British Embassy Washington Coronation Events

Date: Saturday, May 06, 2023 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Duration: 6 Hours

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The British Embassy Washington, D.C.

Invites you to celebrate The Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort

  • Sidewalk Celebration: weather permitting. The British Embassy Washington will host a “sidewalk celebration” for the general public on Saturday, May 6th from 11:00 AM until 15:00 PM outside of the British Embassy Washington, 3100 Massachusetts Avenue on Massachusetts Avenue outside of the Residence gates. This celebration will offer British refreshments, children’s activities and showcase British brands to honour the longstanding relationship His Majesty King Charles III has enjoyed with the United States. We will be featuring images of the King and Royal Family in partnership with ShutterStock. Media that would like to set up camera crews on Massachusetts Avenue may do so from 11:30 AM onward alongside the designated press area in front of the main Residence gates.
  • “Big Help Out” Staff Day of Volunteering: In tribute to His Majesty The King's lifetime of public service, the staff of the British Embassy Washington will engage in a “Big Help Out” on Monday, the 8th of May by volunteering in the DC community for local food banks and various environmental causes. 
  • UK-US Friendship Day at Nationals Park: The British Embassy will partner with the Washington Nationals to host the second annual UK-US Friendship Day at Nationals Park on Wednesday, 7th of June to celebrate the Coronation and the enduring partnership between the US and the UK. Over the course of the game, fans will be treated to ceremonial military performances by the Royal Marine Corps of Drums and the Washington Tattoo, UK-themed games, music and prizes, the singing of the UK and US national anthems along with other fun activities throughout the game. Guests at the Sidewalk Celebration will have the opportunity to enter a ticket raffle for the chance to win two tickets to the game. Those interested in purchasing tickets can do so through the Nationals website at For media interested in covering this event, please contact Robin Mcgahey at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Satruday, May 6, between 11am and 5pm

British Embassy Washington
Massachusettes Avenue, NW
Washington, DC