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Collect the Hilton Rainbow This Capital Pride Season

Look for colorful Pride benches “sprouting” up at select properties throughout the city

MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) hotels are blooming in rainbow colors this Pride Month. In collaboration with Exactly, the new creative agency from Brightest Young Things, featuring floral artwork by Holley Simmons of She Loves Me, seven area Hilton properties will “grow” benches to assemble a rainbow in celebration of DC’s LGBTQ+ community. 

Over the course of Capital Pride weekend, June 8 and June 9, guests and locals alike are invited to visit select properties to experience special activations in addition to each featured bench. Post a photo of all seven benches on Instagram using #HiltonPride and be automatically entered to win a one-night stay at a NYC Hilton hotel for World Pride the last weekend in June.

Participating Hilton hotels offering unique activations, specialty cocktails, and other fun items in addition to the provided benches onsite include Canopy by Hilton Washington DC Bethesda North, Canopy by Hilton Washington DC The Wharf, where you can enjoy DC Brau Pride Pilsner and their draft Pride Punch, made with Absolut Vodka Pride Edition, Capital Hilton, Conrad Washington DC, The Graham Georgetown, where guests can drink ROYGBIV-colored cocktails plus receive a complimentary app with entrée purchase at The Alex for showing a photo of themselves on the bench, Hilton Arlington, and Washington Hilton.

To book a getaway and experience Pride Month in Washington, DC, call 1-800-445-8667 or visit the Hilton Pride offers page. For those looking to extend their stay for Pride, the Weekend Like a Local package offers up to 50% off Sunday night stays plus local dining discounts. Follow @HiltonNewsroom for more information and updates on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and check out @BrightestYoungThings on Instagram June 8 to see the benches come to life.

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