• Embassy of Costa Rica Dinner Reception and Garden Soiree: Discover Lovely Tropical Beaches, the Wonders of Nature, Scintillating Culture, and Delectable Cuisine on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 6:00 PM
  • Tour of the US Capitol on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 1:00 PM
  • Octoberfest Cruise Aboard Yacht under the Stars on the Potomac with Fall Craft Beers on Friday, September 25, 2015 at 7:45 PM
  • Embassy of Bulgaria Dinner Feast and celebration of Bulgarian Culture on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 7:00 PM
  • Georgetown Sunset Kayaking: Enjoy Spectacular Views of the DC Skyline and Monuments on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 5:00 PM
  • Austrian Embassy Classical Concert and Dessert Reception: Songs of Love and Life on Friday, April 15, 2016 at 7:00 PM
  • French Embassy Halloween Dance Soiree on Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 8:00 PM
  • Austrian Embassy Viennese Masquerade Ball and ICDC Anniversary Gala on Friday, October 9, 2015 at 7:00 PM
  • After Hours Soiree at the Kreeger Museum on Friday, October 2, 2015 at 6:30 PM
  • Austrian Embassy Viennese Waltz Lessons and Dance Rehearsal for Masquerade Ball on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 7:00 PM
  • Embassy of Montenegro Dinner Feast: Discover the Beauty of the Adriatic on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 7:00 PM
  • An Evening in Havana: Salsa and Merengue Lessons followed by Latin Dance Party on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 7:00 PM
  • Embassy Of Poland Gala Concert and Dinner: Delightful celebration of Polish Music, Culture, Cuisine, and Wine on Friday, October 23, 2015 at 6:30 PM
  • An Evening in Buenos Aires Tango Soiree on Friday, September 11, 2015 at 7:00 PM
  • Embassy of Saudi Arabia Dinner Reception and Cultural Presentation on Friday, September 18, 2015 at 7:00 PM

We are Washington’s premiere organization for internationally-minded professionals who enjoy international cultural experiences. In partnership with over 70 embassies in Washington DC, along with museums and other cultural organizations, we present a variety of private events for our membership of over 47,000 professionals 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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Embassy Of Poland Gala Concert and Dinner: Delightful celebration of Polish Music, Culture, Cuisine, and Wine

Friday, October 23, 2015 at 6:30 PM: Join us on your own or with friends to experience an enchanting evening of music, culture, art, and cuisine at the Embassy of Poland, one of Washington's most magnificent embassies. This is a wonderful opportunity to discover Poland through all your senses! The evening begins with welcome remarks and an overview of Poland, Polish culture, geography, trade, and tourism. Afterwards sit back and relax to a delightful classical concert. After the concert you will be invited to feast on a buffet of traditional Polish delicacies prepared with wine served at the open bar. 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. Reserve your tickets now.

Compliments on a well organized event. This was the first time I had attended the Gala and found it to be an enchanting event, which I intend to repeat in the future.

Luis Bauza (Attendee of Fall Gala and Masquerade Ball)


New Year's Eve Gala

ICDC Members enjoyed a magnificent New Year's Eve experience featuring 8 live bands, DJs, and other entertainments at the Marriott Marquis, Washington's DC's most spacious hotel.

French Embassy Summer Music Festival

Each year on the summer solstice, the French gather in the streets to celebrate the change of seasons with la Fête de la Musique — a dynamic tapestry of music and dancing. ICDC members enjoyed this annual Summer Music and Garden Festival, the largest cultural festival hosted at the French Embassy. The lively atmosphere in the French Embasys garden included over 50 bands and street performers from around the world.

Upcoming Events


An Evening in Buenos Aires Tango Soiree - Friday, September 11, 2015 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.

Library of Congress Guided Tour - Saturday, September 12, 2015 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 hundreds 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.

Georgetown Rooftop Happy Hour under the Stars at the Luxurious Graham Hotel - Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 6:30 PM


The Luxurious Graham Hotel's Rooftop sets the stage for an evening of networking & socializing as you enjoy the magnificent views of the Washington skyline at a distance. New members are especially welcome to join us and make new friends from around the world while enjoying handcrafted specialty cocktails. Reserve your tickets now.

Embassy of Saudi Arabia Dinner Reception and Cultural Presentation - Friday, September 18, 2015 at 7:00 PM


Join us for a very special reception at the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia on your own or with friends to experience Saudi Arabian culture and cuisine. Meet the embassy staff and ICDC members with an interest in international cultures. The evening features a presentation of customary clothing from Saudi Arabia along with a presentation giving you insight into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia including its people, culture, and customs. Feel free to ask anything you ever wanted to know about customs, lifestyle, politics in Saudi Arabia in the Question and Answer Session following the presentation. The evening concludes with a dinner buffet of Saudi Arabian culinary delights prepared by the embassy chef.  Reserve your tickets now.

