a pASSPORT TO SPRING

PINK TIE PARTY

SALES HAVE ENDED: PLEASE NOTE NO WALK-UPS will be admitted.

Mark your calendar to kick-off spring at the National Cherry Blossom Festival’s Pink Tie Party on the evening of March 15, 2024,  presented by Union Station Washington D.C. and Design Cuisine. We invite you to experience the sites and bites of global locations as we kick-off spring at the historic Union Station Washington D.C.

Passport to Spring!

  • Walk the runway in your finest pink attire through the world’s most iconic springtime and fashion destinations
  • Enjoy international culinary delights and cocktails from the best DC area restaurants and renowned caterer Design Cuisine
  • Bid on items from our exclusive silent auction to prepare for your next getaway
  • And more!

Stay tuned for a formal invitation and ticket information to the best spring party in town! All funds raised support the mission of Washington, DC’s iconic National Cherry Blossom Festival, ensuring Festival events remain primarily free and open to the public.

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Take a Look Back at the 2023 Pink Tie Party

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Featured
TCMA EXECUTIVE Chef Houman gohary

FEatured Emcee
Guy Lambert

FEatured
Absolutely dragulous

Walking the Blossom Runway

Photo Credit: Studio5Baltimore

2024 Pink Tie Party Host Committee

Montina Anderson & Ralph Sampson
Natalie Cofield
Kelly Collis
Tony Curtis
Zeina Davis
Ashleigh Demi
Maia Hunt Estes
Lee Granados  
Tracy Hall
Chinyere Hubbard

David Jack
Karyn Le Blanc
Eric E. Richardson 
Keenan Austin Reed
Melissa Rohan
Lisa & Jamie Sterling
Sam Sterling
Mia Svirsky

NEED A PINK TIE?

TRANSPORTATION

Parking is limited in the District, especially during the National Cherry Blossom Festival. It’s highly recommended that visitors use DC’s alternative transportation modes like Capital Bikeshare, DC Streetcar, Scooters, DC Circulator, Metrobus, and Metrorail to make the most of their experience. 

 
Parking We recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation's leading parking reservations app. To reserve your parking spot for the National Cherry Blossom Festival Pink Tie Party, visit the Union Station DC SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

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GETTING TO PINK TIE DINNER PARTY

The one-mile length of the Parade route is accessible from multiple Metro stations. Ticketholders should confer their ticket purchase confirmation email that contains explicit instructions on how to walk from Metro to their seats. Spectators who are standing along the free & accessible portions of the route from 9th to 15th Streets should utilize the following Metro stops:

  • To stand on the north side of Constitution Avenue – Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter (Green/Yellow lines), Federal Triangle (Blue/Orange/Silver lines) or Metro Center (Blue/Orange/Red/Silver lines)
  • To stand on the south side of Constitution Avenue – L’Enfant Plaza (Blue/Green/Orange/Silver/Yellow lines) or Smithsonian (Blue/Orange lines)

Spectators should utilize the DC Circulator’s National Mall route for access to all portions of the Parade. The closest stops are located along Madison Drive NW. Rides cost just $1 and buses arrive every 10 minutes. Riders are encouraged to check DCCirculator.com for real-time service updates, as the traditional route may experience some detours due to road closures.

Multiple Capital Bikeshare stations are conveniently located near the Parade route and along the National Mall.

Spectators on the north side of Constitution Avenue can use the station at 10th Street & Constitution Avenue NW or 14th Street & D Street NW/Reagan Building.

Spectators on the south side of Constitution Avenue can use the station at 14th Street & Jefferson Street SW / Washington Monument or 12th Street & Jefferson Street SW / Smithsonian Metro.

For a complete list of stations, visit CapitalBikeshare.com.