During the month of May, Washington DC will showcase a variety of cultural events, including concerts and festivals, highlighted by free tours of over 50 embassies on May 2nd, and European embassies on May 9th.
There will be hundreds of other events throughout the month under the PassportDC banner.
Around the World Embassy Tour (Saturday, May 2, 10am-4pm) 50 embassies will be open and offering tours with examples of food and art from their various cultures. Admission is free; no registration required; free shuttle service 10am-4pm from Dupont Circle Station.
Shortcut to Europe: European Union Embassies’ Open House (Saturday, May 10, 10am-4pm) European nations will open their embassies on May 9th showing off their unique cultures. Admission is free; no registration required; free shuttle service 10am-4pm from Dupont Circle Station.
Embassy Chef Challenge (Wednesday, May 20, 6pm-9:30pm) This fundraiser event gives access to world class chefs. Attendees can cast a ballot for the People's Choice award.
National Asian Heritage Festival: Fiesta Asia Street Fair (Saturday, May 16, 10am-7pm) The Asia Heritage Foundation will put on a day of performances along Pennsylvania Ave with over 70 performances on 5 stages, a parade, and various cultural activities.
For more information see the event's site http://www.culturaltourismdc.org/portal/passport-dc1.