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The Social Dance Program at Glen Echo Park wishes you a very happy New Year . . . and suggests a couple of resolutions you might like to make! If you are a new dancer, sample our variety of January dances and take advantage of the beginning dance lessons offered at all events. If you're a seasoned dancer of only one style, resolve to expand your expertise -- check out the January schedule below, and try a new dance! Whatever you choose, we hope you have a year of joyful dancing in 2019.
 
Check out all the January dance events below, and be sure to visit the presenters' websites for upcoming events by following the links or visit our online DANCE CALENDAR. Improve your dancing skills with JANUARY DANCE CLASSES offered by our talented faculty.
 
Glen Echo Park is a wonderful place to hold a private party and treat your guests to one of our scheduled dances - at a substantial discount! Visit our DINE AND DANCE page for details.

THURSDAY
January 3
FRIDAY
January 4
SATURDAY
January 5
SUNDAY
January 6
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Morrison Brothers Band and caller Janine Smith
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
DJ Music with Instructors Renaud Poizat & District Zouk
7:30 pm - 2:00 am
Ballroom Back Room
$20 before 9:30 pm; $10 after 9:30 pm
 
Natty Beaux
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20; $15 ages 11-17
Devine Comedy
2:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom, $13; $5 students & children
 
Emmanuel Trifilio and Ramón González
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $15 milonga only
 
Maivish and caller Anna Rain
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
January 10
FRIDAY
January 11
SATURDAY
January 12
SUNDAY
January 13
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Glen Echo Open Band and caller Ann Fallon
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; special tonight age 17 and under free
Seth Kibel Quintet with Flo Anito
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20; $15 students with ID
Band and Caller TBA
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room
$5, age 4 and older
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10/milonga only
 
Are We There Yet? and caller Greg Frock
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
January 17
FRIDAY
January 18
SATURDAY
January 19
SUNDAY
January 20
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Maelstrom and caller Melissa Chatham
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
 
DJ Music
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $10
Neon Swing X-perience
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20; $15 ages 11-17
Karen Collins & The Backroads Band
2:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom, $13; $5 students & children
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10 milonga only
 
Jake Blount and The Satanic Panic and caller Kappy Laning
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
January 24
FRIDAY
January 25
SATURDAY
January 26
SUNDAY
January 27
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
The Bouncers and caller Greg Frock
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
Mint Julep Jazz Band
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20; $15 with valid student or military ID
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, $10/milonga only
 
Tea and Honey musicians and caller
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
January 31
FRIDAY
February 1
SATURDAY
February 2
SUNDAY
February 3
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Big Celtic Fun and caller TBA
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
Rock and Roll Relics
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20; $15 ages 11-17
Rhapsody
2:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom, $13; $5 students & children
 
Emmanuel Trifilio and Ramón González
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $15 milonga only
 
Rhapsody and caller Ann Fallon
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under
Bethesda Magazine Reader's Pick, Best Place to Go Dancing

Photo: Dancing in the Spanish Ballroom
*Information and prices are subject to change. Please contact the dance presenter for additional information by following the links to their websites.

Please check our hotline at 301.320.2330 for updates due to inclement weather.

Praline at Glen Echo Park!
Stop in for bakery items, sandwiches, soups, quiches, salads, and other delicious fare.
Now serving beer & wine - offering both indoor and outdoor seating.

JANUARY OPERATING HOURS
Monday - Thursday: CLOSED
Friday - Sunday: 10 am - 10:30 pm
 

ARE YOU A MEMBER OF GLEN ECHO PARK PARTNERSHIP?
IF NOT, JOIN TODAY AT THE $50 LEVEL (OR HIGHER) AND RECEIVE A MEMBER COUPON(S). EACH MEMBER COUPON MAY BE REDEEMED FOR ONE TICKET TO A SOCIAL DANCE EVENT!
 
The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Inc. is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive, and also by funding from the Montgomery County government and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County. All programs are produced in cooperation with the National Park Service and Montgomery County, Maryland.