We cordially request the pleasure of your company at the Embassy of France for a delightful evening of French music, wine, and culture. You are welcome to attend the event on your own or with friends to network with fellow Francophiles, French VIPs, diplomats, professionals and business people in the wonderful Maison Francaise at the French Embassy.
Join us to spend an evening in the City of Light and celebrate everything Paris without leaving DC!
The Majesty of the Champs-Élysées
The Allure of the Eiffel Tower
The Royalty of Versailles
From the elegance of classical French culture to the most celebrated Parisian nightlife of the 21st Century, experience a special evening of fantastic French food, wine, music, and Parisian ambiance in the beautiful and festive Maison Francaise at the French embassy.
On the Menu (Food selections subject to change):
Delicious French food
Hors-d'oeuvres and buffets prepared by Chef Daniel Labonne, Executive Chef of the French and German Embassies
Ham by Jambon de Bayonne, with live demo
Desserts by Fresh Baguette
Live Music All Night (Cultural program/entertainment subvject to change)!
Jennifer Bergamot-Rose plays classic French songs on the piano
Bands playing French songs
French DJ to conclude the evening
Open Bar All Night
Excellent red, white and rosé wines from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Loire Valley, Alsace. Rhone, Provence, etc.
Champagne and bubblies from France
Entertainment All Night (Subject to change)
A Classic Citroen 2CV will be inside the embassy
French photo backgrounds for great-looking selfies
Contemporary Art by African Art Beats
5 Types of Tickets
Versailles VIP Reception: walk the red carpet at 7pm, and stay until the end of the event. Enjoy a glass of Champagne when you arrive, special hors-d'oeuvres prepared by the French Embassy's Executive Chef Daniel Labonne, high-end wines from France, and live French songs and music. No guaranted seating.
Eiffel Tower Tickets: Enter at 8pm. Open bar, food, music and entertainment.
Champs Elysées Table Service for Singles: From 7:00pm to 11:00pm (includes VIP Reception). You will seat at a reserved table in a ropped-off prime area, with up to 3 others guests. Unlimited Champagne, wine and personal service during the entire event. Very limited number of tables. Please reserve early. An opportunity to make new friends and maybe plan a trip together to Paris?
Champs Elysées Table Service for Couples: From 7:00pm to 11:00pm (includes VIP Reception). You will seat at a reserved table for just you two, in a roped-off prime area, with unlimited Champagne, wine and personal service during the entire event. Very limited number of tables so reserve early.
Champs Elysées Table Service for up to 4. From 7:00pm to 11:00pm (includes VIP Reception). You will seat at a reserved table for you and up to 3 of your friends, in a roped-off prime area, with unlimited Champagne, wine and personal service during the entire event. Very limited number of tables so reserve early.
Fantastic Raffle Prizes (Subject to change)
Grand Prize: a pair of RT tickets to Paris, courtesy of Delta Air Lines and Air France
Bottles of French wine
A pair of tickets to an upcoming DC United game
A pair of tickets to an upcoming Old Glory DC rugby game
This is a fundraiser: please help the FACC continue to organize great events.
It is also an excellent opportunity to stock up on excellent wine and food.
For security reasons, there will be no parking inside the Embassy. Public parking is available on Reservoir Rd and across the street at Georgetown University Hospital's parking garage.
This is an adult-only event. No one under 21 allowed.
Dress Code: Cocktail attire. French accents (bleu, blanc, rouge) welcome.
All online reservations are final. We are unable to issue refunds for tickets purchased due to expenses incurred to present the event. Make your reservations early, as space is limited. Cost of reservations is subject to increase as we approach the date of the event.