• French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine Reception: Enchanting Tribute to Tchaikovsky on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 7:30 PM
  • Spring and Swing at the Presidential Home of Woodrow Wilson: Dance under the stars to 20s Jazz and the merriment of a Presidential Garden Soiree on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 6:00 PM
  • Embassy of Montenegro Dinner Reception with the Ambassador of Montenegro: Discover the Beauty of the Adriatic on Friday, May 10, 2019 at 7:00 PM
  • International Networking Soiree: A Celebration of Sangria and Springtime at the Luxurious Embassy Row Hotel on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM
  • Croatian Embassy Celebration of Music, Wine, and Cuisine with a Tribute to Nikola Tesla on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 7:00 PM
  • Embassy Row Hotel Rooftop - A Night in Havana Under the Stars with Latin Band and Salsa Lessons on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 6:30 PM
  • French Embassy Dance Soiree in Paris with Viennese Waltz, Tango, and Salsa Lessons along with French Wine, Champagne and Dessert on Friday, May 31, 2019 at 7:00 PM
  • Tour of the US Capitol on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 12:20 PM
  • Vlado KRESLIN - Embassy Slovenia Concert and Slovenian Wine Reception on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 7:00 PM
  • Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7:00 PM
  • International Networking Soiree with Champagne, Art, and Live Jazz at the Luxurious Embassy Row Hotel on Thursday, May 16, 2019 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, 2019 at 7:45 PM
  • Library of Congress Guided Tour on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 1:00 PM
  • Flamenco Soiree in Madrid: Flamenco Dance Performance and Evening of International Networking at the Elegant L2 Lounge in Georgetown on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 7:00 PM
  • Washington Cathedral Tour: Discover the architecture, history and secrets of the Washington Cathedral on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 2:00 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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Fencing Lessons: Introduction to the Olympic sport of Sabre Fencing

Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 11:30 AM: Channel your inner Luke Skywalker or Princess Leia and join us to learn the Olympic sport of Sabre Fencing with an amazing workout! Follow your swashbuckling dreams and join us for an exciting lesson on swordsmanship and chivalry. The lesson will cover the basics of fencing in a relaxed and fun setting. All the equipment needed will be provided and prior fencing experience is not needed to sign up. Through a combination  of drills and exercises, you will learn the fundamentals of footwork, bladework, and tactical actions and put it all together with some practice bouting. After the lesson, you will be able to practice your newly learned fencing skills with other ICDC members. Reserve your tickets now.

First, to Sanjaya and all who arranged last night's event -- thank you!! What a special venue and delicious combination of activities -- never expected to waltz to a classical orchestra and merenque to a spicy Latin band on the same night, and in a marble ballroom amidst 18th century art, no less :) How fun!!

Sharon Coviak (Midsummer Night's Ball attendee)


Dumbarton House Garden Soiree

We enjoyed an elegant garden soiree at the historic Dumbarton House Museum and Gardens featuring sophisticated jazz, elegant fashion, strolling in the garden while making new friends, and a night of dancing under the stars and in the elegant ballroom.

New Year's Eve Gala Nightclub Experience

Our New Year's Eve Gala includes 8 themes of entertainment with live bands, DJs, and other entertainers presenting a variety of music for a magnificent New year's Eve celebration. The nightclub experience is one of the most popular themed ballrooms of our New Year's Eve gala.

Upcoming Events


International Networking Soiree: A Celebration of Sangria and Springtime at the Luxurious Embassy Row Hotel - Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM


You are cordially invited to the Embassy Row Hotel, one of Washington’s premiere boutique hotels in the heart of DuPont Circle, for a delightful evening of networking and socializing! RSVP online for discounted admission with first 25 guests attending with online RSVP receiving complimentary admission. Celebrate springtime with Sangria specials and this is a wonderful opportunity to network and socialize with other ICDC members as you make new friends. You are welcome to attend on your own and new members are especially welcome!  Reserve your tickets now.

Flamenco Soiree in Madrid: Flamenco Dance Performance and Evening of International Networking at the Elegant L2 Lounge in Georgetown - Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 7:00 PM


Join us on a trip to Madrid with a breathtaking Flamenco dance 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 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.

Vlado KRESLIN - Embassy Slovenia Concert and Slovenian Wine Reception - Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC, with the cooperation of the Embassy of Slovenia, cordially request the pleasure of your company for a concert and an enchanting evening of Slovenian culture, art, music, and wine from Slovenia. Vlado Kreslin is one of the most influential Slovenian musicians, whose distinctive style of music combines elements of folk, pop and rock. He started his career as a lead singer of Martin Krpan, but made an even greater impact for himself as a solo artist, focusing much more on his Prekmurje region roots. His great ability to combine different music genres is complemented by his exquisite selections of guest performers to join him for his concerts. You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends to discover the natural beauty of Slovenia as well as traveling to Slovenia for the vacation of a lifetime. Reserve your tickets now.

