Join us for a Waltz Dance in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park on Sunday, May 27, 2018 featuring the ensemble Addison Bleufonte playing a lively mix of folk waltzes with a few other couples dances, including Hambo, Schottische, Swing, Tango, and Polka.    The 45-minute dance lesson begins at 2:45 p.m. with a half-hour introductory Waltz workshop and a more advanced move presented the...

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38th Annual Washington Folk Festival

Jun 2, 2018 - Jun 3, 2018

One of the most popular events of the year at Glen Echo Park, the Festival attracts close to 10,000 visitors. Free to the public and held rain or shine, the Festival features over 450 musicians, storytellers, dancers, and crafters from the greater Washington area. Presented by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington and the Glen Echo Park Partnership, the Washington...

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  On June 2, 2018, Hope Garden Children’s Ballet Theatre will present  “Pocahontas,” a ballet adaptation of the story of the princess heroine of the Powhatan and of Jamestown.  While the story is over 400 years old, Artistic Director and choreographer Fran Ichijo interprets the highlights of the historical accounts of both settler John Smith and of the Sacred...

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On June 2, 2018, Hope Garden Children’s Ballet Theatre will present  “Pocahontas,” a ballet adaptation of the story of the princess heroine of the Powhatan and of Jamestown.  While the story is over 400 years old, Artistic Director and choreographer Fran Ichijo interprets the highlights of the historical accounts of both settler John Smith and of...

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Join us for a Waltz Dance in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park on Sunday, June 10, 2018 featuring the ensemble Gyrations playing a lively mix of folk waltzes with a few other couple dances, including Hambo, Schottische, Swing, Tango, and Polka.    The 45-minute dance lesson begins at 2:45 p.m. with a half-hour introductory Waltz workshop and a more advanced move presented...

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Swing Dance with the Blue Moon Big Band

Jun 16, 2018 - Jun 17, 2018

The Glen Echo Park Partnership presents a swing dance with live music in the historic Spanish Ballroom. We are thrilled to welcome back the Blue Moon Big Band as they celebrate their 20th anniversary!    Tom & Debra from Gottaswing will be on hand to teach a beginner dance lesson from 8 - 9 pm (included in the cost of admission). Dancing to live music follows...

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