Join us in Washington, D.C.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20001

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located between 7th and 9th Streets and N Street and Mt. Vernon Place in downtown D.C., right across from Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square.


Parking and Metro Options


*We strongly recommend public transportation as parking is limited around the Convention Center.

Yellow/Green line: Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center
Download the Metro Map (pdf)
wmata.com for schedule



We recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app.

To reserve your parking spot, visit the USA Science & Engineering Festival SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot near the Washington Convention Center with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

New to SpotHero? Click here to download the SpotHero app.




USA Science & Engineering Festival has partnered with onPeak to be the official housing provider for 2020 USA Science & Engineering Festival, and we have secured rooms at the best hotels located near the convention center, at the lowest rates available.

Discounted hotel rooms can be booked at our official reservation website, and include the following options:

  • Courtyard Washington Downtown Convention Center ($249)
  • Residence Inn Washington Downtown/Convention Center ($269)
  • Grand Hyatt Washington ($269)
  • Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel ($279)

Hotel reservations can be amended and canceled up to 72-hours in advance with no penalty.  Click here for more information.