Tonight, we take trick or treating to a whole new level – an international level. Tour the world with a single walk through Dupont Circle and Embassy Row. Enjoy distinct international candy representing countries from every continent.
This prestigious French Gourmet Reception is the perfect occasion to enjoy a rare opportunity to taste a varied selection of exquisite Champagne, grown by independent "Vignerons*" presented by CHAMPAGNE DE VIGNERONS, while savoring delicious petits fours specially prepared by the Chef of the Residence
Tonight, we also have a "battle" - GEORGIA vs GEORGIA! We will pair off food from both the kitchens of the country of Georgia against the kitchens from the Southern U.S. State of Georgia! Includes Georgian food, wine, film. art, diplomats and more!
Tonight, join the ambassador and learn the basics of enjoying great wine as we taste and compare five wines from five different European countries – especially wines from some countries that used to make up the former Yugoslav Republic (including Montenegro, Croatia, Serbia, and two others!)
What better way to celebrate the end of the 2019 wine harvest in style than at the Embassy of France at DC’s only official celebration?
Don your best outfits and be transported to one of the most beautiful and admired countries in all of Europe as we bring together the glory of Caesar’s Roman Empire with the allure of Modern Western Europe. From the music of the European master composers to a late-night modern DJ playing your favorite hits, this Italian Holiday Ball has something for everyone. Also, be on the lookout for Babbo Natale (Santa Claus)
20 INTERNATIONAL THEMED CELEBRATIONS ~ 7 SEPARATE PARTY ROOMS including 5 HUGE BALLROOMS ~ ONE OF D.C.’s MOST LUXURIOUS LOCATIONS ~ EXCLUSIVE CIRQUE NEW YEAR’S EVE PERFORMANCES ~ A RETURN TO THE “ROARING 20s” ~ LIVE BANDS 7 DEADLIES ~ SALUTE TO MULTIPLE COUNTRIES ~ FULLY STOCKED OPEN BAR ~ MIDNIGHT CHAMPAGNE TOAST ~ HUGE MIDNIGHT BALLOON DROP ~ D.C.’S BEST DJS ~ KARAOKE ~ STROLLING ENTERTAINERS ~ PARTY FAVORS ~ CARICATURIST DRAWINGS ~ AFRICAN DANCE SHOW ~ THE CHINESE LION DANCE ~ SPANISH FLAMENCO PERFORMANCE ~ LIVE IRISH DANCE SHOW ~ LIVE MEXICAN DANCE SHOW ~ OPERA ~ CLASSIC RUSSIAN DANCE PERFORMANCE ~ OKTOBERFEST CELEBRATION ~ INCREDIBLE HOTEL ROOM RATES ~ WHITE GLOVE SERVICE ~ VIP OPTIONS ~ MANY BARS AND STATIONS TO PREVENT LONG LINES ~ A SELL OUT EVERY YEAR ~ AND MUCH MORE!