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Kennedy Center Group Sales

The Kennedy Center is the nation’s premier destination for the arts – and for you and your group, we offer a wonderful opportunity to see, hear, and experience the world’s best theater, ballet, dance, symphony, chamber music, jazz, family entertainment, and more!

It's never too early to contact the Group Sales office; group ticket requests can be made as soon as our upcoming season is announced each spring. Many of our performances sell out fast, so contact us now!

What Is A Group?

If you are composed of 20 or more members (or 15 for Shear Madness and 10 for Washington National Opera), then you are a group!

Special Advantages for Groups.

Groups benefit from special advantages when they book through the Group Sales office.

  • Through Group Sales, you are able to reserve tickets in advance of the general public without having to make full payment at the time of the reservation.
  • Groups save on most performances at the Kennedy Center.
  • As a group ticket holder, our Special Events office can assist you in organizing a special pre- or post-performance dinner or reception in one of the Kennedy Center's beautiful event spaces.
  • A lower handling fee is applied to group reservations than to individual tickets purchased by phone or Internet.
  • Your Group Sales Associate can ensure your group receives appropriate accessibility accommodations.

For More Information:

Call Us

  • Hotline: (202) 416-8400
  • Toll free: (800) 444-1324
  • TTY: (202) 416-8410

Fax Us

Mail Us

The Kennedy Center
Group Sales Department
P.O. Box 101510
Arlington, VA 22210

Buy tickets for less with a group of 20 or more

Upcoming Performances

  • Image of Washington National Opera: <i>Cinderella</i> Washington National Opera: Cinderella May 9 - 21, 2015

    Rossini's retelling of the Cinderella story adds a few twists in a whimsical production featuring two mezzo-sopranos alternating in the title role: Isabel Leonard, the 2013 Richard Tucker Award winner, and Tara Erraught, making her U.S. debut.

  • Image of <i>Once</i> Once Jul. 7 - Aug. 16, 2015

    Theatrically breathtaking, the eight-time 2012 Tony Award–winning musical tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs.

  • Image of NSO Pops: <i>Let's Be Frank: The Songs of Frank Sinatra</i> / Steven Reineke, conductor NSO Pops: Let's Be Frank: The Songs of Frank Sinatra / Steven Reineke, conductor Jun. 5 - 6, 2015

    In the centennial year of Frank Sinatra's birth, Steven Reineke brings together his own "Rat Pack" of entertainers to pay tribute to America's original idol. Songs include "My Way," "I've Got You Under My Skin," "New York, New York," and more.

  • Image of Scottish Ballet Scottish Ballet May 28 - 30, 2015

    In their Kennedy Center debut, Scottish Ballet infuses drama and dance in a bold new take on Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire.

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