• Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 7:00 PM
  • An Evening in Buenos Aires with Argentine Tango Lessons on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 7:00 PM
  • International Networking Reception at the Stunningly Extravagant Saint Yves on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 7:00 PM
  • Secrets of Greek and Roman Mythology: Tour of the National Gallery of Art. on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 1:10 PM
  • Washington Cathedral Tour: Discover the architecture, history and secrets of the Washington Cathedral on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 1:15 PM
  • Spanish Paella Cooking Class at La Tasca with Paella Dinner, Tapas, Sangria, Dessert and Coffee on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 7:00 PM
  • Croatian Embassy Celebration of Music, Wine, and Cuisine with a Tribute to Nikola Tesla on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 7:00 PM
  • Library of Congress Guided Tour on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 2:10 PM
  • Embassy Row Hotel Rooftop - A Night in Havana Under the Stars with Latin Band on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 6:30 PM
  • Flamenco Soiree in Madrid: Flamenco Performance and Evening of International Networking at the Elegant L2 Lounge in Georgetown on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM
  • Tour of the US Capitol on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 10:00 AM
  • 18 Embassies - One Night of Food, Music, Art and Drinks at Noche Iberoamericana Festival on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 6:30 PM
  • Indian Cooking Class at Heritage India followed by Lunch and Dessert on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 11:00 AM
  • French Embassy Halloween Dance Soiree with French Wine, Parisian Desserts, along with Viennese Waltz, Tango, and Salsa Lessons on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 7:00 PM
  • Embassy of Saudi Arabia Dinner Reception and Cultural Presentation on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 7:00 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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Flamenco Soiree in Madrid: Flamenco Performance and Evening of International Networking at the Elegant L2 Lounge in Georgetown

Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM: Join us on a trip to Madrid with a breathtaking Flamenco performance at L2 Lounge, one of Georgetown's most elegant and premier lounges. Your evening starts with an evening of networking and socializing with special selection of cocktails inspired by summer available for purchase at the bar. As you socialize with other ICDC Members and make new friends, celebrate Spanish dancing with a passionate flamenco performance. Experience the heart-pounding rhythm of one of the most celebrated Spanish dances as you enjoy your evening in the elegant and chic atmosphere of L2 Lounge. Come by yourself or invite friends to join us! 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.

NYE Gala Main Ballroom Timelapse

Members of the International Club of DC enjoyed a lavish NYE celebration at the Wardman Park Marriott Hotel featuring dancing to music of 8 live bands.This video clip was generated by combining approximately 1200 photos that were taken using an intervalometer over about 2 hours at the New Year's Eve Gala. The photos were then combined together to generate a movie with 10 frames per second.

Upcoming Events


Embassy Row Hotel Rooftop - A Night in Havana Under the Stars with Latin Band - Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 6:30 PM


You are cordially invited to the Embassy Row Hotel rooftop, 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.

As you meet other guests, enjoy Mojitos, Cuba Libre, and other hand-crafted signature cocktails available for purchase while you take in the rooftop’s relaxed ambiance. Join us at 6:30 PM to relax and meet other guests. After the sunset, experience an evening of music as you dance to our Latin band playing sounds of Havana.  Space is limited and we expect this event to sell out so please make your reservations early. The event will proceed rain or shine with the event being held indoors in the event of inclement weather. Reserve your tickets now.

An Evening in Buenos Aires with Argentine Tango Lessons - Friday, June 1, 2018 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.

18 Embassies - One Night of Food, Music, Art and Drinks at Noche Iberoamericana Festival - Friday, June 8, 2018 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, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Uruguay, Panama 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, 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 up to 18 countries presenting the event along with internationally minded professionals attending the event. Reserve your tickets now.

International Networking Reception at the Stunningly Extravagant Saint Yves - Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 7:00 PM


In time for the summer, you are invited to the resumption of our monthly networking events, and we are pleased to announce free admission to the event for the first 150 ICDC members who RSVP online to attend the event! The stunningly extravagant Saint Yves provides a wonderful setting to meet, network, and socialize with ICDC members as you make new friends from around the world. Space is limited, so please RSVP early.  Our monthly Happy Hours are a great opportunity to get to know other ICDC members. You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends and new members are especially welcome! Reserve your tickets now.

Tour of the US Capitol - Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 10:00 AM


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.

Croatian Embassy Celebration of Music, Wine, and Cuisine with a Tribute to Nikola Tesla - Friday, July 6, 2018 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 162nd Anniversary. During the event, Tesla will have a Model S and Model X on display. Tesla product experts will be on hand to answer questions and show you how electric vehicles can fit seamlessly into your lifestyle. Test rides will be offered on a first come, first serve basis. 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. Reserve your tickets now.

Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain - Thursday, July 12, 2018 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.

Library of Congress Guided Tour - Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 2:10 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.

Secrets of Greek and Roman Mythology: Tour of the National Gallery of Art. - Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 1:10 PM


Join your ICDC friends for a tour of the National Gallery of Art’s collection of Greek and Roman mythology paintings. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet ICDC members who appreciate art and make new friends. Ancient mythology has had an enduring impact on human life; it appears in anthropology, linguistics, psychology and of course literature and art. As we tour the National Gallery of Art, join us for an exploration of visual images of popular myths as expressed by some of the greatest painters in Western civilization. Space is limited. Please make your reservations early.
 
 Reserve your tickets now.

Flamenco Soiree in Madrid: Flamenco Performance and Evening of International Networking at the Elegant L2 Lounge in Georgetown - Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM


Join us on a trip to Madrid with a breathtaking Flamenco performance at L2 Lounge, one of Georgetown's most elegant and premier lounges. Your evening starts with an evening of networking and socializing with special selection of cocktails inspired by spring available for purchase at the bar. As you socialize with other ICDC Members and make new friends, celebrate Spanish dancing with a passionate flamenco performance. Experience the heart-pounding rhythm of one of the most celebrated Spanish dances as you enjoy your evening in the elegant and chic atmosphere of L2 Lounge. Come by yourself or invite friends to join us! Reserve your tickets now.

Embassy of Sri Lanka Dinner Reception: Discover the Tropical Island Paradise of Sri Lanka. - Friday, July 20, 2018 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 Saudi Arabia Dinner Reception and Cultural Presentation - Friday, September 7, 2018 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.

Indian Cooking Class at Heritage India followed by Lunch and Dessert - Sunday, September 9, 2018 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.

Washington Cathedral Tour: Discover the architecture, history and secrets of the Washington Cathedral - Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 1:15 PM


Spend an afternoon with us discovering the architectural majesty and secrets of one of the largest cathedrals of the world! The Washington National Cathedral is a 20th century Gothic cathedral and is the highest point in Washington DC. At 676 feet above sea level,  the Washington Cathedral is higher than the Washington Monument and is the largest cathedral in the United States, and the sixth largest in the world. During the tour you will discover these and other fascinating facts, figures, history, art architecture, and secrets of the cathedral. The tour will also present the opportunity to meet other ICDC Members, and following the tour, you are welcome to explore the garden of the Washington Cathedral on your own. Space is limited so please sign up early. Reserve your tickets now.

Spanish Paella Cooking Class at La Tasca with Paella Dinner, Tapas, Sangria, Dessert and Coffee - Wednesday, September 26, 2018 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.

French Embassy Halloween Dance Soiree with French Wine, Parisian Desserts, along with Viennese Waltz, Tango, and Salsa Lessons - Wednesday, October 31, 2018 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.