• Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain on Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 7:00 PM
  • Embassy Row Rooftop Night in Havana Under the Stars with Latin Band and Salsa Lessons on Friday, April 26, 2024 at 6:30 PM
  • Tango and Champagne Soiree: Argentine Tango Lessons and Evening in Buenos Aires on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 7:00 PM
  • Concert and French Wine Reception at the Embassy of France La Maison Francaise featuring the Washington National Opera Cafritz Young Artists in concert. on Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 7:00 PM
  • Library of Congress Guided Tour with Walking Tour from Union Station on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 12:00 PM
  • Austrian Embassy Annual Viennese Ball: A Night in Vienna and Magnificent Celebration of Austrian Music, the Viennese Waltz, Wine, and Desserts on Friday, April 19, 2024 at 7:00 PM
  • Embassy of Sri Lanka Dinner Reception: Discover the Tropical Island Paradise of Sri Lanka on Friday, September 6, 2024 at 6:45 PM
  • Tour of the US Capitol with Walking Tour from Union Station on Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 1:00 PM
  • Embassy Row Rooftop Gatsby under the Stars with Live Band and Dance Lessons Featuring the RALF BÖCKER Band on Friday, May 10, 2024 at 6:30 PM
  • Austrian Embassy Viennese Waltz Lessons and Dance Rehearsal for Viennese Ball on Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 6:00 PM
  • Tour of the US Capitol with Walking Tour from Union Station on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 1:30 PM
  • Black Tie New Year's Eve Gala at the Luxurious Willard Intercontinental: DC's Premier and most luxurious International New Year's Eve Celebration on Tuesday, December 31, 2024 at 7:30 PM

We are Washington’s premier organization for internationally-minded professionals who enjoy international cultural experiences. In partnership with over 80 embassies, along with museums and other cultural organizations in Washington DC, 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 Viennese Waltz Lessons and Dance Rehearsal for Viennese Ball

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 6:00 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. Please make your reservations early, as space is limited. Reserve your tickets now.


I wanted to take this opportunity and thank you again for undertaking such complex tasks, I know they are not easy to organize. We all are looking forward to your upcoming events. You have made a big difference in the Washington social scene. Keep up with the good work!

Cathy Khosrovian


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.

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


Austrian Embassy Viennese Waltz Lessons and Dance Rehearsal for Viennese Ball - Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 6:00 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. Please make your reservations early, as space is limited. Reserve your tickets now.

Austrian Embassy Annual Viennese Ball: A Night in Vienna and Magnificent Celebration of Austrian Music, the Viennese Waltz, Wine, and Desserts - Friday, April 19, 2024 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 with Walking Tour from Union Station - Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 12:00 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 Row Rooftop Night in Havana Under the Stars with Latin Band and Salsa Lessons - Friday, April 26, 2024 at 6:30 PM


You are cordially invited to the Ven at Embassy Row, Washington DC’s premiere boutique hotel in the heart of Dupont Circle, for an unforgettable experience of networking and socializing as we present to you a Night in Havana Under the Stars with dancing to a Latin band. Join us to be immersed in a cultural experience of music and dance after the sunset with the Washington skyline as a spectacular backdrop.

The evening starts with salsa lessons followed by dancing to our Latin band performing sounds of Havana. Reserve your tickets now, as space is limited.

As you meet other guests, enjoy cocktails and other drinks available for purchase while you take in the rooftop’s relaxed ambiance. Join us at 6:30 PM to relax and meet other guests as we show you how to dance salsa or join us after 7:30 PM to dance to our Latin band under the stars. After the sunset, experience an evening of music as you dance to our Latin band playing sounds of Havana. If you sign up for the salsa lessons, please make sure that you arrive by 6:30 PM. Reserve your tickets now.

Tour of the US Capitol with Walking Tour from Union Station - Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 1:30 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.

Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain - Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 7:00 PM


Indulge in 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 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 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.

Tango and Champagne Soiree: Argentine Tango Lessons and Evening in Buenos Aires - Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 7:00 PM


Join us on your own or with friends to enjoy an evening of champagne and Argentine Tango dancing with lessons at the Gallery at the Ven at Embassy Row, in the heart of DuPont Circle. Experience the Tango, one of the most passionate dances that brings to life the romance of 1930s Buenos Aires as you make new friends. A dance partner or prior dance experience are not needed to attend. Reserve your tickets now.

Embassy Row Rooftop Gatsby under the Stars with Live Band and Dance Lessons Featuring the RALF BÖCKER Band - Friday, May 10, 2024 at 6:30 PM


Join us on your own or with friends at the Embassy Row Rooftop for an evening of swing dancing under the stars to our band performing music inspired by the Gatsby era after swing dance lessons! Enjoy an evening of dance and live music under the stars with spectacular views of Embassy Row and the DC skyline with drink available for purchase at the bar.

This is a wonderful opportunity to network and socialize with other ICDC members as you make new friends. You are welcome to attend on your own and new members are especially welcome! Prior dance experience not needed to attend, as we will show you how to swing dance to music from the Gatsby era, even if you've never danced before! Reserve your tickets now.

Concert and French Wine Reception at the Embassy of France La Maison Francaise featuring the Washington National Opera Cafritz Young Artists in concert. - Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC and the RCAS cordially requests the pleasure of your company at the Embassy of France La Maison Francaise for a delightful evening of classical music. The concert presented by the RCAS is followed by a French wine reception to meet other ICDC members and other distinguished guests in attendance. You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends. Tickets for the rare delight of a classical concert at the Embassy of France La Maison Francaise featuring the world-renowned performers are only $65 for a limited time. Reserve your tickets now.

Tour of the US Capitol with Walking Tour from Union Station - Saturday, June 15, 2024 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 Sri Lanka Dinner Reception: Discover the Tropical Island Paradise of Sri Lanka - Friday, September 6, 2024 at 6:45 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.

Black Tie New Year's Eve Gala at the Luxurious Willard Intercontinental: DC's Premier and most luxurious International New Year's Eve Celebration - Tuesday, December 31, 2024 at 7:30 PM


Steeped in 200 years of history, the iconic Willard InterContinental Washington, DC is the venue for Washington's premier & most luxurious international New Year's Eve celebration. Celebrate New Year's Eve in grand style & indulge in a sophisticated haven of luxury & service in the heart of Washington DC as we welcome 2024!

We have assembled a selection of the finest entertainment from around the world to bring you an unparalleled and spectacular evening of sophistication and elegance. Attend on your own or with friends and join other outgoing internationally-minded professionals from around the city and the globe for an exciting New Year's Eve gala.

You do not need a date to attend so attend on your own or with friends. Experience an unforgettable New Year's Eve party as you indulge in free-flowing champagne, an open bar, a spectacular balloon drop, & dance the night away to live bands & DJs. For dinner choose from a VIP sit down 3-course dinner with champagne or a dinner buffet of international cuisine. Also enjoy exquisite desserts by the pastry chef at the Willard! Reserve your tickets now.