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Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

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Address: 1551 Trap Rd, Vienna, VA 22182-1643
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+1 703-255-1900
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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The only national park dedicated to the performing arts, with spaces for...

The only national park dedicated to the performing arts, with spaces for indoor and outdoor performances.

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Wonderful Performing Arts Venue

I volunteered 25-years at Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts. The venue is arguably the best outdoor venue in the USA! The acoustics are stupendous, the staff is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Denville, New Jersey
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Denville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I volunteered 25-years at Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts. The venue is arguably the best outdoor venue in the USA! The acoustics are stupendous, the staff is welcoming, the seating is comfortable and the talent booked is incredible. I guarantee you will have a great time enjoying your lawn picnic while taking in the sights/sounds of a... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It really hard to write anything new about Wolf Trap because it's been review so many times before. The main theater is open from around Memorial Day until Labor Day. A second property, The Barns at Wolf Trap, is down the road and hosts smaller events year round. At the main pavilion you can either sit inside (covered roof, open... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether taking a picnic meal or eating on site, this is a not to be missed treasure in Northern Virginia. Wide range of visiting performers. Wonderful facility. Well organized. Really not a bad seat in the house or on the lawn.

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Thank Tom C
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I'm not much on concerts, but the National Park System's Wolf Trap Facility makes going to concerts fun. You can sit out on the lawn, or pay more and sit in the open air arena. On one occasion I treated my guests to box seats and the up front parking. Amazing experience. Getting in and getting out of Wolf Trap... More 

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Vienna, Va
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Went to see a National Symphony concert and this time sat on the lawn with friends and a picnic basket, it was so much fun!

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1 Thank bnwamira
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I have been going to Wolftrap for years! The organizers - year-over-year - assemble a list of class A artists and performances! You can either picnic out on the lawn or find a great seating location in the amphitheater. Your choice! Enjoy the show!

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Thank Erick C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Inexpensive and quaint venue to see some of the classic musicians. Lawn seats are inexpensive and you can bring your own food and drinks. So pack a picnic basket.

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1 Thank 56miles
Falls Church, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Whether booking a magic night of performance by magnificent artistis, or just strolling local events on the grounds, or even just walking around the park to take in a little scenery, you're in for a treat! Parking is plentiful, grounds are superbly maintained, and it's easy to get to. Not much gouging going on at the box office, either!

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Thank Mark G
Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have gone to Wolf Trap many times as a couple and a family. If you are going to sit on the lawn, you must go early, as the better spots tend to get taken very early in the evening. We have been to concerts as well as outdoor family movies. The idea of the movies is great, but the... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The venue was perfect for a wedding. The ceremony took place in front of the stage then everyone moved to the bar area for cocktail hour. While the guests were in the other room the performance space was changed over from ceremony to dining room. A wedding of about 130 people fit very comfortably in the space. The staff was... More 

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