What time do shows end at Wolf Trap?
Load-in may not start prior to 7 am, and all events must conclude by 11 pm (not including load-out time). Events at Wolf Trap National Park are permitted year-round. On performance days, events must conclude by 5 pm unless booked in association with a ticketed summer performance.
Is Wolf Trap Open summer 2021?
The suspension of concerts this summer is a pause in the long arc of Wolf Trap. While the current summer season is on hold, the Foundation is looking forward to resuming concert activity at the Barns at Wolf Trap later in the year, and is busy planning the 50th Anniversary season at the Filene Center in 2021.
What are the best seats at Wolf Trap?
Go for the cheaper lawn seats. Usually about $30 a person. Take a picnic with you and a picnic blanket and enjoy great family entertainment under the stars.
What time do gates open at Wolf Trap?
Please plan to arrive early for your performance to allow extra time for traffic, parking and health check-in prior to entering The Barns at Wolf Trap. Doors will open 90 minutes prior to performances.
Why is Wolf Trap called Wolf Trap?
Eventually the wolf population became less common, but by the 18th-century, “Wolftrap” was the official name of the area. When Mrs. Shouse first purchased her land, with a mile and a half of Wolf Trap Run flowing through it, she chose to emphasize the area’s history by naming it Wolf Trap Farm.
Can you picnic at Wolf Trap?
If you have tickets for a Filene Center performance, picnics are also allowed on the lawn seating area of the Filene Center.
Is Wolf Trap at full capacity?
Following all local, state and federal government health guidelines, all August and September shows will welcome audiences at full capacity.
How did Wolf Trap get its name?
Why the name? Records from as early as 1632 show wolves were once highly prevalent in the region. Eventually the wolf population became less common, but by the 18th-century, “Wolftrap” was the official name of the area.
Is parking free at Wolf Trap?
Getting to Wolf Trap is easy. Each venue has free parking and is only 3 miles from the Capital Beltway (I-495).
What is the Lodge at Wolf Trap?
Loge Seating – Loge seating is located directly behind box seats on the balcony of the Filene Center. Loge seats are completely covered by the roof and offer very go…
WHO donates Wolftrap?
Catherine Filene Shouse
Visionary founder and rich history In 1966, Catherine Filene Shouse donated the land, and funds to build the Filene Center, to the U.S. government. Congress designated Wolf Trap Farm as Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. It has lived up to Shouse’s vision for nearly 50 years.
Who started Wolf Trap?
Born into a family whose fortune was built on a famous Boston department store, Catherine Filene (later married to Jouett Shouse) led a rich life dedicated to public service. By all accounts, she was simple and unpretentious. And yet her resume reveals one of the most accomplished and celebrated women of her time.