What to Know
- The "Around the World Embassy Tour" will be on Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Over 40 embassies will participate in this event.
- Passport DC is offering several activities throughout the month of May to celebrate the international diplomatic community.
Have you ever wanted to travel the world without even leaving D.C.? This weekend, you're in luck.
Over 40 embassies will open their doors for guests as part of the "Around the World Embassy Tour” Saturday.
From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., visitors will be able to experience the food, art, dance, fashion and music of countries around the globe.
Some of the countries participating include: Afghanistan, Brazil, Guatemala, Haiti, Japan, Kenya, Morocco, Mexico, Qatar, Peru, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, Zimbabwe and more.
Many of these embassies are located on Embassy Row, which is located along Massachusetts Avenue NW and International Drive NW.
The tour is just one of the events being hosted during Passport DC, a month-long celebration of D.C.’s international community.
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Admission to the “Around the World Embassy Tour” is free, but be sure to have a valid photo ID with you.
You can follow @DCCulture on Twitter for updates about lines and activities.
Can’t make it to Saturday’s embassy tour? Passport DC is offering a variety of events throughout the month, including:
•The Flower Mart at National Cathedral - May 5 and 6,
•European Union Embassies’ Open House - May 13
•Embassy Chef Challenge Gala - May 24.
You can get more information about Passport DC here.