Notice: The Kennedy Center will be open this weekend for regularly scheduled hours: Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to midnight. All events will take place as scheduled.

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District of Comedy Festival

July 20–22, the Kennedy Center presents its second annual summer comedy festival, bringing together acclaimed stars and rising acts for an all-laughs takeover of the nation’s center for the performing arts.

With stand-up stars, sketch comedy, podcasts, improv, music, and more, our 2017 festival lineup serves up hilarity in all of its shapes and sizes. Map your perfect comedy spree over three days of sidesplitting performances, including several free Millennium Stage events!

Upcoming Events

Sorry there are no upcoming performances in this series.