Learn dances from Bulgaria, Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Albania, Greece, Turkey, Armenia, Croatia, Serbia, Scandinavia, and more. Our specialties are great music, fun dances, and nice people.
Thursday Nights All Year *
November 1st: 35th Anniversary Dance Party
Yes, we have been at it for 35 years--first at St. Mary's Church in Foggy Bottom and for the past 20 years across from Glen Echo Park. Brief lesson at 7:30; then, party until we're pooped out. Admission is still only $7.
Please bring a dish/dessert/beverage to share
Glen Echo Folk Dancers upcoming schedule
November 22: no dance (Thanksgiving)
December 6th: Annual Romanian Day Dance Party
December 27: no dance (Christmas)
January 4: Annual Chocolate Party
Please bring anything to share, as long as it's chocolate.
Brief lesson at 7:30pm followed by request dancing until 11 pm.
Still only $7
All other weeks:
Lessons 7:30-9:00pm. No experience or partner necessary. Request dancing 9:00-10:45pm. Admission $7
Church of the Redeemer
Directions to Church of the Redeemer
From Virginia: Take 495 across American Legion Bridge. Take first exit and bear right toward Glen Echo. Exit left at Cabin John. Turn left at the stop sign, then turn right at the "T" (MacArthur Boulevard). Go over the 1 lane bridge. Dunrobbin Drive is the 3rd left turn after the bridge.
From the Beltway in Maryland: Exit at River Road toward DC. Turn right at Wilson Lane (188) and left at MacArthur Boulevard. Dunrobbin Drive is the 2nd left turn.