• Library of Congress Guided Tour on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 1:30 PM
  • Austrian Embassy Viennese Waltz Lessons and Dance Rehearsal for Viennese Ball on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7:00 PM
  • A Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 7:00 PM
  • Embassy of Sri Lanka Dinner Reception: Discover the Tropical Island Paradise of Sri Lanka. on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 7:00 PM
  • Croatian Embassy Dinner Reception and Live Music Performance: Discover Beautiful Croatia,
  • Embassy of Bulgaria Dinner Feast and celebration of Bulgarian Culture with the Ambassador of Bulgaria on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM
  • Tour of the US Capitol on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 12:40 PM
  • 19 Embassies - One Night of Food, Music, Art and Drinks at Noche Iberoamericana Festival on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 6:30 PM
  • French Embassy Valentine's Dance Soiree: Evening of French Wine and Crepes with Waltz, Tango, and Salsa lessons on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 7:00 PM
  • Embassy of Slovakia Dinner Reception and Evening of Slovak Art, Culture, music, Cuisine, and Wine on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM
  • Austrian Embassy 14th Annual Viennese Ball: A Night in Vienna on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:00 PM
  • An Evening in Buenos Aires with Argentine Tango Lessons on Friday, February 17, 2017 at 7:00 PM
  • Embassy of Costa Rica Dinner Reception and Garden Soiree: Discover Lovely Tropical Beaches, the Wonders of Nature, Scintillating Culture, and Delectable Cuisine on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 6:00 PM
  • French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine and Dessert Reception: Enchanting Evening of Vocal and Classical Music on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM
  • French Embassy Oscars: Enjoy a night of French Wine, Parisian Desserts, and Jazz in the City of Lights on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 7:00 PM

We are Washington’s premiere organization for internationally-minded professionals who enjoy international cultural experiences. In partnership with embassies, along with museums and other cultural organizations, we present a variety of private cultural and networking events for our membership in the DC area. Our events are presented with the goal of helping members share cultural experiences and meet likeminded individuals. We warmly invite you to join us as we venture out to discover your city and your world!

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Austrian Embassy 14th Annual Viennese Ball: A Night in Vienna

Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:00 PM: You are cordially invited to experience a magical evening at the Austrian Embassy -- one of the grandest diplomatic venues in Washington DC for an unforgettable Viennese celebration of music, food, wine and dancing. Enjoy a night of dancing to our classical orchestra or watch the twirling silhouettes on the dance floor move to the sounds of the world’s most beloved waltzes, and other dance music from around the world. The Salon Orchestra of Washington will perform the world’s favorite Strauss waltzes, ballroom music from around the world and the famous Radetsky Grand March. You do not need a date to attend as we expect both singles and couples to join us. Reserve your tickets now.

We had a marvelous evening and everything was perfect. I cannot wait to see the pictures! The venue was beautiful and very appropriate. And the waiting staff was very nice and very polite.

Maryse Beliveau (Viennese Ball attendee)


The Great Gatsby Ball at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby” characterized the glamor and decadence of the 1920s and out Great Gatsby Ball offered the perfect setting to experience the elegance, splendor, and extravagance of 1920s America.

Georgetown Sunset Kayaking Adventure

The “Sunset and Moonlight kayaking” sessions on the Potomac River are one of the most popular outdoor events organized by the International Club of DC. Paddlers conclude their weekend with a most memorable evening of kayaking by the Georgetown waterfront. Kayaking is not only a thrilling water sport, but it also lets you get close to nature while gently gliding just inches from the water.

Upcoming Events


Croatian Embassy Dinner Reception and Live Music Performance: Discover Beautiful Croatia, "Land of a Thousand Islands" - Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC and the Embassy of Croatia cordially request the pleasure of your company at the Croatian Embassy for a dinner reception and delightful evening of Croatian culture, music, and cuisine. This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate Croatian sights, a live music performance, and Croatian delicacies by the Embassy chef along with wine. You will also enjoy the opportunity to meet other internationally-minded professionals in town as well as members of the Croatian-American community. Reserve your tickets now.

Tour of the US Capitol - Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 12:40 PM


Explore the exterior architectural majesty of Union Station, Library of Congress, and the Supreme Court, culminating in a tour of the US Capitol. Join us for a special private tour of the exterior architecture of the eastern National Mall, culminating in a tour of the US Capitol interior. The tour starts at Union Station, where you will enjoy the breathtaking 96-foot coffered ceilings -- one of the finest examples of Beaux-Arts architecture. Also discover the awe-inspiring interior of the Capitol featuring a majestic mural depicting great heroes in American history. Our museum & gallery tours are some of our most popular events and frequently sell out well in advance. Reserve your tickets now.

