• Upcoming Events at Our Washington DC Luxury Hotel

    At any given moment, something new is happening in downtown Washington, DC. Find everything from major downtown museum exhibits and gallery openings to DC's annual festivals and special events. There are always new and exciting things to do at The Jefferson hotel conveniently located near Dupont Circle and Georgetown in Washington, DC. This page is updated frequently to reflect the constantly changing event calendar, so be sure to check back often.

    Also, take advantage of great hotel packages from The Jefferson, Washington, DC.

     


    Special Events

    Christmas Eve at Plume 

    A holiday celebration not to be missed! Please join us on Sunday, December 24th from 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. for a three-course Christmas Eve feast featuring dishes that include: Lobster Thermidor with Saffron Infused Dijon Mustard Sauce and Martin's Farm Beef Filet with Hen of the Woods, Mushroom, Cauliflower, Fairytale Pumpkin and Bordelaise Sauce, prepared by Executive Chef Ralf Schlegel and our Michelin starred culinary team.

    Cost is $120 per person, $55 per child ages 12 and under. Beverages, tax and gratuity are not included. Valet parking included.

    To make a reservation, please call 202.448.2300, email plume@jeffersondc.com or book online.

    Please note that all reservations have a 24-hour cancellation policy and a credit card is required at the time of booking. All cancellations less than 24-hours in advance will be charged the full price of the menu per person in the party. 

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    Christmas Day at Plume 

     Executive Chef Ralf Schlegel has prepared a Christmas Day meal full of delights including Chesapeake Blue Crab Bisque with Jumbo Lump Crab and Old Bay Fleuron, Martin’s Farm Prime Strip Steak with Yukon Gold Potato and Truffle Gratin, Honey Giner Carrots, Baby Spinach and Red Wine Reduction and for dessert, Speculoos-Bourbon Yule Log with Speculoos Dacquoise, Bourbon Pear Mousse, Cranberry Gelée and Speculoos Ice Cream.

    Christmas Day seatings will be on Monday, December 25th from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and will be $110 per adult and $50 per child, 12 and under. Beverages, tax, gratuity and valet parking are not included.

    To make a reservation, please call 202.448.2300, email plume@jeffersondc.com or book online.

    Please note that all reservations have a 24-hour cancellation policy and a credit card is required at the time of booking. All cancellations less than 24-hours in advance will be charged the full price of the menu per person in the party. 

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    New Year's Eve at Plume

    Ring in 2018 with our Michelin starred team at Plume! Indulge in a seven-course meal created by Executive Chef Ralf Schlegel that includes: Orchard Point Oysters with Horseradish Lassi, Avocado and CucumberSeared Prime Beef Filet with Brussel Sprouts, Celeriac, Kale, Cranberry and Verbena, Semolina Butter Dumplings and Madeira Reduction and Sumatra Coffee Namelaka with Blood Orange and Pomegranate Bourbon Ice Cream.

    Our first seating will be between 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. and is $185 per person, $295 per person with wine pairings, $65 per child ages 12 and under. 

    Our second seating will be between 7:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. The cost is $255 per person, $430 per person with wine pairings, $85 per child ages 12 and under. This seating includes a midnight toast with a glass premium champagne and party favors.

    Other beverages, tax, and gratuity not included.

    To make a reservation, please call 202.448.2300, email plume@jeffersondc.com or book online.

    Please note that all reservations have a 24-hour cancellation policy and a credit card is required at the time of booking. All cancellations less than 24-hours in advance will be charged the full price of the menu per person in the party. 

     

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    December

     ICE! – Christmas at the Gaylord National Resort
    Through January 1, 2018. The award-winning holiday attraction is a winter wonderland created entirely of 5,000 BLOCKS of ice hand-sculpted by 40 international artisans.

     Nutcracker Performances in Washington, DC
    Enjoy the Christmas holiday classic ballet. The Nutcracker is performed at a variety of theaters, from community theaters in the suburbs to Washington, DC's most formal performing arts centers.

     Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies
    Various Dates. Mark your calendar and enjoy the season at a variety of Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies in the Washington, DC area.

     Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show
    December 9-10, 2017. Washington Convention Center. Attend a consumer event focusing on food and entertaining with more than 150 exhibitors including specialty food companies, caterers, party planners, personal chefs, kitchen planners and appliance manufacturers.

     Washington Nationals Winterfest
    2017 Date to Be Announced. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC. Show your team spirit and get ready for the upcoming season at a fun-filled baseball festival with select Nationals players, coaches, and team personnel.

     Santarchy DC
    2017 Date to Be Announced. A fun, quirky holiday event that is held in major cities around the world! Hundreds of Santas visit major sites around Washington DC and spread their holiday cheer.

     National Cathedral Children's Christmas Pageant
    2017 Dates to Be Announced, 2 p.m. Washington National Cathedral, Washington DC. This joyous event is designed for children and is free and open to the public.

     National Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Ceremony
    2017 Date to Be Announced, 4 p.m. Ellipse, White House Grounds, Washington DC. The festivities include musical performances and hot latkes and donuts. 

     New Year's Eve Celebrations in the Washington, DC Area
    Check out these suggestions for ways to ring in the New Year in Washington, DC, Maryland or Virginia.

     


     

    January

    New Years Day in Washington, DC
    Looking for something to do on New Year's Day in Washington, DC? Many businesses are closed, but there are still a lot of great ways to spend your day on January 1st.

    Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Events
    The national holiday is January 15, 2018. Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday is a day of honor and commemorative events at a variety of sites in Washington, DC. Events honoring the civil rights leader run throughout the month of January.

    Washington Auto Show
    January 26- February 4, 2018. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW Washington, DC. This special event features more than 700 new vehicle makes and models, live entertainment, celebrity guests and new car giveaways.

     

     


     

     

    February

    Chinese New Year Events
    Various Dates, enjoy a variety of special celebrations honoring the Year of the Rooster in the Washington, DC area.

    Black History Month
    Throughout the month of February, remember the contributions of African Americans in the United States with numerous events and cultural programs.

    Valentine's Day

    Find suggestions for Valentine's Day in the Washington, DC area, including romantic restaurants, romantic getaways, chocolates, flowers, gift ideas and more.

    Washington, DC Independent Film Festival
    February 14-19, 2018. See the latest feature, short, animation and documentary films by local, national, and international filmmakers.

    President's Day in Washington, DC
    February 19, 2018. Visit Washington, DC on President's Day and pay tribute to America's most famous leaders. Find out about special Presidents' Day events held throughout the Washington, DC area.

    Mardi Gras Celebrations in Washington, DC
    Celebrate Fat Tuesday at a variety of events including parties, parades, balls and family days.

    Intersections Arts Festival
    February 23-March 10, 2018.  Atlas Performing Arts Center, Washington DC. The event features visual art, film screenings, literary readings and dance, musical and dramatic productions by more than 30 artists and cultural institutions.