La Grande Fete

Event Date: 
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
RSVP Required
Food & Drink
Included Items: 
admission, food & drink samples

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

No passport is needed for this world tour of francophone cultures. Sample food and drink from more than 30 embassies as you explore each nation's unique attractions and traditions. DJ Princess Slaya is back by popular demand to spin music from Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, and plenty of destinations in between.

Tickets are $40. Click here to purchase.

Tickets must be purchased in advance (no sales at the door); IDs checked at the door; no backpacks or bike helmets are allowed; all ticket sales are final, no refunds or exchanges; tickets are not mailed; no Smithsonian Associates member discounts or any other special discounts apply.