French Embassy Valentine's Dance Soiree: Evening of French Wine and Crepes with Waltz, Tango, and Salsa lessons - Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 7:00 PM


Join us on your own or with friends, at the French Embassy to enjoy an evening of music and dancing along with French wine and crepes available for purchase! Let us show you how to dance the Waltz, Tango, and Salsa even if you have never dance before and join us afterwards to dance as you meet and socialize with other ICDC members. You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends as a dance partner or prior dance experience are not needed to attend! French wine & crepes will be available for purchase. Don't miss this opportunity to enjoy a night of dancing at the French Embassy!
 Reserve your tickets now.

An Evening in Buenos Aires with Argentine Tango Lessons - Friday, February 17, 2017 at 7:00 PM


For only $16 join us on your own or with friends for an evening of Argentine tango dancing the company of your ICDC friends in the candle lit 18th Street Lounge. Experience the Argentine Tango , one of the world's most passionate & romantic dances that bring to life the romantic flair of 1930s Argentina. Join us on your own or with friends for a night of music & dance. Prior dance experience not needed to attend! Reserve your tickets now.

A Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain - Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 7:00 PM


Join us for a fun-filled evening to feast on exquisite chocolate and truffles masterfully paired with cava, red, and white wine from Spain for a match made in heaven! Whether you come on your own or with friends, indulge in a delectable feast to please your palate as you share the experience with us and make new friends at our intimate chocolate studio!  Start your evening with a refreshing glass of Cava Rosé, and enjoy a flight of cava, white and red wines, while learning about how to choose your next bottle of fine wine. The “DC Wine Guys” from Tradewinds promise to show off how easy it is to understand and appreciate Spanish wine.  The evening would not be complete without the usual pairing of The Chocolate House's masterful selection of premium fine chocolates for tasting, as well as 3 world class chocolate truffles made by artisan chocolatiers. Our chocolate tastings frequently sell out well in advance as space is limited. Reserve your tickets now.

French Embassy Oscars: Enjoy a night of French Wine, Parisian Desserts, and Jazz in the City of Lights - Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 7:00 PM


Join us on your own or with friends at the French Embassy to watch the Oscars! As you meet, network, and socialize with other ICDC Members enjoy French wine and Parisian desserts available for purchase.  Your evening begins with an evening with a live jazz to meet other ICDC Members and make new friends. French Wine & exquisite Parisian desserts will be available for purchase. After the jazz reception proceed to the French Embassy auditorium to watch the Oscars. Space is limited and the event is expected to sell out well in advance. Discounted tickets available for a very limited time. Reserve your tickets now.

Austrian Embassy Viennese Waltz Lessons and Dance Rehearsal for Viennese Ball - Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7:00 PM


Whether you plan to attend our Viennese Ball at Austrian Embassy or would simply like to learn how to dance the Viennese Waltz, as it is danced in Vienna, don't miss this rare opportunity to learn how to dance one of the most elegant and romantic dances of all time. The lessons will be taught on a wooden dance floor at the Austrian Embassy, one of the most magnificent embassies in Washington DC. A dance partner or prior dance experience is not necessary to attend and the Viennese waltz lessons will be taught by Herb and Carol Traxler. A Native of Austria, Herbert Traxler with his wife Carol Traxler have taught the Viennese waltz to hundreds of enthusiastic dancers in the DC area at the White House, Smithsonian, and many other venues. Reserve your tickets now.

Austrian Embassy 14th Annual Viennese Ball: A Night in Vienna - Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:00 PM


You are cordially invited to experience a magical evening at the Austrian Embassy -- one of the grandest diplomatic venues in Washington DC for an unforgettable Viennese celebration of music, food, wine and dancing. Enjoy a night of dancing to our classical orchestra or watch the twirling silhouettes on the dance floor move to the sounds of the world’s most beloved waltzes, and other dance music from around the world. The Salon Orchestra of Washington will perform the world’s favorite Strauss waltzes, ballroom music from around the world and the famous Radetsky Grand March. You do not need a date to attend as we expect both singles and couples to join us. Reserve your tickets now.

Library of Congress Guided Tour - Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 1:30 PM


Join us on your own or with friends to discover one of the jewels of Washington DC architecture as we tour the world's largest library & the treasures that lie in archives of tens of millions of books, films, & maps dating back to Aztecs. We meet at Union Station where you'll have the opportunity to meet & socialize with ICDC members. At Union station enjoy the breathtaking 96-foot coffered ceilings which have made it one of the finest examples of Beaux-Arts architecture. Our walking tour continues with the exterior architecture of Union Station, the Supreme Court , and culminates in an interior tour of the Library of Congress. Don't miss this opportunity to explore the mysteries hidden in the stacks at America's premier house of knowledge! Reserve your tickets now.

