• Embassy of Georgia Dinner Reception with the Ambassador of Georgia: Discover the Land of Endless Wonder on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 7:00 PM
  • An Evening in Buenos Aires with Argentine Tango Lessons on Friday, July 22, 2016 at 7:00 PM
  • Embassy of Saudi Arabia Dinner Reception and Cultural Presentation on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 7:00 PM
  • Croatian Embassy Celebration of Music, Wine, and Cuisine with a Tribute to Nikola Tesla Featuring Special Test Rides in the Tesla Model S on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 7:00 PM
  • Tour of the US Capitol on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 1:10 PM
  • Black Tie New Year's Eve Gala: DC's Premiere and most luxurious International New Year's Eve Celebration on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 7:30 PM
  • Washington Monument Tour with an Overview of the Lincoln Memorial, World War II Memorial, and other Majestic Monuments on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 1:00 PM
  • After Hours Soiree at the Kreeger Museum on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 6:30 PM
  • Georgetown Sunset Kayaking: Enjoy Spectacular Views of the DC Skyline and Monuments on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 5:00 PM
  • A Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 7:00 PM
  • French Embassy Bastille Day Gala 2016: A Magnificent Gala Evening of French Cuisine, Wine, Music and Dance on Friday, July 15, 2016 at 6:30 PM
  • Embassy Of Poland Gala Concert and Dinner: Delightful celebration of Polish Music, Culture, Cuisine, and Wine on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 6:30 PM
  • July 4th Fireworks Cruise with Exquisite Desserts: Private Yacht Cruise to Enjoy Magnificent views of the Fireworks Amidst The DC Skyline on Monday, July 4, 2016 at 6:55 PM
  • Embassy of France Vintage French Music and Dance Soiree: Alors On Danse! on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 7:30 PM
  • Embassy of Costa Rica Dinner Reception and Garden Soiree: Discover Lovely Tropical Beaches, the Wonders of Nature, Scintillating Culture, and Delectable Cuisine on Friday, September 23, 2016 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 France Vintage French Music and Dance Soiree: Alors On Danse!

Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 7:30 PM: We cordially request the pleasure of your company at "Alors on Danse", a vintage French Music and dance party at the ballroom of the Embassy of France! Dress up and attend on your own or with friends for the rare opportunity to dance the night away to French hits from the 70s to today as we recreate "Saturday Night Fever" French style! Also enjoy a buffet of light appetizers in the purest French tradition! Reserve your tickets now.

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Rock Creek Park Nature Hike

Rock Creek Park is an oasis of nature with streams, hills, and picturesque landscapes only a few minutes from the heart of DC. Our hikes are a great opportunity to meet other ICDC members who love the outdoors while enjoying nature.

Croatian Embassy Nikola Tesla Tribute with the Tesla Model S

The International Club of DC and the Embassy of Croatia presented a dinner reception and delightful evening of Croatian culture, music, wine, and cuisine on the occasion of the 159th anniversary of the birth of Croatian-born scientist Nikola Tesla. Attendees enjoyed the opportunity to Discover Beautiful Croatia, "Land of a Thousand Islands," as they met other guests while enjoying live music performances. Tesla Motors was presented attendees with special test rides in the Tesla Model S, the world's most sophisticated car incorporating Nikola Tesla's electric motor technology.

Upcoming Events


July 4th Fireworks Cruise with Exquisite Desserts: Private Yacht Cruise to Enjoy Magnificent views of the Fireworks Amidst The DC Skyline - Monday, July 4, 2016 at 6:55 PM


Step aboard our cruise boat for spectacular views of the July 4th fireworks & sweeping views of the magnificent DC skyline.  As the Washington nightlife comes to life after the sunset, meet ICDC members and enjoy a memorable cruise with panoramic views of the illuminated monuments and DC skyline at a distance. As we gently cruise past the majestic sights of DC, enjoy exquisite desserts served aboard the boat along with champagne, wine, and drinks available for purchase at the cash bar. Watching the fireworks from the Potomac River is a magical and memorable experience whether you relax in the climate controlled deck or enjoy the sights on the open-air deck of our cruise boat. Our July 4th fireworks cruises sold out each of the last 10 years. Reserve your tickets now before we are sold out.

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Croatian Embassy Celebration of Music, Wine, and Cuisine with a Tribute to Nikola Tesla Featuring Special Test Rides in the Tesla Model S - Friday, July 8, 2016 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC and the Croatian Embassy cordially request the pleasure of your company at the Embassy of Croatia for a dinner reception and delightful evening of Croatian culture, music, wine, and cuisine with a special Tribute to Nikola Tesla’s 160th Anniversary. Tesla Motors will be on hand to present attendees with test rides in the Tesla Model S, the world’s most technologically sophisticated car, featuring the electric motor technology invented by Nikola Tesla. This is a wonderful opportunity to Discover Beautiful Croatia, "Land of a Thousand Islands." Your evening features a dinner buffet feast of traditional Croatian delicacies as well as the opportunity to meet Croatians who are ICDC members while you discover a country rich in culture and history. Space for this very special event is limited and we expect the event to sell out.
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Embassy of Georgia Dinner Reception with the Ambassador of Georgia: Discover the Land of Endless Wonder - Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC, with the cooperation of the Embassy of Georgia, cordially requests the pleasure of your company for an enchanting evening of Georgian culture, cuisine, and wine at the Embassy of Georgia. Come by yourself or with friends for a wonderful opportunity to discover Georgia, a land of endless wonder and natural beauty. The evening includes welcome remarks and an overview of Georgia, Georgian culture, geography, and tourism. Taste fine wine from Georgia and feast on a buffet of traditional Georgian delicacies prepared by the embassy chef. 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.

