Drum Circle at Meridian Hill Park

Every Sunday afternoon, drummers and dancers gather to perform at Meridian Hill park. 

This is a fun afternoon activity, not to mention full of great photo ops.

If you aren't familiar, check out this Washingtonian article and video.

The drummers officially start at around 3:30, but I'm scheduling later for better light. They usually go until nightfall.

When you arrive at the park, just follow the sounds to the drums. I'll be right at the base of the Joan of Arc statue in my black Meetup t-shirt.

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  • Holly

    I was invited by TC, and I absolutely loved it! I'm already planning to go back to capture more pictures! Thanks!!

    1 · July 15

  • Matt H.

    I have never been to a drum circle before, but I had a great time and really loved the rhythms.

    2 · July 15

  • E. C.

    Wonderful...I had a great time!!!

    1 · July 15

  • E. C.

    I had a great time. I enjoyed the sweet and exotic rhythms of the drummers and all the folks that filled the stage of this wonderful summer park experience. Thank you Lynford for organizing this Meetup!!!

    1 · July 15

  • Larry H.

    Loved the drummers

    1 · July 14

  • Francis S.

    I often wonder how some people manage to meet and hook up with one another. Now, I know. Very interesting venue Thanks, Lyn

    1 · July 14

  • Daniel

    nice group

    1 · July 13

  • Victoria P.

    Thanks for this meetup, Lyn!

    2 · July 13

  • Curt n.

    Fascinating drummers and other park action! Great shoot.

    2 · July 13

  • TC

    I'm here :)

    July 13

    • Curt n.

      Good meeting you TC

      1 · July 13

    • TC

      You too! Catchya again next time!

      July 13

  • Cindy V.

    Thanks Lynford. This event was wonderful. So glad I finally found a parking spot! :)

    1 · July 13

  • Bonita E.

    Had a great time. This was a fantastic idea! The neighborhood vibe and drummers are quite awesome.

    2 · July 13

  • TC

    I will be there at 4pm if anybody wants to meetup earlier.

    July 13

    • Sharon B.

      Hope u all had fun. I could not make it after all. Looking forward to seeing your photos!!

      July 13

    • Curt n.

      A great shoot and drumming!

      July 13

  • Lynford M.

    I'm waiting at the Joan of Arc statue for now in a Meetup tee. Stop by and say hello.

    July 13

  • Cindy V.

    I've been trying to find a parking spot for almost an hour to no avail. I give up and I am heading back to VA.

    July 13

  • Mary C.

    Have a great time! I led a Shutterbug Excursion trip to this drum circle back in '08 - one of the drummers suggested that I try her drum, and I have been following the rhythms ever since.

    3 · July 12

    • Lynford M.

      Mary, I didn't even remember you led one to the Drum Circle back then. We miss you in DC!

      July 12

  • LeRoy A.

    General rule for the event: Please respect the drumming area and do not walk through the drummers for photos. This will be clear once you are there.

    1 · July 1

  • Cathy M.

    Sounds great but I'll be away until Jul 17th

    June 25

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