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July 2011

Share in the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Dedication in Washington, DC

The dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, taking place on August 28, 2011 at 11:00 AM on the National Mall,  will be a permanent tribute to Dr. King’s legacy.

 Located adjacent to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial and directly between the Lincoln Memorial and Jefferson Memorial, the MLK, Jr. Memorial celebrates the life, the dream and the legacy of Dr. King.  The dedication will be a culmination of a week’s long events, (Click Here to see the Schedule), and is free and open to the public.

The Fairfax at Embassy Row is a luxury hotel steeped in history.  Built in 1927, The Fairfax at Embassy Row embodies the grace and winsome style of a by-gone era, and continues to strive to preserve the iconic history of the Washington, DC area.  The Fairfax at Embassy Row hopes you will visit Washington DC during this incredible week of events and the dedication ceremony of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial.

Plan Your Stay Now for the Legg Mason Tennis Classic 2011

Mark your calendars for July 30 – August 7, 2011 for the Legg Mason Tennis Classic 2011.  Held at the William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park, the Legg Mason Tennis Classic offers some of the most avant-garde changes in tennis like blue courts, instant replay and an ATP “500” level tournament.

 An integral part of the Olympus US Open Series, the Legg Mason Tennis Classic benefits the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation and is attended by over 76,000 people.

 Legg Mason Tennis Classic 2011
July 30 – August 7
William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park


The Metro is the preferred mode of transportation to the tournament with free shuttle service from off-site parking areas.  Located just a quick walk from the Metro is The Fairfax at Embassy Row, where you can enjoy distinguished accommodations and exceptional food during your stay in Washington, DC.  Plan your trip now by purchasing your tickets for the Legg Mason Tennis Class 2011 and reserving your room at The Fairfax at Embassy Row.

Enjoy an Outdoor Movie in Washington, DC this Summer!

With several locations and styles of movies to choose from,

Washington, DC becomes the place to

view an outdoor movie this summer.


Screen on the Greena favorite Washington, DC summer tradition!  View the following classics on a huge screen on Monday nights starting around 8:30 – 9:00 PM. Located on the National Mall between 8th and 14th Streets.

July 25 – In The Heat of the Night
August 1 – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
August 8 – Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
August 15 – Cool Hand Luke

NOMA Summer Screenoutdoor film festival where you can also enjoy live DJs, special guests and barbeques, starting at 7:00 until 11:00.  Located on L Street, between 2nd & 3rd Streets.

July 27 – Taking of Pelham 123
August 3 – The Incredibles

Capitol Riverfrontfamily friendly movies under the stars, starting at 8:45 PM and located at Tingey Plaza, 100 Tingey St. SE.

July 28 – West Side Story

Gather the family, or just bring yourself and enjoy a relaxing evening under the stars at Washington, DCs wonderful outdoor moviesThe Fairfax at Embassy Row is easily accessible via Metro, taxi, or car, and makes it easy to plan a night out enjoying an outdoor movie in Washington, DC this summer!

Hot Summer Hotel Discount for AAA Members!

AAA Members - Save 20% on Weekends at The Fairfax at Embassy Row in Washington, DC!

Both on the road and off, AAA Members are privy to extraordinary benefits.  The Fairfax at Embassy Row invites all AAA Members to take advantage of this incredible Washington, DC Summer Hotel Discount.

Book your stay now at The Fairfax at Embassy Row and
enjoy the exclusive savings you deserve!

A valid membership card is required at check in. 
Promotion is based upon availability and restrictions may apply.

The Fairfax at Embassy Row is a Luxury Collection Hotel tucked away among the prestigious mansions of Massachusetts Avenue.  Enjoy your weekend in one of our Georgian-style guest rooms while you relax on our Signature bed, and pamper yourself with our Luxury Collection bathroom amenities.