FREE Summer Concerts every Thursday!

The Glen Echo Park Partnership brings FREE live music to the Park every Thursday at 7:30pm in the Bumper Car Pavilion. SAVE THE DATE for the first concert of the season on June 9!

Find more details and see the entire summer schedule here >>

NEW! Praline at Glen Echo Park

Praline Bakery & Bistro is open at Glen Echo Park. CAMP LUNCH BOXES ARE AVAILABLE! They serve their delicious croissants and cookies, as well as sandwiches, soups, quiches, salads, and other bakery items. 

Learn more here >>

Sign Up for a Class Today!

Are you ready to sign up for that art class you've always been meaning to take? Or have you been coming to Glen Echo Park for years and love our programs? Either way, you'll find something in our Spring/Summer catalog!

Visit our CLASSES page for more details >>

Visit our CAMPS page for more details >>

Summer Camp Fun. Register Now!

It may be late June, but it's not too late to get in on creative SUMMER FUN! A few spaces remain in some of our upcoming camps. We offer a wide variety of day camps for children & teens (ages 4 - 19) in visual arts, music, theater, and more! 

Check out our camps page and sign your kids up today >>


Summer Classes & Camps Starting Soon.

Sign up today!


Visual arts, music, dance, theatre, and more. For kids, teens and adults.


Check out our classes page to learn more and register.





Social Dancing at Glen Echo Park

Join Us for Our Weekend Dances


We offer a variety of social dances Thursday through Sunday each week. Styles include Swing, Blues, Cajun/Zydeco, Contra, Salsa, Ballroom, Tango, Balboa, Family Dance, and Waltz.





View Gala Photos


Thank you to everyone who helped make the Carousel Memories Gala such as wonderful success! The Gala raised a record of over $140,500 in support of the Park's arts programs and historic Dentzel Carousel.







Get inspired in our galleries every weekend!


Synesthetica: Music Inspired Wearable Art

Popcorn Gallery

A Polymer Palette: Art & Craft in Polymer Clay

Stone Tower Gallery

Explorations: Grace E. Peterson

Park View Gallery

Talkin' Bout My Generation Juried Youth Competition and Exhibition

Photoworks Gallery

Students of Walt Bartman

Yellow Barn Gallery





Award-Winning Children's Theater


Now showing at Adventure Theatre -- Jumanji

On a dull day, Judy and Peter find a mysterious old board game. Will they ever finish this mysterious magic game and claim Jumanji? June 17 - August 28, 2016.


Now showing at the Puppet Co -- Little Red Ridding Hood & the 3 Little Pigs

At Last, Big Bad Wolfe tells his side of the story, in rap no less. You be the judge whether he is guilty or innocent. This is one of their funniest productions and includes lots of audience participation. June 2 - July 17, 2016.









Glen Echo Park Opportunities


Interested in Working at Glen Echo Park?

The Glen Echo Park Partnership has several job openings. Visit our jobs page to find out more and apply.




Glen Echo Park In the News

Washington Life Magazine Covers Glen Echo Park's Carousel Memories Gala

On May 14, Glen Echo Park held its annual Gala in the Park. With the theme of Carousel Memories,  the gala helped raise funds for the Park's historic 1921 Dentzel Carousel as well as its many arts and cultural programs. Read about who was there and how much was raised!


Nizette Brennan in Washington Sculptors Group Newsletter

Glen Echo Park resident artist Nizette Brennan was featured in a recent Washington Sculptors Group newsletter. She is the director of the Park's  Sculpture Studio. Learn about her public art, her sculpting career, and the places she has worked at in the article!