Must-Attend Spring 2024 Balls, Events and Galas


We are in prime spring events, balls and gala season. See below for all the must-attend events this week through June!

APRIL

Friday, April 19

Junior League of Washington’s Art of Entertaining Event

7:30-10:30 p.m., The National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. NW

The Art of Entertaining is the inaugural tablescapes event presented by the Junior League of Washington. Immerse yourself in a showcase of captivating tables & demonstrations, designed to inspire both aspiring hosts & seasoned entertainers.

Sunday, April 20 

The Catholic Charities Gala 2024 

6:30-11 p.m., The Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW  

The 39th annual gala will be co-chaired by Kate and Vince Burke, Regina and Dave DiLuigia and Egan and Billy Cannon.  

The 91st Annual Georgetown House Tour
11 a.m.-5 p.m., St. John’s Church on O Street NW.

Monday, April 21

Fillmore Studios Open House

1-4 p.m., 1801 35th St. NW

Tuesday, April 23 

The Latino Student Fund 30th Anniversary Gala 

Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW  

The Latino Student Fund (LSF) was founded in 1994 to address disparities in access to education for underrepresented youth in D.C. The fund has served over 11,000 youth over the last three decades.  

Thursday, April 25 

The Georgetowner’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast
8:30 a.m., Evermay, 1623 28th St. NW

Calvary Women’s Services Hope Gala 

The Schuyler at The Hamilton, 1001 14th St. NW  

The gala serves as a celebration of the triumphs of women who have ended their homelessness for good through Calvary’s programs.  

Washington Women in Journalism Awards
6 p.m., Anderson House, 2118 Massachusetts Ave. NW

Friday, April 26 

Washington AI Network Lunch
11 a.m., House at 1229 (19th and N Streets NW)

The Washington Ballet’s 2024 Gala 

6 p.m., National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW

This year’s gala co-chairs are Maureen Hinman and Patty Wu.  

Saturday, April 27 

The 36th Annual Lombardi Gala 

The Anthem, 901 Wharf St. SW  

Since 1986, the Lombardi Gala has provided direct funding to Georgetown Lombardi as it seeks to improve the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer.  

An Evening for Hope to Benefit the Children’s Inn at NIH 

5:30 p.m., The Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Blvd.  

The evening will include a cocktail reception, silent auction, gourmet dinner, live auction and an after party.  

White House Correspondents Dinner Weekend Garden Brunch
11 a.m.-2 p.m., 2920 R St. NW

White House Correspondents Dinner
7 p.m., Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW

This year’s host is SNL’s Colin Jost.

 


 

MAY 

Wednesday, May 1 

The Smithsonian Craft Show Preview Night Benefit 

Check out what’s featured in this year’s craft show a little early.  

Thursday, May 2 

Citizens Association of Georgetown Kitty Kelley Interview
6 p.m., Home of Nancy Taylor Bubes, 3030 K St. NW

Friday, May 3 

The Washington Post’s Press Freedom Day Event
9 a.m., 1301 K St. NW

Monday, May 6

10th Annual Alzheimer’s Association Vision Gala 

7 p.m., Ritz Carlton Washington D.C., 1150 22nd St. NW  

Support the Alzheimer’s Association’s event to raise funds for care, programs and research.  

Wednesday, May 8 through Saturday, May 11  

Heart’s Delight Wine Tasting and Auction 

Four days of fun including a Congress Has Heart Celebration, intimate wine dinners and an exclusive Vintner’s Dinner.  

Tuesday, May 7 

The 14th Annual Great Ladies Luncheon & Fashion Show 

10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., the Ritz Carlton, 1150 22nd St. NW  

Proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation.  

Friday, May 10 

The Phillips Collection’s “Looking Forward, Forward Looking” Annual Gala 

6:30 p.m.-midnight, The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW  

This year’s gala honorees include Sylvia Snowden, Alan and Irene Wurtzel and Reginald Van Lee.  

Imagination Stage Annual Gala

7:30 p.m., The National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. NW

This year’s gala honors the women who made Imagination Stage.

Saturday, May 11 

The Annual Georgetown Garden Tour
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Christ Church on O Street, 3116 O St. NW

The Washington National Opera Gala 

5:30 p.m., Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW  

Experience the opening night of “Turandot” with exclusive Embassy dinners the night before.  

Wednesday, May 15 

March of Dimes Gourmet Gala 

National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW  

More than 50 members of Congress will compete as chefs at the 42nd annual event.  

Thursday, May 16

Georgetown Village Annual Spring Gala Fundraiser

The home of Alan and Nancy Taylor Bubes

This year’s honoree is Dr. Sachiko Kuno.

Saturday, May 18

Gala in the Park: Boogie in the Ballroom

6 p.m., Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Maryland

Enjoy cocktails, a silent auction, dinner and an awards ceremony followed by a disco ball dance party.

Sunday, May 19

Citizens Association of Georgetown Spring Concert
4:30 p.m., Rose Park, 26th and O Streets NW

Monday, May 20 

38th Annual Helen Hayes Awards 

The Anthem, 901 Wharf St. SW  

The Helen Hayes Awards recognize outstanding achievement from professionals in D.C. theater.  

Wednesday, May 22 

Tudor Place’s 2024 Spring Garden Party 

6-9 p.m., Tudor Place, 1633 31st St. NW  

Proceeds support conservation of thousands of objects in the Tudor Place Collection & Archive, preservation of the 5.5 acre estate and dynamic educational programming for all ages.  


JUNE

Saturday, June 1 

Friends of Volta Park’s Annual Cocktail Party & Fundraiser 

4:30-6:30 p.m., The Georgetown Club, 1530 Wisconsin Ave. NW  

Catch up with neighbors, enjoy live music and get a chance to win raffle baskets, all while supporting Volta Park. 

The Kreeger Museum Celebrates 30 Years

6:30-9 p.m., The Kreeger Museum, 2401 Foxhall Rd. NW

The museum is celebrating 30 years of art, architecture and music.

Tuesday, June 4 

Jewels of the Ocean Gala 

6:30 p.m., Lunar Lawn, Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens, 4155 Linnean Ave. NW  

The black-tie gala supports Hillwood’s mission to share the cultural treasures bequeathed by Marjorie Merriweather Post.  

 

 

 

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