Join us for a celebration of the season and a joyful return to the elegance of ballroom for an evening of Viennese waltz, polka, quadrilles, and ballroom music from around the world.
Under the gracious patronage of the Austrian Ambassador, DDr. Petra Schneebauer, we are pleased to host Washington’s annual Viennese Christmas Ball in the magnificent Hall of the Americas at the Organization of American States.
Opening Ceremonies will be presented by Midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy performing the traditional Fledermaus Quadrilles.
A champagne reception in the Palm Court will be followed by Austrian savories and wine, and a Viennese dessert buffet and coffee in the Hall of Heroes.
Join in the always popular Radetzky Grand March, led by Tanzmeister Carol Traxler, Austrian folk dances, and the Fledermaus Quadrille No. 6
7:00 p.m. Doors open
8:00 p.m. Opening Ceremonies and Cotillion
11:00 p.m. Fledermaus Quadrille No. 6
11:25 p.m. An der Schönen Blauen Donau
Music by ConBrio! Washington’s preferred salon orchestra.
White Tie and Decorations/Black Tie.
The Viennese Christmas Ball 2023 is sold out.
We may be able to accommodate additional registrations in case we receive a cancellation request. Please sign-up for the waitlist and you will be notified immediately if/when tickets become available.
View photos/video of the 2019 Christmas Ball