Gala 8 at Blind Whino

For the past 8 years the District Holiday Gala, an annual event, has fused sophistication and simplicity for the 400+ fun and fascinating young professionals who attend. For every event they host, they create a unique ambiance and vibe that is 100% DC. The mission at Gala is simple: host one of the best parties in the District, all while helping to benefit the city that we love, Washington DC. The Annual District Holiday Gala combines a five-hour open bar, an incredible dance party, and a multitude of fun, socially-inspired surprises throughout the night — all in an intimate setting. With a guest list as wide ranging as the event’s organizers (who represent every major industry in the District), and they offer the best way to celebrate the holidays with close friends. Gala’s not just a party, it’s a chance to give back to the District as the proceeds benefit DC’s own Horton’s Kids, a charity that helps disadvantaged kids in Ward 8. Sponsors have included Yelp, LivingSocial, Uber, Whistelpig Whiskey, Think Food Group by José Andrés, Hugh & Crye, Georgetown Cupcake, and many others. We work with donors who provide materials, liquor, cash-in-kind, and other donations. Don’t miss your chance at next year’s Gala!

Photography by Mark Soriano

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