The Spanish Ballroom, a beautifully restored 1933 Mediterranean style Art Deco building listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a formal and glamorous venue for wedding receptions, large corporate gatherings, private dance parties, bar/bat mitzvahs, and other events.
The historic Spanish Ballroom is Glen Echo Park's largest rental space. It can seat 450 guests, including space for dancing. With its high ceiling and spacious dance floor, it’s a perfect space for corporate events, school events, weddings and galas. With its gorgeous Art Deco design, it makes any event something to remember. This beautifully restored 1933 Mediterranean style Art Deco building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and many of the great bands of the Swing era played here. It is a formal and glamorous venue for wedding receptions, large corporate gatherings, private dance parties, bar/bat mitzvahs, and other events.
Used primarily as a venue for dances, the Ballroom is also available to rent throughout the year, but because it is neither heated nor air conditioned, peak rental times are from April through June and September through October. The Spanish Ballroom is available to rent on weekdays and a limited number of weekend evenings. Information about renting the space can be found below.
• Capacity up to 870; 450 for dinner and a dance
• Refurbished large stage with baby grand piano
• Sound and lighting system*
• Grand lobby and majestic promenades
Whether planning a child’s birthday party, an informal gathering of 20 or a formal dinner for 600, the Park’s professional staff will be pleased to assist you in planning your event. Phone 301.634.2229 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Spanish Ballroom is also one of the Park's primary social dance venues. For information about social dances that take place in the Spanish Ballroom every weekend throughout the year, please visit our Social Dances page.