Show Tickets

Tickets will go on sale in August for the 59th Annual Washington International Horse Show, Oct. 24-29, 2017.

Tickets may be purchased online through, by calling 1-800-745-3000, or in person at the Verizon Center Box Office. For information on discounted group sales, call 202-661-5061. For details about Verizon Center accessible seating and services, call 202-661-5065 (TTY).

See the Event Schedule.

Tickets (tentative schedule and pricing) 

Daytime (7:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Tues through Sat: $15 general admission. Children ages 3-12 admitted free to all daytime performances before 5:00 pm.
Sun: Standard Reserved: $15. Children ages 3-12 are admitted free.

Evening (7:00 - 10:30 pm)
Tues/Wed: VIP Reserved: Adult $40/Children$20; General Admission: Adult $20/Children $10 
Thurs: Standard Reserved: Adult $40/Children$20; General Admission: Adult $20/Children $10 
Fri/Sat: VIP Reserved: Adult $60/Children $50; Standard Reserved: Adult $40/Children $20 


  • BARN NIGHT presented by Dover Saddlery:  Thurs, Oct. 25. Barn Night offers a fun and entertaining program for groups with special activities and contests for kids. Learn more at Barn Night.
  • MILITARY NIGHT presented by The Boeing Company:  Fri, Oct. 27. A special salute to all branches of the Armed Services. Military discount available all week with military ID. Learn more at Military Night
  • KIDS' DAY sponsored by Animal Planet and EQUUS Foundation:  Sat, Oct. 28, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. A free, fun family-friendly event held both inside and outside Verizon Center across from Hotel Monaco with pony rides and children's activities. Learn more at Kids' Day.
  • $130,000 Longines FEI World CupTMJumping Washington, presented by Events DC, for the President's Cup:  
    Sat, Oct. 28. Top international show jumpers compete over the most challenging course of the week. Learn more at FEI North American League.
  • WIHS Equitation Finals: Fri., Oct 27 and Sat. Oct. 28. The nation's best junior riders compete for the WIHS Equitation Championship title in the three-phase WIHS Equitation Finals.

 Discounts (one discount type only per ticket)

  • Group Sales Discounts  - Contact the Group Sales Dept. at Verizon Center for information and to purchase discounted tickets for groups of ten (10) or more. Group Sales: 202-661-5061
  • Best deal for daily attendees: Anytime Package - Admits holder to all 11 performances (not necessarily the same seat for each performance). Adults $100 (value $230) / Children 12 and under $50 (value $75).  VIP seating not included. *Available for sale only through the end of the show on Tuesday, Oct. 24.
  • Military / Seniors / Students - Discount of $5 off the standard ticket price for military, seniors (age 62 and up) and students (over 12). Valid for any performance with proper identification. VIP seating not included. 

Verizon Center Box Office

  • Tickets to Verizon Center events may be purchased at the Verizon Center Box Office. Windows are open for sales and service just inside the main entrance at 601 F Street NW.
  • Horse Show Hours: The box office will be open from 6:45 am through the end of the evening performance.
  • Will Call ticket pick-up is open during box office hours.
  • Tickets purchased at the Verizon Center Box Office will incur a $2 service charge. 
  • WIHS ticket vouchers do not incur a service charge.

Information subject to change.