The cornerstone of downtown Washington, D.C.’s renaissance, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center is as functional as it is artistically impressive. The center is Metro accessible (Green/Yellow lines) with a dedicated Mt. Vernon-7th St-Convention Center stop and immediately walkable to Shaw's booming restaurant scene and downtown's museums and nightlife as well as the National Mall.
Discover Your District
Monuments and memorials, eclectic neighborhoods, true local flavor – Washington, D.C. is a place unlike any other. It’s your home away from home with free museums in America’s front yard. Visit the DDW Blog to discover information on restaurants, tourist destinations, free activities and more. You can also explore the official tourism site, Destination DC, for more information.
Activities for Attendees
- Baseball: To purchase Washington Nationals baseball game tickets, visit nationals.com/vip. Select your game of choice, enter code DDW18 to save 17–20 percent on tickets.
- Taking Steps to Save Lives 5K Run/Walk: Hosted by the Esophageal Cancer Action Network (ECAN), this multi-charity 5K Run/Walk will take place on June 3, 2018, at Bluemont Park in Arlington, VA. Buses leave the convention center at 7:15 a.m. and return by 11 a.m. Light refreshments will be served on board before the 5K and a full breakfast will be served after. If interested, register online.