Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC Lights Up the Season with Bespoke Installation and Teddy Bear Teas

Custom designs created in honour of Children’s National Hospital patients will adorn the Georgetown hotel lobby throughout the holiday season
December 1, 2023,
Washington, DC, U.S.A.

This winter, Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC will “Light Up the Season,” inviting guests to revel in an elegant holiday display inspired by Children’s National Hospital patients, enjoy a winter wonderland on the Bourbon Steak patio and attend a Teddy Bear Tea to benefit patients and families.

Light Up the Season

The Hotel will partner with Children’s National Hospital again for the seventh year to bring joy and light to children and their families who need it most and support the hospital’s integral work in the community. This year, acclaimed decorator Tom Kehoe collaborated with nine patients from Children’s National to make their holiday dreams come true, unveiling a majestic and artistic holiday display that celebrates each patient throughout the property. 

“It is an honour to bring these patients’ dreams to life in our Hotel and to celebrate them and their families during the holidays,” says Marc Bromley, Regional Vice President and General Manager. “Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC is a sight to behold during the holiday season, and we look forward to furthering our support for Children’s National Hospital while delighting locals and visitors alike.” 

Teddy Bear Tea

  • Saturday, December 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2023 from 11:30 to 2:30 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. For dessert, there will be a candy station, hot chocolate cart and a whimsical gingerbread house display. Santa will visit guests on all four Saturdays, with additional performers from Georgetown University providing festive entertainment throughout tea time. An a cappella group will perform on December 2, local keyboardist on December 9 and Melina’s Dance company on December 16. A percentage of proceeds go to Children’s National. For reservations, click here.

In 2022, through sponsorships and Teddy Bear Teas, Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC donated USD 132,400 to Children’s National Hospital, helping to support their incredible work in the community. 

Spotlight sponsors include: 

  • Celebree School

Illumination sponsors include:

  • Hirschler
  • PSA Financial
  • Viener4Gates
  • Denise Warner, Washington Fine Properties

Twinkle sponsors include:

  • Snyder Cohn Accounting
  • Blair and Eugene Giannini
  • Beth and Don Larson
  • Kathie and Mike Williams
  • Meredith and Jason DeLano 

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 Children’s National Hospital

Children’s National Hospital, based in Washington, DC, was established in 1870 to help every child grow up stronger. Today, it is the #5 children’s hospital in the nation and ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Children’s National is transforming pediatric medicine for all children. The Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus opened in 2021, a first-of-its-kind pediatric hub dedicated to developing new and better ways to care for kids. Children’s National has been designated three times in a row as a Magnet hospital, demonstrating the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty care locations in the DC metropolitan area, including Maryland and Virginia. Children’s National is home to the Children’s National Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation. It is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels. As a non-profit, Children's National relies on generous donors to help ensure that every child receives the care they need.

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.

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