Join the Red Hat Society as we head off to Rome to end our 25th year celebration and welcome 2024 & our next 25 years of Hatting!
December 27, 2023 – January 3, 2024

A Special Invitation

Dear Queens, Members and Friends,

Come join Red Hat Society at the 2023 – 2024 Rome New Year’s Day Parade Celebration. RHS has become a highlight in the RomeNew Year’s Day Parade, and we are delighted to have been invited-to participate – what an honor!

This event is different from other events because it truly is the experience of a lifetime. Friends and family members are invited to join us. Invited guests will be able to participate in the tours, meals, New Year’s party and more. Whether you choose to make this a family affair, or you come with your sisters, I hope to see you in the Eternal City this December!


Debra, Queen LadyBug and CEO

Oh, the Fun We’ll Have!

Participation in The City of Rome New Year’s Day Parade on January 1st 2024. The official Rome New Year’s Day Parade presented under the auspices of the Mayor of Rome and the City’s Special Events Directorate. The Parade has a fabulous route that begins and ends in the focal point of all Roman celebrations, the Piazza del Popolo. The route includes via del Corso, Via Condotti, and the famous Spanish Steps. All transportation from the hotel to and from the performance venue is included.

What’s Included in the Package

  • Round trip economy class air travel on a scheduled airline from your selected USA gateway to a Rome airport: Fiumicino Airport (FCO) or Ciampino Airport (CIA).
  • Six (6) nights accommodation in a superior first class hotel in Rome. Accommodation in twin or double-bedded rooms, but MUST pay pay a surcharge for a room for single occupancy.
  • Full Italian buffet breakfast with a wide range of hot and cold items served each day – 6 breakfasts.
  • A welcome reception followed by a three course dinner on your day of arrival.
  • A three course dinner including wine and soft drinks to be served in restaurants in or near your hotel, or in locations fitting your touring itinerary on four occasions.
  • One special New Year’s Eve Buffet dinner in your hotel followed by a private and exclusive party at the hotel for all Rome New Year’s Day Parade and Festival participants.
  • Round trip transfers from Rome airport to your hotel by luxury coach
  • Half day educational coach and walking orientation and overview tour of Rome
  • Half day educational tour to The Colosseum and the Roman Forum on private chartered coach
  • Half-day educational tour to Vatican City on private chartered coach, including The Vatican Museum, The Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica.
  • Full day educational tour to Pompeii on private chartered coach. Entrances as appropriate in Pompeii included. See Mount Vesuvius. Lunch included in Pompeii.
  • A half day excursion to visit one of the famous Catacombs located outside of Rome’s ancient City Walls.
  • A code to unlock a download onto personal devices our specially commissioned audio guided, historical, cultural and entertaining walking tours of Rome.
  • Frascati. A fascinating insight into the history, the life and the people of this magical and historical hilltop town.
  • Services of a full time Bilingual (English and Italian) resident Tour Manager throughout your stay. This in addition to local Italian qualified English speaking guide lecturers.
  • A digital copy of the group photograph that is taken on January 1st 2024.
  • A special 2024 Rome New Year’s Day Parade and Festival Medal for all members.
  • Travel Insurance

Departure Gateways

Choose your departure airport from the following Gateways:

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in Queens, New York

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, Georgia

O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, Illinois

Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, Massachusetts

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in Dallas, Texas

Land only package is also available if you would like to book your own flight reservations to Rome. Keep in mind that all airport ground transportation will be on your own if you do not book from one of the gateway cities.


$3,950 USD (choose gateway departure city)
*Plus $129 USD RHS admin fee (non-refundable)

*Plus $129 USD RHS admin fee (non-refundable)


$1,000 USD will hold your place, $250 of this price is non-refundable

First payment: $1,000 (of which $250 is non-refundable)
Second payment: $1,475 due by May 15, 2023
Final payment: $1,475 plus $129 RHS admin fee due by October 25, 2023

October 25, 2023


To secure your spot on this trip, an initial deposit of $1,000 USD is required, of which $250 USD is non-refundable. The second payment of $1,475 USD is due on May 15, 2023, and the final payment of $1,475 USD plus the RHS admin fee of $129 USD is due on or before October 25, 2023. Please note if you register after May 15th, your first payment will be $2,475 USD, then final payment of $1,475 plus the RHS admin fee of $129 USD is due October 25, 2023.

All deposits paid subsequently become non-refundable on May 1st, 2023, except if there is a warning from the United States Government State Department that you should not travel to Rome on the dates you have booked, or if the Italian Government issues a specific warning to visitors from the United States not to visit Rome over the dates you are contracted to travel. Appropriate refunds will be made in individual cases under the terms of the Travel Insurance Policy that is included in the package price for all travelers. Insurance comes into effect after September 1st, 2023.

Please note that it’s important to make payments on time to avoid any late fees or complications. We recommend setting up a payment reminder or calendar alert to help you stay on track with the payment schedule.

If you need assistance with making payments or have any questions about the payment plan, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We’re here to help make this trip to Rome a reality!

Prices are based on double occupancy. If you choose to have your own room, there will be a single occupancy supplement price of $700 USD added to your package price. Once full payment is made, trip is non-refundable unless claim is made through trip insurance.