Wimbledon Garden Party

When:
July 14, 2019 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
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Where:
Fairmont Hotel Washington
2401 M St NW
Washington
DC 20037
Cost:
$25

Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is turning its courtyard into a Wimbledon Garden Party on Sunday, July 14th in honor of 2019 Wimbledon Championships.  From 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., all players and spectators will love viewing the men’s finals on huge screens, trying out their backhand and forehand on a miniature tennis court, feasting on fabulous English fare and sipping champagne, Pimms cups and G&Ts.  Wear the colors green, purple or white to youradvantage to win prizes for best garden party and tennis attire. Overnight stays, dinners and brunches are some of the prizes to be lobbed at the winners.

            Executive Chef Jordi Gallardo and his team will ace an all you can eat $25 per person round robin that will be passed without any foot faults:

Traditional, Finger Sandwiches

Salad Buffet with Salmon, Smoked Trout and Sirloin Steak

Scottish Eggs

Lamb Chops and Sausages from the Grill

Fish and Chips

Mini Pork Pies

Singles and doubles will make a match point at Pastry Chef Charles Froke’s dessert buffet:

Strawberries and Cream Station

Scones with Clotted Cream

White Chocolate & Cherry Tennis Balls

Summer Berry Trifle

Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake

English shortbreads

Strawberry rhubarb crème

            Go bottomless with Pimm’s cups and mimosas for $15 per person, or enjoy other specialty cups such as the Juniper G&T or Thiénot Brut Champagne at $10 each.

            Live entertainment will be provided by the Dom Petrellese Quartet as they play British favorites without incurring tennis elbow.

            There is no fee for Fairmont’s Wimbledon Garden Party.  For reservations, please visit Eventbrite at: à https://fairmont-washington-wimbledon-garden-party.eventbrite.com

            Want to leave London for Paris?  It’s only a ten minute drive to Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square where they are celebrating Bastille Day with their second annual picnic in Opaline Bar & Brasserie from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

 
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