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Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great Shows at Affordable Prices

I visited the Wolf Trap several times this year and was satisfied at watching several performing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vienna, Virginia
via mobile
Great Venue for Family or a Date Night

You can't beat WT if you are in the area for a fun evening concert! The lawn seats are great for... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Herndon, Virginia
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  • Poor1%
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“lawn seats”(68 reviews)
“filene center”(59 reviews)
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The only national park dedicated to the performing arts, with spaces for indoor and outdoor performances.
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1551 Trap Rd, Vienna, VA 22182-1643
+1 703-255-1900
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 June 2014

Our first visit to Wolf Trap to see Il Volo. We visited the website first but really still had no idea fully what to expect as far are the venue itself goes. So here goes: casual dress- picnic tables so you can enjoy your food...More

3  Thank petesgal
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Years ago, Wolf Trap was actually a fun place to go for a concert. You could get a reasonably priced ticket, especially on the lawn, bring a picnic, and enjoy a live concert of your favorite performer -- or maybe try something new. But times...More

2  Thank Yoginiinva
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the Wolf Trap several times this year and was satisfied at watching several performing artists from the lawns at Affordable prices. A great place to relax and enjoy and evening of fun and frolic.

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Reviewed 7 October 2018

You can't beat WT if you are in the area for a fun evening concert! The lawn seats are great for those who want to picnic or you have the choice of buying under the canopy seats. We've done the Memorial Day concert many years...More

Thank Thecatlvt
Reviewed 3 October 2018

1st row balcony center seats are the best - less crowed and more comfortable, roomy than orchestra seats.

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful venue set among the woods. Getting dropped off and picked up by a friend was pretty easy. You can BYOB, so we brought a cooler full of wine, beer and snacks. We had planned to sit on the lawn, but got...More

1  Thank milhouse5134
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I've always heard about Wolftrap, but never been. We went here for the first time last night for the orchestra playing the music of Prince. What a fantastic venue. It's a national park venue and there is plenty of parking to include handicap and electric...More

Thank Rudy B
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Best outdoor venue in the area. The concept lineup summer 2018 was exceptional. I came to 3 concerts this summer, its always great. Parking is much easier than it was 8 years ago. Come an hour or so before your concert, bring a picnic, including...More

Thank TroisChatsLies
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

My experience with Wolf Trap is only with the Filene Center which is a beautiful ampitheatre. However, I attended a sold out showing which entirely too many lawn tickets are sold. They probably sell 1 ticket per square foot of grass at the venue. People...More

Thank Lori Z
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Attended concert at Filene Center, Wolf Trap. Was very impressed with the facilities, the staff, the venue, free parking, and the list goes on and on. Have been to many amphitheaters in the northeast and this was by far the best experience. Can't wait to...More

Thank gkowalczyk
Reviewed 28 August 2018

While Wolf Trap is more than the Filene Center, its centerpiece open air (though covered for the most part) performance space, I will focus on this gem. We have seen a number of outstanding performances there and while we generally get seats in the covered...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Just saw two concerts here -- both indoors, one with box seats and one with orchestra seats -- and for both the sound was so loud that the vocals were overwhelmed and muddy. Also, someone has decided that extremely bright lights should randomly pan the...More

1  Thank SROVirginia
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Response from anajoriley | Reviewed this property |
Nothing really. The shows combine with good weather are the attractions.
Kendrick L
27 July 2017|
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Response from xanax1 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about a buffet but you can picknick on the grass. Try to get there early for a good spot. Ps- bring your own adult beverages as theirs cost a fortune!
Tenille M
4 July 2017|
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Response from A M | Reviewed this property |
We have not had any issue with mosquitoes, but perhaps take repellant, just in case. It is wonderful there, that noone judges your attire. You can go casual as you like or dress up. You see a little of both. I do suggest... More