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Washington DC - Fairmont Tree Lighting Ceremony

  • Fairmont Washington 2401 M Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20037 United States (map)

Fairmont Washington, D.C. Georgetown is pleased to announce its 16th annual tree lighting ceremony in the hotel’s Courtyard and lobby beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, 2019,   Filled with tiny white lights and shimmering Christmas trees, the courtyard becomes a glittering crystal garden -  the perfect venue for holiday celebrations.

Families will take the chill off with complimentary hot chocolate and cookies as they listen to the award-winning Georgetown Visitation Madrigals perform holiday classics. Children will enjoy decorating holiday cards and all families will be entered to win prizes. Santa will make a special appearance with Georgie the hotel’s Canine Ambassador.  All families are welcome to take a photo with Santa after the ceremony in his very own suite. 

Georgie is the Canine Ambassador of the Fairmont Washington.

Georgie is the Canine Ambassador of the Fairmont Washington.

Fox 5 Anchor Angie Goff will again serve as Master of Ceremonies for the evening - adding to the holiday magic and cheer.

  Fairmont’s tree lighting ceremony, which is free and open to the public, will benefit Horton’s Kids*. There is no charge to attend Fairmont’s Tree Lighting. All families and guests are encouraged to bring a popular toy such as Legos, basketballs, footballs, dolls, books, games or arts and crafts. The donations will help spread holiday cheer to over 500 children, ages 5 – 18.

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Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown will be accepting donations before and after the tree lighting ceremony from November 18th until December 6th.

* Horton's Kids empowers children growing up in one of Washington, DC's most under-resourced communities so that they graduate from high school ready for success in college, career and life.