Virginia Inaugural Ball

 

 

 

 

The Virginia Inaugural Ball

 

Hosted by the Democratic Party of Virginia and the Arlington County Democratic Committee

 

 

 Click here to get your tickets and celebrate a Blue Virginia with our Democratic Elected Officials and Special Guests

 

 

January 20, 2013 ■ 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. ■ Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel

 

 

 

Virginia Inaugural Ball information

 

Hotel Block

 

The official DPVA room block is at the Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel. There is a 3-night minimum, $399 per night. Please call the hotel directly at (888) 627-7076 for reservations and mention that you would like to be in the “Virginia Democrats” room block.

 

 

Westin Arlington Gateway
801 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22203

Phone (888)627-7076 

 

 

Individual General Admission Ticket: $250.00

 

Includes 1 ticket to the the Virginia Inaugural Ball with a live band, drinks, hors d'oeuvres and over a thousand of your fellow democratic friends!

 

Individual VIP Ticket: $500.00

 

Includes 1 ticket to the Blue Dominion VIP Reception* with Senator-Elect Tim Kaine and Senator Mark Warner and access to the Virginia Inaugural Ball.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Commonwealth Sponsor: $2,500.00

 

Includes 2 tickets to the Blue Dominion VIP Reception* with Senator-Elect Tim Kaine and Senator Mark Warner, 2 tickets to the Virginia Inaugural Ball, as well as recognition as a sponsor of the event on our sponsor boards and keepsake memento.

 

Old Dominion Sponsor: $5,000.00

 

Includes 4 tickets to the Blue Dominion VIP Reception* with Senator-Elect Tim Kaine and Senator Mark Warner, 4 tickets to the Virginia Inaugural Ball, as well as recognition as a sponsor of the event on our sponsor boards and keepsake memento.

 

Capital Sponsor: $10,000.00

 

Includes 8 tickets to the Blue Dominion VIP Reception* with Senator-Elect Tim Kaine and Senator Mark Warner, 6 tickets to the Virginia Inaugural Ball, as well as recognition as a sponsor of the event on our sponsor boards and keepsake memento. Photos with our Democratic leadership.

 

Inaugural Sponsor: $25,000.00

 

Includes 20 tickets to the Blue Dominion VIP Reception* with Senator-Elect Tim Kaine and Senator Mark Warner, 10 tickets to the Virginia Inaugural Ball, as well as recognition as an Inaugural sponsor of the event on our sponsor boards and keepsake memento. Photos with our Democratic leadership.

 

* Tickets to the Blue Dominion VIP Reception also grant access to the Virginia Inaugural Ball*

 

 
 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Is The Virginia Inaugural Ball an “Official” Ball?

 

Yes, the 2013 Virginia Ball is THE official Virginia Ball, however, it is not an official Presidental Inaugural Ball.

 

Is the President coming?

 

We do not know at this time; however, the President and the First Lady have been officially invited to attend The Virginia Inaugural Ball.

 

Where is The Virginia Ball being held?

 

The 2013 Virginia Ball will be held at the Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel, 801 North Glebe Road in Arlington. The hotel is accessible via the Ballston MU Metro Station, 0.3 miles.

 

How much are individual tickets?

 

Tickets are $250 per person.

 

What is included in the cost of each ticket?

 

Admission to the ball, drink tickets, hors d'oeuvres, souvenir credential and souvenir pin.

 

What is the difference in the ticket prices?

 

General Admission is $250 per person. A VIP Ticket is $500 per person. The difference between the two is that the VIP Ticket gets you in to the exclusive VIP reception. It also includes admission to the ball, drink tickets, hors d'oeuvres, souvenir credential and souvenir pin.

 

How do I get my tickets?

 

You will pick up your souvenir credential at the registration desk on Sunday, January 20. Registration will open at 6:30 pm.

 

What time do I need to be there?

 

Registration will be open from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm at the Westin Arlington Gateway.

 

Where is parking for The Virginia Inaugural Ball?

 

The Westin offers valet service for $15 per vehicle ($22 per night for overnight rate), metered street parking, and you also have the option to self-park at the Balston Public Parking Garage located at 665 N. Glebe Road. The hotel is also accessible via the Ballston MU Metro Station, 0.3 miles.

 

What do I wear? / What is the appropriate attire?

The Virginia Inaugural Ball is black-tie preferred.

 

Who are the VIP’s planning to be there?
Currently confirmed are Senator Mark Warner, Senator Tim Kaine, and Terry McAuliffe, Democratic Candidate for Virginia Governor. Other state and local elected officials will also be in attendance.

 

Where can I stay?

 

The official DPVA room block is at the Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel. There is a 3-night minimum, $399 per night. Please call the hotel directly at (888) 627-7076 for reservations and mention that you would like to be in the “Virginia Democrats” room block.

 

What else is going on that weekend?
There are a lot of activities going on in during inaugural weekend. Please visit http://www.inaugural.senate.gov/days-events or http://dc.about.com/od/specialevents/a/Presidential-Inauguration-2013-Washington-Dc.htm for a list of events