2012 Pink Tie Party – Mayflower Hotel

Kick off the centennial celebration of the National Cherry Blossom Festival and don your finest pink attire to raise funds at the sixth annual Pink Tie Party.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
7:00pm – 11:00pm
Washington DC

Washington’s petal partiers will gather for the National Cherry Blossom Festival’s signature Pink Tie Party. Chefs José Andrés and Roy Yamaguchi, innovators in the culinary community, will host the evening, exemplifying the international collaboration and creativity at the heart of the Festival. The sixth annual fundraiser and kick-off to the Centennial Celebration and the “season of the blossoms,” will be held at The Mayflower.

2012 Pink Tie Party - Mayflower Hotel

The Pink Tie Party will feature metro-DC’s top chefs’delicious spring-, cherry- and blossom-inspired cuisine and cocktails.

The evening’s Auction Spectacular contributes to the Festival’s fundraising efforts offering everything from weekend getaways and yacht charters to concert, sporting, dining, and theater experiences and blossom- and Japanese-themed jewelry and apparel.

Pink Tie Party - Mayflower Hotel

Proceeds benefit the National Cherry Blossom Festival, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the beauty of nature and international friendship through year-round programs, events, and educational initiatives that enhance our environment, showcase arts and culture, and build community spirit.


Janice & Matthew Cutts
Anna Kimsey


Dolci & Sunny Bajaj
Joseph Clarke
Emily J. Crane
Montina Anderson Davis & Dwayne K. Davis
Linda Semans Donovan & John Donovan
Christina Dyck & St. Elmo Crawford
Ashley Etienne

Pamela Sorensen and Event co-chair Anna Kimsey
Pamela Sorensen and Event co-chair Anna Kimsey

Elisa Farr
Doug Fleming
Yoriko Fujisaki
Marlene Hall
Chinyere & Edward Hubbard
Kandra James
Dawn C. Jones
Elizabeth Kaiga
Elizabeth Ladt
Assata Lee
J. Clarke Manley & James L. Campbell, IV
Erin Marie Meadors
Sarah Guinan Nixon & Bob Nixon
Satinder Raj Palta
Elizabeth Porter
Robert S. Poulin
Tiffany Rose
Gina Sacripanti
Bob Sierralta
Pamela Lynne Sorensen
Lisa & Jamie Sterling
Nicole Venable
Shawna Watley
Tom Weirich


About National Cherry Blossom Festival
Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates spring in Washington, DC, the gift of the cherry blossom trees, and the enduring friendship between the people of the United States and Japan. The Festival produces and coordinates daily events featuring diverse and creative programming promoting traditional and contemporary arts and culture, natural beauty, and community spirit.  Events are primarily free and open to the public.

The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Washington D.C., DC 20036

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