Velvet Rope

The "Velvet Rope - Cherry Blossom" ticket has proven to be a very popular option for people attending Big Night DC who want the utmost in food, beverage, service and ambiance.  Below is the information for the 2016/17 Big Night DC Velvet Rope program taking place in the opulent and private Cherry Blossom Ballroom - Velvet Rope tickets will sell out.

  • Exclusive dining area with private, reserved seating (your party can be as small as 2, or as big as 10 per table)
  • Early admittance and an additional 1/2 hour of upscale food & beverage service starting at 8:30pm
  • Limited to the first 275 guests
  • Velvet Rope Reserved seating for dinner in the Cherry Blossom Ballroom.

Velvet Rope cuisine selections: all food items are included in ticket price (8:30pm to 11:00pm):

  • Seared Crab Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper Aioli
  • Slow Braised Short Ribs
  • Tandoori Marinated Chicken Sate with Cilantro Lime Yogurt 
  • Chicken Empanadas
  • Chef’s Choice of Starch
  • Seasonal Vegetables
  • Sliced Seasonal Fruit display
  • Fresh Dinner Rolls and Butters
  • Chop Salad Station with Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Shredded Carrots, Garlic Croutons, Smoked Apple Wood Bacon Bits, Creamy Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

Velvet Rope "Resort" Beverage Brands: all beverages are included in ticket price all night (8:30pm to 2:00am)

  • Tito's Vodka
  • Shellback Rum
  • Maker’s Mark Bourbon
  • Tanqueray Gin
  • 1800 Silver Tequila
  • Johnny Walker Black
  • Crown Royal
  • William & Hill Chardonnay
  • Wiliam & Hill Cabernet
  • Beringer White Zinfendel
  • Bud Light, Bud Light, Budweiser, Corona, Michelob Ultra, Shock Top 
  • Midnight Toast with Freixenet Cordon Negro Sparkling

Cherry Blossom Ballroom Velvet Rope Reserved Seating

This year Big Night DC is offering reserved dining seating in the Gaylord's finest ballroom - The Cherry Blossom. The Velvet Rope - Cherry Blossom ticket includes an upscale Velvet Rope dining buffets as well as full access to all other event areas, and thier amenities - including Pose Club Lounge as well as access to all other Main Event and VIP party party areas. The Cherry Blossom Ballroom is located just outside the main entrance to the Big Night DC event.