Carousel Day this Saturday

Carousel Day (formerly known as Family Day) celebrates the opening of the Park's historic Dentzel Carousel for its 98th season and features many FREE activities, including performances, open studios, face painting, carousel craft activities, and storytelling! Plus a Summer Camp Open House.  April 28, 11am - 4pm. Carousel rides are $1.25.

Visit our CAROUSEL DAY page for more information >>


Sign up today for

a Class!

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

Check out our classes page to learn more, download the catalogs, and register.


PAGE Program - NEW Preschool Age Program; Now Enrolling for Fall 2018



The Nighthawks

Join Us

for Our




This Saturday, dance with local legends, The Nighthawks.


We offer a variety of social dances each week. Styles include Swing, Blues, Contra, Tango, Waltz, Ballroom, and Balboa. 



House Tour Fundraiser


Come to our 5th annual House Tour. This self-guided walking tour in the Town of Glen Echo features seven homes, including two with artist studios, and one award-winning garden. $50 per person ($40 for Members).

For more information click Here.





Get inspired in our galleries every weekend!


Wild Things: National Capital Art Glass Guild

Popcorn Gallery

The World in Infrared: Landscapes by Sheila Galagan

Stone Tower Gallery

I Draw the Line: Oil Paintings by Robert LeMar

Park View Gallery

Space Around Us

Photoworks Gallery

Marianne Gargour 

Yellow Barn Gallery




Award-Winning Children's Theater


At the Puppet Co -- Little Red Riding Hood & the 3 Little Pigs

Has the notorious pork poacher and grandma impersonator gotten a bum rap, or is he truly deserving of his moniker? You be the judge! March 29 - May 12, 2018.


At Adventure Theatre MTC  -- 

Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt

When the Moody family drops anchor on "Artichoke" Island, they meet Cap'n Weevil with a secret treasure map, launching them on a mad dash across the island in search of gold. April 20 - June 3, 2018. 





•••••  Glen Echo Park News  •••••


The Washington Post Recommends Glen Echo Park in the Going Out Guide

“A wonderland for kids” - a great description by this Post writer!


How Adventure Theatre MTC is Moving On After the Fire

The Washington Post writes about the damages that Adventure Theatre sustained after a fire on March 2, and how they're moving forward. 






Glen Echo Park Opportunities


Interested in Teaching at Glen Echo Park?

The Glen Echo Park Partnership is currently accepting course proposals for classes for our Fall and Winter 2018-2019 term. Check out our Proposal Information to learn more and apply.  You may also apply using an online form. New proposals must be received by May 8 for consideration for the Fall//Winter print catalog.


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.