Join us at the Pink Tie Party, voted one of the top events in DC by BizBash (2016). Come celebrate the season of the blossoms and experience an evening filled with delicious spring-inspired cuisine and cocktails from local restaurants, a silent auction, engaging experiences, music, dancing and more!

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It's all Happening at the Pink Tie Party

Savor the Tastes of Spring
Delight in DC’s culinary scene with tastings from Honeysuckle, Siren by Robert Wiedmaier, Farmers & Distillers, Restaurant Eve, Ocean Prime, City Winery, Charlie Palmer Steak, Fogo De Chao Brazilian Steakhouse, Lincoln, Teddy & the Bully Bar, Carmine’s, Le Pain Quotidien, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, The Morrison-Clark Historic Inn and Restaurant, and more!

Enjoy treats from Ladurée macaroons, Garrett’s Popcorn, and MATSUKAWAYA wagashi Japanese sweets and enjoy delicious fare from the Ronald Reagan Building’s Executive Chef Xavier Deshayes. 

Make a Toast to the Season
Rosé the night away and indulge in Château D'Esclans’ Whispering Angel, a mouth-watering rosé that has developed a cult following since it launched more than 10 years ago, or say "kanpai" with a glass of National Cherry Blossom FestivALE, a saison featuring Montmorency cherry juice and hibiscus blossoms, specially-crafted with Old Ox Brewery.

More Entertainment Than You Can Shake a Stick At
DJ Shelly (arranged by MGM National Harbor)
DC-based ethereal pop duo, NUEX (arranged by Union Stage)
Live Painting Performance by Simon Bull, with the completed works auctioned off
(arranged by Planet Cotton)

Fashion Face-off
Don your finest “Pink Tie” cocktail attire and compete in our First Annual Fashion Face-off social media contest at the Pink Tie Party. The attendee who receives the most likes and shares will be entered for a chance to win gifts at local retailers and restaurants. More details to come! 

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The National Cherry Blossom Festival, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization responsible for producing and promoting year-round programs that deepens our connection to nature; enriches our national capital communities; and honors our unique friendship with Japan by inspiring creative international exchange and collaboration. Contributions to the National Cherry Blossom Festival are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.