The Avalon Theatre is located at 5612 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., between McKinley and Northampton Streets. The theatre is a short block and a half south of Chevy Chase Circle. Parking is available on many of the side streets and on Connecticut Avenue.

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Public Transportation

The Avalon Theatre is accessible using the Metrorail and Metrobus system.

The closest Metrorail station is the Friendship Heights station on the Red Line. At Friendship Heights, transfer to the E2, E3, E4, or E6 bus, which will drop you a half-block from the Theatre at the corner of McKinley St. and Connecticut Ave. Alternatively, the Avalon is a short 15-minute walk from the Friendship Heights station.

If you are coming from points South on Connecticut Avenue, other buses which will drop you off right in front of the Avalon are the L1, L2, and L4.

To get directions from your starting point to the Avalon using Metro, try the Ride Guide on Metro’s website:


The Avalon Theatre is a short and inexpensive cab ride from many parts of the area. The fare for a cab depends on a number of factors, including whether you are coming from a location within the city limits or from Virginia or Maryland. For those of you who are taking a cab from within the District, visit the website for the District of Columbia Taxicab Commission.