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

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    Memorial Parkway DC, MD, VA

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  • Temporary Road Closure October 5, 2014 from 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

    The G.W. Parkway will be closed from Mount Vernon Circle to Old Town, Alexandria during a footrace event. Two sections of southbound traffic will remain open to southbound traffic: Old Town to Belle Haven Rd. and Vernon View Dr. to Stratford Ln. More »

Fort Hunt Concerts

Bring a picnic and relax on the grass while local concert bands play music from a variety of genres. Concerts are at Pavilion A on Sundays from 7 pm to 8 pm.

National Concert Band on stage at Fort Hunt

June 1 Mount Vernon Dixieland Jazz Band
Music with roots in New Orleans traditional jazz

June 8 National Concert Band of America
Traditional concert band music

June 15 American Balalaika Symphony
Russian folk melodies and symphonic masterpieces

June 22 Main Street Community Band
Classical music, marches, and show tunes

June 29 Hot Society Orchestra
Prohibition and Swing era music

July 6 Mandoleers
World music on mandolins and guitars

July 13 Potomac Harmony Chorus
A cappella four-part harmony

July 20 Cosine
A blend of R&B, jazz, rock and roll, and Latin styles

July 27 Tamecca
R&B, jazz standards, pop, and rock and roll

August 3 Future Band D.C.
Hip Hop, Soul, and GoGo

August 10 Mount Vernon Concert Band
A traditional “old-time town band concert in the park” program

August 17 Old Man Band
Blues and alternative rock

August 24 Alte Kameraden
Bavarian festmusik on traditional wind instruments

August 31 Reverie Jazz Trio
Songs from Broadway plays and Hollywood films

Did You Know?

Aerial view of Glen Echo Park

People have enjoyed Glen Echo Park since it first opened in 1891. Today, visitors can ride the carousel, take a class, attend dances, and learn about the history of this special place. More...