12 Days of Holiday

Conrad Washington DC invites you to experience a world of holiday enchantment right in the heart of DC. Our “12 Days of Holiday” promises a series of exclusive events and activations, open to the public, designed to make your holiday season truly extraordinary.

Toys for Tots Official Collection Location November 2-December 3

Bring a new, unwrapped toy to the third floor atrium for the annual Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign to help families in need.

Conrad Holiday Decor Unveiling, Thursday, November 16 5:00-6:30pm

Witness the grand unveiling of our magnificent 18-foot Christmas tree, complete with an Instagram-worthy mistletoe arch. Be serenaded by the Georgetown University female a capella group, “Gracenotes.”

Thanksgiving at Estuary November 23

We invite you to savor the holiday in style with a unique culinary experience. Join us for a memorable Thanksgiving celebration with an elevated buffet brunch and family-style dinner at our restaurant, Estuary. 

CityCenter’s 10th Annual Tree Lighting Saturday, November 25 starts at 6:00pm

Enjoy an unparalleled view of CityCenter’s 10th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony from our indoor vantage point while relishing a festive food and cocktail menu at Estuary. Witness the lighting of a magnificent 75-foot Christmas tree adorned with 150,000 lights and 4,500 ornaments.

Poems On-Demand, Thursday, November 30 6:00-8:00pm

Receive personalized poems crafted on classic typewriters by a skilled poet, a heartwarming keepsake of your visit.

Live Sketch of Your Four-legged Friend Sunday, December 3 1:00-3:00pm 

Bring a photo of you beloved pet to Conrad DC and watch a local artist, Alex Schmeling, create a holiday-themed sketch, capturing the unique spirit of your furry companion.

Artist in Residence Monday, December 4 5:00-7:00pm

Observe local artist, Cris Logan, creating custom art pieces available for purchase, adding a touch of artistic flair to your holiday celebrations.

Hyde Closet Pop Up Shop, Tuesday, December 5 5:00-7:00pm

Hyde Closet is a trendy pop-up shop that offers a curated selection of fashion-forward men’s clothing and accessories. Known for its unique and ever-changing inventory, Hyde Closet creates an immersive shopping experience.

Shopping Experience: Jo Malone Wednesday, December 6 5:00-7:00pm
Join Jo Malone for an exquisite shopping event, featuring the perfect holiday gifts, complimentary sparkling wine, and in the Atrium.

Grace Notes A Cappella Performance, Thursday, December 7 11:00am-12:00pm

Georgetown University female a cappella group performing holiday themed music.

Mezumenet A Cappella Performance Monday, December 11 5:30-6:30 pm 

Mezumenet is the University of Maryland’s Jewish a cappella group. Repertoire includes traditional Jewish melodies, current Israeli pop, and contemporary radio hits, all rounded out by unique Mezumenet parodies.

Presidential Suite Shopping Experience: Scanlan Theodore Wednesday and Thursday, December 13-14

Indulge in a unique shopping experience by Scanlan Theodore, offering exceptional holiday gifts, complimentary sparkling wine, and an exclusive look at Conrad DC’s Presidential Suite.

Santa Photo Op December 16 1:00- 3:00pm

Santa will visit us in the third floor atrium for a photo opp.  First Come, first served.

Brunch with Santa at Estuary Sunday, December 10 and December 17 from 11:00am-1:00pm

Join us at Estuary for our elevated brunch service and say hi and take a photo with Santa.  Children under 13 will get a special treat from Santa.  Reservations are recommended. 

Unique Culinary and Beverage Pop-Up Experiences (Dates to be announced soon)
Participate in mulled wine and cookie-making classes, curated by Conrad DC’s culinary experts, for a delectable and interactive holiday experience.

Musical Magic with Harpist Abbie Palmer  11:00 am-3:00pm

Delight in curated musical performances during the weekends, featuring the melodic notes of a sought-after harpist, adding a touch of magic to your holiday celebrations.

Saturday, November 18

Saturday, November 25

Saturday, December 2

Sunday, December 10

Sunday, December 17

Saturday, December 23

Saturday, December 30

Holiday Music with Classical Guitarist Alex Barnett 11:00 am-2:00pm 

December 17 

December 24 

Holiday Kids Corner

Santa Letter Writing Station:

A Santa Letter Writing Station, a place where children’s dreams come to life on paper. Surrounded by twinkling lights and cozy chairs, young ones can put their holiday wishes and dreams into words. With a colorful array of pens, paper, and festive stickers, they can craft heartfelt letters to Santa Claus, sealing them in an envelope and sending them off to the North Pole. 

Panda-Themed Holiday Tree:

The centerpiece of our Kids Corner is a magnificent Panda-themed holiday tree, dedicated to our beloved hotel mascot, Potomac the Panda. This tree is adorned with adorable panda ornaments, bamboo garlands, and twinkling lights. 

Dreidel Playing Station:

For those celebrating Hanukkah, our Dreidel Playing Station adds an extra layer of joy to the holiday experience. Children can gather around the table, spin the dreidel, and enjoy the traditional Hanukkah game. With gelt (chocolate coins) as prizes, this station is sure to keep the kids engaged in the holiday traditions of the season.

Elf on the Shelf Adventure (Ongoing throughout December)
Embark on a whimsical journey as the mischievous Elf on the Shelf surprises you daily in our public spaces, unveiling a new enchantment each day.

This holiday season, Conrad DC is your premier destination for unparalleled holiday experiences, unforgettable moments, and cherished memories. Join us for this festive celebration and create lasting holiday traditions with us.