More than 40 embassies will open their doors to DC visitors and residents Saturday, May 6. Participants can travel the world as they experience the food, art, dance, fashion, and music of different countries. In the past, visitors have been treated to karate demonstrations, dance performances, sari wrapping lessons, and henna demonstrations.
Photos from the Around the World Embassy Tour
Participating embassies for 2017
Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (Oman)
Around the World Embassy Tour 2017
What You Need to Know
All embassies are open from 10am to 4pm, unless otherwise noted.
Admission is free. Reservations are not required.
Street parking is available but difficult at many embassy locations.
Many embassies are within walking distance of the Dupont Circle and Van Ness Metrorail stations. Click here for tips and recommendations.
Many embassies require photo ID for admission.
Embassies on International Drive are larger and often have shorter lines than those on Embassy Row.
Follow @DCCulture and #PassportDC on Twitter for updates about lines, exciting activities, and other breaking news.
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