• Once in a Lifetime Overseas Adventure to Enchanting Slovenia and Beautiful Venice on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 4:30 PM
  • An Evening in Buenos Aires Tango Soiree on Friday, July 17, 2015 at 7:00 PM
  • Georgetown Sunset Kayaking: Enjoy Spectacular Views of the DC Skyline and Monuments on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 5:00 PM
  • After Hours Soiree at the Kreeger Museum on Friday, October 2, 2015 at 7:00 PM
  • An Evening in Havana: Salsa and Merengue Lessons followed by Latin Dance Party on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 7:00 PM
  • Austrian Embassy Viennese Waltz Lessons and Dance Rehearsal for Masquerade Ball on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 7:00 PM
  • French Embassy Bastille Day Gala 2015: A Magnificent Gala Evening of French Cuisine, Wine, Music & Dance on Friday, July 10, 2015 at 6:30 PM
  • July 4th Fireworks Cruise: Enjoy Magnificent views of the July 4th fireworks with Spectacular views of the DC Skyline on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 6:55 PM
  • French Embassy Dance Soiree in Paris on Friday, July 24, 2015 at 7:00 PM
  • Library of Congress Guided Tour on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 1:30 PM
  • Austrian Embassy Viennese Masquerade Ball and ICDC Anniversary Gala on Friday, October 9, 2015 at 7:00 PM
  • Croatian Embassy Celebration of Music, Wine, Cuisine, and Art with a Tribute to Nikola Tesla Featuring Special Test Rides in the Tesla Model S on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 6:30 PM

We are Washington’s premiere organization for internationally-minded professionals who enjoy international cultural experiences. In partnership with over 70 embassies in Washington DC, along with museums and other cultural organizations, we present a variety of private events for our membership of over 47,000 professionals 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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Austrian Embassy Viennese Masquerade Ball and ICDC Anniversary Gala

Friday, October 9, 2015 at 7:00 PM: Join us on your own or with friends for a grand celebration of Viennese music, food, wine, and dancing. Experience the splendor and spirit of Vienna and elegance of the waltz as you dance the night away to our live classical orchestra at one of Washington's most magnificent diplomatic venues. Reserve your tickets now.

Congratulations to the excellent Viennese Evening you organized last Saturday. It was a truly amazing event and everybody I talked to had a lot of fun. Look forward to more similar events in the future.

Michael Friedl, Austrian Embassy Commercial Attache. (Viennese Ball attendee)


French Embassy Valentine's Soiree: Dangerous Liaisons

An elegant soiree awaited ICDC Members on Valentine's Day at the Embassy of France. We enjoyed a stylish evening in the city of lights featuring French cuisine, wine, desserts and dancing to a live band followed by a DJ. We hope to see you at our next Embassy soiree!

Phillips Collection International Art and Language

The International Club of DC, in collaboration with the Phillips Collection, presented a special evening of art and language discussion along with the opportunity for a private viewing of one of the world’s finest collections of impressionistic and modern art by American and European artists. The artworks of the Phillips collection includes works by Degas, Cézanne, Gauguin, van Gogh, Bonnard, Matisse, Picasso, Braque, Klee, Homer, Whistler, Hopper, Stieglitz, O'Keeffe, Calder, Rothko, and many others.

Upcoming Events


July 4th Fireworks Cruise: Enjoy Magnificent views of the July 4th fireworks with Spectacular views of the DC Skyline - Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 6:55 PM


Step aboard our cruise boat for spectacular views of the 4th of July fireworks & sweeping views of the magnificent DC skyline.  As the Washington nightlife comes to life after the sunset, meet ICDC members and enjoy a memorable 4th of July with panoramic views of the illuminated monuments and DC skyline at a distance. As we gently cruise past the majestic sights of DC, enjoy food served aboard the boat along with a complimentary glass of champagne followed by additional drinks served at the cash bar. Watching the fireworks from the Potomac River is a magical and memorable experience whether you relax in the climate controlled deck or enjoy the sights on the open-air deck of our cruise boat. Our July 4th cruises sold out each of the last 9 years. Reserve your tickets now before we are sold out.
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Croatian Embassy Celebration of Music, Wine, Cuisine, and Art with a Tribute to Nikola Tesla Featuring Special Test Rides in the Tesla Model S - Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 6:30 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 159th Anniversary. Tesla Motors will be on hand to present attendees with test rides in the Tesla Model S, the world’s most technologically sophisticated car, featuring the electric motor technology invented by Nikola Tesla. 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.
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French Embassy Bastille Day Gala 2015: A Magnificent Gala Evening of French Cuisine, Wine, Music & Dance - Friday, July 10, 2015 at 6:30 PM


