General Information
Washington Jewish Music Festival


Please note: information belows pertain to events at the Washington DCJCC. Ticket policies, seating, dining, merchandise, directions and parking at partner venues will vary.

About the Festival

Established in 1999, the Washington Jewish Music Festival (WJMF) fosters a broader appreciation of Jewish culture and provides the greater Washington DC community with opportunities to connect through music. WJMF presents extraordinary performing artists working to preserve and invigorate Jewish music in contemporary culture. Through collaborations, educational programming and free events, the Festival actively engages people from all walks of the greater Washington DC community in cross-cultural dialogue.


Purchase tickets to events at the Washington DCJCC in advance at or call (202) 777-3251. Same-day tickets are available for purchase 30 minutes before the event, subject to availability. All ticket sales are final. Washington DCJCC Members, seniors over 65, people under 25 and groups of eight or more may purchase tickets at discounted rates when applicable.

Festival Pass

Buy a Festival Pass to events at the Washington DCJCC and save! $86, Discounted Member/Senior/Under 25 $72. Attend as many Festival events at the Washington DCJCC as you like for one low price—a savings of 25% if you were to pay for each ticket separately. Purchase here or call (202) 777-3251.


All Washington DCJCC events are general admission. Reserved seating is available for patrons with special needs. Please email or call (202) 777-3251 for assistance.


Festival attendees are eligible for a 10% discount at the DISTRIKT Bistro, a Kosher meat restaurant located on the first floor of the Washington DCJCC. Call (202) 232-5551 or view the menu.


CDs will be sold at all Festival events. Recordings of Festival artists are also available for purchase online. A portion of all sales will benefit the Washington DCJCC.


Via Metro red line, exit the Dupont Circle station by the North (Q Street) exit. Walk east to 16th street. Via bus, take the S1, S2 or S4 along 16th Street.


Street parking available. Pay $10 for the evening at Colonial Parking Lot on 1616 P Street NW. Limited parking in the 16th Street J's lot.

Volunteer Opportunities

Want to help out at concerts and hear music for free? Volunteer for the Festival! Sign up at or contact the Festival Coordinator at or (202) 777-3251 for more information.

Further Information

Please call (202) 777-3251 or email for general questions. 


Lili Kalish Gersch
Festival Director
(202) 777-3251

Festival Pass

Buy a Festival Pass and save!

$86 per Festival Pass

Discounted Member/Senior/
Under 25 for $72

Attend as many Festival events at the Washington DCJCC as you like for one low price!