May 3rd Café du Parc’s Introduces Spring Menu, Celebrates Lucky Lily Day™ with Open Air Fête of French Wine, Food and Music in Willard Courtyard
The Willard InterContinental and Café du Parc celebrate La Fête du Muguet -- or Lucky Lily Day™ -- on May 3, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a courtyard event of wine, beer and authentic tastes of France from the regions of Brittany, Loire Valley, Burgundy, Bordeaux and Southwest, Provence and Rhone Valley. A variety of traditional French desserts will also be featured along with live music. Guests will be greeted with small bouquets of fragrant Lily of the Valley – a token of love and friendship in France – exchanged traditionally on May 1st. Tickets can be purchased at the event starting at $20, for four items to be redeemed at food and wine stations set up throughout the courtyard. For further information please call Café du Parc at 202-442-7000.
May 4th Bonnets & Bowties Kentucky Derby Bash At The Willard
The Willard InterContinental's Round Robin Bar will host its 27th annual "Bonnets and Bow-Ties" Kentucky Derby party on Saturday, May 4. Join barman Jim Hewes and team in the bar and adjacent wood-paneled Willard Room for the "fastest two minutes in American sports” from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and view the race broadcast live. A $75 cover fee includes red carpet entry, two handcrafted Henry Clay Mint Juleps - the Round Robin Bar’s signature cocktail, or two cocktails of choice, a traditional Southern buffet, live music, prizes and raffles throughout the event. Private table reservations with dedicated service are available for parties of ten (10) at a price of $700. All pricing is inclusive of tax and gratuity. For reservations, please call the hotel’s special events line at 202-637-7350.
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