.95 per child age 6-11

Enjoy the beauty of Washington, DC in the fall as you cruise along the Potomac River. Listen to a narrated tour of the sights before arriving to Mount Vernon, where you will have 3.5 hours to tour the DC attractions and join in the Fall Harvest Family Days festivities.

The Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is located within walking distance to the metro to ensure a quick trip to and from the city. Plan your stay with us and enjoy all of the sights and sounds of Washington, DC this autumn.

10/07/2014

It’s time to play detective & crack the case at this Family-Friendly Halloween Event in Washington, DC!

Can you solve the mystery at the NSO Family Concert: Halloween Whodunit, a unique family-friendly Halloween event at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC!

There’s a mystery that needs to be solved in the Concert Hall. Can you crack the case? Head to the Concert Hall at the Kennedy Center for the spooktacular third chapter in the National Symphony Orchestra Family Concert: Halloween Whodunit, a frightfully fun family-friendly Halloween event in Washington, DC!

Family-Friendly Halloween Events in Washington DCHere’s what you need to know:

NSO Family Concert: Halloween Whodunit
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Concert Hall
Approximately 60 minutes, no intermission
$15.00-$18.00
Tickets are on sale now!

The NSO’s Stephen Dumaine’s tuba has been stolen and the orchestra needs your help to rewind time, follow the clues and find the thief to crack the case! The concert will begin at 4pm but visitors are invited to come earlier in the day for trick-or-treating and a special Haunted Hall Musical Instrument “Petting Zoo.”

The Halloween concert at the Kennedy Center will feature spine-tingling Halloween classics, as well as “Let It Go” from Frozen and plenty more Halloween surprises! This event at the Kennedy Center is recommended for ages 5 and up.

Plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and enjoy our convenient location to and from the metro.

 

Photo Source: The Kennedy Center

09/30/2014

Enjoy frightfully fun activities at Boo at the Zoo at the National Zoo!

Spooktacular Family Fun awaits you at Boo at the Zoo at the National Zoo.

  Boo at the Zoo National Zoo

Gather your kids and come discover why Boo at the Zoo at the National Zoo is Washington, DC’s favorite Halloween treat! If you are searching for Halloween events in our Rockville/DC area, Boo at the Zoo should be at the top of your list!

The 2014 Boo at the Zoo
October 24, 25 and 26, 2014
5:30pm - 8:30pm
National Zoo, Washington, DC

Families can enjoy more than 40 not-so-spooky treat stations, animal demonstrations, keeper chats, decorated trails and more! With so many activities, the entire family is sure to have fun.

Don’t forget your costume! Visitors can purchase tickets here.

If looking for Halloween fun for children and families in Washington, DC, Boo at the Zoo will not disappoint! We invite you to plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. We offer a wide-range of hotel packages in Rockville. Browse our current hotel offers and find the best package to fit your needs.

 

Photo Source: National Zoo

09/23/2014

Check out the Washington Capitals 2014-15 Season Schedule & Cheer them on at the Verizon Center!

The Washington Capitals 2014-15 Regular Season is about to begin! Cheer them on this season.

Washington Capitals 2014-15 SeasonLove hockey? Our location to the Metro line is convenient for all hockey fans hoping to catch a Washington Capitals home game this 2014-15 season. Plan your stay at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and cheer on your favorite team at the Verizon Center this fall/winter.

The Washington Capitals regular season will kick off on Thursday, October 9, 2014 vs. the Canadians at home. Browse the upcoming games this fall and catch a game while you’re in town.

The upcoming 2014 October games for the Washington Capitals are as follows:

Thursday, October 9 vs. the Canadians at 7:00pm
Tuesday, October 14 vs. the Sharks at 7:00pm
Thursday, October 16 vs. the Devils at 7:00pm
Saturday, October 18 vs. the Panthers at 7:00pm
Wednesday, October 29 vs. the Red Wings at 7:30pm

The Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is conveniently located just steps from the Twinbrook Metro line. We welcome you to take advantage of our location and affordable rates just outside of the city and plan your stay with us! View our current hotel offers before booking your visit.

09/16/2014

Get your taste buds ready for Taste of DC 2014!

Wondering the dates for Taste of DC 2014? We’ve listed that and more! Read below.

Foodies, get ready! Taste of DC 2014 is almost here. Located just steps from the Metro line, we welcome you to plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.

Taste of DC 2014

October 11th and 12th, 2014

Pennsylvania Ave. 9th-14th Streets NW

12pm-7pm Daily

The multi-day culinary and cultural event is taking place right in the heart of Washington, DC. The festival will span across five blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue and feature area restaurants, lively entertainment, beverages and more.

Taste of DC 2014Admission Ticket Prices

General Admission : $10.00
12 & Under : $5.00
Children 5 and under are free

Beverage Tickets

Individual Tickets: $1.00/ticket
Online 25 ticket pack: $20 (save $5.00)

Taste of DC 2014 attractions include:

Restaurant Row: Featuring over 40 DC area restaurants, visitors can enjoy up to 4 items from each restaurant’s menu. Each restaurant will also feature a “taste of” item priced at $3 or less.

Stella Artois Beer Garden & Music Stage: There will be over 50 beers featured in the beer garden, as well as live entertainment all weekend.

Wine Walk: Sample over 50 wines at the Taste of DC Wine Walk.

11th St. Music Stage: The 11th St music stage will feature live entertainment all weekend.

Plan your stay with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center and enjoy this year’s Taste of DC events. Click here to view last year’s event.

09/09/2014

Best places to view the fall foliage in Washington, DC!

Autumn is a beautiful time in our area. Check out the best places to view the fall foliage in Washington, DC.

Fall Foliage in Washington DC

With numerous fall activities and gorgeous fall foliage to admire in Washington, DC, autumn is a perfect time to plan a visit with us at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. We’ve listed a few of the best places to view the Washington, DC fall foliage. Use this week’s blog post as a guide to the best places to go sightseeing in DC this fall.

Visitors can get a spectacular view of the changing leaves in many public spaces, which include:

  • The National Mall
  • Rock Creek Park
  • National Arboretum
  • C&O Canal National Historic Park

There is a national tree collection to admire at the U.S. National Arboretum and fall-blooming camellias in late-September and flame-colored Japanese maples through mid-October.

If planning a trip with us this fall, take advantage of our convenient location to the DC metro line and view the beautiful fall scenery in Washington, DC. Check out our current hotel deals and packages on our website before booking your visit.