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    Learn more below about upcoming and featured special events, ongoing events & exhibitions, and seasonal events. Or go directly to our Events Calendar. For more about our virtual programming and online activities, visit our Stay Connected page.




    Featured Special Events

    Labor Day Art Show
    Labor Day Art Show
    September 3-5

    The 51st Annual Labor Day Art Show at Glen Echo Park will be held in the historic Spanish Ballroom from Saturday, September 3 through Monday, September 5, 2022 from 12pm to 6pm.

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    Social Dance Showcase
    September 4 & 5, 2022

    Join us for a FREE Social Dance Showcase, featuring tango, swing, contra, waltz, and a family dance! 

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    Summer Concerts
    Thursdays at 7:30pm, June 16 - August 25

    Join us for free, family-friendly concerts every Thursday evening this summer! Rain or shine in the Bumper Car Pavilion.

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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!  

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