COVID-19 Update


The safety and health of our staff, artists, and the public is our highest priority. Please read our COVID-19 updates to learn about vaccination requirements and/or other precautions being taken in our many different programs.


COVID-19 Updates

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    Historic Glen Echo Park is the perfect year-round setting for any event. From traditional, elegant affairs to fun, whimsical birthday parties and weddings playing off the Art Deco-inspired architecture of this unique National Park, you will find it an ideal place to celebrate. For individuals or businesses seeking a unique, historic, and inspiring venue, Glen Echo Park will make your special event a memorable one for you and your guests. We host weddings, corporate picnics, bar/bat mitzvahs, children's birthday parties, and more! 

    PLEASE READ these Covid-19 Updates

    Now booking 2021 & 2022

    PLEASE NOTE: There are a very limited number of Saturdays available in 2021. ALL SATURDAYS in April, May, June, August, and September 2021 are fully booked.

    If you are interested in renting one of our spaces, there are two ways to get started:
    1) Submit a Rental Inquiry Form to our Events & Venue Manager with dates that you are interested in.
    2) Call or email for more information about spaces and availability.

    Once we have confirmed availability, we encourage you to arrange for a socially distanced site visit see the space, discuss your vision, and allow us to any additional questions you may have. We can then place a two week courtesy hold on the space to allow you time to consider. During this time the our staff will develop a rental contract. Once the contract is signed and returned, you will be ready to hold your event.


    Our Venues & Special Rental Packages:

    Tables in Spanish Ballroom
    Spanish Ballroom

    The historic Spanish Ballroom is Glen Echo Park's largest rental space. It can seat 450 guests, including space for dancing. 

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    Party in Bumper car pavilion
    Bumper Car Pavilion

    The Bumper Car Pavilion started out as one of Glen Echo Park's main attractions and is now one of its most popular rental venues. Enough space for 200 guests and a dance floor.

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    Ballroom Back Room adjacent to the Spanish Ballroom
    Ballroom Back Room

    The Ballroom Back Room is a more intimate -- and climate-controlled -- space. Seats up to 80 guests.

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    Arcade building
    Arcade Building

    The Arcade Building is the Park's main building. With a selection of classrooms in two different sizes, it can accommodate many types of small gatherings.

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    Dine & Dance - Special Rental Package

    Schedule your next event at Glen Echo Park to coincide with one of our weekend dances and receive up to 30% off on tickets to a dance.

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    Birthday Parties - Special Rental Package

    Host your child's next birthday party at Glen Echo Park! With many different packages, themes, and other fun options to choose from, it's the perfect place to throw a birthday party. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are not booking birthday parties at this time.

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    Park Places
    Park Places

    A new concept for Glen Echo Park, Park Places, allows individuals, families, coworkers, organizations, and small businesses to rent our Arcade Classroom spaces at an affordable rate for personal or business use including teleworking / co-working, meetings, remote learning for families or family “bubbles”, and more! 

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