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

Hideous exterior building, but very functional, and great shows


The Kennedy Center's architectural design is tragically blighted, but the interior small theatres are well done, and good for shows. Parking has recently been upgraded, but is still cramped. People...
A Night at the Kennedy

by Tosa_MRK

This isn't my first time visiting the Kennedy Center, yet it was the most memorable day I ever had there. It was my first time I brought a camera with me there, and it was…