Glen Echo Fire Department’s annual calendar typically includes:
Fourth of July Glen Echo Fire Department’s fire engine, ambulance, and other apparatus participate in parades throughout the community.
First Friday after Labor Day: BINGO This event takes place at Glen Echo Park’s Spanish Ballroom and features traditional Bingo with a live caller, an expansive selection of excellent silent auction items, prizes, refreshments and fun for the entire family.
Mid October: Open House Visit the firehouse, chat with our EMTs and firefighters about being a first responder, sit in our apparatus, watch fire safety demonstrations, and learn other health and safety tips.
Late October: Halloween Glen Echo Fire Department’s apparatus participate in neighborhood Halloween parades.
Late December: Santa Claus On the evenings leading up to Christmas, Santa rides through the neighborhoods we serve to spread holiday cheer.
Other: Throughout the year, GEFD’s apparatus and volunteers participate in and support events such as the Mohican Pool duathlon, the Woodacres Jogfest, the Woodacres Strut Your Mutt dog walk, and other activities.