Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts (U.S. National Park Service) The only national park dedicated to presenting the performing arts. No matter what your age or taste in shows, you’ll find something you like onstage at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. For DC locals, summer isn’t complete without at least one trip to the Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts. The suburban Virginia venue hosts an in-demand lineup of touring artists throughout the summer. The open air theater offers covered seating, but we suggest buying lawn seats and packing a picnic for the perfect summer night!
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is open to the public from sunrise to dusk every day except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
During the performance season, the park is closed to public visitation which is not performance related during park festivals and Filene Center performances to avoid conflict among visitor use activities. This public use restriction begins two hours prior to Filene Center show times and ends one hour after Filene Center performances have completed. The park is closed from dusk to sunrise except to patrons and authorized participants attending authorized events.