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The Kennedy Center

If you're looking for an evening of incredible entertainment, you'll want to stay at the Melrose Georgetown Hotel near The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Not far from the Lincoln Memorial, The Kennedy Center, which opened in September 1971, offers a variety of world-class music concerts, theater, and dance performances along with children's programs. The Kennedy Center is home of the National Symphony Orchestra and Washington National Opera. 



Vary by program. 


  • Vary by program. There are free performances at 6:00 p.m. every day. 
  • The Opera Ball 
  • The Kennedy Center Honors
  • The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor


  • Hall of Nations 
  • Theatre Lab
  • JFK Quotes on the Arts 
  • Gift Shop Hall of States 
  • KC Jazz Club in the Terrace Gallery 
  • Roof Terrace Restaurant