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La Grande Fête de la Francophonie

Publié le March 2, 2023
Get ready for a spectacular party with a French Accent! Come to discover our annual Cultural Festival.


All you need to know...

WHAT: La Grande Fête de la Francophonie

WHEN: Friday, March 24, 2023 – 7 pm - 11 pm

WHERE: La Maison Française – Embassy of France – 4101 Reservoir Rd NW, 20007, Washington, D.C.

PRICE: $40 for General Admission
$30 for Promotion Price

RESERVATION: Smithsonian Associates

INFOS: Each person attending the event must have a ticket registered in their name and a government-issued ID that matches the name on the reservation in order to enter the Embassy. No need to print your ticket, but no one will be admitted without reservation and proper ID.

The annual Francophonie Cultural Festival spotlights the music, art, literature, film, cuisine, and customs of French-speaking countries and regions from across the globe. One of the celebration’s highlights, La Grande Fête is always magnifique, and this year’s bash is no exception.

The don’t-miss event is your passport for a world tour of francophone cultures. Starting at 7, sample food and drink from more than 20 embassies as you explore each nation’s unique attractions and traditions. Participating organizations, countries, and regions include Alliance Française de Washington, Canada, the Republic of Guinee, Haiti, Senegal, Madagascar, Armenia, Romania, Moldova, and Québec—and that’s just the start of the growing list. Be ready to dance as DJs from around the world bring the unique sounds of Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, and plenty of destinations in between.

Don’t miss the chance to experience the best of the French-speaking world—without leaving D.C.

This event is organized by the Smithsonian Association in partnership with La Maison Française