Gala in the Park

Celebrate the Spanish Ballroom's 90th anniversary and support the Park's dance programs!

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Gala in the Park: Dancing into the Future

Saturday at 6:00 PM EDT

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Add to Calendar 2023-05-20 18:00:00 America/New_York Gala in the Park: Dancing into the Future 7300 Macarthur Blvd<br>7300 Macarthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812, USA


Glen Echo Park is one of the finest cultural resources in the Washington, DC area. Join us on May 20th to celebrate the Spanish Ballroom's 90th anniversary, and the Park's arts and cultural programs at Gala in the Park: Dancing into the Future!




The evening will begin at 6:00 pm with a reception in the Bumper Car Pavilion, followed by a seated dinner and award ceremony in the Spanish Ballroom. There will be entertainment throughout the evening, including live music, dance, and complimentary carousel rides.

The Gala in the Park raises essential funds to support Glen Echo Park’s arts and cultural programs and historic facilities. 

Each year, thousands of people visit the Park to attend social dances, art classes, festivals, concerts, exhibitions, children’s theater performances, and more. The Partnership oversees all of these activities while also managing and preserving the Park’s historic buildings. 

For more information on sponsorship opportunities and benefits, please visit

Contributions are tax-deductible above the $150 per person cost of the dinner and entertainment. All donors at $1,500 or above will receive recognition as Host Committee members.

Note: Check donations/payments can be mailed to GEPPAC, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812.

Questions? Contact Jilna Kothary, Director of Development, [email protected] or 301-634-2230.

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Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture

A 501(c)(3) Public Charity

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