Passport DC



Events DC is excited to have expanded its programming to include Passport DC! 

Passport DC is a month-long journey around the world highlighting DC’s thriving international diplomatic community and its lively and varied culture. Celebrated annually in May, which is International Cultural Awareness Month in Washington, Passport DC is 31 days of programming by embassies and some of DC’s very best cultural institutions. Thousands of people enjoy the popular embassy open houses, street festivals, performances, exhibitions, workshops and more. Passport DC invites everyone to experience a trip around the world without leaving the city!

Featured Events



Flower Mart is a program where people can shop for plants and gifts, eat fun festival food, enjoy children’s activities, ride the historic carousel and take in the beauty of the International Floral Exhibit.

Time: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

EU Open House is organized by the Delegation of the European Union to the United States. Visitors will enjoy the authentic music, dance, food, film and art of the distinctive nations of the European Union!

Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm 

Fiesta Asia! is a street fair and a signature celebration that occurs every May in conjunction with Asian Heritage Month Commemorations. It offers outdoor craft exhibits, live performances, food and more.

Time:  11:00 am to 7:00 pm

What People Say about Passport DC…

“Fascinating to learn about countries; loved how different embassies highlighted very different things; free food; dance and music; 
seeing the pride in the faces of the people from that country to show off what makes them" special; diversity of attendees."

“Getting the opportunity to learn about other cultures and cuisines and getting to see the buildings that house other nations.”

"The world got smaller and friendlier.”

“Love, love, love the event -- one of my favorite DC events. Really appreciate that it’s free and open!”


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