Family Activities:

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts


John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

2700 F Street, Washington, 20566, DC

The Kennedy Center is home to several theatres as well as the impressive Hall of Nations (stocked with unusual gifts to the U.S. from foreign countries) and the Hall of States (lined in U.S. state flags) The Center’s family theatre caters to young audiences, with performances like the National Symphony Orchestra’s Teddy Bear Concert to “Unleashed” a humorous tale about the secret lives of White House pets. Visit the website for schedule and ticket information, which varies by show. In addition, free family-friendly performances, in a variety of genres, are offered every evening at 6 p.m. at the Millennium Stage, no tickets needed.

Recent Traveler Reviews

Attended the final season concert of the National Symphony

by Ted S

The National Symphony has always seemed to me as a not quite top tier orchestra and that's despite some heavy hitting musical directors. I think Noseda has landed in the right spot at the right…
“Byhalia, Mississippi”

by Byron_Hennessey

My wife and I took my mother to see this critically-acclaimed play. The subject matter is pretty intense (infidelity, racism, stereotypes, societal norms) and the language is unfiltered, so be...