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The National - VA - Endstage 2 Seating Map

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The National - VA - Endstage 3 Seating Map

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The National - VA - Endstage ADA Seating Map

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The National - VA - GA/VIP Seating Map

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The National - VA - General Admission Seating Map

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Buy Tickets to the Next The National Event

Tickets to The National events are available now at Event Tickets Center! Oftentimes, The National shows are difficult to come by. But, Event Tickets Center has a variety of tickets available for the next several events at the venue. Prices start at $24, but can range all the way up to $476. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see a The National event, we have conveniently laid out some of the most important information about the venue. Check out insider information about parking, concessions, seating, rideshare, public transportation, bag policy, amenities, and more! Find the event you want to attend in the event list above, so you can purchase your tickets to go see your next The National event live!

About The National (VA)

Located in Richmond, Virginia, The National (VA) is a theater that first opened its doors in 1920. Currently, it’s under the ownership of AEG Live.

The National (VA) Seating

The National (VA) has a total capacity of 1,500. However, this figure can vary for events with unique venue configurations.

Before the venue was named The National (VA), it was also known as Towne Theater.

Events at The National (VA)

The National (VA) is the hub for several events. The venue serves as the stage for concert and comedy events, in addition to hosting other functions.

Getting into The National (VA)

Want to ensure a smooth entry to The National (VA)? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.

Security at The National (VA)

Security at The National (VA) is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that The National (VA) has a strict bag policy.

The National (VA) Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

Outside food or drinks, weapons (including pocket knives), smoking (including e-cigarettes), backpacks or large bags, camelbaks, selfie sticks, and hula hoops are not permitted.

What to Bring to The National (VA)

When you come to an event at The National (VA), please make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you want to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also a little cash. Because this is an indoor venue, weather is often not a factor. However, as it is climate-controlled, it might be worth bringing a light jacket just in case it gets a little chilly inside.

The National (VA) Experience

Your experience at The National (VA) extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.

Food and Beverage at The National (VA)

Plenty of concessions are available at The National (VA). Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer, hard seltzer, liquor, mixed drinks and wine.

Payment Methods Accepted at The National (VA)

The National (VA) primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although The National (VA) accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.

Is There Wi-Fi Available?

Indeed, the venue provides Wi-Fi access. We suggest connecting to the Wi-Fi network immediately upon arrival, as cellular service can sometimes be unreliable.

Can I Smoke at The National (VA)?

Yes, The National (VA) has designated smoking areas located throughout the venue. In these areas, cigarettes, vapes, and e-cigarettes are permitted. However, it should be noted that smoking in the seating area is generally not permitted.

How to Get to The National (VA)

The National (VA) is located at 708 E Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia, 23219. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.

How Early Should I Get to The National (VA)?

Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.

Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At The National (VA), there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at E Broad St, at the theater's main entrance. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.

Closest Bus Stop to The National (VA)

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Broad & 7th.

Closest Train Stop to The National (VA)

You can find the nearest train/metro station at Richmond Main Street Station. One of the biggest benefits of taking the train is that it is rarely late, and you never have to deal with unforeseen traffic or parking issues.

The National is a one-of-a-kind event venue located in Richmond, VA. It first opened its doors back in 1929 as a movie palace and has since gone through several renovations and modernization efforts over the years. It is now a vibrant centerpiece of Richmond's cultural life, hosting performances from a variety of genres, including punk rock, jazz, bluegrass, and indie rock acts. The National's multi-level design also includes a balcony that looks out into historic downtown streets, making it both an architectural marvel and a cultural gem. With thousands of people visiting each year, it is sure to be an amazing show you don't want to miss out on. Why not make it a weekend getaway and explore this charming and diverse city with much to do? From outdoor activities like visiting the James River for fishing, kayaking, and biking path to trendy eateries, Richmond is alive with entertainment. Visit historic landmarks such as The Hollywood Cemetery or explore the bustling downtown art galleries. Shop and get lost in diverse shops unique to Richmond, such as Carytown, where clothing boutiques, vintage stores, and comic shops abound. Enjoy an evening listening to local music at over ten different performance venues or attending movie events at classic cinemas or world-class festivals held annually throughout the city. The National's music has something for every listener. Be sure to catch them live at The

FAQs about The National - VA

When is The National box office open?

The National box office is open Thursday and Friday from 10am - 5pm.

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
R&B Versus Live Tour Apr 20, 2024 From $24 16
Asking Alexandria Apr 23, 2024 From $68 20
Belle and Sebastian Apr 24, 2024 From $55 26
Clutch Apr 26, 2024 From $63 20
The Struts Apr 27, 2024 From $52 25
Waxahatchee Apr 28, 2024 From $110 18
Hippie Sabotage Apr 30, 2024 From $55 18
Futurebirds May 2, 2024 From $54 18
Hawthorne Heights May 3, 2024 From $63 108
Lewis Black May 4, 2024 From $68 40