Celebrate "Bastille Day at the Embassy of France" where an evening of food, fun, music and dancing to live music awaits you! come on your own or with friends for an imaginary trip to France as you experience French cuisine, live music, and dance the night away. Cocktails and a silent auction will begin the festivities, and you will have a chance to bid on luxury items. Also, chefs from some of the area’s most prestigious kitchens will showcase their culinary masterpieces. Reserve your tickets now.

An Evening in Buenos Aires Tango Soiree - Friday, July 17, 2015 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.

Library of Congress Guided Tour - Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 1:30 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 hundreds 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.

Georgetown Sunset Kayaking: Enjoy Spectacular Views of the DC Skyline and Monuments - Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 5:00 PM


Experience a memorable kayaking adventure in Georgetown. No prior experience is necessary as we'll show you the basics before getting started. Gently floating inches from the water is a wonderful way to experience the monuments! Reserve your tickets now. Reserve your tickets early as our kayaking events are very popular and sell out in advance. Reserve your tickets now.

French Embassy Dance Soiree in Paris - Friday, July 24, 2015 at 7:00 PM


Join us on your own or with friends, at the French Embassy to enjoy an evening of music, wine, French desserts & dancing! See the event description for delectable desserts presented at the event & 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 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.

An Evening in Havana: Salsa and Merengue Lessons followed by Latin Dance Party - Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 7:00 PM


For only $16 join us on your own or with friends to enjoy a Dance Soiree in Havana with salsa and merengue lessons at the candle-lit 18th Street Lounge. Prior dance experience not needed to attend, as we'll have you dancing in no time! After the dance lessons enjoy dancing as you meet other ICDC members. Reserve your tickets now.

Once in a Lifetime Overseas Adventure to Enchanting Slovenia and Beautiful Venice - Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 4:30 PM


Join us for a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience enchanting Slovenia and beautiful Venice by joining us for an overseas adventure presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Slovenia. The picturesque scenery, with an abundance of natural beauty all around, Slovenia is the is the perfect destination for a relaxed and luxurious holiday! You will be in the care of one of Slovenia's finest tour operators so you can sit back and enjoy the peaceful tranquility of the serene landscapes that make up Slovenia. Reserve your tickets now.

After Hours Soiree at the Kreeger Museum - Friday, October 2, 2015 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC and The Kreeger Museum are pleased to present to you a wonderful evening of art and jazz! The Kreeger Museum, one of the world's finest museums of 19th and 20th century masterpieces of Monet, Picasso, Renoir, Cézanne, and others will be open just for ICDC members for an exclusive after-hours engagement featuring live jazz, appetizers, and cocktails. Tickets include an open bar serving white wine and beer. Reserve your tickets now.

Austrian Embassy Viennese Waltz Lessons and Dance Rehearsal for Masquerade Ball - Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 7:00 PM


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. A dance partner or prior dance experience is not necessary to attend and the Viennese waltz lessons will be taught by Herb and Carol Traxler. A Native of Austria, Herbert Traxler with his wife Carol Traxler have taught the Viennese waltz to hundreds of enthusiastic dancers in the DC area at the White House, Smithsonian, and many other venues. Reserve your tickets now.

Austrian Embassy Viennese Masquerade Ball and ICDC Anniversary Gala - Friday, October 9, 2015 at 7:00 PM


You are cordially invited to experience a magical evening at the Austrian Embassy -- one of the grandest diplomatic venues in Washington DC for an unforgettable Viennese celebration of music, food, wine and dancing. Enjoy a night of dancing to our classical orchestra or watch the twirling silhouettes on the dance floor move to the sounds of the world’s most beloved waltzes, and other dance music from around the world. The Salon Orchestra of Washington will perform the world’s favorite Strauss waltzes, ballroom music from around the world and the famous Radetsky Grand March. You do not need a date to attend as we expect both singles and couples to join us. Reserve your tickets now.