Royal Wedding Celebration Events

Throughout the month of May, Downton Abbey: The Exhibition invites guests to celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. We will be celebrating in style at the exhibition with special guest speakers, giveaways, competitions, and more!

All events subject to change.

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

May 1st
From 10am-12pm

Activity: Guest speaker: Anne Chertoff, Royals Expert

Royals Expert, Anne Chertoff, will talk about Royal Wedding traditions (for couples and guests), fashion trends and what to wear.

May 2nd
Activity: British Bakes: Celebration Scones

 

Enjoy delicious British scones, clotted cream and jam fit for the Crawley family (while supplies last).

May 3rd
Activity: The Pierre Sweepstakes

Afternoon Tea fit for Royalty! Share a photo of yourself at the exhibition using the special hashtag today for a chance to win Lady Mary’s Tea for two at The Pierre Hotel! Indulge like nobility in the neo-classical setting of the hotel’s beloved Two E lounge with a Downton-inspired menu including Mrs. Patmore’s Tea Sandwiches, freshly baked scones and favorite blends of such beloved characters as the Earl of Grantham.

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May 4th to 7th
Activity: Travesties Sweepstakes

 

Share a photo of yourself at the exhibition using the special hashtag today for a chance to win 2 tickets to see Travesties at Roundabout Theatre Company and High Tea at Oscar Wilde Restaurant!

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May 8th
From 3pm-5pm

Activity: Guest speaker: Myka Meier, Etiquette Expert

Etiquette Expert, Myka Meier, will be stationed by the dining room area where she will discuss proper Royal Wedding etiquette, table manners and dining etiquette.

May 9th – 11th
Activity: The Benjamin Sweepstakes

 

Share a photo of yourself at the exhibition using the special hashtag today for a chance to spend a weekend in NYC like royalty with The Benjamin Hotel’s VIP giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a 2-night summer stay at The Benjamin Hotel and brunch for 2 at Geoffrey Zakarian’s (Food Network Star) popular dining spot, The National Restaurant.

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May 12th
From 3pm-4:30pm

Activity: Mixologist class at Park Central

Learn how to make the perfect British cocktail to toast the soon-to-be wedded couple at Park Central Hotel’s Downton Abbey: The Exhibition-inspired Mixologist Class! Each cocktail will be named after a character from Downton Abbey and guests can purchase package tickets on the Park Central website.

May 13th
Activity: Mother’s Day giveaway

Throughout the day, all Moms will receive a special rose from the Crawley family to celebrate the special day. While stocks last.

May 14th
Activity: Anastasia Giveaway

Share a photo of yourself at the exhibition using the special hashtag today for a chance to win a pair of tickets to see the hit Broadway musical about another royal family, Anastasia.

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May 15th
From 3pm-5pm

Activity: Guest speaker: Anne Chertoff, Royals Expert

Royals Expert, Anne Chertoff, returns to discuss fashion & style from the Edwardian era and Royal Wedding Style tips!

May 16th
Activity: Downton tea giveaway

At 10am, 12pm and 2pm, guests will receive a free Downton Abbey tea blend fit for a King or Queen! While supplies last.

May 17th
From 3pm-5pm

Activity: Guest speaker: Anne Chertoff, Royals Expert

In celebration of this Saturday’s wedding, our Royals Expert, Anne Chertoff, will discuss Royal Wedding traditions, fashion trends, what to wear etc.

May 18th
From 7pm-9pm

Activity: Westhouse Hotel Happy Hour

Practise toasting the Royal Family this weekend after you visit the exhibition with the Downton Happy Hour at Westhouse Hotel’s bar, The Den! Show your exhibit ticket from 7-9pm and receive a buy one get one free Downton-inspired cocktail.

May 20th to 21st
Activity: Waitress Sweepstakes

Mrs. Patmore loves baking, much like the star of Waitress on Broadway! Share a photo of yourself at the exhibition using the special hashtag today for a chance to win 2 tickets to the hit Broadway musical and a copy of Downton Abbey: A Year In The Life!

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May 22nd
From 10am-12pm

Activity: Guest speaker: Myka Meier, Etiquette Expert

Etiquette expert Myka Meier returns to share tips and recommendations for proper social graces.

May 23rd to 25th
Activity: The Whitby Sweepstakes

Share a photo of yourself at the exhibition using the special hashtag today for a chance to enjoy Downton Abbey: The Exhibition Afternoon Tea for 2 at The Whitby Hotel!

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May 26th
From 3pm-4:30pm

Activity: Mixologist class at Park Central

Continue to celebrate a fun filled Royals Month with our friends at Park Central Hotel, at their second Downton Abbey: The Exhibition-inspired Mixologist Class! Each cocktail will be named after a character from Downton Abbey and guests can purchase package tickets on the Park Central website.

All events subject to change.