Georgetown Sunset Kayaking: Enjoy Spectacular Views of the DC Skyline and Monuments - Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 5:00 PM


Experience a memorable kayaking adventure in Georgetown. No prior experience is necessary as we'll show you the basics before getting started. Gently floating inches from the water is a wonderful way to experience the monuments! Reserve your tickets now. Reserve your tickets early as our kayaking events are very popular and sell out in advance. Reserve your tickets now.

Once in a Lifetime Overseas Adventure to Enchanting Slovenia and Beautiful Venice - Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 4:30 PM


Join us for a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience enchanting Slovenia and beautiful Venice by joining us for an overseas adventure presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Slovenia. The picturesque scenery, with an abundance of natural beauty all around, Slovenia is the is the perfect destination for a relaxed and luxurious holiday! You will be in the care of one of Slovenia's finest tour operators so you can sit back and enjoy the peaceful tranquility of the serene landscapes that make up Slovenia. Reserve your tickets now.

An Evening in Havana: Salsa and Merengue Lessons followed by Latin Dance Party - Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 7:00 PM


For only $16 join us on your own or with friends to enjoy a Dance Soiree in Havana with salsa and merengue lessons at the candle-lit 18th Street Lounge. Prior dance experience not needed to attend, as we'll have you dancing in no time! After the dance lessons enjoy dancing as you meet other ICDC members. Reserve your tickets now.

Octoberfest Cruise Aboard Yacht under the Stars on the Potomac with Fall Craft Beers - Friday, September 25, 2015 at 7:45 PM


Join us to gently cruise past the majestic DC monuments while you enjoy views of the DC skyline under the stars as you meet and socialize with ICDC Members. As you enjoy sights of the DC skyline feast on fresh-off-the-grill Bratwurst available for purchase. Also enjoy Fall craft beers, wine and Jagermeister sufficient to impress a Prussian Prince are available from the cash bar. Discounted tickets for this unforgettable experience are available for a limited time. After boarding from Georgetown, cruise past the Georgetown waterfront, the Watergate, the Kennedy Center, as well as Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials. Relax in the climate controlled lower deck or on the open-air top deck of our yacht.  Capacity is limited. Reserve your tickets now.

After Hours Soiree at the Kreeger Museum - Friday, October 2, 2015 at 6:30 PM


The International Club of DC and The Kreeger Museum are pleased to present to you a wonderful evening of art and jazz! The Kreeger Museum, one of the world's finest museums of 19th and 20th century masterpieces of Monet, Picasso, Renoir, Cézanne, and others will be open just for ICDC members for an exclusive after-hours engagement featuring live jazz, appetizers, and cocktails. Tickets include an open bar serving white wine and beer. Reserve your tickets now.

Tour of the US Capitol - Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 1:00 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.

Embassy of Costa Rica Dinner Reception and Garden Soiree: Discover Lovely Tropical Beaches, the Wonders of Nature, Scintillating Culture, and Delectable Cuisine - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 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.

Austrian Embassy Viennese Waltz Lessons and Dance Rehearsal for Masquerade Ball - Thursday, October 8, 2015 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 Viennese Masquerade Ball and ICDC Anniversary Gala - Friday, October 9, 2015 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.

Embassy of Montenegro Dinner Feast: Discover the Beauty of the Adriatic - Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC, with the cooperation of the Embassy of Montenegro, cordially requests the pleasure of your company for an enchanting evening of Montenegrin culture, cuisine, and wine at the Embassy of Montenegro. Come by yourself or with friends for a wonderful opportunity to discover Montenegro and the beauty of the Adriatic. The evening includes welcome remarks and an overview of Montenegro, Montenegrin culture, geography, and tourism. Feast on a buffet of traditional Montenegrin delicacies 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.

18 Embassies - One Night of Food, Music, Art and Drinks at Noche Iberoamericana Festival - Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 6:30 PM


We cordially request the pleasure of your company for a very special cultural event presented in cooperation with 18 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 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, cava 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 18 countries presenting the event along with internationally minded professionals attending the event. Reserve your tickets now.

