Directions, Transportation, & Parking

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Place NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

This years’ festival is Metro accessible!
Due to the expected attendance, we strongly encourage traveling to the festival on Metro or carpooling.

Please visit the Walter E. Washington Convention Center site (below) for detailed maps, driving and metro directions, and parking. This site also offers the option to reserve parking prior to arrival. Due to the expected attendance, we recommend carpooling or using public transportation.

If your group is traveling by charter bus, please e-mail us at for additional guidance. Please use “Group” in the subject line.

We also have secured a parking lot on the campus of Howard University at 2235 Georgia Ave NW, Washington DC.  The parking lot is between Georgia Avenue and 8th St NW, across the street from the Howard University Barnes and Noble.  We will have 320 parking spaces available from 6:30 am to 5:00 pm. Shuttles will run every 15 minutes from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm.  We will have attendants on site to assist.

Alfred Street Baptist Church
301 South Alfred Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314 Office Number: (703) 683-2222