Special Events

Please click here to purchase tickets to our 59th annual Holiday Shops events.

If you are unable to attend but still wish to support Holiday Shops, we accept sponsorships and auction donations. Please email HolidayShops-Donations@jlw.org for more details.

Exciting Holiday Shops Events

Back to Beauty

Saturday, September 16, 2017
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Neiman Marcus Mazza Gallerie
5300 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20015
Individual Ticket Price: $25 in advance or $30 at the door

Join us for a morning of beauty, bubbles, and cheer. Guests will be treated to passed champagne and snacks, mini-makeovers, specialty beauty stations, and store discounts. Come discover your new favorite products with friends and treat yourself.

Fall Into Fashion

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
6 – 8:30 p.m.
Bloomingdale’s Wisconsin Place, Chevy Chase
5300 Western Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Individual Ticket Price: $25 in advance or $30 at the door

Enjoy a highly exclusive shopping experience with friends, while enjoying champagne, hors d’oeuvres, and the latest fall fashion trends. Guests will receive a discount on most purchases, with a portion of the proceeds going back to JLW to benefit the League’s work in the DC community.

Holiday Shops Grand Opening

Friday, November 17, 2017
6 – 11 p.m.
Dock5 at Union Market
1309 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Individual Ticket Price: $50 in advance or $60 at the door

Join us for our Grand Opening event, where guests will enjoy private shopping with an assortment of savory foods and an open bar featuring libations from several of DC’s distilleries and breweries. Be the first to scope out the offerings at Holiday Shops 2017! This event also features our annual silent and live auctions. This year, we are pleased to introduce our first online Holiday Shops auction via Handbid. Through the Handbid app, guests can bid on items during the event, whether they are on site or in another state! With musical entertainment and photo opportunities, this in an event you will not want to miss.

Santa Paws

Saturday, November 18, 2017
1 – 3 p.m.
Dock5 at Union Market
1309 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Photo Session: $25 per fur family

Bring your pets to have their photos taken with Santa and have a standout Christmas card. Digital photos will be delivered via email after editing has been completed in early to mid-December.

Please note: Pets are not allowed inside Dock5 so plan accordingly to shop our amazing merchants and support your community. Doggy daycare will be provided.

Family Fun Day with Santa

Sunday, November 19, 2017
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Santa photos from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. only)
Dock5 at Union Market
1309 5th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Photo Session: $30 per family

Our Family Fun Day features activities such as Santa letter-writing, crafts, and a photo opportunity with the best Santa and Mrs. Claus in town from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Then take a walk around the show floor to find great gifts for friends and family.