Winter Solstice

Events & Celebrations

Welcome Magical Beings

It’s an Honor to host you this year!

My lovely, family, friends and magical beings. I am so excited to host you all in just a short few weeks for the end of our 2022 season.

Plan to be delighted, relaxed and whisked away to an enchanted time of joy as we introduce our tribes newest leaders and celebrate the growth and development of our Foundation.

I’ve created this informational page to add things that may help you prepare, share the upcoming events and required attire. I look forward to seeing you all in our nations capital.

Winter Event Schedule

Arrival of Guests

Arrival – Tuesday 12/20 3pm EST

St. Regis Hotel

St. Regis Sabering Ritual

(Candidates & Guests Staying In Hotel)

Hotel Lobby 5:55pm EST

All Black Cocktail

Ishola Foundation Founders Inauguration & Dinner

St. Regis Bar – 7:15pm EST

RSVP Required – By Invitation

Evening Formal Attire Please

Wednesday 12/21 – Winter Solstice

Queens Brunch – St. Regis Alhambra- 11am EST

RSVP Required

Day Formal Attire – Pastel

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Wednesday 12/21 Winter Solstice Ceremony

St. Regis Hotel – 7:00pm EST

Evening Formal

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Thursday 12/22 – Queens Day Out

Wicked The Musical

Kennedy Opera House – 1:30 pm

Regal Attire – By Invitation

Friday 12/23 -High Tea with The Empress

St. Regis Tea Room – Friday – 3pm

RSVP Required

Daytime Formal – Jewel Tone

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Luxury Accomodations

For nearly a century, The St. Regis Washington, D.C. has welcomed world leaders, dignitaries, royalty, and Hollywood icons. Ideally situated in DC’s famed downtown district, our historic luxury hotel’s prestigious address is just steps away from the White House, and within walking distance to the monuments and museums of the National Mall. Surround yourself with unparalleled luxury from the moment you arrive, with the hotel’s magnificent grand lobby featuring ornate Florentine gold ceilings, dramatic two-tiered crystal chandeliers, and sumptuous decorations and furnishings. The hotel’s gorgeously appointed rooms and suites feature rich decorations and bespoke amenities, including the treasured St. Regis Butler Service for all suites.

St Regis

Saber Ritual



The Ishola Foundation will hold its Inauguration on the eve of the WInter Solstice with its Governing Council. During this evening, the bylaws and governing documents will be drafted and signed.

Following, the dinner experience is one to amaze, amuze and satisfy.

Coronation Ceremony

ST. Regis Hotel – Dec 21, 2022

Join Us In Celebration

Watch as our newest community leaders give their personal vows to serve and honor. After years of study and dedication, each candidate has completed a rigorous training process including philanthropic works, herbal training, altar and ritual education, business formations and regal development.

Our coronation ball held every winter solstice is our yearly welcome to our future leaders.

High Tea

Join Myishola The Empress for one of our most cherished afternoon traditions. Enjoy the finest selection of teas from Dammann Frères, exquisite tea sandwiches, delicious sweets, and homemade scones. Feel free to lavish your experience with our selective optional Champagne pairings as we reflect on the weeks events and prepare to depart for home.

White Tie Examples

Coronation Location


St Regis Hotel – Washington DC



Know of someone who should be at the ball? Let us know the email and we will invite them.