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Oh, What Fun at Wolf Trap
Nov 17, 2017

Oh, What Fun at Wolf Trap

Need a break between holiday cooking and shopping? Whether you’d prefer to cozy up inside or to get outside for fresh air and scenery , treat yourself to some of these end-of-year activities at Wolf Trap. Oh, and feel free to bring your friends and family along!...

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Wolf Trap Founder Catherine Filene Shouse’s Historical Marker
Oct 23, 2017

Wolf Trap Founder Catherine Filene Shouse’s Historical Marker

Next time you drive down Trap Road, take a look around, and you might notice something a little different near the Filene Center’s West Parking Lot. On October 18, Wolf Trap founder Catherine Filene Shouse’s legacy and generosity were honored with the unveiling of a brand new Virginia Historical Highway Marker. To celebrate, local community leaders, friends of Wolf Trap, staff, and members of the...

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Aug 25, 2016

Happy Birthday, National Park Service!

Happy 100th birthday, National Park Service! On this day in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson created the agency that would be responsible for preserving our nation’s inheritance. Today, it cares for the over 400 unique natural, cultural, and historical national park units across the country. As the only National Park for the performing arts, Wolf Trap is honored to celebrate #NPS100!


Celebrate the Centennial
Aug 11, 2016

Celebrate the Centennial

A 100th birthday is a big deal, so why celebrate only one day? As the only National Park for the Performing Arts, Wolf Trap is celebrating the National Park Service’s Centennial with a summer-long celebration of the convergence of music, art, and nature. “When Mrs. Shouse donated her farm to this nation and Congress accepted it in order to create the first and only National...

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Find Your Park
May 23, 2016

Find Your Park

Hundreds of thousands visit Wolf Trap each summer to hear their favorite artists sing their favorite songs. They picnic, relax, and connect with friends and family. But the Filene Center stage is just one piece of what makes Wolf Trap unique. Check out the map below and explore all 117 acres of Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. This summer, you’re invited to celebrate the...

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Inspection Tips and FAQ’s
Jun 12, 2015

Inspection Tips and FAQ’s

Thank you for your comments and questions regarding the National Park Service's policy changes regarding inspections and container sizes. Here are some tips to make your next Wolf Trap experience as enjoyable and effortless as possible....

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