The Washington State Society hosts and sponsors events throughout the year including happy hours, receptions and sporting events. Our premier event is the annual Potlatch Dinner, where Members feast on fine Washington State products, such as seafood, wine and beer.
Washington State Society’s 53rd Annual Potlatch
Date: Friday, May 3
Location: Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Road NW
Washington, DC 20008
Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan Metro Stop (Red Line)
6:00 PM: Doors Open for Reception with Raw Bar
7:30 PM: Seated Dinner
8:30 PM: Charity Raffle benefiting Northwest Harvest and Capital Area Food Bank
9:00 PM: Dancing with Live Band
The annual Potlatch Dinner has been the premier event of the Washington State Society for over 50 years. Potlatch features homegrown seafood, vegetables, candies, beer and wine through a reception and sit down dinner. Following dinner, guests participate in a charity raffle for exciting prizes benefiting Northwest Harvest in Washington State and Capital Area Food Bank in Washington, DC, and dance the night away to a live band.
Due to high demand, tickets for the 53rd Annual Potlatch on May 3 have SOLD OUT. Thank you to all of those who purchased tickets. We are looking forward to a truly exceptional event this year!
There is a possibility that additional tickets will be released and available for purchase. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email potlatch@
Please be advised that it is the policy of the Washington State Society to seat only two people together as part of any ticket purchase. For larger groups that would like to be seated together we suggest purchasing a table of ten for $650. Please email potlatch@
To ensure Potlatch is a success, the Washington State Society relies on generous corporate sponsors for products from Washington State, prizes for the charity raffle and monetary sponsorships. For more information on sponsoring the event, please contact Joe Loeffler at 206-295-1567 or potlatch@
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