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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 4 days ago

Attended The King & I in the Opera Room theater. This was a beautiful setting with red velvet seats and beautiful wall furnishings and stage curtain. All the staff were very helpful in answering our questions about location of the Opera House and the rest...More

Thank sleebrownies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on a tour around Washington D.C and this centre was part of it. It's a beautiful building & our guide was interesting & informative. At the end we went up on the roof & got some amazing nighttime views. We would love to...More

Thank sm05060
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a group of family member to an event at the Kennedy Center. it was our first attending an event there. The property is beautiful and I will go back. They have a variety of events so check it out.

1  Thank Passionfortravel1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place. We saw Hedwig & the Angry Inch. The show was great, the theater (Eisenhower) was great. The only negative was not enough bathrooms! The only ones we could find were on the 2nd floor near the terrace restaurant. There were only 4 stalls...More

Thank KSteelRobinson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good fun experience, not only visiting the Kennedy Center but seeing a show in the Opera House. I would definitely recommend visiting this beautiful building if possible.

Thank UCSBonnie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great show, great theatre. Jfk was a great president and his love of the arts is preserved here. Go see a show or an orchestra

Thank Corey L
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
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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