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Give the gift of great performances this season with Kennedy Center Gift Certificates. Kennedy Center Gift Certificates can be purchased for any amount online, in person at the box office, by mail through mail order, and by phone through Kennedy Center Instant-Charge (202) 467-4600. Gift Certificates can be used for performances in the Concert Hall, Opera House, Eisenhower Theater, Terrace Theater, Film Theater, Terrace Gallery and Theater Lab.

Gift Certificates can be mailed out to either the purchaser or the designated recipient and can also be held at the box office for pick-up.

How to buy Kennedy Center Gift Certificates:

ORDER ONLINE

[leaves text-only site] Gift Certificates can be purchased 24 hours a day, 7 days a week online with American Express, MasterCard, VISA and Diners credit cards.

BY PHONE:

Gift Certificates can be purchased by phone with American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Diners credit cards by calling Kennedy Center Instant-Charge at (202) 467-4600 or (800) 444-1324, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., 7 days a week.

IN PERSON or AT THE BOX OFFICE:

Gift Certificates can be purchased at any Kennedy Center Box Office 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., Monday-Saturday, 12 noon - 9 p.m., Sunday and Holidays with cash, personal checks, money orders, cashier's checks or with American Express, MasterCard, VISA and Diners credit cards.

BY MAIL:

Gift Certificates can be ordered by mail through the Mail Order Dept. Please include name, address and daytime phone number of the purchaser, the name of the recipient and the amount of the Gift Certificate to be purchased to:

The Kennedy Center
Gift Certificate Mail Order
P.O. Box 10808
Arlington, VA 22210

Mail orders accept personal checks, money orders, cashier's checks, or American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Diners credit card numbers as forms of payment. (For credit card purchases, the purchaser's credit card number, the name as it appears on the credit card, and expiration date must be included.) Please allow 2 weeks for processing. For more information on mail orders, call (202) 467-4600.

How to Redeem Kennedy Center Gift Certificates:

Kennedy Center Gift Certificates can be redeemed by purchasing tickets to Kennedy Center performances. They cannot be used for special events (galas, Honors, etc.). Kennedy Center gift certificates can be redeemed by mail and at the Kennedy Center box office. Gift certificates can also now be redeemed by telephone through Kennedy Center Instant Charge. Gift certificates cannot be redeemed online. When redeeming by mail, please use the address listed above.