The Kennedy Center


"I look forward to an America...which will steadily enlarge cultural
 opportunities for all of our citizens."
 - John F. Kennedy

MyTix Folks

My Center. My Way. MyTix.

With MyTix, you can experience the Kennedy Center your way. If you are 18‒30 years old or an active duty member of the armed services, join this new program designed to make the performing arts more accessible. And by "accessible," we mean affordable. With discount offers galore and super-special free ticket giveaways, you’ll have access to all kinds of Kennedy Center performances. So see a Broadway hit, hear a symphony concert, or try something new. Plus you’ll get to meet other arts lovers and share your experiences online and in person. Sound like a deal? You better believe it!
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MyTix in the Community

In addition to serving our Millennial and active-duty U.S. military servicemember patrons, MyTix reaches out to meet the needs of the community with increased access to performing arts events. If you represent a community group in need, contact our Community Partnership representative for more information.

Here's What You Need To Know

  • Save

    Every week, discounted MyTix offers are posted on the current offers page. We’re talking big discounts in some cases. Sometimes even more than half off! Check the site frequently—you may find that show you’ve wanted to see at an unbelievable price!
  • Jump on it

    Discounted tickets are available first-come, first-served to registered MyTix members. Limit two per event. They go fast, so come get them first! You can stay on top of new listings by following us on Twitter —@kencenmytix—or checking in on the conversation on Facebook.
  • Complimentary Tix (You are sooo good-looking)

    MyTix also gives you chances to win free tickets to all kinds of great performances—hot shows you want to see, and stuff we think you’ll like if you give it a chance. If you win, you’ll be emailed a unique code, which you can then redeem for your two tickets online, by phone, or at the Box Office.
  • Ticket policy

    No refunds or exchanges on MyTix tickets. MyTix are not transferable.

    MyTix offers are subject to availability. Purchaser must be an age-verified or active military-verified MyTix member. When picking up tickets from the Box Office, you must present valid proof of age or military ID. The Kennedy Center will also verify that you are registered in our system as a MyTix member. You may purchase up to two MyTix tickets per order.

  • Yes, We I.D.

    The first time you get discounted or free MyTix, they will be held at the Box Office for pickup. To receive your tickets, you must show proof of age or military service with a valid government-issued ID to verify your MyTix membership. After that, you can print your tickets at home and head right to the show!
  • Come and Get It!

    MyTix members get 10% off food and drinks at the KC’s restaurants and intermission bars during the day of MyTix performances you attend. Just show your MyTix ticket stub at the register.
  • Shop and Save

    MyTix members also enjoy a 10% discount at the KC Gift Shops during the day of MyTix performances you attend upon presentation of your MyTix ticket stub. Cha-Ching!
  • No fees!

    Extra special perk: MyTix patrons are exempt from paying the additional 14% service fee on MyTix tickets, typically required when purchasing tickets on the web. With these additional savings, come grab food and drinks or bring a friend!

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