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You're Home for the Holidays at the Kennedy Center

Free Performances

Millennium Stage

The Millennium Stage will host free holiday-themed performances every evening at 6 p.m., including the 37th annual Merry TubaChristmas!on December 13, in which more than 100 tuba, sousaphone, and euphonium players put a new spin on holiday classics; The U.S. Army Band (Pershing's Own) presents "A Stan Kenton Christmas" on December 17; Beltway Brass Quintet on December 24; a gospel performance by the Sweet Heaven Kings on December 27; Holiday Vaudeville on December 29 & 30; and the popular All-Star Christmas Day Jazz Jam.

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Messiah Sing-along

Messiah Sing–along

In the Concert Hall—a community tradition since 1971! Free tickets will be given away on Sunday, December 23 in the Hall of Nations, beginning at 6 p.m. Limit one ticket per person in line. Kennedy Center policies have been vetted to be non-discriminatory and to provide equal access for everyone.

Concert performed on Sun., Dec. 23 at 8 p.m.

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Parking Note: There is no free parking when attending or picking up tickets for free events.