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    Learn more below about upcoming and featured special events, ongoing events (including art exhibitions in our galleries), and seasonal events. Or go directly to our Events Calendar. 




    Featured Special Events

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    Saturdays | April - June | 11am - noon

    Join us for a brand new dance series designed to keep your body moving and your spirits up! Beginning in April and running through June, join us each Saturday from 11:00am - noon for one of four dynamic dance classes.

    $15/class | Cash, Check, or Credit Card Accepted at the Door | Adults Ages 18+

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    Gala in the Park: Boogie in the Ballroom
    May 18 | 6:00pm

    Join us for Boogie in the Ballroom, this year’s Gala in the Park on Saturday, May 18! Start with cocktails and a silent auction in Glen Echo Park’s iconic Bumper Car Pavilion, followed by dinner and honors in the historic Spanish Ballroom, and our first-ever disco ball dance party!

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    Art Walk in the Park
    June 7 | July 5 | August 2

    Every First Friday, from May through August from 6pm to 8pm, the Glen Echo Park Partnership hosts open studios and artist demonstrations in the Park's many visual arts studios and galleries. Each month features different activities, including hands-on art projects and/or artist demonstrations. 

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Ongoing Events

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    Exhibitions & Galleries


  • Social Dancing

    Social Dances


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    Children's Theater


Seasonal Activities & Glen Echo Park Aquarium


In 2021, we hope you were able to participate in our months-long celebration of the Carousel's 100th Anniversary! Thousands of people joined us for lectures, story time, carousel family days, and more! Many of these events were virtual, so if you missed them you can still participate!  

Carousel 100th Anniversary >>

Lost & Found

Misplace something at the Park? Fill out this form so we can help you find it!

Please note: Lost & Found is cleared on the first Tuesday of every month.