The Washington National Opera seems to out-do itself each season, with their largest annual fundraising event topping the glam list of Washington events every
year. The night begins with an intimate dinner in a local embassy, followed by a lavish party hosted by a member of the diplomatic community.
Date: Friday, May 21
Time: 7 p.m., dinner at participating embassies; 10 p.m. ball
Location: Pre-ball dinners hosted at embassies around the city; Opera Ball at The Embassy of the Russian Federation
Starting at $500 for Opera Ball and dinner;
$250 for ball only; sponsorships starting at $5,000