Netherlands Carillon Concerts

People enjoying a Carillon concert
People enjoying an afternoon at the Netherlands Carillon.

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Concerts with Live Musicians

Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C. while guest carillonneurs play concerts of jazz, pop, and patriotic music on the carillon's 53 bells on select Saturday evenings in 2024:

  • June 15 and 29
  • July 13 and 27
  • August 17 and 24
  • September 7 and 21
  • October 5 and 19

Concerts are free and go from 6:00-7:00 P.M. Park Rangers offer kids activities from 5:30-7:00 P.M.

Automated Concerts

Automated concerts and bell chimes occur daily at the Netherlands Carillon.

Every day from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. visitors in Arlington Ridge Park hear the chimes from the carillon every 15 minutes. Additionally, every day at 12:00 p.m. a musical medley of the United States armed forces anthems is played and at 6:00 p.m., the Dutch national anthem (Wilhelmus) and the American national anthem (Star-Spangled Banner) are played.


Last updated: May 2, 2024

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