Women improving the Washington DC Community since 1912

Tickets and Event Information

Please join us throughout the weekend of November 21 – 24, 2013 for fabulous shopping and special events. We look forward to seeing you there! Tickets will be available for exciting new events—a twist on tradition for 2013!

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All Holiday Shops events will be held at the historic Sphinx Club during Show Weekend November 21 – 24, 2013:

The Sphinx Club

1315 K Street NW

Washington, DC, 20005

Conveniently located at the intersection of 14th Street NW and K Street NW (next to the Hamilton Crowne Plaza hotel), the Sphinx Club is within easy walking distance of several Metro stations, including the McPherson Square and Metro Center stops. The venue is handicap accessible and surrounded with affordable parking garages. Valet parking is available throughout the weekend at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza hotel.

Nearby Metro Entrances:

  • McPherson Square - 14th St NW (Orange and Blue) (781 feet SW)
  • McPherson Square - I St & Vermont Ave. (Orange and Blue) (0.24 miles SW)
  • Metro Center - 12th & G Streets (Blue, Orange and Red Lines) (0.31 miles SE)
  • Metro Center - 13th & G Streets (Blue, Orange and Red Lines) (0.33 miles SE)


General Shopping

Friday, November 22
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 23
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 24
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

General Shopping tickets are $5 per day and can be purchased by cash or check at the door.

Strollers are welcome on the show floor at all times. We encourage coat, package, and stroller check-- available throughout the weekend –as aisles are busy with shoppers and merchant goods.

Special Events

For our 55th year, we’ve re-imagined our traditional events to include new, festive and fun surprises. Events kickoff in October with our “Fall Into Fashion” beauty and fashion event and continue through the show weekend in November with a special Preview Party, and our not-to-be-missed “Black, White, and Read All Over” premier auction, shopping, and cocktail party! Proceeds from all events benefit the JLW’s literacy efforts in the community. Check back often and ‘like’ us on Facebook to hear the latest details and delights in store for all of our special events!

Fall Into Fashion
A beauty and fashion event presented by Bloomingdale’s
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
6:30 – 10:00 pm
5300 Western Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Holiday Shops Preview Party - SOLD OUT, No "at door" tickets Available
Presented by the Junior League of Washington
Thursday, November 21, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Sphinx Club, 1315 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
$40 in advance, $50 on the day of

Early Bird Breakfast
Presented by Lindamood-Bell and the Junior League of Washington
Friday, November 22, 2013
9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Sphinx Club, 1315 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
Tickets now on Sale!: $35 in advance, $40 on the day of

Black, White & Read All Over - SOLD OUT
Auction and Cocktail Party
Saturday, November 23, 2013
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Sphinx Club, 1315 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
$100 online in advance, $110 on the day of (**Special! Tickets only $90 before October 31st**)

Pictures with Santa
Sunday, November 24, 2013
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Sphinx Club, 1315 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
$10 donations suggested

Additional Ways to Support Holiday Shops

At Holiday Shops, giving back to the community is always in style!

Become a Patron

You can personally support Holiday Shops and the JLW with a Patron donation. Your contribution allows the JLW to expand its impact in the community and foster literacy while providing you with Patron Perks during Holiday Shops. For more information about how to become a Patron and the related Perks, please click HERE.

Corporate Sponsors

By becoming a corporate sponsor, your organization will ensure the financial success of this event, which will directly benefit the greater Washington, D. C. area community. At the same time, your company will receive valuable recognition throughout our event weekend. Click here for more information about corporate sponsorships.

Please contact Holiday Shops co-chairs Kasey Sporck and Melissa Delp at holidayshops-info@jlw.org with any questions or for more information.

The Junior League of Washington strives in all endeavors to be sensitive to the special needs of its members and guests. If you have any special needs pertaining to attendance of these events, please let us know by emailing holidayshops-info@jlw.org.