Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC Lights Up the Season with Bespoke Installation and Holiday Market

Custom designs created in honour of Children’s National Hospital patients to adorn hotel lobby throughout the holiday season
November 10, 2022,
Washington, DC, U.S.A.

This winter, Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC invites guests to Light Up the Season with acts of love and kindness, celebrating meaningful connections with community, family and friends.

Embrace the holidays in the Nation’s Capital with a swoon-worthy display of holiday decorations, an outdoor holiday market featuring local craftspeople, custom-built chalets on the BOURBON STEAK patio, delectable Teddy Bear Teas and the ultimate in prestigious pampering at The Spa. Ensconced in a luxurious suite, there is no better way to experience the holiday magic, while supporting Children’s National Hospital.

“We are so excited to literally Light Up the Season this year,” says Marc Bromley, Regional Vice President and General Manager. “Our guests will be in awe of our new holiday decorations, lighting up the entire block, inspired by patients of Children’s National. The entire Hotel will transform into a winter wonderland.”

Light Up the Season

Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC continues its long-standing relationship with Children’s National with heartfelt holiday programming to bring light and joy to the children and their families who need it most.

This year, acclaimed decorator Tom Kehoe collaborated with eight patients from Children’s National to bring their holiday dreams to life, unveiling a majestic display of shimmering artistry and light at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC.

Teddy Bear Tea

Saturday, December 3, 10 and 17, 2022, 12:00 noon – 3:00 pm: Guests are invited to partake in a special holiday tea featuring tea sandwiches, scones, petits fours and choice of tea, hot chocolate or sparkling wine.  An entire dessert room awaits diners with cotton candy, holiday sweets and cakes. Dancers from the Metropolitan School of the Arts in their holiday costumes enchant the youngest guests and each child will be gifted with a Children’s National Teddy Bear. A percentage of proceeds go to Children’s National. For reservations, click here.

Holiday Market

The Holiday Market returns on the front drive of Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC with market stalls featuring unique gifts such as handmade clay jewellery and contemporary art, as well as culinary offerings from local makers and artisans. . Each Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Four Seasons becomes an outdoor holiday shopping destination with musical entertainment, light and snow displays.  Guests can enjoy a hot chocolate or coffee from the BOURBON STEAK Hot Chocolate Bar. There is never a better time to indulge as a percentage of each purchase is donated directly to Children’s National. Regale in holiday shopping Fridays from 5:00 to 8:00 pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 noon to 7:00 pm, December 2-18, 2022.

2022 Holiday Market vendors include:

The Holiday Market is managed by Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC in collaboration with Granados Group and will feature live music throughout the holiday market weekends.

Full performance schedule below:


This year’s Light Up The Season programming is made possible by the following sponsors:

  • Bognet Construction
  • Celebree School
  • Diana & Stephen Goldberg
  • Giannini Gray Dental Partners
  • Lugano Diamonds
  • Kimberly Casey TTR Sothebys


Discover the chalet suites on the BOURBON STEAK patio, each inspired by an iconic Four Seasons ski resort. Custom-made wooden chalets await the merriment of guests for cocktails or dining. Cuddle up with an ice-wine martini and a hot miso buttered shellfish platter at the Whistler Suite. Dig into an 18 ounce dry aged bone-in New York Steak in the Jackson Hole Suite or surrender to the smoked s’mores in the Vail Suite. A foie gras parfait with camomile honey butter and confit orange concocted by Executive Chef Robert Curtis is parfait in the Megeve Suite, paired with a glass of champagne.

The Spa

Guests are transported to a wellness wonderland in the Forbes Four Star Spa. With the recent addition of the Biologique Recherche skincare line and the Ionixlight Facials, guests can experience decadently luxurious and results-driven facials at The Spa. The ultimate in efficient pampering, guests are invited to treat themselves to medically-driven treatments in the soothing, restorative environment of Four Seasons Spa.

For holiday get-togethers, there is nothing like a day at The Spa, sweetened by seasonal treats and spirits.


Executive Chef Bilal Wshah and his team prepare a showstopper holiday brunch every Sunday from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day at Seasons. A made-to-order chef’s station features omelets and pancakes. The seafood station delivers delicacies such as ceviche, shrimp cocktail, oysters, sushi and grilled sea bass. Meat lovers will rejoice over the roast beef carving station or roast rack of lamb. Countless inventive salads as well as cheese and charcuterie platters make for a Sunday Brunch to remember.

For guests with a sweet tooth, there is an entire dessert room highlighting seasonal pastries and creative concoctions by the talented Executive Pastry Chef.

Luxury Staycation

Guests do not need to go far to escape to a luxurious haven, even for a weekend. The Staycation package includes a complimentary room upgrade, a festive welcome amenity, overnight valet parking, guaranteed late check-out and a special offer on spa services. The offer also includes a complimentary dog package to make sure furry friends feel at home too.

About Kehoe Designs

Kehoe Designs is a nationally recognized decor and production company based in Chicago, Illinois. As a company full of craftsmen and creatives with projects in special events, interiors, and hospitality design, Kehoe Designs has elevated the standard of excellence in event d‌ecor for 30 years. Their purpose is to inspire, personalize, and elevate environments for clients. Led by noted event designer and tastemaker Tom Kehoe, Kehoe Designs family of brands also includes BlackOak Technical Productions, a design-focused and human-friendly technical production company, The Geraghty, a sophisticated, contemporary event space, and Floral Exhibits, a dedicated plantscape and floral provider to the tradeshow industry.

About Founders Auxiliary Board

The Founders Auxiliary Board supports Children’s National Hospital through fundraising initiatives and volunteerism. It proudly continues the 150-year legacy of championing children’s health established by the former Children’s Health Board and The Board of Visitors.  Through past signature fundraising events, the Founders Auxiliary Board leverages its community presence to support its vision of healthy futures for all children. Historically, both Boards have awarded grants and major gifts to the hospital totalling USD 24 million.

Plan a getaway to Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC and call +1 202 342 0444 or visit the website to reserve a Staycation.