Tips for The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall

2700 F Street, NW Washington DC 20566
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The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall 4.621344537815128 out of 5 2380

452 The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall Tips

  • Parking is expensive 2
  • Take public transit 1
  • Arrive early 1
  • Food and drinks for purchase 1
21 events
6 reviews
133 stars
Notti Bianche - It is one of the few options outside the KenCen, it is fine, not great, but meets the need.
61 events
27 reviews
47 stars
Parking in building is convenient but $23. Expensive. Try local public garage or street meter parking.
25 events
8 reviews
12 stars
The weather was Rainy. I wore A dress and pumps .
25 events
8 reviews
12 stars
Parking at the Kennedy center was $23 or $26. I would suggest parking at the lot across the street for $14.
5 events
3 reviews
9 stars
The weather was the tail end of a heavly rainy day. Thank goodness the rains subsided significantly just in time to attend the event.. I wore a dressy blouse and slacks ensemble with matching slippers which was apropos for my expectation of this classy evening event. Of course people can dress as they feel..
3 events
3 reviews
4 stars
It was a little disconcerting that the doors didn't open up until about 5 minutes before the show, but everyone got time to find their seats and take in the ambiance without feeling rushed. Ushers were excellent.
3 events
3 reviews
4 stars
Ate at the KC Cafe on the Terrace Level. Reasonable prices, great food, and no waiting. Ideal for having a civilized meal before the show.
3 events
1 review
3 stars
The weather was Cold. I wore I wore a sweater and slacks. The weather was cold. There is a coat check service available so you don't have bully items.
Don
44 events
28 reviews
18 stars
I wore sports coat, slacks.
NSO: Parsifal in Concert
85 events
64 reviews
30 stars
When you go to an event at the Kennedy Center, make certain to see what is playing at the Millenium Stage. A free performance is offered at 6:00 every night. I saw a wonderful set of Broadway show tune sung by very talented students from Catholic University.
31 events
14 reviews
13 stars
Park in the lot under the Watergate for $12 instead of at the Kennedy Center.
28 events
19 reviews
5 stars
The weather was warm. I wore dress/heels. Please don't insult performers by coming in shorts(OMG!!) or jeans. They have spent their lives creating a wonderful experience for your evening and you need to honor them by dressing UP!.
45 events
12 reviews
7 stars
I wore business casual...took the metro and ate at circa. the shuttle to the Kennedy Center is helpful..
40 events
23 reviews
15 stars
The weather was Lovely weather. But the weather has really nothing to do with the show.. I wore A nice dress. One always feels much better being a little dressed going out. Sweaters or flip flops are for the beach, not the Kennedy Center..
40 events
23 reviews
15 stars
The food at the K.C. cafeteria has not improved, unfortunately. So if you can eat before, do so.
27 events
21 reviews
10 stars
Try parking just across the street from the Kennedy Center Parking @ Watergate for $12, rather than the $22 charged by the Kennedy Center.
Goldstar Member
I wore a little black dress.
Don
44 events
28 reviews
18 stars
There are some good spots within a mile or so and once you have eaten at the Kenndy Center resturant you really need not repeat.
National Symphony Orchestra Plays Beethoven's Missa Solemnis
Don
44 events
28 reviews
18 stars
a sweater, flip-flops, etc.
National Symphony Orchestra Plays Beethoven's Missa Solemnis
Don
44 events
28 reviews
18 stars
sunny, windy, etc.
National Symphony Orchestra Plays Beethoven's Missa Solemnis