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French Embassy Gatsby Soiree

  • Embassy of France 4101 Reservoir Road Northwest Washington, DC 20007 (map)

French Embassy Gatsby Soiree: Evening of Wine, Desserts, and Dance with Viennese Waltz, Tango, and Swing Lessons

Event Date

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 7:00 PM

Event Address

Embassy of France
4101 Reservoir Road NW

Washington DC 20007

Requested Attire

Cocktail attire requested. You are encouraged to dress up in vintage or Gatsby inspired attire.


Event Description

Join us on your own or with friends, at the French Embassy for our Gatsby Soiree for an evening of music, French wine, Parisian desserts & dancing! Even if you've never danced before, let us show you how to dance the Tango, Viennese Waltz, & Swing followed by an evening of dancing in the French Embassy ballroom as you meet ICDC members and make new friends.

Attend on your own or with friends as a dance partner or prior dance experience are not needed to attend! Wine & French desserts will be available for purchase at the cash bar. Don't miss this rare opportunity to enjoy a night of dancing at the French Embassy!

:::: Enjoy delectable Parisian desserts available for purchase (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. Please plan to have dinner before or after the event.

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.

We need a complete guest list of all the attendees for security purposes at the entrance so if you reserve more than one ticket, please e-mail us the full name of each guest.

Reserve your tickets now as space is limited. For a limited time discounted tickets are available for $30 for the dance soiree with lessons and $25 for the dance soiree only. After a limited time tickets will be $45 for the dance soiree with lessons and $40 for the dance soiree only. The current ticket price is listed below.