By Kate Oczypok | May 17, 2018 | Lifestyle
Don your best finery and celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19 at any of these four exciting opportunities.
Stay overnight at the hotel the night before Harry and Meghan’s nuptials and enjoy two tickets to the royal wedding breakfast and viewing celebration with live streaming of the nuptials. With the package, guests get two glasses of sparkling wine upon check-in and a royal wedding-inspired cake for two with the British flag and monogram of Meghan and Harry. If guests don’t wish to stay overnight, the breakfast and viewing celebration is $55 per person and includes prosecco and traditional British fare, as well as a selection of English teas. 923 16th St. NW, 202-638-2626
Bring your hats and fascinators to the Ritz’s viewing party, which starts at 6 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom. Partygoers can nosh on a decadent breakfast with British favorites like scones and crumpets. Prizes are going to be awarded to guests for best ascot, fascinator or bonnet. Those who want to live like Meghan and Harry, the Ritz is offering the opportunity to have an extravagant wedding of their own. Couples can enjoy a flight of New York City on a private jet for a bridal gown by celebrity designer Romona Keveza. There are also chances for a fitting with D.C.’s Carine’s Bridal Atelier, a personal consultation with Edge Floral Event Designers, a custom wedding ring and band by I. Gorman Jewelers and more. The wedding experience will set couples back a cool $1 million. 1150 22nd St. NW, 202-835-0500
From the company behind pop-up bars with Christmas, cherry blossom and Game of Thrones themes is a brand-new royal wedding bar. Drink Company will present the “Royal Wedding Pub” from May 4th through May 20th. The bar will open early on May 19th so patrons can watch the wedding. Fans can enter a contest to win a replica elderflower wedding cake baked by the British Embassy’s official chef. Guests can sip on cheeky cocktails like the “Markle Sparkle,” a fun spritz-style cocktail with edible glitter, or the “When Harry Met Meghan,” made with scotch, bananas, and ginger (an ode to the prince’s brightly-hued hair color). 1839 7th St. NW
If staying in and watching the wedding in bed is more your speed, Heidelberg Pastry Shoppe in Northern Virginia is offering a royal wedding-inspired breakfast and sweet treats to pick up and take home for a cozy breakfast in bed. The bakery is offering classic British scones in flavors such as mixed nut, cranberry, and currant with clotted cream. There are also yellow cake petit fours layered with orange buttercream filling and marzipan covered fondant. Guests can also take home a specialty cake to celebrate the big day. 2150 N. Culpepper St., Arlington, VA, 703-527-8394