Venues


The WCSA’s venue portfolio offers a diverse mix of historic, versatile and accessible properties closely associated with the Washington, D.C. community with each equipped to handle events of all sizes. All WCSA properties are easily accessible by Metro and major highways, providing a hassle-free event experience for attendees.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an extraordinary 2.3 million square foot convention and meetings facility, is equipped to handle events of all sizes, from small groups and break-out meetings to events for 500 to 42,000 attendees. One of the most energy-efficient buildings for its size, the Center includes 703,000 square feet of prime exhibit space, 150,000 square feet of meeting space with a total of 66 break-out rooms and a 52,000 square foot ballroom, the largest in the region. Whatever the size of the event, the service of the Convention Center staff is second to none.

Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium

Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, the historic D.C. sports venue that has entertained spectators with its crowd-pleasing sightlines since 1961, is affectionately known as “RFK” around the globe. The home turf for professional, collegiate and high school games during its history, RFK was the first major stadium designed specifically as a multisport facility for both football and baseball and is the current home for Major League Soccer’s D.C. United and the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman. The host of top-selling concerts, charitable events and international sporting events, RFK Stadium has a capacity for 45,000+ visitors, features a natural grass playing field and has modern locker rooms, lounge areas and club rooms for private and group affairs.

DC Armory

Opened in 1941, the DC Armory is Washington, D.C.’s auditorium, arena, big top and ballroom and one of the most versatile venues in the mid-atlantic region. Under its huge dome, 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. The DC Armory can host conventions, circuses and inaugural balls as well as concerts, expos, sporting events, trade shows and much more. The Armory can be adapted to audiences of varying sizes from 10 to 10,000 people and its interior features nearly 70,000 square feet of exhibition space. The Armory is the home of the DC National Guard and the DC Rollergirls, a female flat-track roller derby league currently in its fifth season.

Nationals Park

Nationals Park, located in Southeast Washington along the fast-developing Capitol Riverfront adjacent to the Navy Yard, opened in March 2008 and is the home of Major League Baseball’s Washington Nationals. The exterior façade of the 41,556 seat venue features an innovative design of steel, glass and pre-cast concrete to create a facility that uniquely reflects the architecture of Washington, D.C. Visitors witness panoramic views of the riverfront, Navy Yard and the surrounding city and landmarks such as the Capitol and the Washington Monument. Nationals Park is equipped with state-of-the-art video and audio technology, including a 4,500 square foot high-definition scoreboard. Nationals Park features four large club spaces, luxurious suites and 8,000 square feet of conditioned meeting space and is the nation’s first major professional stadium to become LEED Silver Certified by the U.S. Green Building Council.