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Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

1551 Trap Rd, Vienna, VA 22182-1643
+1 703-255-1900
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Beautiful place in a beautiful neighbourood

It is a place to enjoy long walks, to see burst of fall colors, as well as enjoy performing arts... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bengaluru, India
Acoustic, intimate, big lineup

A beautiful concert venue. Great lineup throughout the warm months. Venue has decent food options... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
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The only national park dedicated to the performing arts, with spaces for indoor and outdoor performances.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1551 Trap Rd, Vienna, VA 22182-1643
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a place to enjoy long walks, to see burst of fall colors, as well as enjoy performing arts. This place has amazing trail to walk. They have outdoor as well as indoor theater. It is located in an amazing neighborhood.

Thank TapasyaKaulRajaram
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

A beautiful concert venue. Great lineup throughout the warm months. Venue has decent food options, sufficient restrooms, and nearby parking. The structure is a beautiful acoustic wood building with very wide stage.

Thank BnKSimmons
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Wolf Trap always offers great shows during the summer in their outdoor theater. It's a bit of a hike (uphill) from the parking lot (carts can take handicapped folks), but it's a lovely location. Have seen many shows and plays over the years and have...More

1  Thank PhotoGalVA
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A wonderful place to go in the summer. This is the summer retreat for the arts community in Washington, DC. They schedule so many wonderful events, concerts, both classical and popular music. If you are welcoming, there is something for everyone, every night during the...More

1  Thank 936Dave
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed visiting this awesome venue with friends. The buildings and surrounding grounds are well maintained, organized and taken care of By The friendly, informative and awesome members of the NPS By The Way.

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We enjoyed going to a concert here recently. Seats were comfortable. Staff were very helpful. Sound was great. Parking was a bit far from venue and lots of hills to climb. But other than that, it was a great place to see a concert. You...More

2  Thank Donna T
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Wolf Trap is always a wonderful experience. Offering shows form all forms of performing arts, it is always a great evening. There is a covered pavilion as well as seating on the ground outside. Take a picnic prior to the performance and then settle in...More

1  Thank PaulSuzanneTravel
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Attended the last performance of YES with Rick Wakeman, Trevor Rabin, and Jon Davidson. The tour was canceled after this show because of the death of Steve Howe's son, Virgil a couple days before the concert. The same people were in the audience as when...More

1  Thank conniseur99
Reviewed 20 September 2017

You can find plenty of other reviews describing the beautiful venue in detail, as well as lots of concerns regarding the parking. My wife and I attended the Steve Martin and Martin Short performance on September 14th and greatly enjoyed it. We arrived an hour...More

1  Thank David P
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I have harkened to Wolf Trap for many performances, from opera to orchestral to pop to country and jazz, just about all of the musical performing arts. My most recent trip was for its Nashville performance and it was terrific fun. I have sat up...More

Thank fiamma11
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Kendrick L
27 July 2017|
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Response from xanax1 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about a buffet but you can picknick on the grass. Try to get there early for a good spot. Ps- bring your own adult beverages as theirs cost a fortune!
Tenille M
3 July 2017|
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Response from A M | Reviewed this property |
We have not had any issue with mosquitoes, but perhaps take repellant, just in case. It is wonderful there, that noone judges your attire. You can go casual as you like or dress up. You see a little of both. I do suggest... More