Two Local Ways To Take the Holidays Home

Forget the generic gingerbread house. These local ways to bring holiday cheer into your own home are crafty, creative, customized, decorative, and delicious!

Fairmont Christmas Cookie Ornament Decorating Boxes

This holiday season, Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is offering Christmas Cookie Ornament Decorating Boxes To-Go with proceeds benefitting Horton’s Kids. Not only do these scrumptious creations offer magical and festive fun for all generations, but those wearing the ugliest holiday sweater (or mask) during pick-up will even be entered to win prizes!

Each Christmas Cookie Ornament Decorating Box Contains:

-6 Decorated Gingerbread Cookie Ornaments – for inspiration

(by Chef Thalakkat – ready to hang on the tree or munch on)

-12 Frosted Gingerbread Cookie Ornaments with string ties – to Decorate

-4 Pastry Piping Bags with Blue, Green, Red, and White Frosting

-Assorted Sprinkles

Christmas Cookie Ornament Decorating Boxes are $35 each. Orders must be placed by Tuesday, December 11th for pick-up in the hotel’s drive-way on Friday, December 15th*

*This post has been updated to reflect updated dates for order and pickup at the Fairmont.

Deck the Yards

The Yards invites households to bring holiday cheer home from its neighborhood with a curated box of treats perfect for a cozy evening at home. Guests create their own packages with seasonal treats and activities for the whole family, including hot cocoa and coffee bar, a cookie bar, wreath kits, custom ornament making kit, and a Letter to Santa station. (A $20 gift card to any of the 20+ eateries will be part of the package to use on take-out or dine-in anytime.)

Each $50 package will include: 

-(4) Pre-packaged cookies and hot cocoa to-go 

-(1) Wreath making kit 

-(1) Hand-painted ornament for each party 

-Letter to Santa package 

-$20 gift card to any restaurant at The Yards

To maintain social distance, guests will be invited to pop by The Yards during their designated 1-hour time slot to assemble and pick up their packages between 10am-1pm on Saturday, December 5th.

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