Austrian Embassy Viennese Waltz Lessons and Evening of Austrian Wine and Dancing
Learn how to dance the Viennese Waltz, as it is danced in Vienna, in time for the Viennese Ball and other Galas. Expert instruction. No partner needed to sign up. Meet gala attendees and enjoy Austrian wine.
ONLINE RESERVATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. Few tickets will be available at the entrance at 8:30 PM for $40/CASH. Tickets are now available only for the 8:30 PM dance lessons as the 7:00 PM dance lesson is SOLD OUT. Kindly note that tickets bought for the 8:30 PM dance lesson are not transferable to the 7:00 PM dance lesson due to limited space.

Event Date

Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 6:30 PM

Event Address

Embassy of Austria
3524 International Ct NW
Washington DC 20008

Requested Attire

Business or cocktail attire requested. Due to turns involved with the Viennese Waltz, we recommend leather soled shoes. We do not recommend rubber soled shoes.

Event Description

ONLINE RESERVATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. Few tickets will be available at the entrance at 8:30 PM for $40/CASH.

PLEASE NOTE: We will be presenting TWO Viennese Waltz sessions due to popular interest for the dance lessons. The first session is at 7:00 PM with the second session at 8:30 PM. With the 7:00 PM session completely sold out, tickets are now available only for the 8:30 PM session. Kindly note that tickets bought for the 8:30 PM session are not transferable to the 7:00 PM session due to limited space. Please reserve your tickets for 8:30 PM session now, as ticket availability is limited. We look forward to seeing you soon!


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.

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 Washington, DC, area -- at the White House, Smithsonian, and other venues around town. Their Viennese waltz lessons include the Viennese waltz (Linkswalzer, Rechtswalzer, hesitation step), posture, dance etiquette, and the Handkuss (hand kiss), as well as an introduction to the Viennese balls and to the Viennese waltz music of the Strauss dynasty. The Traxlers will be glad to answer your questions about the Viennese waltz as well as the upcoming Viennese Ball.

As you learn to dance the Viennese Waltz, enjoy Austrian wine available for purchase at the cash bar. Please bring cash for the cash bar and note that the dance lessons does not include food so please plan to have dinner before or after the event. 

ONLINE RESERVATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. Few tickets will be available at the entrance at 8:30 PM for $40/CASH. Tickets are now available only for the 8:30 PM dance lessons as the 7:00 PM dance lesson is SOLD OUT. Kindly note that tickets bought for the 8:30 PM dance lesson are not transferable to the 7:00 PM dance lesson due to limited space.

Tickets

  No Tickets are currently available. For additional assistance, please contact us.


Please note that online ticket sales are non-refundable.

Event Agenda (May change)

You are invited to arrive on time for your dance lesson to enjoy Austrian wine available for purchase at the cash bar as you meet ICDC Members with Viennese waltz music played in the background. .

6:30 PM Admission commences for 7-9PM Viennese Waltz Session
~ Check in at the Austrian Embassy
~ Enjoy Austrian wine at the cash bar
~ Meet other attendees
~ Viennese Waltz lesson
~ After the lesson practice dancing the Viennese Waltz to recorded music
~ Event concludes at 9:00 PM for the 7-9PM Session attendees.

8:30 PM Admission commences for 8:30-10 PM Viennese Waltz Session
~ Check in at the Austrian Embassy
~ Enjoy Austrian wine at the cash bar and meet other guests (until 9:00 PM)
~ Viennese Waltz lesson commences at 9:00 PM
~ After the lesson practice dancing the Viennese Waltz to recorded music

10:15 PM Event Concludes 

Map/Parking

The Embassy is located about 3 blocks from the Van Ness Metro station. Parking for the Austrian Embassy Viennese Ball is limited to street parking in the vicinity of the Austrian Embassy. There will be no parking available at the Austrian Embassy. Due to the limited availability of parking, Uber, a cab or another transportation arrangement is highly recommended. For Metro directions, please call (202) 637 7000.

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.