French Embassy Valentine's Dance Soiree: with Viennese Waltz, Tango, and Salsa lessons
Join us on the most romantic day of the year for a delightful evening of dancing at our French Embassy Dance Soiree with Viennese Waltz, Tango and Salsa lessons. Also enjoy French wine and crepes available for purchase.

Event Date

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Event Address

Embassy of France
4101 Reservoir Road NW
Washington DC 20007

Requested Attire

Cocktail attire requested. Event will be presented rain, shine, or snow.

Event Description

Join us on your own or with friends, at the French Embassy to enjoy an evening of music and dancing along with French wine and crepes available for purchase! Let us show you how to dance the Viennese Waltz, Tango, and Salsa even if you have never danced before and join us afterwards to dance as you meet and socialize with ICDC members.

You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends as a dance partner or prior dance experience are not needed to attend! Don't miss this special opportunity to enjoy a night of dancing at the French Embassy!

Delectable French crepes by Cafe Bonaparte will be available for purchase at the event for $8 per crepe. Please remember to bring cash for the crepes and wine available for purchase as the cost of wine and crepes are not included in the cost of admission. The availability of crepes is limited so please make your selections early. 

Savory Crepes
Fresh spinach, caramelized red onion, ricotta & feta cheese

Seasoned ground beef, onions, tomatoes, green pepper. Topped with cilantro sour cream sauce

Sweet Crepes
Nutella hazelnut chocolate & powder sugar

Last Tango
Nutella hazelnut chocolate, strawberries
topped with melba (berry sauce) & whip cream

The event is structured as an informal 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 and we kindly ask for your patience and understanding while we work with our event partners to present you a wonderful evening.

Event Agenda (May change)

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 email us the full name of your guest(s)

7:00 PM Admission commences
~ Tango dance lesson
- Viennese Waltz dance lesson
~ Salsa dance lesson

8:30 PM Ballroom Dance Party
Dance the night away to a mix of Viennese Waltz, tango, salsa and other music. This is a wonderful opportunity to practice dancing and socialize with other attendees. The instructor will be on hand to provide additional instruction and to answer your questions.

10:00 PM Evening concludes

We Are Grateful for Your Support

We greatly appreciate your contribution towards the International Club of DC Inc by making your reservation. Your support makes it possible for us to present diverse cultural events to our members. Kindly note that your contribution is unrelated to the embassy or venue the event is being presented at and all proceeds from the event are used solely by International Club of DC Inc. to cover expenses related to presenting cultural events to our members.


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.