Winter's Eve 2019


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

* Hot Chocolate Bar

Open Artist Studios

Holiday Sing-Alongs


And more!


RSVP here! (not required) 


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 cocoa. Join Washington Conservatory of Music for a musical performance & holiday sing-alongs. And open artist studios include Glen Echo Pottery, Silverworks, Yellow Barn Studio and the Art Glass Center. 


Visit Glen Echo Glassworks for DIY Blown Glass Ornament Making - 3pm to 7pm, $40 per ornament, sign up at the Studio. Photoworks offers Holiday Portrait Sessions at 5pm and 6pm, with a $25 donation to Photoworks.  


The Holiday Art Show & Sale will be open in the Popcorn Gallery and Stone Tower Gallery with special extended hours to 7pm. 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.


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



'Tis the season to give back to your community! 

We are collecting donations of socks (NEW in a package) and toiletries for Bethesda Cares. If you would like to participate, bring your donation to the Partnership Office when you come for Winter's Eve and you'll find drop-off box. THANK YOU for your generosity!