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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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2700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20566-0002
+1 800-444-1324
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time I have seen a performance in this hall. We were seated about halfway back on the floor, and the acoustics couldn't have been more perfect. What an amazing, emotional performance by the National Symphony Orchestra.

Thank KelseyBear
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an interesting tour and had a great guide. Saw all the theaters and rooms. The symphony was practicing while we toured - wish we could have stayed and listened.

Thank runningspots
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just saw the sound of music at the kenedy Center Opera house from a private box and the show was fantastic acoustically it was very good easy in and out

Thank Charles V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Is the Kennedy Center a must-see for a Washington D.C. trip? No, but it was still interesting. I was sponsoring a group of high school students. The tour guide was informative and engaging. I learned a lot about the history of this impressive building. The...More

Thank SmileJoyF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful free show daily in millennium stage, check website for showing schedule Kennedy-center.org under "visit" Since the show is Free, first come first serve, no tickets needed. We went on June 25 and circus show was on and we are at 5:30pm and no more...More

Thank megaelysey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for an event. The seats were extremely comfortable, and the refreshments before walking into the main theatre are ample. The chandeliers were so beautiful to look at in the lobby, and the foyer is huge!

Thank Jake D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide Phyllisity was amazing, informative and enthusiastic, we couldn't have asked for more. The center is incredible and the tour just enhanced the overall experience. Would highly recommend to anyone with or without an interest in performing arts. Thanks again Phyllisity, you were...More

Thank Andrew O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently went to a beautiful showing of WICKED. WOW! What an incredible show. The venue is PERFECT for off broadway shows. I am always excited to get to go to shows here. If you get the chance, splurge on good seats! center is best....More

Thank PrickelyPear
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in National Harbor for a few days. One place we decided to go to was the Kennedy Center. It's an amazing place. We saw The Sound of Music. Very professionally depicted. The tickets wete $90. It's not a cheap place but if...More

Thank Lindakitchen8
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We just attended the 2018 DC Jazz Fest, where 2018 NEA Jazz Master Pat Metheny was honored and performed, his 1st time ever at this venue. The Concert Hall was packed. But the acoustics were really poor. My neighbor had commented the same for a...More

Thank dcr1837
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Hilde S
21 May 2017|
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Response from Memrnc4 | Reviewed this property |
Very limited because everyone will be out on the mall. If you get a chance check with the hotel to see what activity is going on in town on the mall. Most likely there will be free concerts by the military bands
1 May 2017|
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Response from Ruth G | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of performances every day, on several different stages. I have no idea which one you are asking about. But I'd look at the web site for info.
1 May 2017|
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Response from A C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I cannot put a website in the comments but if you go on the Kennedy Center website on the right side you will see (Events & Tickets) if you click that it will bring you to the calendar. On top of the calendar on the... More