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Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

1551 Trap Rd, Vienna, VA 22182-1643
+1 703-255-1900
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Great shows!

Wolf Trap always offers great shows during the summer in their outdoor theater. It's a bit of a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
One great place to enjoy the arts.

A wonderful place to go in the summer. This is the summer retreat for the arts community in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Potomac, Maryland
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The only national park dedicated to the performing arts, with spaces for indoor and outdoor performances.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1551 Trap Rd, Vienna, VA 22182-1643
+1 703-255-1900
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wolf Trap always offers great shows during the summer in their outdoor theater. It's a bit of a hike (uphill) from the parking lot (carts can take handicapped folks), but it's a lovely location. Have seen many shows and plays over the years and have...More

1  Thank PhotoGalVA
Reviewed 6 days ago

A wonderful place to go in the summer. This is the summer retreat for the arts community in Washington, DC. They schedule so many wonderful events, concerts, both classical and popular music. If you are welcoming, there is something for everyone, every night during the...More

1  Thank 936Dave
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed visiting this awesome venue with friends. The buildings and surrounding grounds are well maintained, organized and taken care of By The friendly, informative and awesome members of the NPS By The Way.

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed going to a concert here recently. Seats were comfortable. Staff were very helpful. Sound was great. Parking was a bit far from venue and lots of hills to climb. But other than that, it was a great place to see a concert. You...More

1  Thank Donna T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wolf Trap is always a wonderful experience. Offering shows form all forms of performing arts, it is always a great evening. There is a covered pavilion as well as seating on the ground outside. Take a picnic prior to the performance and then settle in...More

1  Thank PaulSuzanneTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended the last performance of YES with Rick Wakeman, Trevor Rabin, and Jon Davidson. The tour was canceled after this show because of the death of Steve Howe's son, Virgil a couple days before the concert. The same people were in the audience as when...More

1  Thank conniseur99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can find plenty of other reviews describing the beautiful venue in detail, as well as lots of concerns regarding the parking. My wife and I attended the Steve Martin and Martin Short performance on September 14th and greatly enjoyed it. We arrived an hour...More

1  Thank David P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have harkened to Wolf Trap for many performances, from opera to orchestral to pop to country and jazz, just about all of the musical performing arts. My most recent trip was for its Nashville performance and it was terrific fun. I have sat up...More

Thank fiamma11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So wow, just wow! Not sure I can find the right adjectives to describe this place. Easy to find and park, even though we did follow their advice and got there early as I can see how about parking could be difficult if you got...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited there to see YES, a prog rock band that I've been into since the 70s. They played for around 2 hours and except for one rather spacy tune (complete with church organ and Irish harp) I really liked it. Their sound system was...More

Thank travelkitty50
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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