Glen Echo Park

Glen Echo Park photo
(Bruce Douglas)
5/30 - 5/31

Washington Folk Festival

The Folklore Society of Greater Washington presents 450 area musicians, singers, dancers, storytellers and crafters at its 35th annual festival, plus craft vendors, jam sessions and music and dance workshops including traditional Hawaiian hula, Klezmer and English Country Dance.
Through 5/31

More Than Dessert: Works by Jennifer Kahn Barlow

Dessert-inspired paintings by Jennifer Kahn Barlow are displayed in the Park View Gallery.
9/5 - 9/7

Irish Music and Dance Showcase

A weekend of Irish music and dancing, featuring a wide variety of the area's finest performers.
6/14 - 11/8

Family Dance

Participants can take part in square dancing, contra dances and more. Best for age 4+. At the Ballroom Annex.

Editorial Review

This park offers several venues and serves up an arts and cultural center, carousel, artists at work, dances, workshops, classes and camps.

Major attractions include: Discovery Creek Children's Museum, Adventure Theatre, the Art Glass Center, the Puppet Co. Playhouse, the Yellow Barn Studio and Gallery and a carousel. A ride on the carousel costs $1.