When & Where
SUNDAY, JANUARY 20th
THE KENNEDY CENTER, WASHINGTON D.C.
In Performance at the Kennedy Center
7:00 - 8:15 PM
Post-Performance Gala Reception
8:30 - 11:00 PM
Doors close at 6:45 PM.
Please allow extra time to travel to the Kennedy Center on Sunday evening as many streets will be closed and large crowds are expected in Washington D.C. during the Inaugural festivities.
The Kennedy Center is located on the bank of the Potomac River at 2700 F St., NW, Washington, D.C. 20566, at the intersection of New Hampshire Avenue, NW, and Rock Creek Parkway. It is accessible by subway, by bus, by taxi, and by car.
Metro: The Foggy Bottom/George Washington University Station (on the Orange and Blue lines, at 23rd and I streets, NW) , is the stop closest to the Kennedy Center. From there it is a short walk via New Hampshire Avenue OR use the FREE Kennedy Center Shuttle (signs are towards the left as you exit the escalator). The shuttle departs every 15 minutes from noon-midnight Sundays.
Bus: The 80 bus goes to the Kennedy Center. For details on bus routes and schedules, call Metro information at (202) 637-7000 or TTY (202) 638-3780.
Taxi: Taxi service to and from the Kennedy Center is convenient and readily available. A taxi dispatcher is available to signal cabs and assign patrons from 6:30 p.m. (3:30 p.m. on matinee days) until 30 minutes after the end of the last performance, and taxis queue in the Plaza each evening to serve patrons. Look for the uniformed dispatcher at the Hall of States entrance.
Car: If you are driving, refer to the directions here to find the most efficient route for getting to and exiting the Center. And, always remember to allow extra time when driving as Washington traffic can be unpredictable.
You can find information on garage hours, fees, and accessibility here.