Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club announced its series of holiday events that coincide with the property’s longstanding tradition of transforming its luxurious spaces into a winter wonderland. The Inn’s common areas and event venues are now adorned to the finest degree, made special for every visitor to enjoy.

The design this year includes 36 holiday trees throughout the Inn, 87 pieces of garland, 41 wreaths, 96 poinsettias and too many red bows to count. There will also be a festive indoor snow scene, including a sleigh, automated gnomes, toys, lit snow and more, truly making it the most wonderful time of year. This scene continues a 25-year tradition that is festive enough to put every generation into the holiday spirit.

For guests looking to stay a little longer, Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club is offering a special Holiday Traditions Package, including deluxe overnight accommodations, breakfast for two in Vista Restaurant, complimentary overnight valet parking, welcome amenity, turndown service and late check-out at 1 p.m. This merry offer is valid through Monday, Dec. 30.

You can view a complete list of festive holiday dining celebrations online, with highlights below:

Faithful Friends – The Holiday Tea

When:                 Daily through Sunday, Jan. 5 from 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Where:               Fairview Dining Room at Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club


What:                  Embrace the spirit of the holiday season by continuing to give thanks to those near and dear faithful friends during afternoon tea in Fairview Dining Room. A wide selection of teas from The Republic of Tea will be available alongside a variety of finger sandwiches, homemade scones and handcrafted sweets. Adults will also have the option to enhance tea service with a glass of bubbly, for added holiday cheer.

Pricing:                Tea is $32 per adult and $16 per child between the ages of 6-12

Reservations:     Call (919) 493-6699

Weekend Holiday Brunch

When:                Each Saturday and Sunday throughout the season

Where:               Fairview Dining Room at Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

What:                  Celebrate the holidays with family and friends throughout the season with brunch on Saturdays and Sundays in Fairview Dining Room. Our famous three-course weekend brunch includes favorites such as Eggs Benedict, Malted Belgian Waffles, Chesapeake Lump Crabcakes and more!

Pricing:                Price varies per menu option

Reservations:     Visit OpenTable or call (919) 493-6699

Sugar Plum Tea – A Festive Christmas Eve Tea

When:                 Tuesday, Dec. 24 from noon-3:30 p.m.

Where:               Vista Restaurant at Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

What:                  Before delving into a delicious Christmas Eve dinner, savor the enchanted Sugar Plum Tea in Vista Restaurant. With options like hot cider, hot chocolate and traditional tea selections, paired with a delectable, sugar-coated dessert table, children and adults alike are sure to indulge in the sweetness of Christmas spirit.

Pricing:                Tea is $35 per adult and $18 per child between the ages of 6-12

Reservations:    Call (919) 493-6699

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