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Embassy Open House

​May 13, 2017 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

2801 16th Street NW Washington, D.C.​​ 20009​

Join us for a day filled with food, fun, and Spanish cultural activities for the whole family!


We welcome you to our cultural center, The Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a taste of the best Spain has to offer. Indulge in Spain’s world-class cuisine, experience vibrant cultural performances, learn about education and business opportunities, and start planning your next trip! Admission is free and open to the public! No reservations or tickets are required.


Featuring Spanish Dance
Starting at 12:00 p.m., guests will be entertained by theCarmen de Vicente Spanish Dance Academy, who will perform several regional dances from Spain including the Sardana, Jota Aragonesa, Basque Country dance, Muñeira, Danza Charra, and of course Flamenco
Food & Drink

Wet your whistle with a sip of sangria, some Spanish wine, or a cold glass of Spanish beer. You can also indulge in a plate of succulent paella, croquettes, or Spanish omelette. Thanks to our participating restaurants and food providers, you won't go hungry!

Participating restaurants and food vendors:

Embassy offices represented

Giveaways all day long

Our tourism office will be raffling a free trip to Spain! Make sure you stop by their table to enter the raffle! Your next Spanish vacation could be on us!


We will also be giving away gear from Real Madrid to those who use the hashtag #EUOpenHouse and mention @SpainInTheUSA in their social media posts.


Also, be on the lookout for our Snapchat geofilter!


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  • Embassy of Spain in Washington, D.C.
    2375 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
    20037 Washington, D.C.
    Tfno: 202-452-0100
  • Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
    2801 16th Street NW
    20009 Washington, D.C.
    Tfno: (202) 728-2334
  • Defense Attaché Office
    4801 Wisconsin Ave. NW
    20016 Washington, D.C.
    Tfno: 202-244-0093
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