Events DC is the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia. Leveraging the beauty, history and diversity of the most powerful city in the world, Events DC delivers premier event services across the nation’s capital.

With the support of the community, Events DC promises to engage, excite and entertain with stellar venues, amazing attractions and an extensive variety of business, athletic, entertainment and cultural activities.

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Events DC Venues

Gateway DC

Gateway DC is a versatile state-of-the-art, open-air and covered pavilion in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. Fully equipped with ample green space, built-in exhibitor booths and an indoor café, the environment-friendly venue is the perfect space for diverse cultural, artistic and musical programming and special events.

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Nationals Park

Nationals Park stands as the first LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. A diamond located along the fast-developing Capitol Riverfront, the home of the Washington Nationals is an innovative and exclusive 40,000-seat stadium featuring the field, clubhouse, the Nationals’ batting cages, as well as elite indoor club spaces and a conference center.

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R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center

R.I.S.E. is a 2,400-square foot, technologically enhanced space for events that sits in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. The two-level venue is ideal for conferences featuring a keynote and breakout sessions, hands-on learning experiences, seminars, esports, film screenings, community meetings and celebrations of all kinds. Standing for Relate, Innovate, Stimulate and Elevate, R.I.S.E. was named by the community in which it lives.

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Walter E. Washington Convention Center

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is a sprawling meetings and conventions facility that boasts a beautiful $4 million art collection. Housing 77 individual and customizable meeting rooms and the largest ballroom in the region, it is equipped to handle events of all sizes, from small groups and breakout meetings to events for 500 to 42,000 attendees. Additionally, it is one of the most energy-efficient buildings for its size.

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Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square

Dedicated by President Theodore Roosevelt and Andrew Carnegie, the Carnegie Library is a fundamental part of the 200-year history of Mt. Vernon Square. With awe-inspiring architecture, this historic landmark serves as a venue for special occasions, including galas, weddings, receptions, holiday parties and press events.

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RFK Stadium

Sports and music fans alike have been dazzled by this historic DC venue since 1961. Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, affectionately known as “RFK” around the globe, is the home turf for professional, collegiate and high school games, as well as a stop for artists such as Elton John, the Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, U2, the Eagles and the Grateful Dead.

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Festival Grounds at RFK Stadium

RFK Stadium Festival Grounds is home to the DC Open Air Farmers Market. Situated along the Anacostia River and providing entrance to Kingman and Heritage Islands, this 80-acre open-air space has hosted some of the largest and most popular sporting and music festivals in The District.

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DC Armory

Opened in 1941, the DC Armory is one of the most versatile exhibition spaces in the mid-Atlantic region. As an auditorium, arena, big top and ballroom, visitors to this landmark showplace enjoy a year-round parade of events as wide-ranging and diverse as the people who come through its doors.

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