Birthnight Banquet & Ball

  • Feb 15, 2020
  • Phone:
  • (703) 746-4242
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  • Times:
  • From: 05:30 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Price:
  • Ball only: $75. Banquet & ball: $150;$175 to sit in main dining room w/the Washingtons; $275 to dine at the Washingtons' table. Tickets available online at www.Alexandriava.gov/Shop/events.
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    You are invited to the re-creation of this famous celebration of Washington’s Birthday, set in the year 1799. The evening includes an 18th-century banquet, open bar, English country dancing, dessert collation, character re-enactors, and guests General and Mrs. George Washington. We are honored to have Brian Hilton, Alexandria's newly appointed George Washington, portray the General this year. 

    Period costume optional; “after-five” attire encouraged. Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m, ball at 8:30 p.m.. 

    In preparation for the ball, those not familiar with the style of dancing should complete at least 1 full dance class to become familiar with the figures and language for the ball. See separate listing for Birthnight Ball Dance Classes.

    Need a hotel room? Call The Alexandrian Hotel (703-549-6080) for the Birthnight Ball room block for $149 per night. Book by January 27.

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Birthnight Banquet & Ball
  • February 15, 2020 to February 15, 2020
  • Gadsby's Tavern Museum
  • Ball only: $75. Banquet & ball: $150;$175 to sit in main dining room w/the Washingtons; $275 to dine at the Washingtons' table. Tickets available online at www.Alexandriava.gov/Shop/events.