• Aerial view of the George Washington Memorial Parkway in the fall

    George Washington

    Memorial Parkway DC, MD, VA

Netherlands Carillon Concerts

Live Concerts

Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C. while guest carillonneurs play two-hour long concerts of jazz, pop, and patriotic music on the carillon's 50 bells.

May 26 from 2 pm to 4 pm
Edward Nassor of Fairfax, Virginia

June 7 from 6 pm to 8 pm
Donald R. Traser of Richmond, Virginia

June 14 from 6 pm to 8 pm
Edward Nassor of Fairfax, Virginia

June 21 from 6 pm to 8 pm
Robert Grogan of Silver Spring, Maryland

June 28 from 6 pm to 8 pm
Edward Nassor of Fairfax, Virginia

July 5 from 6 pm to 8 pm
Edward Nassor of Fairfax, Virginia

July 12 from 6 pm to 8 pm
John Widmann of Frederick, Maryland

July 19 from 6 pm to 8 pm
Buck Lyon-Vaiden of Hampstead, Maryland

July 26 from 6 pm to 8 pm
Julia Littleton of Bristow, Virginia

August 2 from 6 pm to 8 pm
Edward Nassor of Fairfax, Virginia

August 9 from 6 pm to 8 pm
Lisa Lonie of Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

August 16 from 6 pm to 8 pm
Tiffany Lin of Washington, D.C.

August 23 from 6 pm to 8 pm
Margaret Pan of Hyattsville, Maryland

August 30 from 6 pm to 8 pm
Edward Nassor of Fairfax, Virginia

September 1 from 2pm to 4 pm
Edward Nassor of Fairfax, Virginia

 

Automated Concerts

Monday through Saturday at 12 pm and 6 pm

  • Medley of armed forces anthems
  • Stars and Stripes Forever

Sunday at 12 pm

  • Star-Spangled Banner
  • Wilhelmus (the Dutch national anthem)
  • Stars and Stripes Forever

Sunday at 6 pm

  • Star-Spangled Banner
  • America the Beautiful
  • Eternal Father, Strong To Save (the Navy Hymn)

May 5 (Dutch Liberation Day) at 12 pm and 6 pm

  • Star-Spangled Banner
  • Wilhelmus (the Dutch national anthem)

September 2 at 9:04 am

  • Star-Spangled Banner
  • America the Beautiful
  • Eternal Father, Strong To Save (the Navy Hymn)

This program was funded in perpetuity by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. It commemorates the time at which the Japanese Intrument of Surrender was signed aboard the USS Missouri in 1945.

Thanksgiving Day at 12 pm and 6 pm

  • Simple Gifts
  • We Gather Together

December 31 at 6 pm

  • Auld Lang Syne

Did You Know?

Memorial Bridge over the Potomac River

The two sets of golden statues that flank the Washington, D.C. end of Memorial Bridge represent the arts of war: Valor and Sacrifice. More...