Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo

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  • Glen Echo was an amusement park for years. It closed, I believe in the late 1950s or early 1960s. It is a unique spot with wonderful architecture and a whole new host of attractions, although the orig...  more »
  • Their Spanish ballroom is one of the best ballrooms in the US to dance. Great park, great ballroom, great fun. When I lived near the DC area, I produced and narrated Swing Night, a documentary about t...  more »
  • This place feels like you have stepped back in time - in all of the BEST ways. The place is beautifully preserved and kept up. The Spanish Ballroom is large and elegant with a proper stage for live bands and LOTS of room for dancing. The entire perimeter is lined with benches for resting or storing your personal stuff while you’re on the floor. Gorgeous calliope with hand carved horses just outside too.
  • Was here for the expansive annual art show on Labor Day weekend. I especially love the pottery barn with so many unique pieces. Classes in many areas are taught all year round - online catalog. Glass blowing demonstrations. The carousel is currently closed (Sep 2019), under repair it looks like. Adventure Theater performances for kids. History display of the park's founding when it was all-white. Dancing in the big ballroom year round.

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