Deets: The Nationals Homecoming Gala will celebrate an entirely new chapter for the Dream Foundation and the return of baseball season to Washington. We will welcome home the 2019 Washington Nationals roster and introduce the Foundation’s strategic vision for the future. We will kick off baseball season in a way that has never been done before: with a can’t-be-missed event that includes a red carpet, activation around the District Wharf, and a cocktail reception followed by a dinner, program, live auction, and musical performance. The Nationals Homecoming Gala will be the team’s premier off-the-field event.
Together, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy have harnessed the power of baseball to deliver tangible opportunity for area youth in underserved communities and meaningful community impact in the greater metro area. Through the generosity of Nationals fans, player philanthropy, corporate champions, and community partners, this collective philanthropic enterprise can fuel even greater good for a better Washington.
6:00 P.M. Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction
7:30 P.M. Dinner Program & Live Auction
9:00 P.M. Extra Innings Party
Hint for the Average Socialite: Registration opens: Tuesday, January 1, 2019; Registration closes: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
From 5-7 PM, you can watch the players walk the red carpet from Blair Alley to The Anthem. (Insider tip: Get here early to score a prime viewing spot) Celebrate the Nats and listen to some tunes from our DJ on the Floating Stage. Have fun with games and activities on Transit Pier. Then head to one of our restaurants to enjoy food and drink specials. Are you ready to root, root, root for the home team?
Who You May Spot: Dave Martinez, Mike Rizzo, Max Scherzer, Anibal Sanchez, Yan Gomes, Matt Williams, Sean Doolittle, Jeremy Hellickson, Patrick Corbin, Matt Grace, Stephen Strasburg, Kyle Barrclough, Ryan Zimmerman, Matt Adams, Brian Dozier, Jake Noll, Juan Soto, Anthony Rendon, Andrew Stevenson
Photos Courtesy of Eric Cuevas of Average Socialite