Monthly Archives: May 2019


Savor Your Summer
May 29, 2019

Savor Your Summer

Ask anyone in line for the lawn rush with a cooler and picnic basket, and they will agree: good food is fundamental to the Wolf Trap experience.  Luckily, if you don’t want to pack your own picnic, or if you are looking to supplement your spread, our concessions team has you covered. We’re not just grilling up hot dogs and chicken tenders (although we served...

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Backstage at the Filene Center. Photo credit: Ryan Haderlie
May 23, 2019

Sunrise to Sunset: Putting on a Show

Each summer, Wolf Trap plays host to hundreds of thousands of visitors who are excited to share a night of outstanding entertainment with friends and family. But, what does it take to make these phenomenal performances happen? Take a behind-the-scenes look at a typical day of preparation at the Park. 6 AM Before dawn, and even the night before, crews from the National Park Service...

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25 Years of Art and Wisdom
May 23, 2019

25 Years of Art and Wisdom

In the musical world, breadth and depth are often mutually exclusive. But the powerhouse that is Steven Blier defies that assumption and countless others. Wolf Trap is truly fortunate to be one of the places that Steve has called home for over 25 summers. First, the breadth. The selections performed in Wolf Trap Opera’s (WTO) “Blier Recitals” have displayed a relentless and surprising diversity over...

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ZZ Ward, The Revivalists, August 19, 2018
May 17, 2019

Tips for First-Timers

Wolf Trap is: The only National Park for the Performing Arts! Washington, D.C. area’s favorite outdoor music destination Committed to creating excellent experiences for a diversity of arts fans Your home for some of the top names in pop, rock, R&B, country, classical, opera, jazz, Americana and more. There’s a first time for everything – including your first Wolf Trap show! Here are some tips...

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