• Black Tie New Year's Eve Gala: DC's Premiere and most luxurious International New Year's Eve Celebration on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 7:30 PM
  • Library of Congress Guided Tour on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 1:30 PM
  • Fencing Lessons: Introduction to the Olympic sport of Sabre Fencing on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 11:00 AM
  • Fencing Lessons: Introduction to the Olympic sport of Sabre Fencing on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 11:00 AM
  • Library of Congress Guided Tour on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 1:30 PM
  • French Embassy Dance Soiree in Paris: Celebrate the New Year with Viennese Waltz, Tango, and Salsa Lessons and an Evening of French Wine, Desserts, and Dancing on Friday, January 5, 2018 at 7:00 PM
  • French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine and Dessert Reception: Enchanting Evening of Vocal and Classical Music on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 7:00 PM
  • Indian Cooking Class at Heritage India followed by Lunch and Dessert on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM
  • Tour of the US Capitol on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 12:15 PM
  • Croatian Embassy Dinner Reception and Live Music Performance: Discover Beautiful Croatia,
  • Embassy of Bulgaria Dinner Feast and celebration of Bulgarian Culture on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 7:00 PM
  • French Embassy Halloween Dance Soiree with French Wine, Parisian Desserts, along with Viennese Waltz, Tango, and Salsa Lessons on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 7:00 PM
  • Spanish Paella Cooking Class at La Tasca with Paella Dinner, Tapas, Sangria, Dessert and Coffee on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 7:00 PM
  • Embassy of Montenegro Dinner Reception with the Ambassador of Montenegro: Discover the Beauty of the Adriatic on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 7:00 PM
  • Freer Art Gallery Tour: Discover Exotic art from America, Egypt, China, Japan, South Asia and the Islamic World on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 12:10 PM

We are Washington’s premiere 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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French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine and Dessert Reception: Enchanting Evening of Vocal and Classical Music

Friday, February 23, 2018 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.

I just wanted to say thank you for such a great event yesterday at the National Cathedral! I had never attended an ICDC event before, and my first one was a fascinating experience. I look forward to attending more events in the future. Thanks again.

Rachel Morowitz


Vibrant Fall Foliage Hike at Rock Creek Park

The fall foliage turns Rock Creek Park into a kaleidoscope of vibrant colors. We enjoyed a nature hike with other ICDC members who enjoy the outdoors amidst spectacular views of Rock Creek and the hills painted in the spectacular colors of fall.

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


Spanish Paella Cooking Class at La Tasca with Paella Dinner, Tapas, Sangria, Dessert and Coffee - Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 7:00 PM


Join us on your own or with friends for an exciting culinary journey to Spain as we show you how to make Paella in the company of your ICDC friends. Your evening starts with a refreshing glass of sangria and Spanish appetizers. Then, the chefs at La Tasca will demonstrate the basics of making paella. You will learn how to select ingredients and create your own paella from scratch at home. Once the paella is cooked, you will be invited to sit down for a hearty meal, including the paellas you just made. Tapas, dessert, coffee, and Sangria will be served.

This is a great opportunity for you to meet and socialize with other ICDC members as you develop your culinary skills! Space is limited so please reserve your tickets early! Reserve your tickets now.

Discover Amazing Peru: Embassy of Peru Dinner Reception, Art Exhibit, and Evening of Peruvian Culture - Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7:00 PM


You are cordially invited to escape with us to amazing Peru, one of the world’s most wondrous travel destinations. Your evening at the Embassy of Peru includes a presentation of Peruvian art as well as a dinner buffet of traditional Peruvian delicacies and Pisco Sour, their National cocktail. You will have a wonderful evening whether you attend on your own or invite your friends to join us.

Peru is the third largest country in South America and its home to a section of Amazon rainforest and Machu Picchu, an ancient Inca city high in the Andes Mountains. Peru’s steady gastronomic ascent over the past 15 years has accelerated to a rapid boom, a source of national pride and a motor of the economy as increasing numbers of tourists head there to sample the original and varied cuisine. Join us to discover beautiful Peru! Reserve your tickets now.

Freer Art Gallery Tour: Discover Exotic art from America, Egypt, China, Japan, South Asia and the Islamic World - Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 12:10 PM


Join us for a tour of the Freer Gallery of Art to discover the world's most ancient and exotic art as you meet ICDC Members and make new friends. Attend on your own or with friends for a fascinating afternoon of discovery as you learn about the culture and heritage of distant lands as you explore the treasures of the Freer Gallery. The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery contain some of the most important holdings of Asian art in the world. The collection includes: American, Ancient Egyptian, Ancient Near Eastern Art, Arts of the Islamic World, Biblical Manuscripts, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, South Asian, and Southeast Asian. Space is limited so please make your reservations early.  Reserve your tickets now.

Embassy of Sri Lanka Dinner Reception: Discover the Tropical Island Paradise of Sri Lanka. - Thursday, October 26, 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.

