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[Buy Tickets]
[Online Ticket Procedure]

Tickets may be purchased online 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with Visa, MasterCard, American Express. There is a service charge for online orders.
  1. Search here for your desired event by date, event title, artist, genre, or key word, or view an alphabetical list of all currently available events.
  2. Once you have selected your event, go to that event's performance schedule. Select the desired performance date and time.
  3. In order to process your order, we'll need you to tell us about yourself. If you're already a Kennedy Center E-Patron, save time and simply login. If you're not yet a Kennedy Center E-Patron, please provide us with the information necessary to process your order; next time, you can simply login.
  4. Choose seats by entering the number of seats desired at given price levels and clicking "Add to Cart." At this time, you are not able to choose an individual seat. You are assigned the best seat available in the section and price range that you select.
  5. We then display your shopping cart with the seats that have been selected, along with the total cost. You have the option to select these seats and review your order, select these seats and continue shopping for additional events, or remove these seats and empty your shopping cart. Because there may be other customers who wish to purchase these tickets, we can only hold them for twenty minutes. After the time limit expires, the tickets you added to your shopping cart will be released.
  6. Review your order and click "Checkout" to complete your purchase.
  7. Enter your credit card number and expiration date.
  8. If the event is less than 14 days away, your tickets will be held at the Kennedy Center Box Office. Otherwise, you can choose to have your tickets held at the Box Office, mailed to your billing address, or mailed alternate address types.
  9. We will display a confirmation page and send you a confirmation e-mail with an order confirmation number.
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