Category: Balls and Galas

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Gala

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Gala

Join Washington leaders and dance enthusiasts at the opening night performance by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, followed by dinner and dancing on the Roof Terrace Level. Proceeds support Ailey’s Washington outreach programs. Date:...

The Washington Ballet’s Nutcracker Tea Party

The Washington Ballet’s Nutcracker Tea Party

A long-standing tradition, The Washington Ballet’s Nutcracker Tea Party is held at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel after an early afternoon performance of Septime Webre’s The Nutcracker. Guests enjoy sweet treats as they mingle with...

Kennedy Center Honors

Kennedy Center Honors

Celebrities descend on Washington for one of the biggest cultural nights of the year, and the President and First Lady Michelle Obama take their seats for the first time to honor those chosen for...

The National Debutante Cotillion

The National Debutante Cotillion

The National Debutante Cotillion and Thanksgiving Ball celebrates its 60th anniversary, with a traditional presentation of young ladies from around the country that includes a presentation of the debutantes, and a Cotillion figure. The...

Capital City Ball

Capital City Ball

Join the fight against human trafficking and modern-day slavery at The Capital City Ball, one of the most exclusive young events of the year. Proceeds benefit Innocents at Risk, Polaris Project, and The Emancipation...

Freer Sackler Gala

Freer Sackler Gala

The Freer and Sackler Galleries’ celebrate the opening of the exhibition, Falnama: The Book of Omens, with a benefit dinner exploring the themes of Islamic horoscopes, dream interpretation, and planet positioning in honor of...