Austrian Embassy Viennese Ball: A Night in Vienna, Live Orchestra, Dancing

Fri Apr 19 2024 at 07:00 pm to 11:30 pm

Embassy of Austria | Washington

International Events Washington DC
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Austrian Embassy Viennese Ball: A Night in Vienna, Live Orchestra, Dancing
Grand celebration of Viennese music, food, wine, and dancing. Experience the splendor and spirit of Vienna and elegance of the waltz.
About this Event

You are cordially invited to experience a magical Viennese Ball  at the Austrian Embassy -- one of the grandest diplomatic venues in Washington DC for an unforgettable Viennese celebration of music, food, wine, dessert, and dancing.

Please visit the Viennese Ball Gala Webpage for detailed information about the Viennese Ball:

Please visit the Viennese Waltz Lessons Webpage for detailed information about Viennese Waltz lessons presented on the day prior to the Viennese Ball at the Embassy of Austria:

Enjoy a night of dancing to our classical orchestra, The Salon Orchestra of Washington, or watch the twirling silhouettes on the dance floor move to the sounds of the world’s most beloved waltzes, and other dance music from around the world.

The Salon Orchestra of Washington will perform beloved Strauss waltzes, ballroom music from around the world and the famous Radetsky Grand March, led by Carol Traxler. You will also be invited to join us for the Strauss Fledermaus Quadrille #6, which is danced at all the major balls in Vienna.

Don't know how to dance? Not a problem, as we will show you how to waltz with Viennese Waltz dance lessons offered on the day prior to the ball.

This is also a great opportunity to experience the elegant atmosphere of a European Ball, as well as meet other international professionals and members of the diplomatic community.

Attend on your own or with friends

You do not need a date to attend. You are welcome to attend without a date, as we expect as many singles as couples.

All attendees must be 21 and over.

Enjoy a Dinner Buffet of Austrian Delicacies For Gala Benefactor Ticketholders Until 7:50PM

~ Menu subject to change ~ 

Esterhazy Brisket of beef with mushroom and Pearl Onion

Pork Tenderloin with Apricot Glaze

Bratwurst, Weisswurst, Debreziner Sausages served Viennese Style


Austrian style egg salad with asparagus Palatschinke:

Crape Suzettes Stuffed with Cheese and Cream Spaetzle with peas and parsley

Traditional Austrian side dish: Red cabbage with green apple Assorted Bread

Indulge in Delectable Austrian & European Desserts (served after 8:30 PM)

~ Dessert selections subject to change ~

Viennese Sacher Torte

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

Apple Strudel

Kindly Note

The Viennese Ball is presented as a formal ball with dancing to an orchestra and not a seated event. As such though there will be a limited amount of seating offered at the event, kindly note that seating is not guaranteed at all times since space is maximized to allow for a dance floor.

Dinner is served for Benefactor ticketholders from 7:00 PM - 7:50 PM. Please note that General Admission at 8:30 PM does not include dinner.

:::: Tentative Agenda (May Change)

7:00 PM Admission commences for Gala Benefactor ticket holders 

- Enjoy a glass of champagne during the VIP Reception

- Enjoy an elegant dinner buffet until 8:00 PM (Last dinner seating at 7:50 PM)

8:30 PM Admission Commences for Post Dinner General Admission ticket holders

- The Orchestra performs until 11:30 PM.

- Dance to Viennese waltzes and other ballroom dance music. (Music performed by the orchestra will be mostly Viennese Waltzes with other dance music performed to include: Polka, swing, & tango)

- Enjoy a very extravagant dessert reception in the finest Viennese tradition until 10:30 PM.

9:30 PM Welcome Remarks and Grand March

9:45 PM Orchestra performs music for dancing

10:30 PM Quadrille 10:45 PM Orchestra performs music for dancing

11:15 PM Bar service ends

11:30 PM Gala Concludes
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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Embassy of Austria, 3524 International Court Northwest, Washington, United States


USD 129.00 to USD 279.00

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