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Embassy of France
4101 Reservoir Road Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia 20007
Join us at the Embassy of France for our Gatsby Dance Soiree with dancing to The Foggy Bottom Whomp-stompers! The evening begins with swing and Viennese Waltz dance lessons. A partner or prior dance experience not needed to sign up so join us on your own or with friends and dance the night away to our live band performing thrilling prohibition era music from the 1920s and 30s as you experience a a memorable rendezvous in the City of Lights.
Whisper the password (or present your ticket!) to enter the secret world of speakeasy that bring to life the thrilling excitement of the 1920s. Experience a sophisticated celebration of music, art, wine, desserts and dancing at one of DC's most magnificent embassies! The… music performed by our live band brings to life the the glamour, elegance, and extravagance of 1920s America as characterized in F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby. As you enjoy the evening, enjoy French wine and desserts available for purchase at the cash bar. Our Gatsby Soiree sold out last year. Ticket availability is limited so make your reservations early and join us in your vintage inspired attire.
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 reserve more than one ticket, please e-mail us the full name of each guest.
7:00 PM Admission commences
~ Viennese Waltz Dance Lesson
~ Swing dance lesson
8:30 PM Dance Party (starting time approximate, and after the dance lessons)
Dance the night away to our live band performing a thrilling selection of vintage music for an unforgettable night of dancing! We will play Viennese Waltzes and other music during band breaks. This is a wonderful opportunity to practice your dancing and socialize with other attendees.
10:30 PM Evening concludes with the cash bar closing at 10:15 PM.