Ace Garden Party Weekend

Event Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
Free Event
Fashion & Style

Participating DC-Area Locations

TBD
20005 Washington , DC
United States

Join us at your local Ace for a garden party on Sunday April 23 from 12-4pm, featuring hands-on gardening tutorials, gardening pros, & prizes, plus shop 20% off* all gardening supplies, pottery, & live goods all weekend long!

*Valid at Logan Hardware, Glover Park Hardware, Tenleytown Ace, 5th Street Ace, Old Takoma Ace, Woodley Park Ace, Old Town Ace, and Adams Morgan Ace.

DC, Takoma, & Old Town Garden Parties: Sunday, April 23 from 12-4pm. Visit each store's Facebook event page for store-specific event details.

Logan Hardware GP Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/392814214407821/

Glover Park Hardware GP Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1874371376178349/

Tenleytown Ace Hardware GP Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1293014337456945/

5th Street Ace Hardware GP Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1278740022245419/

Old Takoma Ace Hardware GP Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1452815644760565/

Woodley Park Ace Hardware GP Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1770744493243668/

Adams Morgan Ace Hardware GP Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/462287840829062/

Old Town Ace Hardware GP Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/432376643774803/

Logan Hardware Garden Party

Logan Vendors:
RiverSmart Home Program: Learn how you can reduce stormwater runoff in your community by partnering with this DOEE incentive program to improve our local watershed. It’s as easy as installing a rain barrel or shade garden- learn how you can schedule a free in home stormwater audit at the event!

Water Blossom Creations: Ensure your plant gets the water it needs where it matters most with these gorgeous decorative root watering systems.

Neighborgoods: Made right here in the district, these food-themed tea towels are sure to brighten up to your kitchen and make a perfect hostess gift- not to mention their adorable utilitarian prints featuring ready-made recipes!

Alfresco Pottery: Our Spring 2017 collection of gorgeous pottery is sure to impress, with hundreds of styles and sizes to choose from in our lawn and garden department. Chat with our Alfresco rep to find the perfect pot to add to your garden or porch appeal.

Casey Trees: Meet one of our favorite nonprofits and discover ways you can support their mission to restore, enhance, and improve the tree canopy in our nation’s capital starting in your own backyard.

Fast Snail: One of our featured DC makers, Fast Snail offers DC-centric greeting cards and stationary.

Lancaster Farm Fresh: Did you know, several of our stores are a Lancaster Farm Fresh CSA pickup site? Enter to win a basket of locally sourced organic produce at the garden party! Ask your store how you can sign up for the Summer CSA program at your local Ace.

Big Green Egg: The Ultimate Cooking Experience, this ceramic grill does it all! A combination grill, smoker, roaster, and oven, the possibilities are endless with this iconic outdoor essential for both casual and professional grade cooking. Stop by for a grilling demo on the Egg and see what the all the fuss is about.

Kaemingk: New to our stores this season, Kaemingk is a perfect collaboration of modern style and simplicity,with thoughtfully designed products that are perfect for year round display. Chat with Kaemingk at the event for a customized shopping experience catered to your taste!

Traeger Grills: Meet the newest addition to our 2017 Spring Grill lineup! It was love at first site, with as much versatility as the Big Green Egg and a lower price point. This wood-fired electric grill is HOA compliant and comes equipped with built-in temperature controls, making your next outdoor soirée as simple as flipping a switch (literally!). Raffle Grand Prize- enter to win at any of our 11 Store Garden Parties! A $500+ value.

Logan Activities:

Planning Your Urban Container Garden
Free Potting Service with purchase of plant + pot
Big Green Egg & Traeger Grill Demos
Local Vendor Market with some of our favorite DC Artisans
How to make a Fairy Garden
20% off all plants, pottery, & gardening supplies April 22-23
Free giveaways & snacks


Glover Park Hardware Garden Party

Glover Vendors:
Party on the breadsoda patio! Join us for a relaxing day on the breadsoda patio, with hands-on gardening workshops, seed starting, and grilling demos on our famed Big Green Egg grill. Take advantage of breadsoda’s drink specials during the event!

RiverSmart Home Program: Learn how you can reduce stormwater runoff in your community by partnering with this DOEE incentive program to improve our local watershed. It’s as easy as installing a rain barrel or shade garden- learn how you can schedule a free in home stormwater audit at the event!

Glover Park & Burleith Farmer’s Market: Meet our community farmer’s market and learn what’s in store for this summer’s market, slated to open for the sesaon on May 13.

Glover Activities:

Free Potting Service with purchase of plant + pot
Big Green Egg & Traeger Grill Demos
Seed Starting – everyone goes home with their own started seed!
DIY Indoor Herb Garden Using Mason Jars
20% off all plants, pottery, & gardening supplies April 22-23
Free giveaways & snacks


Tenleytown Ace Garden Party

Tenleytown Vendors:
Lead Safe and Healthy Housing: There couldn’t be a better time to paint than spring, but could the peeling paint in your home increase your risk of lead exposure? Chat with DOEE’s Lead Safe & Healthy Housing representative on how to detect and prevent lead from affecting your family before you start this season’s home repair projects.

Tenleytown Activities:

Free Potting Service with purchase of plant + pot
20% off all plants, pottery, & gardening supplies April 22-23
Free giveaways & snacks

*Stop by the Tenleytown Ace refueling station during Tenleytown Main STree’s Earth Day Clean-up on Saturday, April 22! We’ll be serving snacks, water, and cleanup supplies to show our gratitude for helping us beautify and improve our community’s green spaces.


5th Street Ace Garden Party

5th St. Vendors:
RiverSmart Home Program: Learn how you can reduce stormwater runoff in your community by partnering with this DOEE incentive program to improve our local watershed. It’s as easy as installing a rain barrel or shade garden- learn how you can schedule a free in home stormwater audit at the event!

