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Dancing After Dark 2020

Foundation Events
Saturday, April 18, 2020

8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
The Wharf (District Pier | The Anthem)
101 District Square SW
Washington, DC, 20024
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Add to Calendar 18-04-2020 20:00:00 18-04-2020 23:30:00 15 In 2020, Children’s National Hospital will celebrate its 150th Birthday. Children’s National NEXT’s event Dancing After Dark will help launch this milestone with an over-the-top birthday party at one of Washington, D.C.’s hottest venues! This Dancing After Dark event and Children’s Ball 2020 have been postponed.We have decided to postpone our annual Dancing After Dark event on April 18th at the Wharf in Washington, D.C. Out of an abundance of caution and concern for your health and safety, we could not move forward at this time with such a large public gathering. It is disappointing to all of us at Children’s National Hospital, but as an institution committed to the health and well-being of our community, and following guidance from public health officials, we believe this is the right decision.Please know that we will work to reschedule our 150th birthday celebration at a suitable date in the future. Your ticket purchase will transfer to the new event date when it is confirmed.Thank you for your understanding and all that you do for our patients and families. We remain deeply grateful for your support.In 2020, Children’s National Hospital will celebrate its 150th Birthday. Children’s National NEXT’s event Dancing After Dark will help launch this milestone with an over-the-top birthday party at one of Washington, D.C.’s hottest venues!Experience The Wharf like never before at Dancing After Dark. This all-inclusive Saturday night includes open bar, hors d’oeuvres and entrance to the Children’s Ball.All-Inclusive Ticket Includes:Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the District PierExclusive entrance to Children’s Ball 2020 at The AnthemFeatured musical performance by Sheryl Crow-->After-party with live music, late night snacks and dessertOpen bar available all eveningAdditional DetailsAttire: Black tie optionalEvent Schedule: Cocktail reception: 8pmPerformance: 9:30pmAfter-party: 9:30pm to midnightGuests must be at least 21 years old and present a valid ID.Cocktail hour location District PierAfter party location The Anthem Dancing After Dark is hosted by Children’s National NEXT, the Children’s National Hospital’s only young professionals board. Membership involves volunteer and social activities. Become a member today!Event tickets are $100 until April 17, 2020. Tickets are $125 at the door.Purchase TicketsThank you to our sponsorsInterested in joining our group of sponsors? You can make a difference for children in our region and around the world. Sponsorship of Dancing After Dark is an excellent way for your organization to support one of the nation’s top children’s hospitals while promoting your brand. Learn how in our sponsor packet or contact Kaitlyn Salazar at ksalazar@ChildrensNational.org.Become a SponsorOfficial Media SponsorBirthday Cake SponsorParty Hat SponsorsGoodie Bag SponsorsCory AlexanderCNCG GroupCarolyn and Jordan DownsFederal Policy GroupStephanie FischerBrin Frazier & Andrei GreenawaltCandle SponsorsRob and Erin BarcellonaThe Meridian GroupOurisman Ford Lincoln of AlexandriaVerizonGarland SponsorsRynnie CotterLisa CoxCharlie and Jocelyn GailliotEllie HamburgerStephanie HartzbergDavid ShepardDANCING AFTER DARK COMMITTEE2020 Co-ChairsPeter BenzigerKatharine Hayes2020 CommitteeAlexie AndersonBeebee Asamoah-MensahRob Barcellona Hays BynumKeith CarrAnnabelle ChangCarolyn DownsAngie DuranJack EvansClodagh FoleyEmily GraysonPaul GraysonStephanie Hartzberg Anabel KelsoKatherine KiesJai Lakhanpaul Victoria LeeMimi LynhamVincent McNattBeth MedinaOlivia PivirottoPeter ProminskiMeghan RowanMarcus ShiblerDanielle StaggsCaroline ThomasClick here to see 2019 Photos The Wharf (District Pier | The Anthem) false DD/MM/YYYY

This Dancing After Dark event and Children’s Ball 2020 have been postponed.

