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Event: National Cherry Blossom Festival Gives Sneak Peek of its Annual Spring Soirée: Pink Tie Party 


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Kaylynn Yankovich 

National Cherry Blossom Festival 




National Cherry Blossom Festival Gives Sneak Peek of its Annual Spring Soirée: Pink Tie Party 


Washington, D.C. [March 1, 2023] — Today, the National Cherry Blossom Festival gave a special sneak peek of its annual spring soirée, Pink Tie Party, scheduled for Thursday, March 16 at 7:00 p.m. at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (RRB/ITC). Hosted by TCMA (A Drew Company), the exclusive manager of RRB/ITC, the Pink Tie Party is much anticipated each year as it invites guests to welcome spring in style and experience a world of dazzling flavors, incredible entertainment, and more. 

For the 2023 Pink Tie Party, culinary delights will be created by TCMA Executive Chef Houman Gohary and some of the D.C. area’s best restaurants, including Art and Soul of Yotel Washington DC, Cure Bar & Bistro, and Dirty Habit. The soirée will be emceed by Guy Lambert, and entertainment for the event will include Models, Inc. and Absolutely Dragulous walking the blossom runway, with DJ Shelly and the ELECTRIX keeping the crowd dancing. The XR Bar Experience by ARTECHOUSE DC will provide unique cocktail and mocktail experience at the House of Suntory Bar. Local mixologists will also compete to create the Official Cocktail of the 2023 Festival, which will be chosen and voted by Pink Tie Party attendees. Curated experience packages will also be available for bid in a spirited silent auction.  

“Pink Tie Party is always a night to remember and is the perfect way to all out this season as we spring it on throughout a city in bloom,” said Diana Mayhew, president and CEO of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. “With food, fashion, fun, and a host of delightful surprises, Pink Tie Party gathers Washingtonians to celebrate a vibrant spring season tradition not to be missed!” 

All funds from Pink Tie Party support the mission of Washington DC’s iconic National Cherry Blossom Festival, ensuring Festival events remain primarily free and open to the public. Tickets ($225) can be purchased at NationalCherryBlossomFestival.org/event/Pink-Tie-Party. 

Supporting sponsors for Pink Tie Party include ARTECHOUSE DC, House of Suntory, and Chambord Liqueur. Restaurant services sponsor is DoorDash. Media sponsors include Washington Blade and Washingtonian. 

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About the National Cherry Blossom Festival 

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is one of the world’s great celebrations of spring. The 2023 Festival, March 20-April 16, will include four weeks of events featuring diverse and creative programming promoting traditional and contemporary arts and culture, natural beauty, and community spirit. Leadership Circle Sponsors for the 2023 National Cherry Blossom Festival are Events DC and Amazon. Add the 2023 Festival and signature events to your calendar, and visit NationalCherryBlossomFestival.org or call 877.44.BLOOM (877.442.5666) for more information. Get the latest updates via email, and be sure to follow the Festival on Facebook (@CherryBlossomFestival), Instagram (@CherryBlossFest), Twitter (@CherryBlossFest) and YouTube (@CherryBlossFest). 


About Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (RRB/ITC) 

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center is a dynamic hub for government, business, culture and community, in the heart of the nation’s capital. As the first and only federal building dedicated to both public and private use, the Reagan Building is the official World Trade Center Washington, DC (WTCDC), and a premier conference and event venue with executive office space, attractions, dining, retail, parking, and community activities. Visit rrbitc.com or follow us @ReaganITCDC. 


About TCMA (A Drew Company) 

Trade Center Management Associates (TCMA) is the exclusive manager of Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (RRB/ITC). TCMA’s team specializes in International Trade Services, Real-Estate Management and Hospitality. For more information, visit drewcompany.com.