Mount Vernon Triangle CID: Find out what’s happening in the Triangle and learn about upcoming events, like this year’s Spring Fest and launch of the new Fresh Farm Market on May 6! Stop by their table for a complimentary pot + pansy seed kit for kids, while supplies last!

City Dogs Rescue: Stop by the event from 12-2pm for a dog adoption pop-up with City Dogs Rescue! A volunteer run organization, City Dogs fosters pets from high-kill and overcrowded shelter to ensure they get a second chance at finding a good home. Make some new four-legged friends and receive a free $10 gift card to the store when you adopt on the spot!

5th Street Activities:

Potting service
Relax in our Park(let) in front of the store, where you can shop hundreds of pots and plants and participate in our free gardening tutorials!
Complimentary popcorn, snacks, and giveaways


Old Takoma Ace Garden Party

Our biggest garden party of them all! Join us where it all began, at our Old Takoma Ace store where they’re hosting their 5th Annual Garden Party. Enjoy complimentary meats, burgers, and snacks cooked on our Traeger Grill while chatting with over a dozen gardening vendors and local experts. With live music, a huge raffle, loads of giveaways and several hands on gardening workshops and DIY stations, this is sure to be our best garden party yet.

Sacred Roots DC: Many of our garden enthusiast customers might remember Hillary from past Spring workshop series. From herbal remedies and apothecaries to foraging and advocacy, we’ve been partnering with Sacred Roots for years to educate our customers to discover the spiritual and holistic aspects of gardening.

RiverSmart Home Program: Learn how you can reduce stormwater runoff in your community by partnering with this DOEE incentive program to improve our local watershed. It’s as easy as installing a rain barrel or shade garden- learn how you can schedule a free in home stormwater audit at the event!

Babikow Greenhouses: Ever wonder where we get our beautiful plants and natives? Meet the folks at Babikow Greenhouses out of Baltimore, MD, where they painstakingly care for thousands of plants each year to ensure we have the best possible blooms for our customers. Come prepared with your gardening related questions for this great opportunity to connect directly with our growers!

U.S. Department of Forestry’s Every Kid in a Park Program: In today’s world of screens and smart phones, encouraging our youth to explore the outdoors and find value in nature is more important than ever. From visiting parks to volunteering in them, learn about programs in your area to engage our youth in environmental efforts. Coincidentally, you can also stop by this table for landscaping advice!

Institute for Local Self Reliance: Learn how to start your own worm composting system and find out about upcoming workshop dates at Old Takoma Ace!

The Green Gardener, Rebecca Cague: Learn about various environmentally friendly gardens that are easy to implement in your yard, including shade and pollinator friendly options!

From the Farmer: Meet your local farmer’s market, delivered straight to your doorstep! From the Farmer connects local residents in the Delmarva region with fresh, organic, locally sourced produce, meats, grocery, and pantry items via their online ordering platform. Sample some of their butcher shop’s finest cuts, cooked on our Traeger Grill!

Garden Party attendees will receive an exclusive offer for $20 off their first order, while supplies last; plus, enter to win a $50 FTF gift card in our event raffle!

8 Myles: Shop and sample some of the District’s best locally made sauces and rubs, perfectly paired with meats provided by From the Farmer and grilled over our wood-burning Traeger Grill.

Old Takoma Activities:

DIY Fairy Garden/Container Gardening Tutorial
Terrarium Workshop
Complimentary Face Painting
Ace employee by day, honky tonk rocker by night. Live Music performed by our very own Valentine Slim! http://valentineslim.com/
Free Potting Service with purchase of plant + pot
20% off all plants, pottery, & gardening supplies April 22-23
Free giveaways & snacks
Big Green Egg & Traeger Grill Demos
Local Vendor Market with some of our favorite DC Artisans



Woodley Park Ace Garden Party

B Holes Bakery: Enjoy made-to-order bagel holes from our favorite local bagel hole pop-up shop!


Woodley Park Activities:

Complimentary Face Painting & Balloons
Sidewalk Chalk
Seed Starting Workshop
Free Potting Service with purchase of plant + pot
20% off all plants, pottery, & gardening supplies April 22-23
Free giveaways & snacks


Old Town Ace Garden Party

Jonathan Green: Have a yard, but don’t know where to start? Chat with Alexandrian Rick Hardy of Jonathan Green to learn how to seed, feed, and maintain your yard this spring season.

Old Town Activities:

Prize Wheel of Fortune
Fertilizer Tutorial
Houseplant Maintenance Tutorial
Free Potting Service with purchase of plant + pot
20% off all plants, pottery, & gardening supplies April 22-23
Free giveaways & snacks


Adams Morgan Ace Garden Party

Lead Safe and Healthy Housing: There couldn’t be a better time to paint than spring, but could the peeling paint in your home increase your risk of lead exposure? Chat with DOEE’s Lead Safe & Healthy Housing representative on how to detect and prevent lead from affecting your family before you start this season’s home repair projects.

Eat170 Pop-Up: Grab a tasty bite to eat at Eat170 pop-up, prepared fresh and locally by Chef Vernon Price!

Turning the Page Bookstore Pop-Up: Shop hundreds of lightly used books to support DC area public school students.

ADMO Activities:

HUGE pottery selection, taking over the sidewalk from the store to the old Ontario Theatre entrance
Free Seed Starting Workshop
Potting Service with purchase of plant + pot
20% off all plants, pottery, & gardening supplies April 22-23
Free giveaways & snacks
Giving back to the community: Round-up your purchase to the next dollar to benefit H.D. Cooke Elementary School’s Gardening Program!