• Library of Congress Guided Tour on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at 11:45 AM
  • Portuguese Ambassador's Residence Fado Concert and Dinner (Portuguese Guitar & Piano) on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 6:30 PM
  • Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 7:00 PM
  • Embassy of Costa Rica Dinner Reception and Garden Soiree: Discover Lovely Tropical Beaches, the Wonders of Nature, Scintillating Culture, and Delectable Cuisine on Friday, July 15, 2022 at 6:30 PM
  • Indian Cooking Class at Heritage India followed by Lunch and Dessert on Sunday, August 21, 2022 at 11:30 AM
  • 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 Saturday, December 31, 2022 at 7:45 PM
  • Rooftop Flamenco Soiree under the Stars in Madrid: Flamenco Dance Performance and Evening of International Networking on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 7:00 PM
  • French Embassy Concert and Wine Reception: An evening of Opera Music: Cabaret on Friday, October 21, 2022 at 7:00 PM
  • Embassy Row Rooftop Night in Havana Under the Stars with Latin Band and Salsa Lessons on Friday, July 22, 2022 at 6:30 PM
  • Oktoberfest Beer Tasting, Dance, and Evening of German Alpine Music at the German-American Heritage Museum on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 6:30 PM
  • Embassy of Sri Lanka Dinner Reception: Discover the Tropical Island Paradise of Sri Lanka on Friday, September 30, 2022 at 7:00 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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Indian Cooking Class at Heritage India followed by Lunch and Dessert

Sunday, August 21, 2022 at 11:30 AM: Join us on your own or with friends for an exciting culinary journey to India as you discover exotic spices and how to prepare a complete Indian meal with dessert at home. The chef at Heritage India, one of the most celebrated Indian restaurants in town, will demonstrate how easy it is to prepare a delicious Indian meal. The cooking demonstration is followed by lunch with dessert as you meet and enjoy the company of other ICDC Members.  Reserve your tickets now.

Thanks so much for accommodating us last Friday night. We had a great time on the cruise. My husband and I are planning to become members and start enjoying the rest of your wonderful activities. Everyone seems so nice and friendly... Can't wait to see how the pictures turned out!

Sue Ezzati (Attendee of Margarita Cruise on the Potomac River)


Embassy of Sweden Gala

ICDC Members enjoyed a candlelit evening on the eve of Santa Lucia at the Swedish Embassy, in the heart of Georgetown. A unique and unforgettable gala of Swedish holiday traditions, music, and dance was enjoyed by all.

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


Rooftop Flamenco Soiree under the Stars in Madrid: Flamenco Dance Performance and Evening of International Networking - Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 7:00 PM


Join us on a trip to Madrid under the stars with a breathtaking Flamenco dance performance at the rooftop of the Ven at Embassy Row, with spectacular views of Embassy Row and the Washington skyline. Your evening starts with an evening of networking and socializing with a complimentary glass of champagne if you arrive before 7:30 PM with additional cocktails and drinks 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 our Flamenco Soiree under the Stars. Come by yourself or invite friends to join us! Reserve your tickets now.

Embassy of Costa Rica Dinner Reception and Garden Soiree: Discover Lovely Tropical Beaches, the Wonders of Nature, Scintillating Culture, and Delectable Cuisine - Friday, July 15, 2022 at 6:30 PM


You are cordially invited to escape with us to discover and celebrate the beauty, culture, and cuisine of Costa Rica. Your evening at the Embassy of Costa Rica includes a presentation of Costa Rican culture and art as well as a dinner buffet of traditional Costa Rican delicacies with wine from South America. You will have a wonderful evening discovering Costa Rica whether you attend on your own or invite your friends to join us. Reserve your tickets now.

Library of Congress Guided Tour - Saturday, July 16, 2022 at 11:45 AM


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.

Embassy Row Rooftop Night in Havana Under the Stars with Latin Band and Salsa Lessons - Friday, July 22, 2022 at 6:30 PM


You are cordially invited to the Ven at Embassy Row, 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.