Embassy of Uzbekistan National Day Celebration with a Dinner Feast of Uzbek Delicacies by Embassy Chef: An Evening of Uzbek Art, Cuisine, and Culture - Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 7:00 PM


Celebrate the National Independence Day of Uzbekistan with a special dinner reception and cultural presentation featuring welcome remarks by the Ambassador Uzbekistan, His Excellency Ambassador Bakhtiyar Gulyamov. Join us to experience Uzbek culture, cuisine, and hospitality at the Embassy of Uzbekistan, one of the most magnificent ornate embassies in Washington DC. Your evening features a dinner buffet feast of traditional Uzbek delicacies by the embassy chef as well as a wonderful opportunity to tour the embassy’s rare collection of beautiful paintings and art pieces.
Attend on your own or with friends to meet other ICDC members. Reserve your tickets now.

Embassy Of Poland Gala Concert and Dinner: Delightful celebration of Polish Music, Culture, Cuisine, and Wine - Friday, October 23, 2015 at 6:30 PM


Join us on your own or with friends to experience an enchanting evening of music, culture, art, and cuisine at the Embassy of Poland, one of Washington's most magnificent embassies. This is a wonderful opportunity to discover Poland through all your senses! The evening begins with welcome remarks and an overview of Poland, Polish culture, geography, trade, and tourism. Afterwards sit back and relax to a delightful classical concert. After the concert you will be invited to feast on a buffet of traditional Polish delicacies prepared with wine served at the open bar. 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. Reserve your tickets now.

French Embassy Halloween Dance Soiree - Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 8:00 PM


The International Club of DC invites all ghosts, goblins, politicians, and other scary creatures to join us for our French Embassy Halloween Dance Soiree in Paris. Experience a haunted night of wine, music, dance, & French desserts at our unforgettable Halloween Celebration at the French Embassy. The evening begins with tango and salsa lessons with dance music to help practice what you've learned. Then we kick the music up a notch when our DJ takes the stage to present a Parisian nightclub experience with dancing to a variety of Euro, Latin, Greek, middle-eastern, and other international sounds featuring some of the hottest dance hits from an Euro nightclub. Get dressed up in your funniest, craziest costumes and enjoy the evening while you meet other ICDC members and make new friends from around the world. Our Halloween parties sold out each of the last 12 years. Come by yourself or bring your friends to the largest international Halloween dance party in town! This is a great opportunity to meet diverse professionals and make new friends from around the world. Reserve your tickets now.

Embassy of Bulgaria Dinner Feast and celebration of Bulgarian Culture - Thursday, November 5, 2015 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.

Rock Creek Park Spectacular Fall Foliage Hike - Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 12:00 PM


Join us for a relaxing hiking trip to Rock Creek Park to discover one of Washington’s hidden treasures and an oasis of nature amidst vibrant fall foliage. Rock Creek Park offers numerous trails that help escape the urban life. Meet other outdoor enthusiasts as we hike a trail that offers a glimpse of different streams as well as hill top views of Rock Creek Park! The 4-mile hike has a several steep hills but is relatively flat on other areas.  Reserve your tickets now.

Austrian Embassy Classical Concert and Dessert Reception: Tribute to Shostakovich - Friday, December 4, 2015 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 Austria for a delightful evening of classical music. The concert is followed by a reception of delectable desserts along with wine served at the open bar. You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends. Tickets for the rare delight of a classical concert at the Austrian Embassy featuring the world-renowned performers are only $55 for a limited time. Reserve your tickets now.

French Embassy Wine, Desserts, and Dance Soiree: Celebrate the New Year with a Dance Soiree in Paris - Friday, January 8, 2016 at 7:00 PM


Join us on your own or with friends, at the French Embassy to enjoy an evening of music, wine, French desserts & dancing! See the event description for delectable desserts presented at the event & experience an evening of Tango, Viennese Waltz, & Salsa lessons followed by an evening of dancing as you meet ICDC members. Dance the night away in the French embassy's ballroom while meeting ICDC members & learning how to dance the waltz, tango, & salsa. Come on your own or with friends as a dance partner or prior dance experience are not needed to attend! Wine & French desserts will be available for purchase. Don't miss this rare opportunity to enjoy a night of dancing at the French Embassy! Reserve your tickets now.

Austrian Embassy Classical Concert and Dessert Reception: The Silver Age of Russian poetry in music - Friday, February 26, 2016 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 Austria for a delightful evening of classical music. The concert is followed by a reception of delectable desserts along with wine served at the open bar. You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends. Tickets for the rare delight of a classical concert at the Austrian Embassy featuring the world-renowned performers are only $55 for a limited time. Reserve your tickets now.

Austrian Embassy Classical Concert and Dessert Reception: Songs of Love and Life - Friday, April 15, 2016 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 Austria for a delightful evening of classical music. The concert is followed by a reception of delectable desserts along with wine served at the open bar. You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends. Tickets for the rare delight of a classical concert at the Austrian Embassy featuring the world-renowned performers are only $55 for a limited time. Reserve your tickets now.