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Making Musical Moments #MyWTConcert
Aug 08, 2019

Making Musical Moments #MyWTConcert

Picture this: on a warm summer night, you approach Wolf Trap National Park for the very first time. The plaza is bustling with excitement, patrons are picnicking on the lawn, friends are catching up before the show, and you can’t wait to see your favorite artist take the stage. Whether it’s your first show or your 50th, you’ll find almost everyone has a favorite Wolf...

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Behind the Scenes with Chef Chris
Aug 05, 2019

Behind the Scenes with Chef Chris

Wolf Trap's Executive Chef, Chris Faessen, is the culinary master creating flavorful buffets for member events, Encore Circle Lounge fare, and Barns concessions. See how Chef Chris creates delicious dining experiences all summer long!...

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Interview with Ken Bigley
Jun 20, 2019

INSIDE THE TRAP with Tommy McFly: Ken Bigley

Episode 3: Ken Bigley, Deputy Superintendent at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts Go Inside the Trap with Tommy McFly, the new video series providing a behind-the-scenes look at Wolf Trap. Episode 3 is an interview with Ken Bigley, Deputy Superintendent at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.


INSIDE THE TRAP with Tommy McFly: Sara Beesley
Jun 13, 2019

INSIDE THE TRAP with Tommy McFly: Sara Beesley

Episode 2: Sara Beesley, Vice President, Program & Production Go Inside the Trap with Tommy McFly, the new video series providing a behind-the-scenes look at Wolf Trap. Next up is an interview with Sara Beesley, Vice President, Program & Production at Wolf Trap. Take a look!


Wolf Trap Staff Picks
Jun 12, 2019

Wolf Trap Staff Picks

Wolf Trap Foundation staff comes from diverse backgrounds with a variety of life experiences. But one thing they all have in common is a love of music and live performances, especially at Wolf Trap. We took an informal poll of staff to find out what concert they were most looking forward to this summer. Along the way, we got some insight into their personalities and...

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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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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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Celebrating International Women’s Month
Mar 25, 2019

Celebrating International Women’s Month

It’s International Women’s Month! Join us in celebrating all the strong, talented, and incredible women who will be joining us at Wolf Trap this year!   Diana Ross Diana Ross – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough At The Oprah Winfrey Show 2012 Diana Ross got her start in music with unprecedented success in her all-female singing group, The Supremes, and has since followed it up...

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