Peace, Love, and Cocktails at the Presidential Home of Woodrow Wilson: A Lively Vintage Evening with Live Music
You are cordially invited to the Presidential Home of Woodrow Wilson to toast the 100th anniversary of the Versailles Peace Conference with period cocktails, music, and surround by the magnificent gifts and mementos of the Wilson’s triumphant tour of Europe at the start of the conference. Step back in time for an exclusive vintage evening as you make new friends.

Event Date

Friday, February 15, 2019 at 6:30 PM

Event Address

Woodrow Wilson House
2340 S St NW
Washington DC 20008

Requested Attire

Period vintage attire from the 1920s encouraged! Prizes for best costume awarded in three categories: Vintage 1920s, Versailles Inspired and Peacenik.

Event Description

Step back in time for an exclusive evening at the Presidential home of Woodrow Wilson to toast the 100th anniversary of the Versailles Peace Conference with a period cocktail in your hand, surround by the magnificent gifts and mementos of the Wilson’s triumphant tour of Europe at the start of the conference.

Experience the elegance and excitement of a Presidential vintage soiree as you meet other attendees and make new friends. The evening also includes specialty vintage cocktails with light refreshments inspired by the era. While entertaining in the fully restored rooms of this Georgian revival townhouse, you will have the opportunity to view elaborate gifts of state from around the world, important materials from Wilson’s presidency, objects from the White House, family items and personal objects. Space is limited.

President Wilson was the first US President to travel in Europe, and received numerous state gifts which (unlike the leaders of today) he was able to keep.  On display are gifts from the allied heads of state including a Gobelin Tapestry from the people of France, a mosaic from Pope Benedict XV and autographed portraits of the British Monarchs.  As you enjoy your evening, museum staff will be on hand in each major room to highlight artifacts from around the world. 

~ Vintage Attire: Dress up in your favorite vintage or vintage inspired attire.
~ Vintage Specialty Cocktail: Enjoy a special vintage cocktail (while supplies last).
~ Vintage Music: Relax to music from the period.
~ Light food: Light food will be served at the beginning of the event, until 8:15 PM.
~ A short trivia contest will be held with prizes for the winners.
~ A vintage cocktail is included with additional drinks available for purchase.

Please note that space is extremely limited so make your reservations early.Kindly note that this is not a dinner function, so please plan to have dinner before or after the event.

Tickets

  $35.00 - 7:30 PM General Admission Tickets for ICDC Members:
General Admission from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM: General admission includes a vintage cocktail and light refreshments. Additional drinks available for purchase.

$55.00 - 6:30 PM VIP Admission for ICDC Members:
VIP Admission from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM: The evening begins with a champagne reception for VIP holders hosted by special guests, with access to special areas of the museum.


Please note that online ticket sales are non-refundable. The current ticket prices are listed above. Please note that ticket prices are subject to increase as we approach the commencement of the event and we encourage you to reserve your tickets early, as space is limited.

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Event Agenda (May change)

$55 VIP Admission from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM: The evening begins with a champagne reception for VIP holders hosted by special guests, with access to special areas of the museum from .  

$35 General Admission from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM: General admission includes a vintage cocktail and light refreshments.  Additional drinks available for purchase. 

Event concludes at 9:30 PM
Please note that while light food will be served at the event, the event is not presented as a seated dinner function. Please plan to have dinner before or after the event.

Map/Parking


Please note that the map is enclosed below as a courtesy to you and for your convenience but we do not guarantee the accuracy of the map or the directions provided by Google. It is your responsibly to arrive safely and on time at the address of the event disclosed above.

Parking is limited to street parking in the vicinity of the venue. Kindly note that, as is the case in most major cities, the availability of street parking in Washington DC is limited and beyond our control. Due to the limited availability of parking, we highly recommend a cab, Uber/Lyft or other transportation option. The event start at the designated time so please allow sufficient time for traffic/travel/transportation and parking as these factors are beyond our control.