Saturday * December 10, 2016 * 4 - 7 pm




Get into the holiday spirit at Glen Echo Park's annual Winter's Eve

celebration!  It's FREE, open to the public, and visitors of all ages will enjoy:


* Holiday Crafts

* Sing-Along

* Hot Cocoa Bar & Popcorn

* Special Performances


The holiday craft rooms are located in the Arcade Building where parents and children of all ages will enjoy a variety of fun crafts.


Also in the Arcade Building, and just for this special night, the Partnership will transform one of our classrooms into a hot cocoa bar offering hot chocolate and fresh popcorn.


Download our Event Schedule  Check back for more details!


[To volunteer at Winter's Eve, click here for information and to sign up. SSL hours are given for student volunteers!]



Additional Activities at the Park During Winter's Eve:


Holiday Art Show & Sale will be open in the Popcorn Gallery and Stone Tower Gallery with special extended hours from 11am to 8pm* on Saturday, December 10. This will provide visitors with a unique opportunity to shop for holiday gifts. The show features a wide range of artwork, from one-of-a-kind silver jewelry made by our resident silver artist, to beautiful photographs, to striking fused glass creations. *Many resident artists studios are also open late until 8pm!


Photoworks presents Holiday Portraits  Join Photoworks for a FREE Holiday Portrait Shoot on Winter's Eve. Come to the Photoworks Gallery, and faculty members will take your picture! We'll send your photos to you via email -- just in time for the holidays! Sessions at 5:00pm and 6:30pm at Photoworks Studio; Advance RSVP at or RSVP that night at Photoworks. Suggested donation $25.


Glassworks presents Create a Blown Glass Ornament At the glassblowing studio from 4pm - 5pm, see glassblowing demonstrations and sign up in person to make an ornament of your own later that evening. Create a Blown Glass Ornament sessions are ongoing from 5:15pm to 8:30pm, min. age 16, ($30 fee), up to two people working together.