This Southern California hotel hosts a “Bridgerton” masked ball for Halloween
As Bridgerton Lady Whistledown would say, “Social season is upon us.” And, this fall, to celebrate the Bridgerton The Estancia La Jolla Hotel and Spa in California is having a Halloween party fit for the Royal Family on its beautifully landscaped grounds.
Starting at 5:00 p.m. on October 31 (Halloween is a Sunday this year), the Bridgerton Masquerade Halloween Party will take place in the âSecret Gardenâ of Estancia La Jolla. Tickets cost $ 150. Gin cocktails and bubbles will flow, unlimited bites will abound, and live performances will give the soundtrack. Oh, and watch out for Regency Era costumes that are sure to stun.
Bridgerton went on to become one of Netflix’s biggest hits of all time, with 82 million households watching Shonda Rhimes’ period British play in the first month of its release. With the coronavirus restrictions still in place, the regency romance with Jane Austen-style storytelling and soapy drama was a stay-at-home solution – a bit of steam to warm up the long, cold winter. But now, as vaccination rates rise and people start to travel again (maybe not yet ready to jump in the pond), hotels like Estancia La Jolla are getting creative with their royal programming and offering specials. artistic experiences imitating life.
In addition to the Bridgerton-themed masked ball, the property has opened its lush gardens throughout the fall to host the Bridgerton-inspired Boozy Garden Tea Times. During these tea hours, you can sip selections of Smith tea and gin cocktails like the. Sweet treats and savory bites will be served, and a violinist will play today’s hits, taking inspiration from Bridgerton own soundtrack of modern songs played by a string quartet.
Turns out the hacienda-style retreat tucked away in Southern California, with its lush botanical gardens, is perfect for a Bridgerton Halloween night and the accompanying themed tea series.
âNot only does Estancia La Jolla offer 10 acres of sprawling gardens which are perfectly situated to create awe-inspiring and luxurious affairs such as the balls you see in Bridgerton, but there are so many hidden corners and areas that provide a secluded party for scandal and romance for the event, âSarah Abelsohn, Marketing Director of Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, told Forbes.
Plus, the property’s brand pillars are quirky and witty in their approach to hospitality, which is why Estancia launched Boozy Garden Tea Times, Abelsohn says. Make sure to keep your eyes peeled: the resort has hidden storybook quotes around the property to add a little extra whimsy to your stay.
As for your Halloween plans? The hotel offers the Bridgerton Halloween Package, which includes two masquerade tickets, in-room Bridgerton-themed treats, Regency-era fans to add to your costume, free parking for your royal chariot, and resort fees waived.
So, are you going to show up to the ball in a lace and flower act, taking on the fashion direction of the Featherington’s garden party? Or how about donning a rich purple dress, with a dramatic collar, with Lady Danbury as your fashion muse? Ah, make decisions!