The 33rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors events were held over the weekend in Washington D.C. This year’s honorees included country legend Merle Haggard; composer Jerry Herman; dancer, choreographer and director Bill T. Jones; rock legend Paul McCartney; and media mogul Oprah Winfrey.
Some photos are from the official dinner held at the United States Department of State, while other were at the Kennedy Center Hall of States which featured appearances from President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Check out our full photo gallery of the festivities.
The gala will be broadcast on CBS on Tues., December 28 at 9:00 ET/PT.