The evening starts with salsa lessons followed by dancing to our Latin band performing sounds of Havana. Reserve your tickets now, as space is limited.

As you meet other guests, enjoy cocktails and other drinks available for purchase while you take in the rooftop’s relaxed ambiance. Join us at 6:30 PM to relax and meet other guests as we show you how to dance salsa or join us after 7:30 PM to dance to our Latin band under the stars. After the sunset, experience an evening of music as you dance to our Latin band playing sounds of Havana. If you sign up for the salsa lessons, please make sure that you arrive by 6:30 PM. Reserve your tickets now.

Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain - Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 7:00 PM


Indulge in 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 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 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.

Indian Cooking Class at Heritage India followed by Lunch and Dessert - Sunday, August 21, 2022 at 11:30 AM


Join us on your own or with friends for an exciting culinary journey to India as you discover exotic spices and how to prepare a complete Indian meal with dessert at home. The chef at Heritage India, one of the most celebrated Indian restaurants in town, will demonstrate how easy it is to prepare a delicious Indian meal. The cooking demonstration is followed by lunch with dessert as you meet and enjoy the company of other ICDC Members.  Reserve your tickets now.

Oktoberfest Beer Tasting, Dance, and Evening of German Alpine Music at the German-American Heritage Museum - Friday, September 23, 2022 at 6:30 PM


Celebrate Oktoberfest and enjoy a taste of Germany with a very special tasting of German beer, including limited seasonal specialties, German sausage, potato salad, and pretzels. Socialize and network with like-minded beer aficionados and connoisseurs while listening to traditional German music with optional dancing to a live German band. Learn about the long history of Germans in the United States, their significant contributions (which go well beyond beer and bratwurst!) and the strong connection that exists between the two countries. Reserve your tickets now.

Portuguese Ambassador's Residence Fado Concert and Dinner (Portuguese Guitar & Piano) - Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 6:30 PM


The International Club of DC with the cooperation of the Embassy of Portugal and His Excellency Ambassador Francisco Duarte Lopes, the Portuguese Ambassador to the United States, cordially request the pleasure of your company for the rare delight of an evening featuring a delightful Fado concert followed by a dinner buffet feast of Portuguese delicacies by the Ambassador's Staff! 

The intimate and beautiful setting of the Portuguese Ambassador’s residence provides the perfect setting for you to discover Portugal through all your senses while meeting the Ambassador, distinguished diplomats and staff at the embassy along with ICDC members in attendance. Reserve your tickets now.

Embassy of Sri Lanka Dinner Reception: Discover the Tropical Island Paradise of Sri Lanka - Friday, September 30, 2022 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC cordially requests the pleasure of your company for a very special evening at the Embassy of Sri Lanka. The evening includes an authentic dinner buffet of Sri Lankan delicacies prepared by the embassy chef along with the opportunity to learn about Sri Lanka, its people, geography, history, and culture. The evening begins with welcome remarks by the Ambassador of Sri Lanka about Sri Lanka’s culture, geography, trade, and tourism. Afterwards you will be invited to feast on a buffet of authentic Sri Lankan delicacies along with world renowned Ceylon Tea. The evening also provides you with the opportunity to meet diplomatic personnel at the embassy as well as International Club of DC members in attendance. Don't miss this opportunity to discover one of the world's most exotic travel destinations and a tropical island paradise. Reserve your tickets now.

French Embassy Concert and Wine Reception: An evening of Opera Music: Cabaret - Friday, October 21, 2022 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC and the RCAS cordially requests the pleasure of your company at the Embassy of France for a delightful evening of classical music. You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends. The concert is followed by a wine reception to meet other guests in attendance. 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 - Saturday, December 31, 2022 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. Celebrate New Year's Eve in grand style & indulge in a sophisticated haven of luxury & service in the heart of Washington DC as we welcome 2023!

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 an exciting New Year's Eve gala.

You do not need a date to attend so attend on your own or with friends. 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! Reserve your tickets now.