Annual Picnic at Hillwood Estate

  • 01/22/2020
  • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Hillwood Estate, Museum, & Gardens, 4155 Linnean Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008


Sept 13,  2020      11am - 2pm


One of Rainbow Families most treasured events,  eight years running

Connect with other LGBTQ+ families at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens'  gorgeous urban oasis

Enjoy the beautiful venue, have fun, and connect with fellow Rainbow Families members and others in our community

If you haven't been before, this is a beautiful venue and we always have a great time - for kids and adults

This event is open to all - members, families, allies

Advance tickets - $5 per adult, children under 18 are free
Tickets at the door - $18 per adult, children under 18 are free

Registration will be available soon

Festivities scheduled to include:

  • Pack a picnic from home or purchase food from the café's express menu to enjoy on the magnificent lawn.
  • Play games on the lawn
  • Practice your putt on the Putting Green.
  • Get your face painted with your favorite garden critter.
  • Try on costumes from a collection of hero's capes, royal crowns, knight's shields, and more.
  • Create an art project of your very own to take home and discover Hillwood's treasures 

Presented in partnership with Hillwood Estate, Museum, & Gardens.

The program takes place rain or shine.  In the event of rain, picnicking will take place under the shelter of the C.W. Post courtyard tent and the art project, face-painting, and dress-up activities will take place indoors.

*Rainbow Families never wants financial constraints to prohibit attendance at our events.  If you need registration assistance for this event, please email our Executive Director, Darren Vance, in confidence.