French Embassy Bastille Day Gala 2016: A Magnificent Gala Evening of French Cuisine, Wine, Music and Dance - Friday, July 15, 2016 at 6:30 PM


Celebrate "Bastille Day at the Embassy of France" where an evening of food, fun, music and dancing to live music awaits you! come on your own or with friends for an imaginary trip to France as you experience French cuisine, live music, and dance the night away. Cocktails and a silent auction will begin the festivities, and you will have a chance to bid on luxury items. Also, chefs from some of the area’s most prestigious kitchens will showcase their culinary masterpieces. Reserve your tickets now.

Washington Monument Tour with an Overview of the Lincoln Memorial, World War II Memorial, and other Majestic Monuments - Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 1:00 PM


We begin our tour at the World War II Memorial dedicated to the 16 million Americans who served in the armed forces and civilians involved in the war effort. The memorial consists of 56 pillars and a pair of triumphal arches which surround a plaza and fountain. Following a brief discussion of the World War II memorial, your guide will discuss the Lincoln Memorial and other nearby sites from the east end of the Reflecting Pool.

From the World War II Memorial the tour will then cross over to the Washington Monument grounds where the guide will discuss its construction history, dimensions, and why the location was chosen. After entering the Washington Monument, the formal guided tour concludes when we take the elevator to the top of the Washington Monument for spectacular views of DC. The guide will be available to answer questions while in the Monument. Space is limited. Reserve your tickets now.

A Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain - Thursday, July 21, 2016 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.

An Evening in Buenos Aires with Argentine Tango Lessons - Friday, July 22, 2016 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.

Georgetown Sunset Kayaking: Enjoy Spectacular Views of the DC Skyline and Monuments - Sunday, July 24, 2016 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.

Embassy of Saudi Arabia Dinner Reception and Cultural Presentation - Thursday, July 28, 2016 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.

Sunset Rooftop Live Art Series: An Evening of Music, Art, and Views of the DC Skyline - Friday, July 29, 2016 at 7:00 PM


Join us on your own or with friends at the Penthouse Rooftop Lounge at Vida for a fashionable sunset rooftop soiree featuring an evening of music, art, and views of the DC skyline. As you meet, network, and socialize with ICDC members in an elegant setting, watch the sunset along with an art exhibition by local artists. New Members are especially welcome! After the sunset enjoy views of the DC skyline under the stars with music played by our DJ. Our rooftop live art series is a great way to unwind and commence your weekend festivities! Reserve your tickets now.

Library of Congress Guided Tour - Saturday, July 30, 2016 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.

Tour of the US Capitol - Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 1:10 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 France Vintage French Music and Dance Soiree: Alors On Danse! - Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 7:30 PM


We cordially request the pleasure of your company at "Alors on Danse", a vintage French Music and dance party at the ballroom of the Embassy of France! Dress up and attend on your own or with friends for the rare opportunity to dance the night away to French pop hits from the 70s to today as we recreate "Saturday Night Fever" French style! Also enjoy a buffet of light appetizers in the purest French tradition!
 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 - Friday, September 23, 2016 at 7:00 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 Lithuania Gala Concert and Dinner: Enchanting Evening of of Lithuanian Music, Culture, Cuisine, and Wine - Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 6:30 PM


We cordially request the pleasure of your company at the Embassy of Lithuania for a delightful celebration of Lithuanian music, culture, and art along with a dinner buffet feast of Lithuanian delicacies prepared by the Embassy Chef. The evening begins with welcome remarks by the Ambassador of Lithuania, His Excellency Ambassador Rolandas Krišciunas. Either join us for a VIP reception followed by a delightful piano and violin concert or join us after the concert for a delightful reception featuring a dinner buffest feast of traditional Lithuanian delicacies by the Embassy Chef. The event also presents a great opportunity to meet diplomatic personnel at the embassy as well as International Club of DC members in attendance. Space is limited. Please make your reservations early. Reserve your tickets now.

18 Embassies - One Night of Food, Music, Art and Drinks at Noche Iberoamericana Festival - Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 4:44 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 Poland Gala Concert and Dinner: Delightful celebration of Polish Music, Culture, Cuisine, and Wine - Wednesday, October 12, 2016 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.

After Hours Soiree at the Kreeger Museum - Friday, October 21, 2016 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.

Black Tie New Year's Eve Gala: DC's Premiere and most luxurious International New Year's Eve Celebration - Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 7:30 PM


Attend on your own or with friends and join other outgoing internationally-minded professionals from around the city and the globe to celebrate New Year's Eve in grand style at the Marriott Marquis, a sophisticated haven of luxury & service in the heart of DC. We have once again assembled a selection of the the finest entertainment from around the world to bring you an unparalleled and spectacular evening of sophistication and elegance.

Experience a celebration of international culture, music, cuisine, & dancing to the music of 5 live bands: Latin salsa band, Big Band Orchestra, Irish Band, a Buenos Aires tango ensemble, and a Trinidad-Tobago Island band. Enjoy a stunning balloon drop at midnight, mock casino gambling, free flowing champagne, party favors, a full premium open bar, champagne toast at mid-night, gourmet tea and coffee, and first-class service.

For dinner choose from either a sit down 3-course dinner with champagne or sample international fare at our destination dinner buffets, with cuisine representing vibrant destinations from around the world. We have also arranged specially discounted rooms at the Marriott Marquis. Join us for a memorable, fun-filled evening of celebration for singles and couples – it’s simply DC's premier New Year's Eve gala! Reserve your tickets now.