Saturday * December 9, 2017 * 4 - 7 pm

*Special Holiday Art Walk in the Park until 8pm




Get into the holiday spirit at Glen Echo Park's annual Winter's Eve

celebration!  It's FREE, open to the public, and visitors of all ages will enjoy:


* Holiday Crafts

* Music and Holiday Songs

* Hot Chocolate Bar

Open Artist Studios

And more!


The holiday craft rooms are located in the Arcade Building where parents and children of all ages will enjoy a variety of fun crafts.


Also in the Arcade Building, and just for this special night, the Partnership will transform one of our classrooms into a hot chocolate bar offering free hot chocolate, as well as special holiday cookies and treats for sale by Praline at Glen Echo Park. 


Holiday Art Show & Sale will be open in the Popcorn Gallery and Stone Tower Gallery with special extended hours from 11am to 8pm* on Saturday, December 9. This will provide visitors with a unique opportunity to shop for holiday gifts. The show features a wide range of artwork, from one-of-a-kind silver jewelry made by our resident silver artist, to beautiful photographs, to striking fused glass creations. 


Special Holiday Art Walk in the Park. December 9, 4 to 8pm

Art Walk is back with a special holiday event. Get all your holiday shopping done in our visual arts studios and galleries. The Glen Echo Park Partnership and Glen Echo Park resident visual artists and organizations invite you to join them in their studios for refreshments, art sales, and artist demonstrations. 


Additional Winter's Eve Activities in our Resident Artist Studios:


Washington Conservatory of Music presents:
• 4pm: Holiday Music with the Capital Horns of Washington Conservatory – Puppet Co. Playhouse
• 5pm & 6:15pm: Sing and Strum-Along with Washington Conservatory folk guitarist Mike Kligerman
• 5:45pm:  Washington Conservatory of Music Suzuki Violins- Washington Conservatory of Music, S. Arcade


Adventure Theatre MTC presents Frosty the Snowman– 4:30pm (more shows at 11:00am & 2:00pm)
tickets $19.50 / click here >>


Glen Echo Glassworks presents: Create a Blown Glass Ornament

5:15pm to 8:30pm, min. age 16, ($30 fee required; 30 minute sessions), up to two people working together

• Sign up at Glassworks Studio from 4 to 5pm.
• Glassblowing demonstrations, 4 to 5pm.


Photoworks Annual Holiday Portrait Shoot (with a $25 donation to Photoworks)
• Sessions at 5pm and 6pm, Photoworks Gallery, Arcade 1st Floor
• Advance RSVP at or RSVP that night at Photoworks


Download our Event Schedule *Check back for updates!


To volunteer at Winter's Eve, click here for information and to sign up. SSL hours are given for student volunteers!


After Winter's Eve:

Join Flying Feet for a night of swing dancing with the Seth Kibel Quintet featuring Flo Anito, lesson 8 to 9pm, dancing until midnight, $18, Spanish Ballroom.