Visitor Information

EVENT LOCATION: 425 I St NW, Washington, DC 20001

TIME:  Registration is from 8:30am–9:00 AM.  The event will start promptly at 9:00 AM. We strongly suggest you arrive as close to 8:30 AM as possible to get through the security line.  

NOTE: A government issued photo ID (such as a driver’s license) is necessary to enter the building. Please arrive in plenty of time in order to process through security.


Metro Accessible: Both the Gallery Place Chinatown Metro Station and the Judiciary Square Metro Station are within walking distance. Gallery Place is the closest choice.

Walking Directions From Gallery Place Station (6 minutes):

Head north on U.S. 1 N/US-50 E toward H St NW for 16 ft
Turn right onto H St NW for 279 ft
Turn left onto 5th St NW for 0.1 mi
Turn right onto I St NW.
Destination will be on the left

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Walking Directions From Judiciary Square Station (9 minutes):

Head east on E St NW toward 4th St NW for 30 ft
Turn left onto 4th St NW for 0.4 miles
Turn left onto I St NW
Destination will be on the right

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Parking: There are also multiple parking garages nearby.

Parking Garage Locations

By Bus: You can find the Metro Bus schedule and a “trip planner” by following this link:

Restaurants Nearby

There are many great restaurants for either lunch or dinner within walking distance. We have provided a list below. This list does not represent endorsement and they are somewhat in order of proximity.

Nearby Restaurants Google Map


  • $ · Restaurant · 455 Massachusetts Ave NW #1
  • Build-your-own sandwich chain
  • Open until 9:00 PM

Bus Boys and Poets

  • City Vista, 1025 5th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
  • $$–Lively neighborhood haunt serving as a bookstore, coffee shop & restaurant focused on global fare.
  • Open 8:00 AM- 12:00 AM

Sixth Engine

  • 438 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
  • $$–American grub & signature cocktails, plus brunch & late-night menus, served in a former firehouse.


  • 707 6th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
  • $$–High-energy Italian restaurant known for serving inventive comfort food in industrial-chic environs.
  • Open 

City Tap House of DC–Penn Quarter

  • 901 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
  • $$-Elevated gastropub serving New American eats, craft beers & more in a rustic space with a patio
  • Open 


  • $$ · Japanese · 705 6th St NW
  • Open until 10:00 PM

Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse

  • $$$ · Brazilian · 1101 Pennsylvania Ave NW
  • Reopens at 5:00 PM

The Capital Grille

  • $$$ · Fine Dining Restaurant · 601 Pennsylvania Ave NW
  • Outpost of the upscale steakhouse chain offers classic American fare & a clubby, refined setting.
  • Open until 11:00 PM


  • $$ · American · 713 H St NW
  • Open until 10:30 PM

The Source

  • $$$ · Asian Restaurant · 575 Pennsylvania Ave NW
  • Opens at 4:00 PM


  • $$ · Italian · 425 7th St NW
  • Open until 10:00 PM


  • $$ · Mediterranean · 701 9th St NW
  • Open until 10:00 PM

Bistro Bis

  • $$$ · French · The Kimpton George Hotel, 15 E St NW
  • Reopens at 5:30 PM

Oyamel Cocina Mexicana

  • $$ · Mexican · 401 7th St NW
  • Open until 12:00 AM

Wiseguy Pizza

  • 300 Massachusetts Ave NW #1
  • $–Pizza
  • Washington, DC 20001

Ella’s Wood Fired Pizza

  • 610 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20004
  • $$–Pizza
  • Open until 10:00 PM


In the event of inclement weather, or a Government Closure, ascertain the authorized Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Operating status for the Federal Government in the DC Metro Area by visiting:‐data‐oversight/snow‐dismissal‐procedures/current‐status/

In the event of inclement weather,  information will be provided via the contact numbers you provided on the registration tab. However, in general, we will follow these guidelines:

  • If the Federal Government is open, the event will begin at the published time.
  • If the Federal Government has a delayed opening, the event will be held with the start time matching the delayed opening time.
  • If the Federal Government is closed, the event will be canceled and rescheduled.
  • If OPM states that unscheduled telework or unscheduled leave are authorized because of bad weather AND the Metro is operational, we will conduct the event for those who arrive. If the metro is not running, our event will be rescheduled.

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