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Aug. 18, 2021, 9:55 a.m. EDT

Capital Hilton to Host DC's Festival of Magic Throughout Labor Day Weekend

Guests can enjoy an enchanting weekend filled with live performances featuring some of Washington DC's most talented magicians and performers along with special hotel offers!

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- From September 3 through September 5, guests can plan a magical Labor Day Weekend getaway or a memorable staycation in the nation's capital at the historic Capital Hilton filled with a weekend of entertainment with DC's Festival of Magic . Located within walking distance to some of the city's top attractions, guests can truly discover why D.C. is the "Magic Capital of the Country," with several exciting and mind-boggling performances, special room packages, and a fun-filled happy hour experience.

DC's Festival of Magic features performances all weekend long from master magician Brian Curry from the Good Liar and a few of his mystical cohorts. The weekend of events includes:

Friday, September 3
**5 p.m. – The Magic Duel, two demographically different, snarky sleight-of-hand experts battle live and onstage, for the title of DC's Best Magician. Audience members choose the magical challenges for the contest, assist with the magic, and then vote electronically to determine the winner of the coveted 'Golden Wand.' The Magic Duel has 5-star ratings on both Yelp, TripAdvisor since 2015.
**8 p.m. – Celebrated entertainers Willard & Wood present uncanny mental feats and magical happenings along with clean comedy and audience interaction. Guests will be dazzled by two of the area's top entertainers as they share unbelievable skills and impossible happenings

Saturday, September 4
**5 p.m. – Find out if headlining Brian Curry from the Good Liar is a mind reader, a mentalist, or just a Good Liar in this gasp-per-minute performance. Brian will predict your thoughts, tell your future, and blow your mind. He's known around the neighborhood as 'DC's most Honest Con Man.'
**8 p.m. – The only thing faster than International Magic Champion Will Fern's hands is his wit. Will packs this show with impossible magic that will leave guests speechless.

Sunday, September 5
**2 p.m. – Perfect for families, Mister Barry elevates magic to an art. As D.C's busiest family entertainer, he can mystify parents and make kids laugh 'til they topple over.
**8 p.m. – A master of his craft, Rich Bloch is a true 'magician's magician'. Renowned for his sharp wit, Rich Bloch has been hailed as one of the top 10 comedy magicians on the planet.

Hotel reservations for DC's Festival of Magic can be booked here . The MAGIC package features room rates starting from $149+ per night. Guests can also book the hotel's Breakfast Included Package with rates starting from $185+ per night and the hotel's Park and Stay Package with rates starting from $169+ per night.

The hotel's bar, Statler Lounge, will be serving a magic happy hour each evening with beverages and specials that will surprise and delight like the Houdini-tini and Truth Serum, and bites to accompany and satisfy along with sleight of hand expert Rahaan Jackson performing tricks up close. Rahaan stars in the acclaimed 'Washington Magic' show. He performs vibrant, interactive, modern-styled magic designed to captivate all.

Capital Hilton is blocks away from museums, monuments, other historical sites along with a plethora of dining and shopping options. The iconic Capital Hilton provides a convenient location to experience all DC has to offer and create new magic memories.

For more than 75 years, Capital Hilton has had the honor of hosting presidents, dignitaries, and countless notable leaders alike, and there is much to discover about the history of the iconic hotel. Families will relish the opportunity to step back in time and immerse themselves into history both at Capital Hilton and in Washington, D.C.

The Capital Hilton is located at 1001 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036. For reservations guests can visit Capital Hilton or call +1-202-393-1000.

For more news on Hilton, visit https://newsroom.hilton.com/hhr .

About Capital Hilton
Opened in 1943 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Capital Hilton has a proud tradition of welcoming the world's travelers to Washington, DC for over 75 years. The Capital Hilton has had the honor of hosting presidents, dignitaries, and countless notable leaders alike and is a Historic Hotels of America member hotel. Located two blocks from the White House and National Mall, the hotel is central to top attractions, shopping, dining, museums and historic sites. Visit capitalhilton.com for more information, and connect with Capital Hilton on Facebook and Instagram .

About Hilton
Hilton /zigman2/quotes/202780307/composite HLT +0.01% is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,300 properties with nearly one million rooms, in 118 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world's most hospitable company, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2020 World's Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2019 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 110 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including contactless check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Hilton Hotels & Resorts has set the benchmark for hospitality around the world, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests' evolving needs. With more than 575 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties are located in the world's most sought-after destinations for guests who know that where they stay matters. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Begin your journey at http://www.hiltonhotels.com , and learn more by visiting newsroom.hilton.com/hhr .

Media Contact

Lindsay Reid, Capital Hilton, 2025496211, lindsay.reid@hilton.com

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