WHAT: Masquerade Ball
WHEN: Saturday, September 21, 2019 – 8:30pm - 11:59pm
WHERE: La Maison Française – 4101 Reservoir Rd, NW - Washington, D.C. - 20007
PRICE: General Admission (8:30pm-11:59pm) : 79 $ + 4.36 fee
VIP (7pm-11:59pm) : 109$+ 5.41 fee
RESERVATION: Online registration required. EventBrite
ADD. INFOS: Valid ID required, no parking inside the embassy. No large bags, helmets and suitcase.
On January 28,1393; Charles VI of France put together the first masquerade ball in the world. Since then the Masquerade Ball began as part of Europe’s carnival season. Participants gather in masks and costumes to take part in elaborate pageants and glamorous processions. Quickly spreading across France like wildfire, some of the most notorious balls of the day would be held to celebrate Royal Entries: the grand occasion of welcoming kings and queens into their cities.
This is a strictly over 21 event. No one under 21 will be accepted. Please bring a valid ID.
Since this is a summer party, we encourage you to wear ALL WHITE (Optional). However, we expect gentlemen to range from creative tie to tuxedo, while ladies range from stylish cocktail attire to flax/flapper dresses and gowns.
I. VIP (Enters at 7:00pm):
II. GENERAL ADMISSION (Enters at 8:30pm)
See description on the Eventbrite page.
NO TICKET SALES AT THE DOOR
What is the a Masquerade Ball without a Masquerade contest? Our hosting team will pick three winners and give out prizes.
Dance With DJ
Washington’s top DJs spins the best French, American, Euro, Retro, Swing and Top 40 songs. Hits like Chez Moi will be featured. A spectacular light display will fill the embassy and the dance floor to add that special late night French touch!
For security reasons, there will be no parking on the Embassy’s premises. Public parking is available on Reservoir Road. However, we highly advise you to use a taxi/ride-sharing service.