31. octubre 2020 - 20:30 hasta 23:59
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Halloween and Toussaint Ball At The Embassy of France | Embassy of France | sábado, 31. octubre 2020

In France people commemorate their dead on the 1st of November, locally known as “Toussaint” - which is the contraction of “Tous les Saints”, meaning “All the Saints” in English. 
The night between the 31st of October and Toussaint’s day is Halloween night and children dressed as ghosts, skeletons, witches, Frankenstein monsters, vampires or mummies put into action a French adaptation of the American ***** or treat : “des bonbons ou des farces” (candies or pranks). Adults party the night away.
You are invited to this French Holiday and join us if you dare. It is our way of saying thanks to all of our people without pulling pranks. Don't be lame, don’t be naughty, creep or crawl to our party! And don’t forget, scare up a fright costumes are a must on this night. Calling all Goblins, Ghosts and Freaks of the night. You can come for the night, you can come for a flash. But come to have fun at our bash! 
France is the origin of Masquerade ***** and what is A Ball celebrating the day of the dead without a Masquerade? Put your snazzy masquerades on to put an icing on the cake.
We will fly you over on a broom or float you like a ghost to France without leaving DC and meet you at the fusion point of American and French cultures. 
DRESS CODE : We recommend wearing your spookiest, scariest, or most creative costume! There will be costume prizes for the most festively dressed attendees.

SALSA DANCING : At the later part of the night we will give a Salsa lesson and decorate the night with French Latino hits.

I. VIP (Enters at 7:00 pm):
Ticket Price Includes:
- Seated Dinner
- Early Admission to the Ball
- Freely Flowing Champagne Reception with a mesmerizing piano bar- French Open Bar Featuring French Wines, Beers and Other Non-alcoholic Beverages
Dinner Menu:
Mesclun SaladCharcuterie PlatterCheese PlatterBread AssortmentFillet of SalmonSaffran SauceChicken,Chicken ForestièreGreen BeansRice
- Dessert
* Dinner ends promptly at 8:30 and all VIP Guests should check-in before 8pm.

Ticket Price includes:
- French Open Bar Featuring French Wines, Beers and Other Non-alcoholic Beverages
-  Halloween Themed Dessert Buffet

Père Lachaise Cemetry Vanilla Choux
Catacomb Cannelés 
Un Chat Noir Crunchy Chocolate Bar
Pumpkin Bavarois Cheesecake 
Fantôme Macaroons
and many more

III. LATE NIGHT (Enters at 10:00 PM)
Ticket Price includes:
- French Open Bar Featuring French Wines, Beers and Other Non-alcoholic Beverages

Dance With DJ:
Washington's top DJs spins the best French, American, Euro, Retro, Swing and Top 40 songs. Hits like Chez Moi will be featured. A spooktacular light display will fill the embassy and the dance floor to add that special late night French touch!

This is primarily a stand up, buffet style reception with limited seating throughout the evening. We will have limited tables and chairs, but will not be able to accommodate seating for all attendees at one time. However, if you need to be seated for medical reasons or if you need a handicap access, please email us via (info@merevents.com), at least 24 hours before the Event, so that we can arrange. 

For security reasons, there will be no parking on the Embassy's premises. Public parking is available on Reservoir Road. However, we highly advise you to use a ride-sharing service.

Payment Instructions :
1. You should login from a PC to see the 'Pay Now' button, after RSVPing. Then hit the button.
2. Verify correct dollar amount for number of people you're paying for.
3. If you don't have a Paypal account, click "Pay with a Debit or Credit Card".
4. If you have a Paypal account, simply log in, and pay as you normally would via Paypal.

Refund & Ticket Resell
All sales are final. We only refund the full amount, if the event is canceled. If it is rescheduled, we will send an email to those who RSVPed 'YES' advising that. A full refund will be given to those that let us know within 2 calendar days of the update email, if you are unable to make it on the new date. No refunds will be given after that time.
However, you can sell your ticket to someone else if you are unable to attend. Please, feel free to post in the comment box for the event, that you have a ticket for sale. Work out payment between yourselves, and have the seller only send the organizer a message letting us know the full name of the person taking your spot. You must let us know two hours before the RSVP close time, on the day of the event.