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August 16, 2020


We recently met with Amanda Stephenson of the Fresh Food Factory Market located in the historic Anacostia neighborhood of Ward 8 to learn more about how her…
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July 9, 2020


Events DC is committed to pursuing the Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation for the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the Entertainment and Sports Arena,…
June 30, 2020

#DC2026: Washington launches bid to host 2026 World Cup matches

June 9, 2020

June 2020 ESA Newsletter

Dear Entertainment and Sports Arena Community Member:    Over the last several days, we have all either seen on television or personally witnessed the mass demonstrations…
April 17, 2020

Events DC Statement on Conversion of Walter E. Washington Convention Center into an Alternate Care Facility

Statement on Conversion of Walter E. Washington Convention Center into an Alternate Care Facility   (Washington, DC) – April 17, 2020 – Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the Walter E.…
April 9, 2020

EVENTS DC Announces $18 Million Hospitality and Tourism Relief Package Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Events DC, Washington DC’s official convention and sports authority, today announced an $18 million hospitality and tourism relief package to address the impact of COVID-19…
March 24, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Press Statement May 13, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Events DC Press Statement On behalf of the Events DC team and our Board of Directors, we have determined it to be in the best…
March 8, 2020

Coronavirus COVID-19 Latest Information

Earlier this week, Events DC received information from American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) that a group of its attendees had interacted with someone who…
March 7, 2020

Events DC Health Safety Protocols and Measures

Events DC Health Safety Protocols and Measures The health and safety of our guests and employees is our highest priority. Events DC is closely monitoring…
January 15, 2020

MLK Gateway Project Breaks Ground

On Wednesday, January 8, 2019, Mayor Muriel Bowser, city officials, developers, and residents celebrated the groundbreaking of the MLK Gateway Project in Historic Anacostia. The…
November 22, 2019

The Washington Justice and Overwatch League Come to DC in 2020 for Five Homestand Weekends

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Anthem and Entertainment and Sports Arena Will Host The World’s Premier Esports League as Powerhouse Teams From Across the Globe Descend…
November 21, 2019

FloSports Partners with Events DC and Russ Potts Productions

Washington, DC — November 21, 2019 — FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content has partnered with Events DC, the official convention…
August 16, 2019

Entertainment and Sports Arena: August 2019 Newsletter

Hammer's House Party Tour Coming to DC! We are excited to share an amazing deal of "buy one, get one free" if you use the…
July 10, 2019

Entertainment and Sports Arena: July 2019 Newsletter

Summer Movie Series Join us at Gateway Pavilion to enjoy our outdoor summer movie series! There’s no better time to relax under the stars while…
February 20, 2019

A Message From Greg & Max

With 2018 wrapped, we have a lot of major milestones to reflect on for this Campus. From beginning 2018 with our Entertainment and Sports Arena…