Kennedy Center Open House: Celebrating JFK at 100

Event Date: 
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00pm to 10:00pm
Free Event
Included Items: 
FREE, no tickets required.

Join us for a FREE daylong celebration featuring awe-inspiring dance, live music, powerful theater, skateboard culture, & more!

In celebration of our namesake's 100th birthday, we’re opening our doors for a day of high-energy fun and participatory activities.

Join us for...

  • The return of Finding a Line with DJs, bands, and skating
  • Hip Hop street dance and cultural commentary from FLEXN
  • Thrilling vertical dance on the walls of the Center by BANDALOOP
  • A tribute to Chuck Berry—learn to boogie woogie with dance lessons!
  • Blues and bluegrass jam sessions—bring your instrument and join in!
  • And much more!

Kennedy Center Open House: Celebrating JFK at 100
SaturdayMay 27 | 12 noon to 10 p.m.
FREE, no tickets required

Open House is part of JFK Centennial Week, May 22-29, 2017. Discover more at

Support for JFKC: A Centennial Celebration of John F. Kennedy is provided by Altria Group, Ambassador Elizabeth Frawley Bagley, Chevron, The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, and Target.

Major Supporters:
Target | Marriott Foundation

Additional Supporters:
The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation and the Millennium Stage Endowment Fund.