Spring and Swing at the Presidential Home of Woodrow Wilson: Dance under the stars to 20s Jazz and the merriment of a Presidential Garden Soiree - Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 6:00 PM


Step back in time for an exclusive evening at the Presidential home of Woodrow Wilson to experience the elegance of the roaring 20s with an evening of music, dancing under the stars to a live band and the excitement of a Presidential vintage garden soiree. While entertaining in the fully restored rooms of this Georgian revival townhouse, you will have the opportunity to view elaborate gifts of state from around the world, important materials from Wilson’s presidency, objects from the White House, family items and personal objects. Space is limited.  Reserve your tickets now.

Embassy of Montenegro Dinner Reception with the Ambassador of Montenegro: Discover the Beauty of the Adriatic - Friday, May 10, 2019 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC, with the cooperation of the Embassy of Montenegro, cordially requests the pleasure of your company for an enchanting evening of Montenegrin culture, cuisine, and wine at the Embassy of Montenegro. Come by yourself or with friends for a wonderful opportunity to discover Montenegro and the beauty of the Adriatic. The evening includes welcome remarks and an overview of Montenegro, Montenegrin culture, geography, and tourism. Feast on a buffet of traditional Montenegrin delicacies along with wine served at the open bar. This is also a great opportunity to meet diplomatic personnel at the embassy as well as International Club of DC members in attendance. Space is limited. Reserve your tickets now.

Washington Cathedral Tour: Discover the architecture, history and secrets of the Washington Cathedral - Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 2:00 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.

International Networking Soiree with Champagne, Art, and Live Jazz at the Luxurious Embassy Row Hotel - Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM


You are cordially invited to the Embassy Row Hotel, one of Washington’s premiere boutique hotels in the heart of DuPont Circle, for a delightful evening of networking and socializing as you enjoy live jazz music and artwork presented by prominent local artists along with champagne specials. This is a wonderful opportunity to network and socialize with other ICDC members as you make new friends. You are welcome to attend on your own and new members are especially welcome!  Reserve your tickets now.

Library of Congress Guided Tour - Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 1:00 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.

Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain - Thursday, May 23, 2019 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.

French Embassy Dance Soiree in Paris with Viennese Waltz, Tango, and Salsa Lessons along with French Wine, Champagne and Dessert - Friday, May 31, 2019 at 7:00 PM


You are invited to an evening of dancing, champagne, French wine, and dessert at the French Embassy! Join us on your own or with friends, at the French Embassy Dance Soiree in Paris to enjoy an evening of music, French wine, Parisian desserts & dancing! See the event description for delectable desserts presented at the event & join us for Viennese Waltz, Tango, & Salsa lessons followed by an evening of dancing as you meet ICDC members. Dance the night away in the French embassy's ballroom while meeting ICDC members & learning how to dance the 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.

Embassy Row Hotel Rooftop - A Night in Havana Under the Stars with Latin Band and Salsa Lessons - Saturday, June 1, 2019 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 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.

Fencing Lessons: Introduction to the Olympic sport of Sabre Fencing - Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 11:30 AM


Channel your inner Luke Skywalker or Princess Leia and join us to learn the Olympic sport of Sabre Fencing with an amazing workout! Follow your swashbuckling dreams and join us for an exciting lesson on swordsmanship and chivalry. The lesson will cover the basics of fencing in a relaxed and fun setting. All the equipment needed will be provided and prior fencing experience is not needed to sign up. Through a combination  of drills and exercises, you will learn the fundamentals of footwork, bladework, and tactical actions and put it all together with some practice bouting. After the lesson, you will be able to practice your newly learned fencing skills with other ICDC members. Reserve your tickets now.

Croatian Embassy Celebration of Music, Wine, and Cuisine with a Tribute to Nikola Tesla - Friday, June 28, 2019 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 163rd 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.

Tour of the US Capitol - Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 12:20 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.

French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine Reception: Enchanting Evening of Classical Vocal Music - Friday, October 4, 2019 at 7:30 PM


The International Club of DC and the Russian Chamber Art Society cordially requests the pleasure of your company at the Embassy of France for a delightful evening of classical music featuring music from Russian Fairy Tales operas. The concert is followed by a wine reception. You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends. Tickets for the rare delight of a classical concert at the French Embassy featuring the world-renowned performers are only $55 for a limited time.  Reserve your tickets now.

French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine Reception: Enchanting Tribute to Tchaikovsky - Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 7:30 PM


The International Club of DC and the Russian Chamber Art Society cordially requests the pleasure of your company at the Embassy of France for a delightful evening of classical music in a Tribute to Tchaikovsky. The concert is followed by a wine reception. You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends. Tickets for the rare delight of a classical concert at the French Embassy featuring the world-renowned performers are only $55 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, 2019 at 7:45 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 presented for the 17th year. Celebrate New Year's Eve in grand style & indulge in a sophisticated haven of luxury & service as we ring in 2020! 

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 a magical New Year's Eve gala. You do not need a date to attend.

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! Celebrate NYE in grand style with each ballroom representing an international destination with entertainment from around the world, party favors, & More!  Reserve your tickets now.