French Embassy Oscars: A Parisian Discotheque - Enjoy a night of French Wine, Parisian Desserts, and Dancing in the City of Lights
Join us on your own or with friends to watch the Oscars and enjoy a a delightful evening of dancing at our French Embassy Oscar party. Also enjoy French wine and delectable Parisian desserts availabe for purchase.
Online Reservations Closed. No more tickets are available for this event. We hope to see you at a future event!

Event Date

Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 7:00 PM

Event Address

Embassy of France
4101 Reservoir Road NW
Washington DC 20007

Requested Attire

Formal or cocktail attire requested. All attendees must be 21 and over.   No exceptions please and all guests MUST attend with ID and the French embassy will be checking and validating IDs of all guests.

Event Description

Join us on your own or with friends at the French Embassy to watch the Oscars and enjoy an evening of music, French wine, Parisian desserts & dancing! As you meet other ICDC Members and make new friends, experience a Discotheque in Paris as you dance the night away to music played by our DJ in the French embassy's ballroom. Watch the Oscars in the French Embassy auditorium (until 10:30 PM) or enjoy an evening of dancing in the French Embassy ballroom. Please note that food and wine are not permitted inside the French Embassy Auditorium and the bars close at 10:15 PM.

French Wine & exquisite Parisian desserts will be available for purchase. Space is limited and the event is expected to sell out well in advance. Discounted tickets available for a very limited time.

:::: Enjoy Exquisite Parisian Desserts Available for Purchase (Selections subject to change)

Decadent Chocolate Cake Layered with Chocolate Cream & Raspberry Jam
Delightful Almond Opera Torte with Coffee & Chocolate Cream
Mini Chocolate & Coffee Eclairs
Petite Fruit Mousse: Mango, Cassis, Passion fruit
Swan Shaped Cream Puffs with Whipped Cream
Fruit & Strawberry Tarts
Pistachio Almond Cookie with Pistachio Cream
Lemon Meringue Tart
Heavenly Chocolate mousse delights

Please note that dinner is not served at the event and instead delectable French desserts will be available for purchase along with French wine and champagne available for purchase at the cash bar. Please plan to have dinner before or after the event.

The event is structured as a dance soiree to meet, network, and socialize with ICDC members as you enjoy an evening of dancing at the French Embassy. As such kindly note that the event is not presented as a seated event. The event is expected to be well attended and we kindly ask for your patience and understanding while we work with our event partners to present you a wonderful evening.

Online Reservations Closed. No more tickets are available for this event. We hope to see you at a future event!

Event Agenda (May change)

All attendees must be 21 and over.   No exceptions please and all guests MUST attend with ID and the French embassy will be checking and validating IDs of all guests.

Due to enhanced security at the French Embassy, photo ID is REQUIRED for attendance. Please ensure all ticketholders and each guest attending with a ticketholder has valid photo ID. We are unable to issue a refund if you are denied entry due to lack of photo ID. If you purchase more than one ticket, please e-mail us the full name of each of each guest attending with you.

7:00 PM Admission commences
~ Watch the Oscars in the French Embassy auditorium (no food and drinks allowed inside the auditorium)
~ Dance the night away to international dance music played by our DJ in the ballroom
~ Enjoy French Wine and Parisian Desserts available for purchase at the cash bar

10:30 PM Evening concludes with bar service ending at 10:15 PM

Map/Parking

If driving, street parking will be available on Reservoir Road and throughout the surrounding neighborhoods. Also, there is a pay lot located across the street at Georgetown University Hospital. Due to security considerations, parking WILL NOT be available on the grounds of the Embassy of France.

If using public transportation, the D6 Metro Bus towards Sibley Hospital drops off directly in front of the embassy. Due to limited parking, we recommend Uber, public transportation or a cab.


Please note that the map is enclosed below as a courtesy to you and for your convenience but we do not guarantee the accuracy of the map or the directions provided by Google. It is your responsibly to arrive safely and on time at the address of the event disclosed above.

Parking is limited to street parking in the vicinity of the venue. Kindly note that, as is the case in most major cities, the availability of street parking in Washington DC is limited and beyond our control. Due to the limited availability of parking, we highly recommend a cab, Uber/Lyft or other transportation option. The event start at the designated time so please allow sufficient time for traffic/travel/transportation and parking as these factors are beyond our control.