Getting to the Convention Center
You’re in luck. As one of the country’s most accessible cities, Washington is surrounded by three major airports, Amtrak and a first-rate subway system, Metro. The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located between 7th and 9th Streets and N Street and Mt. Vernon Place in downtown DC, right across from Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square.
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001 - Detailed Directions
We have partnered with ParkWiz, the nationwide leader in online parking reservations, to allow visitors to purchase guaranteed parking at many convenient locations near the convention center for the BIG Show East.
Once purchased, parking passes are emailed instantly and guarantee you access to your selected location. Parking is very limited and locations fill up, so we strongly recommend that you reserve your 100% guaranteed parking space now.
(Lifted Trucks can reserve parking in 300 or 400 K Street Lots. Note: If truck takes up more than one space there must be two reservations made for same truck.)
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Yellow/Green line: Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center
Download the Metro Map (pdf)
Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the lowest available rail fare to Washington, DC between the above dates. Includes travel up to three days prior to the convention start date and three days following the last day of the meeting. To book your reservation call Amtrak at 1 (800) 872-7245 or contact your local travel agent. Please refer to Convention Fare Code X80C-958 when making your reservation to receive a 10% discount. Conventions cannot be booked via Internet. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela service. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts.
If you have any questions or need any further assistance, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-USA-1GRP (1-800-872-1477) Monday through Friday, 6:00am-4:30pm Pacific Time.
If you are traveling to the The BIG Show East via airplane, you will have several airports to choose from. The closest airport to the convention center is the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).
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