Austrian Embassy Viennese Waltz Lessons and Dance Rehearsal for Viennese Ball
Learn how to dance the Viennese Waltz, as it is danced in Vienna, in time for the Viennese Ball and other Galas. Attend on your own or with friends. No partner or prior dance experience needed to sign up.

Event Date

Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 6:00 PM

Event Address

Embassy of Austria
3524 International Ct NW
Washington DC 20008

Requested Attire

Business or cocktail attire requested. Due to turns involved with the Viennese Waltz, we recommend leather soled shoes. Please do not wear rubber soled shoes.

Event Description

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.

During the lessons Austrian wine (served to guests 21+) will be available for purchase at the cash bar. Please bring cash for the cash bar and note that the dance lessons does not include food so please plan to have dinner before or after the event.

Their Viennese waltz lessons include the Viennese waltz (Linkswalzer, Rechtswalzer, hesitation step), posture, dance etiquette, and the Handkuss (hand kiss), as well as an introduction to the Viennese balls and to the Viennese waltz music of the Strauss dynasty. We are also glad to answer your questions about the Viennese waltz as well as the upcoming Viennese Ball during the event.

Space is limited, so please make your reservations early.


All online ticket sales are final. We are unable to issue refunds for tickets purchased due to expenses incurred to present the event.

Event Agenda (May change)

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Viennese Waltz Session
~ Check in at the Austrian Embassy
~ Enjoy Austrian wine at the cash bar
~ Meet other attendees
~ Viennese Waltz lesson
~ After the lesson practice dancing the Viennese Waltz to recorded music
~ Event concludes at 8:00 PM for the 6-8PM Session attendees.

We Are Grateful for Your Support

We greatly appreciate your contribution towards the International Club of DC Inc by making your reservation. Your support makes it possible for us to present diverse cultural events to our members. Kindly note that your contribution is unrelated to the embassy or venue the event is being presented at and all proceeds from the event are used solely by International Club of DC Inc. to cover expenses related to presenting cultural events to our members.


The Embassy is located about 3 blocks from the Van Ness Metro station. Parking for the Austrian Embassy Viennese Ball is limited to street parking in the vicinity of the Austrian Embassy. There will be no parking available at the Austrian Embassy. Due to the limited availability of parking, Uber, a cab or another transportation arrangement is highly recommended. For Metro directions, please call (202) 637 7000.

Please note that the map is enclosed below as a courtesy to you and for your convenience but we do not guarantee the accuracy of the map or the directions provided by Google. It is your responsibly to arrive safely and on time at the address of the event disclosed above.

Parking is limited to street parking in the vicinity of the venue. Kindly note that, as is the case in most major cities, the availability of street parking in Washington DC is limited and beyond our control. Due to the limited availability of parking, we highly recommend a cab, Uber/Lyft or other transportation option. The event start at the designated time so please allow sufficient time for traffic/travel/transportation and parking as these factors are beyond our control.