Enjoy sensational performing arts at The Kennedy Center. This world-renowned Washington, DC arts and entertainment venue presents more than 3,000 concerts, shows, festivals, and events every year. Enjoy everything from theater, classical music, and opera to ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance. Go behind the scenes of this living memorial to President John F. Kennedy courtesy of one of the many free and highly informative guided tours. Less than 10 minutes from Comfort Inn Ballston, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is home to National Symphony Orchestra.
Open House Arts Festival
Kennedy Center Honors
Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
Can I get there via public transportation?
You sure can. Take the Metro to the Foggy Bottom/George Washington University station. It can be accessed from the Orange, Blue, and Silver lines. Once you arrive, it’s a short walk to the Kennedy Center along New Hampshire Avenue. There’s also a free shuttle that leaves from the Metro station every 15 minutes.
Are there restaurants inside?
As a matter of fact, there are two restaurants inside the Kennedy Center. The Roof Terrace Restaurant serves international cuisine for dinner and a well-rounded Sunday buffet brunch. More casual dining happens at the KC Café, which features sandwiches and salads for lunch and pasta and fish for dinner.