• Reception in Popcorn Gallery during August 2023 Art Walk; people mingling and enjoying the artwork


    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

    Carousel lion, horse, and reindeer on blue background above flowers
    Carousel Day
    Saturday, April 27 | 11am - 4pm

    Join us for a festival event in celebration of Glen Echo Park's 103-year-old Dentzel Carousel as it opens for the season!

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    Artsy disco ball in night sky over Glen Echo Park neon sign
    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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Ongoing Events

  • pottery exhibition in popcorn gallery

    Exhibitions & Galleries


  • Social Dancing

    Social Dances


  • kids in children's theater production

    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

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