Embassy of Montenegro Dinner Reception with the Ambassador of Montenegro: Discover the Beauty of the Adriatic - Friday, October 27, 2017 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.

French Embassy Halloween Dance Soiree with French Wine, Parisian Desserts, along with Viennese Waltz, Tango, and Salsa Lessons - Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 7:00 PM


Join us on your own or with friends, to celebrate Halloween at the French Embassy with an evening of music, wine, French desserts & dancing! 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 you meet ICDC members & learn to dance the Viennese 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.

Library of Congress Guided Tour - Saturday, November 4, 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.

Indian Cooking Class at Heritage India followed by Lunch and Dessert - Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM


Join us on your own or with friends for an exciting culinary journey to India as you discover exotic spices and how to prepare a complete Indian meal with dessert at home. The chef at Heritage India, one of the most celebrated Indian restaurants in town, will demonstrate how easy it is to prepare a delicious Indian meal. The cooking demonstration is followed by lunch with dessert as you meet and enjoy the company of other ICDC Members.  Reserve your tickets now.

Croatian Embassy Dinner Reception and Live Music Performance: Discover Beautiful Croatia, "Land of a Thousand Islands" - Thursday, November 16, 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.

Embassy of Georgia Dinner Reception and Celebration of Georgian Culture - Friday, December 1, 2017 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.

Tour of the US Capitol - Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 12:15 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.

A Holiday Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain - Thursday, December 7, 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 Holiday Gala - An American in Paris - Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 8:00 PM


You are cordially invited to join us at one of the most exciting and elegant evenings of the year at the Embassy of France as we present a stylish soiree to celebrate the holidays! Attend on your own or with friends for an unforgettable and sophisticated rendezvous of jazz, French wine and desserts, followed by a Parisian discotheque with Dancing in the city of lights! Enjoy an evening of music, wine, dance along with delectable desserts reminiscent of the selections from a Parisian café. As you meet and socialize with other attendees, dance the night away to our jazz band followed by a DJ performing dance music from around the world. A luxurious liaison awaits you in the City of Lights. Reserve your tickets now before they sell out. Reserve your tickets now.

Embassy of Bulgaria Dinner Feast and celebration of Bulgarian Culture - Friday, December 15, 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.

Fencing Lessons: Introduction to the Olympic sport of Sabre Fencing - Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 11:00 AM


Channel your inner Luke Skywalker or Princess Leia and join us to learn the Olympic sport of Sabre Fencing with an amazing workout! Follow your swashbuckling dreams and join us for an exciting lesson on swordsmanship and chivalry. The lesson will cover the basics of fencing in a relaxed and fun setting. All the equipment needed will be provided and prior fencing experience is not needed to sign up. Through a combination  of drills and exercises, you will learn the fundamentals of footwork, bladework, and tactical actions and put it all together with some practice bouting. After the lesson, you will be able to practice your newly learned fencing skills with other ICDC members. Reserve your tickets now.

Black Tie New Year's Eve Gala: DC's Premiere and most luxurious International New Year's Eve Celebration - Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 7:30 PM


Celebrate New Year's Eve in grand style at the Marriott Wardman Park, a sophisticated haven of luxury & service as we ring in 2018! For the 15th year, we have assembled a selection of the 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 a magical New Year's Eve gala.

Experience a celebration of international culture, music, cuisine, & dancing to the music of 5 live bands: Latin salsa band, Jazz band, Irish Band, and a Trinidad-Tobago Island band. Enjoy a stunning balloon drop at midnight, 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 Wardman Park for only $129. 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.

French Embassy Dance Soiree in Paris: Celebrate the New Year with Viennese Waltz, Tango, and Salsa Lessons and an Evening of French Wine, Desserts, and Dancing - Friday, January 5, 2018 at 7:00 PM


Celebrate the New Year with an evening of dancing at the French Embassy! Join us on your own or with friends, at the French Embassy Dance Soiree in Paris to enjoy an evening of music, French wine, Parisian desserts & dancing! See the event description for delectable desserts presented at the event & join us for Viennese Waltz, Tango, & 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.

Library of Congress Guided Tour - Saturday, January 20, 2018 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.

Fencing Lessons: Introduction to the Olympic sport of Sabre Fencing - Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 11:00 AM


Channel your inner Luke Skywalker or Princess Leia and join us to learn the Olympic sport of Sabre Fencing with an amazing workout! Follow your swashbuckling dreams and join us for an exciting lesson on swordsmanship and chivalry. The lesson will cover the basics of fencing in a relaxed and fun setting. All the equipment needed will be provided and prior fencing experience is not needed to sign up. Through a combination  of drills and exercises, you will learn the fundamentals of footwork, bladework, and tactical actions and put it all together with some practice bouting. After the lesson, you will be able to practice your newly learned fencing skills with other ICDC members. Reserve your tickets now.

French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine and Dessert Reception: Enchanting Evening of Vocal and Classical Music - Friday, February 23, 2018 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.

French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine and Dessert Reception: Enchanting Evening of Vocal and Classical Music - Friday, April 27, 2018 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.