Passport DC is an exciting and educational experience highlighting DC’s international diplomatic community and its diverse culture. Presented by Cultural Tourism DC, the event is held from May 1st through May 31st with a variety of events, such as embassy open houses, street festivals, performances, exhibitions, and workshops. Take a month-long global journey through 70 embassies and more than 40 cultural institutions, all without leaving the city.
Check out the European Union Open House on May 13th for authentic music, dance, food, film, and art from 28 different nations. Visit the European Union Delegation and the embassies of all EU member states, including Belgium, Denmark, Poland, Ireland, Italy, and more. Another favorite event is the Embassy Chef Challenge held on May 24th. More than a dozen private chefs from Washington’s embassies will serve appetizers paying homage to the unique cuisines of their countries. A panel of celebrity judges will select a winner and guests can also vote for their favorite.