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The Former Residence is located within walking distance of the Columbia Heights Metro station and is on the S1, S2 & S4 MetroBus routes.


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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!


  • 20 jun @SpainInTheUSA * RT @SpeakerRyan: The United States and Spain have many shared priorities. I was delighted to meet with His Majesty King Felipe VI today to…
  • 20 jun @SpainInTheUSA * RT @WhiteHouse: Today, President Trump and the First Lady welcomed King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain to the White House. https://t.…
  • 20 jun @SpainInTheUSA * RT @CasaReal: Llegada de los Reyes a la Casa Blanca @WhiteHouse . Viaje de los Reyes a EEUU.
  • 20 jun @SpainInTheUSA * RT @SpainMFA: 🇺🇸🇪🇸 #Spain and #USA: Allies with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties sharing the same democratic values and geos…
  • 20 jun @SpainInTheUSA * RT @WhiteHouse: Today, President Trump welcomes Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain to the White House.
  • 20 jun @SpainInTheUSA * RT @CasaReal: Encuentro del Rey en Washington con el presidente del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, LUIS Alberto Moreno. @el_BID https:…
  • 19 jun @SpainInTheUSA * RT @CasaReal: El Rey se reúne con el Presidente del Banco Mundial, Jim Yong Kim. @WorldBank
  • 19 jun @SpainInTheUSA * RT @MarcaEspanaEN: An interview with @domingozapata, the artist who has made it in #TimesSquare and whose works have mesmerising effects on…
  • 19 jun @SpainInTheUSA * King Felipe VI and Foreign Affairs Minister @JosepBorrellF have opened the 'Convención de Líderes Hispanos de EEUU'…
  • 18 jun @SpainInTheUSA * RT @CasaReal: El Rey se reúne en San Antonio con el Gobernador de Texas, Greg Abbot. #SA300
  • 18 jun @SpainInTheUSA * RT @VisitSanAntonio: Their Majesties, The King and Queen of Spain, were welcomed to San Antonio's @UNESCO World Heritage Site Mission San J…
  • 18 jun @SpainInTheUSA * RT @CasaReal: Los Reyes visitaron la Ciudad de Nueva Orleans para celebrar el 300 aniversario de su fundación. #nola300 @MAECgob @SpainInTh…
  • 18 jun @SpainInTheUSA * RT @CasaReal: Los Reyes conocen la exposición “Designing America: Spain’s Imprint in the U.S.” #SA300 @BexarCounty @FundConEspEEUU @COSAGOV…
  • 17 jun @SpainInTheUSA * Spanish racing driver @alo_oficial wins #24HoursofLeMans. Congratulations! #WEC #LeMans24
  • 17 jun @SpainInTheUSA * RT @CasaReal: Los Reyes, en el Museo de Arte de Nueva Orleans (NOMA), para presenciar una muestra cultural de la ciudad de Luisiana relacio…


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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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