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Passport DC

Join us for Passport DC 2011, an exploration through Washington, DC’s international culture during the entire month of May. Now in its fourth year, Passport DC invites participants to experience a global journey without leaving the city. Featuring street festivals, open houses, embassy events, special performances, and much more, Passport DC explores the international community that is a vital part of DC culture. Tours will take place rain or shine! 


Please note that Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan is no longer participating on May 14.

May 14 – Cultural Tourism DC presents the fourth annual Around the World Embassy Tour, the capstone event of Passport DC.  Thirty-four embassies from around the globe will open their doors and welcome visitors to experience the art, culture, cuisine, and much more.  Learn all you need to know about the Around the World Embassy Tour.

This year’s other signature Passport DC events include:

Shortcut to Europe: EU Embassies Open House: May 7 – Tour inside the embassies of the European Union member countries and discover their distinctive cultures.

Kids World Cinema: May 13-14; 20-22 – Young cinema fans are sure to enjoy this celebration of children’s films from countries around the world. Presented in partnership with Alliance Française de Washington, this two-weekend festival features the screening of international children’s films as well as educational workshops.

National Asian Heritage Festival: Fiesta Asia Street Fair: May 21 –The National Asia Heritage Foundation, presents this street festival honoring the diverse cultures of Asia.

Meridian International Children’s Festival: May 21 – This festival introduces the next generation of global travelers to cultures around the world.

View the Passport DC brochure.

Subscribe to Cultural Tourism DC’s Weekly Events Update to receive updates and information on Passport DC 2011.

The NBA Hoop Troop is coming to you!

NBA Hoop Troop

The NBA Hoop Troop – the NBA’s youth program aimed at boys and girls ages 6 to 14 – is coming to you with the Shot Clock Shopping Spree!

We’re inviting kid fans to stop by and learn more about the NBA Hoop Troop, take shots on NBA Hoop Troop fantasy hoops, and win awesome instant prizes.

Kids ages 6 to 14 can also enter the Shot Clock Shopping Spree for a chance to win one of three grand prize VIP trips to New York City, where they will team up with an NBA star, and shoot to score as much NBA gear as they can in 24 seconds!


Shot Clock Shopping Spree dates, times and location are listed below:

  • All locations: Saturday & Sunday – 12 noon to 6:00 p.m.
  • May 7 & 8: Washington, DC – Potomac Mills, 2700 Potomac Mills Circle, Prince William, VA
  • May 14 & 15: New York (Long Island) – Roosevelt Field, 313 Smith Haven Mall, Laker Grove, NY
  • May 21 & 22: Chicago, IL – Gurnee Mills, 6170 West Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL


For more information on the NBA Hoop Troop you can check out NBAHoopTroop.com.

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