Embassy of Costa Rica Dinner Reception and Garden Soiree: Discover Lovely Tropical Beaches, the Wonders of Nature, Scintillating Culture, and Delectable Cuisine - Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 6:00 PM


You are cordially invited to escape with us to discover and celebrate the beauty, culture, and cuisine of Costa Rica. Your evening at the Embassy of Costa Rica includes a presentation of Costa Rican culture and art as well as a dinner buffet of traditional Costa Rican delicacies with drinks served at the open bar. You will have a wonderful evening whether you attend on your own or invite your friends to join us. Weather permitting, you will also be able to enjoy the embassy’s garden! This is a wonderful opportunity to learn the rich culture and heritage of Costa Rica, as you discover one of the world’s most beautiful countries! Reserve your tickets now.

Embassy of Slovakia Dinner Reception and Evening of Slovak Art, Culture, music, Cuisine, and Wine - Friday, April 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM


We cordially request the pleasure of your company at the Embassy of Slovakia for a very special celebration of Slovak culture, art, music, cuisine, and wine. Join us on your own or with friends to discover Slovakia through all your senses while you meet the embassy staff and ICDC members in attendance. Indulge in a traditional dinner buffet feast of Slovak delicacies prepared especially for us by the embassy chef. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy wine and other drinks served at the open bar as you meet ICDC Members and diplomats in attendance. Reserve your tickets now.

French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine and Dessert Reception: Enchanting Evening of Vocal and Classical Music - Friday, April 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC and the Russian Chamber Arts Society cordially requests the pleasure of your company at the Embassy of France for a delightful evening of classical music. The concert is followed by a reception of delectable desserts and wine. You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends. Tickets for the rare delight of a classical concert at the French Embassy featuring the world-renowned performers are only $55 for a limited time. Reserve your tickets now.

Embassy of Bulgaria Dinner Feast and celebration of Bulgarian Culture with the Ambassador of Bulgaria - Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC, with the cooperation of the Embassy of Bulgaria, cordially requests the pleasure of your company for an enchanting evening of Bulgarian culture, wine, and cuisine at the Embassy of Bulgaria. Discover Bulgaria and the culture of a civilization spanning a thousand years. Come by yourself or with friends for a wonderful opportunity to discover Bulgaria through all your senses! The evening includes welcome remarks and an overview of Bulgaria, Bulgarian culture, geography, and tourism. Feast on a buffet of traditional Bulgarian delicacies prepared especially for you by the embassy caterer along with wine served at the open bar. This is also a great opportunity to meet diplomatic personnel at the embassy as well as International Club of DC members in attendance. Space is limited. Reserve your tickets now.

19 Embassies - One Night of Food, Music, Art and Drinks at Noche Iberoamericana Festival - Friday, June 9, 2017 at 6:30 PM


We cordially request the pleasure of your company for a very special cultural event presented in cooperation with 19 Ibero-American embassies including the embassies of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Dominican Republic, Spain, Uruguay, Panama and Venezuela.

The event is presented at the Mexican Cultural Institute of the Embassy of Mexico, one of Washington's most magnificent and grand diplomatic venues. As you enjoy the evening, taste delectable local delicacies of the Iberoamerican countries being presented along with wine, and handcrafted cocktails. The evening also includes live musical performances and artwork on display. This multicultural fiesta is a great opportunity to meet representatives from 19 countries presenting the event along with internationally minded professionals attending the event. Reserve your tickets now.

Embassy of Sri Lanka Dinner Reception: Discover the Tropical Island Paradise of Sri Lanka. - Friday, August 4, 2017 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC cordially requests the pleasure of your company for a very special evening at the Embassy of Sri Lanka. The evening includes an authentic dinner buffet of Sri Lankan delicacies prepared by the embassy chef along with the opportunity to learn about Sri Lanka, its people, geography, history, and culture. The evening begins with welcome remarks by the Ambassador of Sri Lanka about Sri Lanka’s culture, geography, trade, and tourism. Afterwards you will be invited to feast on a buffet of authentic Sri Lankan delicacies along with world renowned Ceylon Tea. The evening also provides you with the opportunity to meet diplomatic personnel at the embassy as well as International Club of DC members in attendance. Don't miss this opportunity to discover one of the world's most exotic travel destinations and a tropical island paradise.
 Reserve your tickets now.