We have decided to postpone our annual Dancing After Dark event on April 18th at the Wharf in Washington, D.C. Out of an abundance of caution and concern for your health and safety, we could not move forward at this time with such a large public gathering. It is disappointing to all of us at Children’s National Hospital, but as an institution committed to the health and well-being of our community, and following guidance from public health officials, we believe this is the right decision.

Please know that we will work to reschedule our 150th birthday celebration at a suitable date in the future. Your ticket purchase will transfer to the new event date when it is confirmed.

Thank you for your understanding and all that you do for our patients and families. We remain deeply grateful for your support.


In 2020, Children’s National Hospital will celebrate its 150th Birthday. Children’s National NEXT’s event Dancing After Dark will help launch this milestone with an over-the-top birthday party at one of Washington, D.C.’s hottest venues!

Experience The Wharf like never before at Dancing After Dark. This all-inclusive Saturday night includes open bar, hors d’oeuvres and entrance to the Children’s Ball.

All-Inclusive Ticket Includes:

  • Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the District Pier
  • Exclusive entrance to Children’s Ball 2020 at The Anthem
  • After-party with live music, late night snacks and dessert
  • Open bar available all evening

Additional Details

  • Attire: Black tie optional
  • Event Schedule:
    • Cocktail reception: 8pm
    • Performance: 9:30pm
    • After-party: 9:30pm to midnight
  • Guests must be at least 21 years old and present a valid ID.
DAD 2020 Event District Pier LocationDAD 2020 Event The Anthem Location
Cocktail hour location 
District Pier
After party location 
The Anthem

 

Dancing After Dark is hosted by Children’s National NEXT, the Children’s National Hospital’s only young professionals board. Membership involves volunteer and social activities. Become a member today!

Event tickets are $100 until April 17, 2020. Tickets are $125 at the door.

Purchase Tickets


Thank you to our sponsors

Interested in joining our group of sponsors? You can make a difference for children in our region and around the world. Sponsorship of Dancing After Dark is an excellent way for your organization to support one of the nation’s top children’s hospitals while promoting your brand. Learn how in our sponsor packet or contact Kaitlyn Salazar at ksalazar@ChildrensNational.org.

Become a Sponsor

Official Media Sponsor

Birthday Cake Sponsor

Party Hat Sponsors

Goodie Bag Sponsors
  • Cory Alexander
  • CNCG Group
  • Carolyn and Jordan Downs
  • Federal Policy Group
  • Stephanie Fischer
  • Brin Frazier & Andrei Greenawalt

Candle Sponsors
  • Rob and Erin Barcellona
  • The Meridian Group
  • Ourisman Ford Lincoln of Alexandria
  • Verizon

Garland Sponsors
  • Rynnie Cotter
  • Lisa Cox
  • Charlie and Jocelyn Gailliot
  • Ellie Hamburger
  • Stephanie Hartzberg
  • David Shepard

DANCING AFTER DARK COMMITTEE

2020 Co-Chairs

  • Peter Benziger
  • Katharine Hayes

2020 Committee

  • Alexie Anderson
  • Beebee Asamoah-Mensah
  • Rob Barcellona
  • Hays Bynum
  • Keith Carr
  • Annabelle Chang
  • Carolyn Downs
  • Angie Duran
  • Jack Evans
  • Clodagh Foley
  • Emily Grayson
  • Paul Grayson
  • Stephanie Hartzberg
  • Anabel Kelso
  • Katherine Kies
  • Jai Lakhanpaul
  • Victoria Lee
  • Mimi Lynham
  • Vincent McNatt
  • Beth Medina
  • Olivia Pivirotto
  • Peter Prominski
  • Meghan Rowan
  • Marcus Shibler
  • Danielle Staggs
  • Caroline Thomas


Click here to see 2019 Photos