July 4 - 7, 2019 Washington Hilton, Washington DC
Location : The Washington Hilton
The Washington Hilton, a member of Historic Hotels of America, opened June 20, 1965 and has been host to many big events since. In May of 1973, it was the host to the 4th Gaufest and its’ International Ballroom serves as the location for notable events as the the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, Presidential Inaugural Balls and many International events. In the 60’s and 70’s, the Ballroom served as one of the largest concert venues and entertainers such as Jimi Hendrix and The Doors performed concerts there. The Hotel's most infamous moment is as the sight of the 1981 shooting of then-President Reagan.