• Tour of the US Capitol on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 11:30 AM
  • French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine Reception: Enchanting Tribute to Tchaikovsky on Friday, April 17, 2020 at 7:00 PM
  • Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 7:00 PM
  • Library of Congress Guided Tour on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 1:00 PM
  • Austrian Embassy 18th Annual Viennese Ball: A Night in Vienna on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 7:00 PM
  • French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine Reception: Enchanting Tribute to Tchaikovsky on Friday, December 11, 2020 at 7:00 PM
  • An Evening in Buenos Aires with Argentine Tango Lessons on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 7:00 PM
  • Library of Congress Guided Tour on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 1:00 PM
  • Speakeasy Vintage Soiree at the Presidential Home of Woodrow Wilson: A Lively Vintage Evening with Live Music on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 6:00 PM
  • Fencing Lessons: Introduction to the Olympic sport of Sabre Fencing on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 4:00 PM
  • French Ambassador's Residence La Soiree Champagne on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 6:00 PM
  • Spanish Paella Cooking Class at La Tasca with Paella Dinner, Tapas, Sangria, Dessert and Coffee on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 7:00 PM
  • French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine Reception Featuring the Russian Chamber Arts Society on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 7:00 PM
  • Embassy of Latvia Evening of Latvian Culture and Dinner Reception on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 7:00 PM
  • Tour of the US Capitol on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 1:50 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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Tour of the US Capitol

Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 1:50 PM: Join us for a private tour of the exterior architecture of the eastern National Mall culminating in a tour of the US Capitol. Discover the awe-inspiring Capitol as you meet ICDC members. Space is limited so sign up now. Reserve your tickets now.

Thank you again for organizing today's trip - it is a great organization and I look forward to future trips and events. I am glad I found out about ICDC. Your web site is very nice too - it is the best web site i have seen for this type of organization.

Jason Harris (attendee of Great Falls VA hike)


Great Falls Hike

Great Falls Park, one of DC’s most spectacular displays of nature, is just minutes from DC. We enjoyed a day of hiking and socializing amidst views of waterfalls, the Potomac River, as well as nature along the C and O Canal.

French Embassy Wine & Dance Soiree

Members of the International Club of DC enjoyed an evening of French wine, French art, and dance in the ballroom of the Embassy of France. The evening started with a French wine reception as attendees enjoyed the artwork at the embassy and was followed by a dance lesson followed by dancing. We look forward to seeing you at our next dance soiree at the Embassy of France!

Upcoming Events


Speakeasy Vintage Soiree at the Presidential Home of Woodrow Wilson: A Lively Vintage Evening with Live Music - Friday, January 24, 2020 at 6:00 PM


Experience the elegance and excitement of a Presidential vintage soiree as you meet other attendees and make new friends. The evening also includes specialty vintage cocktails with light refreshments inspired by the era. 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.

Fencing Lessons: Introduction to the Olympic sport of Sabre Fencing - Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 4:00 PM


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.

Austrian Embassy Viennese Waltz Lessons and Dance Rehearsal for Viennese Ball - Thursday, January 30, 2020 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 18th Annual Viennese Ball: A Night in Vienna - Friday, January 31, 2020 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.

Spanish Paella Cooking Class at La Tasca with Paella Dinner, Tapas, Sangria, Dessert and Coffee - Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 7:00 PM


Join us on your own or with friends for an exciting culinary journey to Spain as we show you how to make Paella in the company of your ICDC friends. Your evening starts with a refreshing glass of sangria and Spanish appetizers. Then, the chefs at La Tasca will demonstrate the basics of making paella. You will learn how to select ingredients and create your own paella from scratch at home. Once the paella is cooked, you will be invited to sit down for a hearty meal, including the paellas you just made. Tapas, dessert, coffee, and Sangria will be served.

This is a great opportunity for you to meet and socialize with other ICDC members as you develop your culinary skills! Space is limited so please reserve your tickets early! Reserve your tickets now.

French Ambassador's Residence La Soiree Champagne - Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 6:00 PM


There is no better way to start the New Year than an exclusive Champagne open bar evening at the Residence of the Ambassador of France. The International Club of DC invites you to the 4th annual La Soiree Champagne presented by the French-American Chamber of Commerce! The event will be hosted in the private Residence of the Ambassador of France, Gérard Araud, in his presence. This is the perfect occasion to enjoy a rare opportunity to taste different Champagnes from France's leading houses, while at the same time mingle with the Chamber's Board of Directors as well as distinguished guests, high-ranking diplomats and VIPs. In addition to an open-bar serving Champagne, there will be an upscale finger-food cocktail prepared by the Residence's Chef, to pair with the Champagne! The Soirée will also feature live music and art. Reserve your tickets now.

French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine Reception Featuring the Russian Chamber Arts Society - Friday, February 7, 2020 at 7:00 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 Great Russian Entertainers. 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.

Movie Award Ceremony Viewing Party: A Fashionable Evening of Socializing and a Live Screening of the Oscars Awards Ceremony - Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 7:30 PM


We cordially requests the pleasure of your company for a viewing of the awards ceremony, in honor of the best films of 2020, at the luxurious Embassy Row Hotel. Start your evening with handcrafted cocktails available for purchase at the bar as you meet, network, and socialize with ICDC Members followed by a screening of the live broadcast of the awards ceremony on large TV screens of the venue and experience the magic of cinema. Join us on your own or with friends! We sold out the last 4 years. Discounted tickets are available for a very limited time. Reserve your tickets now.

Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain - Wednesday, February 19, 2020 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 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.

Tour of the US Capitol - Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 1:50 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.

Embassy of Latvia Evening of Latvian Culture and Dinner Reception - Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC with the cooperation of the Embassy of Latvia and His Excellency Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Maris Selga, the Latvian Ambassador to the United States, cordially request the pleasure of your company for the rare delight of an evening a the Embassy of Latvia to discover Latvian culture along with a dinner buffet feast of Latvian delicacies! The intimate and beautiful setting of the Latvian Embassy provides the perfect setting for you to discover Latvia 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.

An Evening in Buenos Aires with Argentine Tango Lessons - Friday, March 13, 2020 at 7:00 PM


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, March 21, 2020 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.

French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine Reception: Enchanting Tribute to Tchaikovsky - Friday, April 17, 2020 at 7:00 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.

Indian Cooking Class at Heritage India followed by Lunch and Dessert - Sunday, April 19, 2020 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.

Library of Congress Guided Tour - Saturday, April 25, 2020 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.

Tour of the US Capitol - Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 11:30 AM


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 Tribute to Tchaikovsky - Friday, December 11, 2020 at 7:00 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.