Directions & Parking

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.

Call the Walter E. Washington Convention Center if you need additional directions or parking information.

Main Number: 202-249-3000


Metro Access

  • Take the Yellow Line Train marked Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center.
  • Exit the train at the Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center.
  • Upon exiting the Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center Metro Station, the entrance to the Convention Center will be directly in front of you.
  • For more information, please call 202-962-1234 or go to www.wmata.com


Traffic Information



Looking for a place to park?

The convention center has identified over 3000 parking spaces in a three block radius of the facility. These spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis. We encourage exhibitors and attendees to use the public parking facilities, so that it does not impact the limited residential parking. There are also approximately 100 metered parking spaces within close proximity to the facility.

Parking signs are posted indicating that the spaces are for two-hour parking from 7:00am - 6:30pm daily.

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