French Embassy Oscars: An Evening of French Wine, Parisian Desserts, Live Music and a Live Screening of the Oscars
Join us on your own or with friends to watch the Oscars in the French Embassy. Start your evening with live jazz along with French wine and delectable Parisian desserts available for purchase. Afterwards watch a live broadcast of the Oscars in the movie theater of the French Embassy.

Event Date

Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Event Address

Embassy of France
4101 Reservoir Road NW
Washington DC 20007

Requested Attire

Cocktail attire requested. 

Event Description

You are invited to our French Embassy Oscars Soiree to watch the 89th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in honor of the best films of 2016.

A live broadcast of the ceremony will be shown in the movie theater of the French Embassy auditorium so join us on your own or with friends to watch the Oscars! Your evening begins with live jazz as you meet, network, and socialize with ICDC Members and make new friends. French Wine & exquisite Parisian desserts will be available for purchase. Afterwards join us to watch the Oscars and experience the magic of cinema in the French Embassy auditorium.

Space is limited and the event is expected to sell out well in advance. Discounted tickets available for a very limited time so reserve your tickets now.

:::: Enjoy Delectable Parisian Desserts Available for Purchase (Selections subject to change)
Please bring cash for the wine and desserts available for purchase. Please note that dessert selections are limited and available on a first come basis so please order your desserts early when you arrive for the event due to limited supplies.

Decadent Chocolate Cake Layered with Chocolate Cream & Raspberry Jam
Delightful Almond Opera Torte with Coffee & Chocolate Cream
Mini Chocolate & Coffee Eclairs
Petite Fruit Mousse: Mango, Cassis, Passion fruit
Swan Shaped Cream Puffs with Whipped Cream
Fruit & Strawberry Tarts
Pistachio Almond Cookie with Pistachio Cream
Lemon Meringue Tart
Heavenly Chocolate mousse delights

Please note that dinner is not served at the event and instead delectable French desserts will be available for purchase along with the French wine and champagne available for purchase at the cash bar. Please plan to have dinner before or after the event.

The event is expected to be well attended and we kindly ask for your patience and understanding while we work with our event partners to present you a wonderful evening. The bars close at 10:15 PM. Guests are invited to watch the Oscars in the French Embassy auditorium until 10:30 PM.


  No Tickets are currently available. For additional assistance, please contact us.

Please note that online ticket sales are non-refundable. The current ticket prices are listed above. Please note that ticket prices are subject to increase as we approach the commencement of the event and we encourage you to reserve your tickets early, as space is limited.

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Event Agenda (May change)

7:00 PM Admission commences
~ Watch the Oscars in the French Embassy auditorium
~ Live jazz performance until 8:30 PM
~ Enjoy French Wine and Parisian Desserts available for purchase at the cash bar

10:30 PM Evening concludes with bar service ending at 10:15 PM

Due to enhanced security at the French Embassy, photo ID is REQUIRED for attendance. Please ensure all ticketholders and each guest attending with a ticketholder has valid photo ID. We are unable to issue a refund if you are denied entry due to lack of photo ID. If you purchase more than one ticket, please e-mail us the full name of each of each guest attending with you.


If driving, street parking will be available on Reservoir Road and throughout the surrounding neighborhoods. Also, there is a pay lot located across the street at Georgetown University Hospital. Due to security considerations, parking WILL NOT be available on the grounds of the Embassy of France.

If using public transportation, the D6 Metro Bus towards Sibley Hospital drops off directly in front of the embassy. Due to limited parking, we recommend Uber, public transportation or a cab.

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.