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Enjoy a variety of social dances during the month of July at Glen Echo Park! Highlights this month include FSGW's Contra Hashdance Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, July 14 & 15, and the Swing Dance hosted by American Swing on Saturday, July 28 featuring the Glenn Miller Big Band.
 
Recently, the social dance program and couples who met dancing at Glen Echo Park were featured on CultureSpotMC.com. Click HERE to read the story. And our waltz dances were featured in the March/April issue of Bethesda Magazine (page 32).
 
Check out all the July 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 classes offered by our talented faculty - check out the JULY DANCE CLASSES online.
 
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
June 28
FRIDAY
June 29
SATURDAY
June 30
SUNDAY
July 1
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Dance du Jour and caller Greg Frock
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
Eight to the Bar
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom, $20; $15 ages 11-17
Emmanuel Trifilio and Ramón González
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $15 milonga only
 
Wild Rumpus and caller Darlene Underwood
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Bumper Car Pavilion
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
July 5
FRIDAY
July 6
SATURDAY
July 7
SUNDAY
July 8
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
The Bouncers and caller Susan Taylor
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
Waller Creek Vipers
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom, $20; $15 with valid student ID
Honeysuckle Rose
2:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom, $13; $5 students & children
 
Chris Ousley & Sara Foard and caller Penelope Pineapple
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
 
Sligo Creek Stompers and caller Kim Forry
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Bumper Car Pavilion
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
July 12
FRIDAY
July 13
SATURDAY
July 14
SUNDAY
July 15
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Glen Echo Open Band and caller Seth Tepfer
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; special tonight age 17 and under free
Barefoot and The Ripples and callers Will Mentor and Seth Tepfer
9:00 am - 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Bumper Car Pavilion
Various prices: details here.
 
Radio King Orchestra
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20; $15 with valid student ID
Barefoot and The Ripples and callers Will Mentor and Seth Tepfer
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Bumper Car Pavilion
Various prices: details here.
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, $10/milonga only
 
Barefoot and The Ripples and callers Will Mentor and Seth Tepfer
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Bumper Car Pavilion
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
July 19
FRIDAY
July 20
SATURDAY
July 21
SUNDAY
July 22
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Band and caller TBA
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
Craig Gildner Big Band
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom, $18; $14 students
Summer Waltz Trio
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
 
Polka Pants Trio and caller Stephanie Marie
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Bumper Car Pavilion
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
July 26
FRIDAY
July 27
SATURDAY
July 28
SUNDAY
July 29
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Gaslight Tinkers and caller Alex Deis-Lauby
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
Glenn Miller Orchestra
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20; $15 ages 11-17
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10 milonga only
 
Frog Hammer and caller Valerie Young
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Bumper Car Pavilion
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under
Bethesda Magazine Reader's Pick, Best Place to Go Dancing

Photo: Summer Dancing in the Open-Air Bumper Car Pavilion
*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.

JULY - AUGUST OPERATING HOURS
Monday - Wednesday: 10 am - 4 pm
Thursday - Sunday: 10 am - 10:30 pm
 

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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.