Karyn Kelly and Michael Kelly, Jada Pinkett Smith, Rachel McAdams attend the WHCD. Getty Images.

Washington Hilton was Red Carpet Ready for the WHCA Dinner

Tony Goldwyn, Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington, Kendall Jenner, Bellemy Young at the WHCD at the Washington Hilton. Getty Images.

Tony Goldwyn, Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington, Kendall Jenner, Bellemy Young at the WHCD at the Washington Hilton. Getty Images.

Washington, DC – On April 30th, notable celebrities and journalists converged at The Washington Hilton to mark the 102nd White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Here are a few photos from the red carpet before they entered the dinner.

Matthew Morrison and Renee Morrison, Gabrielle Union, Helen Mirren at the Washington Hilton WHCD. Getty Images.

Matthew Morrison and Renee Morrison, Gabrielle Union, Helen Mirren at the Washington Hilton WHCD. Getty Images.

The White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) is an organization of journalists who cover the White House and the President of the United States.

Miles Teller, Vivica A. Fox, Gayle King at the WHCD in the Washington Hilton. Getty Images.

Miles Teller, Vivica A. Fox, Gayle King at the WHCD in the Washington Hilton. Getty Images.

The WHCA was founded on February 25, 1914, by journalists in response to an unfounded rumor that a Congressional committee would select which journalists could attend press conferences of President Woodrow Wilson.

Andrea Mitchell, Emily Ratajkowski, Neve Campbell at the WHCA Dinner hosted at The Washington Hilton. Getty Images.

Andrea Mitchell, Emily Ratajkowski, Neve Campbell at the WHCA Dinner hosted at The Washington Hilton. Getty Images.

The WHCA‘s annual dinner, begun in 1920, has become a Washington, D.C. tradition and is usually attended by the President and Vice President.

Nene Leakes, John Cena and Nikki Bella, Tom Huddleston attend the WHCA Dinner at the Washington Hilton. Getty Images.

Nene Leakes, John Cena and Nikki Bella, Tom Huddleston attend the WHCA Dinner at the Washington Hilton. Getty Images.

Fifteen presidents have attended at least one WHCA dinner, beginning with Calvin Coolidge in 1924. The dinner is traditionally held on the evening of the last Saturday in April at The Washington Hilton and this year was no different.

Karyn Kelly and Michael Kelly, Jada Pinkett Smith, Rachel McAdams attend the WHCD. Getty Images.

Karyn Kelly and Michael Kelly, Jada Pinkett Smith, Rachel McAdams attend the WHCD. Getty Images.

This year was also President Obama‘s last WHCD.

Jared Leto, Tamron Hall, Jessie Usher at the WHCA Dinner in the Washington Hilton. Getty Images.

Jared Leto, Tamron Hall, Jessie Usher at the WHCA Dinner in the Washington Hilton. Getty Images.

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