Get into the spirit of the season as Christmas comes to the DC area. Surrounded by fun things to do with the whole family, our hotel in Waldorf, MD offers the perfect mix of convenience and relaxing hospitality, just a short drive to all the most popular holiday events. Watch a colorful parade of decorated boats shimmer down the Potomac, then experience an 18th century holiday at nearby Mount Vernon.
Join us for the Annual Breakfast with Santa! event. Town residents may register for time slots beginning Wednesday, November 5th, and the general public registration will open on Monday, November 17th.
On December 6th, over 50 brightly lit and festively decorated boats cruise down the Potomac River for the 14th Annual Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights. Live music and festivities begin at 3pm, while the procession starts at 5:30pm.
George Washington's famous estate gets the holiday treatment, as Mount Vernon fills with seasonal décor, Nov. 28th-Jan. 6th. Historic chocolate-making demonstrations are also offered, while the National Thanksgiving Turkey makes himself at home.
This award-winning seasonal garden display will take your breath away. Full of original handmade sculptures of colorful lights, the already picturesque grounds of Annmarie Sculpture Garden come to festive life, Dec. 5th-Jan. 3rd (check for hours).