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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

2700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20566-0002
+1 800-444-1324
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“opera house” (105 reviews)
“free concerts” (69 reviews)
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2700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20566-0002
+1 800-444-1324
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Reviewed yesterday

We spent an entire evening between dinner on the roof's Encore Cafe plus the opera. Parking in the center itself costs $23/car but we were 2 and friends 4 in their car so we all shared that cost. We chose the Watergate's lot across the...More

Thank LisandroVoyager
Reviewed yesterday

A visit to the Kennedy Center can be super pricey or completely free. It is your choice. Free: Take a shuttle in and then visit the Millennium Stage for a free show and walk along the Terrace to take in the fabulous views of the...More

Thank Leslie J
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is indeed a national treasure. The tour was outstanding and very informative. It was great to see the many works of art and the performance venues inside the facility.

Thank NLS336
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were a group of four good friends. I've been to many venues in the Kennedy Center in recent years, but this was the first time since the 70's that I'd been to the main concert hall. We heard a performance of Monteverdi's "Vespers 1610."...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 3 days ago

We are impressed with the shuttle facility from METRO subway Foggy Bottom to the Kennedy Center that runs frequently. Transportation to the Center is very accommodating to everyone. Shuttle runs every 15 minutes from 8AM to midnight. Every 30 minutes after 8PM. Free performance at...More

Thank Beth T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended a chamber music performance after having decided to make a last minute visit to the Kennedy Center. We traveled across town by Metro, and we used the free shuttle bus to transport us directly to the door of the Kennedy Center -- really...More

Thank Jen A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Opera House for an evening performance. Access by car significantly complicated by construction at the Center. The reserved parking is an improvement but vehicle access is tough. The Kennedy Center is world class in every sense. It rivals performance venues worldwide. And considering...More

Thank G C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you can catch a play or a show here , this is truly an outstanding theatre. Sound projection is exquisite and the set construction is marvelous. We saw the "Book of Mormon " here and were blown away. It was packed . Access by...More

Thank Gurpal B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every day at 6PM (365 days a year) there are free concerts on the main level. There are also exhibits and many different venues for performances, sized to the nature of the performance. We saw the National Symphony, Russian ballet, Second City, a farce, free...More

Thank Everett B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kennedy Center is everything and so much more. Before the performance of "Book of Mormon" ....which I might add was filled to the brim with stellar performances by an extremely talented cast....we dined in the center's gourmet restaurant. The food did not disappoint. The...More

Thank SMRF
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Stephony H
1 November 2017|
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Response from tigrecat | Reviewed this property |
Have you thought of emailing the Kennedy Center for an answer?
23 September 2017|
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Response from rustard s | Reviewed this property |
there is an upcoming souza festival at Kennedy Center march 3-4, 2018. this website won't let me post the hyper link. type in sousabandfestival and you should be able to find it.
Liz V
20 August 2017|
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Response from Corey L | Reviewed this property |
Check their website for current shows and events