• Concert and French Wine Reception at the Embassy of France La Maison Francaise Featuring Music of Women Composers on Friday, February 7, 2025 at 7:00 PM
  • Tour of the US Capitol with Walking Tour from Union Station on Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 1:00 PM
  • Jane Austen Ball and Garden Soiree at Georgetown Dumbarton House - A Magical Evening of Music, Wine, Dessert, and Dance on Friday, August 2, 2024 at 6:30 PM
  • Austrian Embassy Annual Viennese Ball: A Night in Vienna and Magnificent Celebration of Austrian Music, the Viennese Waltz, Wine, and Desserts on Friday, October 11, 2024 at 7:00 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
  • Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain on Wednesday, July 24, 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
  • Tango and Champagne Soiree: Argentine Tango Lessons and Evening in Buenos Aires on Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 7:00 PM
  • Garden Soiree at the Embassy of France La Maison Francaise: An Evening of French Food, Wine, and Music under the Stars on Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 7:00 PM
  • Concert and French Wine Reception at the Embassy of France La Maison Francaise Featuring Masters of Classical Music on Wednesday, October 9, 2024 at 7:00 PM
  • Embassy Row Rooftop Night in Havana Under the Stars with Latin Band and Salsa Lessons on Friday, July 26, 2024 at 7:00 PM
  • Tour of the US Capitol with Walking Tour from Union Station on Saturday, September 21, 2024 at 1:20 PM
  • Georgetown Dumbarton House Sinatra under the Stars Wine and Garden Soiree with Swing Dance Lessons and Dancing to the Craig Gildner Trio on Friday, October 4, 2024 at 6:30 PM
  • Tango and Champagne Soiree: Argentine Tango Lessons and Evening in Buenos Aires on Wednesday, September 18, 2024 at 7:00 PM
  • Library of Congress Guided Tour with Walking Tour from Union Station on Saturday, July 13, 2024 at 12:00 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 Annual Viennese Ball: A Night in Vienna and Magnificent Celebration of Austrian Music, the Viennese Waltz, Wine, and Desserts

Friday, October 11, 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.

We enjoyed a magical evening at our Georgetown Dumbarton House Sinatra under the Stars Wine and Garden Soiree. Our members experienced the elegance of a bygone era with an enchanting evening of dancing while making new friends. We can’t wait to welcome you to our next magical night under the ambiance of a starlit sky!

Congratualtions! The Masquerade Ball last night was a great success. My husband, John, and I thoroughly enjoyed the evening. We met many wonderful people. Some from Germantown and Anapolis, MD and others were all the way from Sacramento, CA. The guests' costumes and masks were so colorful. The music was very enjoyable. Plenty of delicious foods and wine; and an exquisite display of delicious deserts. It's the best Masquerade Ball in Washington, D.C!

John and Apaula Brown (Attendee of Masquerade Ball)


Kreeger Museum Afterhours 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 was open late for an exclusive after-hours engagement featuring live jazz, appetizers, and cocktails.

2014 ICDC New Year Eve Gala

ICDC members enjoyed a magnificent New Year’s Eve celebration at one of Washington’s most luxurious hotels as we rang in 2014 in style. The gala featured a night of music, wine, dinner, desserts and dancing to 6 live bands, DJs along with a variety of other entertainment. Our annual New Year’s Eve celebration is Washington’s premiere NYE Gala for internationally-minded professionals.

Upcoming Events


Library of Congress Guided Tour with Walking Tour from Union Station - Saturday, July 13, 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.

Garden Soiree at the Embassy of France La Maison Francaise: An Evening of French Food, Wine, and Music under the Stars - Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 7:00 PM


C'est la rentrée! We cordially request the pleasure of your company for a garden soiree at the Embassy of France, La Maison Francaise, for a memorable evening of French wine, music, and cuisine under the stars! Experience a night of elegance and French culture in Georgetown in the heart of Washington DC. This is a rare opportunity to experience the elegance, charm, and sophistication of France without leaving the city. Don’t miss this exclusive event, sponsored by the French American Chamber of Commerce with members of the International Club of DC. Reserve your tickets now.

Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain - Wednesday, July 24, 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.

Embassy Row Rooftop Night in Havana Under the Stars with Latin Band and Salsa Lessons - Friday, July 26, 2024 at 7:00 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.

Tango and Champagne Soiree: Argentine Tango Lessons and Evening in Buenos Aires - Wednesday, July 31, 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.

Jane Austen Ball and Garden Soiree at Georgetown Dumbarton House - A Magical Evening of Music, Wine, Dessert, and Dance - Friday, August 2, 2024 at 6:30 PM


You are invited to step into the elegance of a bygone era and be part of a cherished tradition as the International Club of DC presents the Jane Austen Ball at the historic Dumbarton House in Georgetown. Join us within the storied walls of Georgetown's Dumbarton House for a night that promises the enchantment of Regency romance and the elegance of Austen's world with an enchanting evening of classical music, wine, dessert, and dance at one of Georgetown’s most magnificent mansions. Explore the Grandeur of Dumbarton House with optional tours of the historic rooms of the Dumbarton House mansion, each telling a story from centuries past. Between dances, stroll through the manicured gardens under the stars, a perfect backdrop for an evening of refinement and Regency romance. An evening of Austen, ambiance, and amusement, the Jane Austen Ball is a journey back in time and the chance to live out the pages of your favorite Austen novel. Secure your reservation now as space is limited, and our formal balls frequently sell out! Reserve your tickets now.

Tour of the US Capitol with Walking Tour from Union Station - Saturday, August 3, 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.

Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain - Wednesday, September 11, 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, September 18, 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.

Tour of the US Capitol with Walking Tour from Union Station - Saturday, September 21, 2024 at 1:20 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.

Georgetown Dumbarton House Sinatra under the Stars Wine and Garden Soiree with Swing Dance Lessons and Dancing to the Craig Gildner Trio - Friday, October 4, 2024 at 6:30 PM


Dance the night away at the Georgetown Dumbarton House Museum and Gardens as you immerse yourself in the elegance of a bygone era with an enchanting evening of dancing to a live band after swing dance lessons. Dress up in your favorite vintage-inspired attire and step back in time to meet other International Club of DC members and make new friends! 

As the sun sets over Georgetown, the historic grounds will come alive with the smooth, classic tunes reminiscent of the legendary Frank Sinatra as you enjoy an evening of music and dancing in the ballroom of one of the most magnificent historic mansions in Georgetown.

As the evening progresses, a live band, inspired by the iconic sounds of Sinatra, will perform for dancing in the ballroom or explore the garden under the stars surrounded by the grandeur of historic Georgetown. Make new friends as you explore the garden of Dumbarton House under the enchanting ambiance of a starlit sky. Reserve your tickets now.

Concert and French Wine Reception at the Embassy of France La Maison Francaise Featuring Masters of Classical Music - Wednesday, October 9, 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.

Austrian Embassy Viennese Waltz Lessons and Dance Rehearsal for Viennese Ball - Thursday, October 10, 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, October 11, 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.

Halloween under the Stars at the Embassy Row Rooftop: Dance to Two Live Bands after Swing and Salsa Lessons - Thursday, October 31, 2024 at 6:30 PM


Celebrate Halloween with a Embassy Row Rooftop Dance Soiree under the stars featuring TWO live bands performing both swing and salsa music. The evening begins with swing and salsa dance lessons followed by a haunted battle of the bands as a swing and salsa band takes the stage to perform music for an unforgettable Halloween Soiree under the stars with spectacular views of the Washington DC skyline as a backdrop. Our previous rooftop soiree sold out, so please reserve your tickets now, as space is limited. Reserve your tickets now.

Concert and French Wine Reception at the Embassy of France La Maison Francaise Featuring Music of Women Composers - Friday, December 6, 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.

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.

Concert and French Wine Reception at the Embassy of France La Maison Francaise Featuring Music of Women Composers - Friday, February 7, 2025 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.