• 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.

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    Special Events

    Thanksgiving at Plume 

    We invite you along with friends and family to celebrate Thanksgiving in Plume on Thursday, November 23rd . Enjoy a three course meal prepared by Executive Chef Ralf Schlegel with choices that include: Seared Foie Gras Medallion with Rosehip Duck Jus, Brunswick Figs, Red Sorrel and a Butter Brioche, Organic Path Valley Farm Turkey with Apple-Chestnut Bread Stuffing, Cranberry Relish, Green Bean Cassoulet and Maple Turkey Gravy and Red Kuri Pumpkin Pie with Speculoos Croustillant, Granny Smith and Vanilla Fudge Marmalade and Winter Spice Chantilly Cream.

    A full vegetarian menu will be available and includes Eggplant Semolina Gnocchi with Toasted Walnut, Pomegranate, Parmesan, Black Garlic and Baked Globe Artichoke with Saffron Root Vegetable, Niçoise Olives, Italian Winter Truffles and a Bibb Lettuce Jus.

    Seating times are 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and cost is $108 per adult and $48 per child (12 and under). 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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    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. 




    Taste of DC
    October  7-8 ,2017. Enjoy speciality wines, local craft beer, live performances, and cooking demonstrations at the annual Taste of DC festival. 

    Boo at the Zoo
    October 20-22, 2017. Visit bats, spiders, owls, and other animals at the zoo while trick-or-treating at the National Zoo in Washington, DC. Enjoy animal encounters, keeper talks, festive decorations, and haunted trails at the annual National Zoo’s Halloween celebration. Advance tickets are required.

    Washington International Horse Show
    October 24-29, 2017. Verizon Center, Washington, DC. Horse show with jumping competitions with Olympic horses and riders, special exhibitions of musical freestyle dressage, bull riding, terrier races and more.

    Night of the Living Zoo 
    October 27, 2017. Enjoy special performances from palm readers, fire eaters, talking bats, and illustionists. Of course,there will be food trucks, craft beer, and a costume contest. You must 21 years old with a valid ID to attend this event. Dates will be announced soon.


    Foto Week DC
    November 11-19, 2017. Foto Week DC is a celebration of art that includes over 150 exhibitions, programs, gallery openings, lectures, educational workshops, portfolio reviews, and book signings highlighting world-class photography, and providing exposure for photographers working locally and worldwide.

    Presidential Turkey Pardon
    The Presidential Turkey Pardon is a White House tradition that dates back to 1947. President Barack Obama is presented with a live domestic turkey from the National Turkey Federation.

     Downtown DC Holiday Market
    November 24-December 23, 2017. Sidewalk on F Street between 7th and 9th in front of the National Portrait Gallery. Enjoy a unique seasonal shopping marketplace of downtown Washington DC including gift items by more than 180 exhibitors.

     The National Christmas Tree and the Pageant of Peace
    Lighting ceremony - November 30, 2017, 5 p.m. Ellipse near the White House. Visit the National Christmas Tree and enjoy live entertainment through January 1.


     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 of ways to ring in the New Year in Washington, DC, Maryland or Virginia.