Experience the Best of Fall at The St. Gregory Hotel
While the warm glow of summer makes D.C. shine, the charm of fall makes it one of the most welcoming destinations on the East Coast. Here at The St. Gregory Hotel, we are thrilled to be your retreat for laid-back comfort and thoughtful features in Washington, D.C. When you stay in our well-appointed accommodations, you are right in the heart of the charming Dupont Circle, giving you access to the best of the season’s events, within the hotel and beyond. Here are a few of our favorite fall activities to explore in D.C.
Attend the Shakespeare Everywhere Festival
The Shakespeare Everywhere Festival is a favorite of theater enthusiasts and literary buffs alike from October 7 to December 31. This unique festival spans 12 shows across 12 weeks, celebrating the writings of Shakespeare. What sets it apart is its collaboration with numerous theaters across D.C., offering you a diverse range of productions to choose from. Catch a show to experience a new appreciation for these timeless works.
Listen In On The Library of Congress Fall Concert Series
For nearly a century, the Library of Congress has been a haven for music lovers in the heart of Washington D.C. Inside the Library of Congress, The Coolidge Auditorium will be host to the Fall 2023 Concert Series, which begins on October 13 and runs through December. This concert series spans genres like classical chamber music, jazz, modern chart toppers, and traditional melodies. It has fostered a tight-knit community of music enthusiasts who appreciate the artistry of talented performers.
Try Something New at Ellington Park Bistro
Indulge in a leisurely meal at Ellington Park Bistro, where the charm of Parisian bistros meets the local inspiration of Washington D.C.'s native, Duke Ellington. From French-inspired classics to romantic evening toasts, the unique menu offerings aim to please any breakfast, brunch, and dinner cravings. Best of all, Ellington Park Bistro displays a chic and cosmopolitan interior design, making every visit an inspiring and bustling experience.
This Thanksgiving, indulge in thoughtfully curated dishes with a special holiday menu. As you leave the cooking to us, you can sit back, relax, and toast to your favorite holiday flavors alongside family and friends. For those wanting a more intimate celebration, Ellington Park Bistro will be offering a takeout Thanksgiving dinner for two.
Discover New Talent at Sofar Sounds
The charm of D.C.’s fall season is perfectly complemented by an array of creative events. While we may be biased, we’ve come to discover some of the city’s greatest talents at Sofar Sounds. While locations are typically disclosed 36 hours before showtime, we’re letting our blog readers know that the next show will be held in The St. Gregory Ballroom. Join us on November 21 at 7:30 p.m. for a night of captivating music, featuring three surprise local artists.
Enjoy Fall Fest and Bluegrass Jamboree
Mark your calendars for a joyful afternoon of fall festivities on October 22, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., right here in Dupont Circle. The neighborhood’s annual Fall Fest and Bluegrass Jamboree is here, promising an idyllic autumn experience for the whole family.
Expect all the seasonal favorites, including a pumpkin patch for picking the perfect pumpkin, pumpkin painting to tap into your creativity, and live bluegrass music to create the perfect ambiance. Indulge in the local harvest with seasonal treats from Capitol Kettle Corn, warm up with hot apple cider, and try local apples from Dawson's Market. It's a day of fun, food, and music that truly captures the essence of fall.
We can’t wait to welcome you to The St. Gregory Hotel for a fall getaway you’ll remember for years to come. Celebrate the season with local talent, neighborhood festivities, and tasteful dining with your loved ones.