Washington National Opera presents Carmen during Opera at Audi Field 9/25!


Washington National Opera (WNO) celebrates the 17th year of its most popular community event with a free opera broadcast at the state-of-the art home stadium of D.C. United. Opera on the Field will present Georges Bizet’s beloved blockbuster tragedy Carmen, Sunday, September 25, 2022 at Audi Field. Seating on the field is available on first come, first serve basis.

SUN. SEP. 25, 2022 4P.M.

The broadcast running time is approximately 90 minutes.

Audi Field concessions will be open for the broadcast and during the pre-show activities. Guests who plan to sit on the outfield grass may bring blankets; chairs are not permitted on the field. Only flat shoes (nothing with a heel or cleat). No tents, umbrellas, metal, plastic, glass, or aluminum containers of any kind, hard-sided coolers or containers of any size. No bags larger than 14” by 14” by 6” will be allowed into Audi Field. No backpacks will be allowed (“cinch bags” that fit the size restriction will be allowed). A comprehensive list of rules can be found here.

Pre-Show Activities

Attendees are encouraged to arrive early and enjoy the festive family-friendly atmosphere. The special pre-show entertainment will include:

  • Performances by local artists
  • Photo opportunities
  • Arts and crafts for children of all ages,
  • And chances to win prizes!



Audi Field has accessible seating throughout the stadium.

Directions & Transit - Stadium Information

Audi Field is located at 100 Potomac Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024

By Metro

Audi Field is located at the Navy Yard metro station and is accessible on the green line. The closest transfer point from blue, orange, silver, red, and yellow lines is L’Enfant Plaza. MetroRail hours of operation, fares, and delay information can be found at their website, wmata.com.

By Bus

Audi Field is accessible by the 74 and P6 Metrobus lines. For more information, visit wmata.com.

By Bicycle

There is a complimentary bicycle valet is located at the corner of 2nd Street SW and T Street. We also offer multiple bike racks around Audi Field. There is a Capital Bike Share station at the corner of First Street and K Street SE.