HALLOWEEN GALA AT THE EMBASSY OF FRANCE: “American Werewolves in Paris”
Fri, October 25, 2019 @ 08:30PM To Sat, October 26, 2019 @ 12:00AM
Embassy of France
4101 Reservoir Rd NW
District Of Columbia
$79.00 - $104
Halloween Live Concerts, Opera, and Scary Performances, European Ballroom Dancing, Open Bar, Late Night DJ, Dancing, International Halloween Candy , and hundreds of your fellow werewolves, ghosts, witches, and Halloween Revelers!
– Halloween in Paris
– The Ghosts of the French Riviera
– The Spirts of Bordeaux
France is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. From the wooden legged ghost of Château de Combourg, to the haunted legends of Rue Des Chantres in Paris, tonight we bring alive French culture under the shadow of one of the most beloved holidays in the world!
As you enter this incredible embassy, you will be transported to one of the most admired countries in the world.
Don your best costumes (or semi-formal outfits) and be transported to one of the most beautiful and admired countries in all of Europe as we bring together the glory and frights of Old Paris with the allure of Modern Western Europe.
From our featured live musical performances, to dancing to classics from Europe’s master composers to a late-night Parisian/Halloween style DJ playing your favorite hits, this French Halloween Celebration has something for everyone.
This event is perfect for both couples and singles alike and we expect a sellout to this grand event.
Your magical evening features:
1) LIVE SCARY OPERA PERFORMANCE & PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
From the gruesome tale of “The Barber of Seville”, to Don Giovanni’s rage towards damnation, tonight we will be privy to performances of some of the scariest opera pieces in European History. Additional encores will showcase some of the most beloved songs from “Phantom of the Opera”/
2) BALLROOM DANCING with LESSONS
Travel to the center of Europe as you waltz, Fox Trot, Tango and even Swing in an 18th century ballroom setting. Ballroom dance lessons will be provided as an introduction r refresher.
3) EUROPEAN NIGHTCLUB OF THE WEREWOLVES
In the second half of the evening, we visit the hottest nightclubs from the south of France to L ‘Avenue des Champs Elysées as one of Washington’s top DJs spins the best retro, swing and top 40 dance hits.
5) EUROPEAN/FRENCH BAR
An OPEN BAR of European wines European wines, beers and other nonalcoholic refreshments. Wines and beers from at multiple different European countries will be on hand for you to sample and enjoy!
6) LES DESSERTS
Before she went to the guillotine, Marie Antoinette said “Let them eat cake!” And we will. As if picked from the best pastry shops in all of France, our dessert selection offers you an assortment de Petites Patisseries. Experience the exquisite French desserts found in some of the finest restaurants, cafes and casinos in all of Paris and Monte Carlo. Catered by the French Embassy’s regular chefs.
7) EUROPEAN HOLIDAY CHOCOLATES AND CANDY
Sample, compare and conquer some of the most popular Halloween candy/chocolates from throughout Western and Eastern Europe.
8) HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST:
Among those who arrive in their Halloween attire, we will be hosting a costume contest for scariest, most original, and most related to France. Prizes will be awarded.
9) WIN A TRIP TO THE CARIBBEAN
A drawing for all to partake in. One lucky person will win plane and hotel to Jamaica!
SPECIAL EARLY VIP CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION
We are adding a special early entrance VIP French Champagne Reception for an additional $25. This will include a private VIP musical performance, early admission and perhaps an early dance lesson (based on demand).
***NOTE: ALL TICKETS SALES MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE! We will not be allowed to allow any walk on registrations.
Choice of: 1) Black Tie/Semi Formal at a Minimum; or 2) Halloween Gala or Costume Attire. Note; Costumes must be respectful. No costumes of a salacious nature, or costumes promoting negative historical figure or insulting to our hosts will be permitted. Email Events@thingstodoDC.com if you have questions.BUY NOW
Embassy of France
4101 Reservoir Rd NW
Washington , District Of Columbia