From ice skating to ice sculptures, cocktail parties to sweet treats - discover a festive array of ways to celebrate the holidays when you stay at our hotel. Special attractions include holiday tours at Mount Vernon, ICE! 2015 at the Gaylord National, and live performances of The Nutcracker ballet at local theatres. You'll also find exciting Washington DC hotel holiday deals and packages to help you make the most of your winter getaway.
Holiday Specials At The River Inn
Holiday Suite Deal Package
Fulfill your sweet tooth with this Holiday Suite Deal package, which includes complimentary parking and one dozen seasonal cupcakes from the famous Georgetown Cupcakes delivered to your spacious suite prior to arrival! Must book 24 hours prior to arrival, valid through December 31.
During DC Cocktail Week, more than 50 Washington, DC area restaurants and bars offer specially priced cocktail and food pairings so guests can try something new. Sponsored by the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), participating restaurants will pair featured cocktails with delicious bites for a single price. Restaurants range from hot spots such as Dupont Circle's Hanks Oyster Bar to Jose Andres' Jaleo in Bethesda to French-inspired Bastille in Alexandria. This is a great opportunity to experience the local happy hour scene.
As part of Christmas on the Potomac, the Gaylord National Resort's ICE! is a special holiday event in the Washington DC area you won't want to miss! This holiday season, Gaylord National Resort's popular holiday attraction returns with a brand-new theme. The theme for the 2015 edition of Gaylord National's ICE! is Santa Claus is Comin' to Town, celebrating the 45th anniversary of the classic television special.
Only a 20 minute drive from The River Inn, Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens celebrates the holiday season with a special daytime program from Thanksgiving Day weekend through the Twelve Days of Christmas. Special festivities include themed decorations, a gingerbread Mount Vernon, historical chocolate-making demonstrations, 18th-century dancing, and even a Christmas camel just like George Washington had on the grounds during Christmas of 1787.
Lace up those skates! The Washington Harbour Ice Rink transforms from its interchangeable use as a picturesque fountain and is open for recreational skating every day, including all holidays. Washington Harbour is only a 10 minute walk from our hotel. Happy Skating!