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Get to all the comics, movies, anime, manga, science, and pride action with DC accommodations and travel directions to Awesome Con! Reserve a hotel room at one of the official Awesome Con hotels today, find deals, or find your way by bus, metro, or train.

Awesome Con takes place in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, located at 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001.


Stay close to the action! Reserve a hotel room at one of the official Awesome Con hotels today. Booking through our partner, Connections Housing, is the best way to save money, secure a great room close to the convention center, and unlock special perks.


While you’re in town for Awesome Con, stay a few extra days to explore everything the city has to offer. has compiled an array of deals and discounts you can advantage of while adventuring. Check out the deals now!


The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located between 7th and 9th Streets and N Street and Mt. Vernon Place in downtown DC, right across from Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. The closest metro stop to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center is the Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center stop on the Yellow/Green Line.

Weekend Metro Hours: 

Friday: 5 AM – 1 AM

Saturday: 7 AM – 1 AM

Sunday: 8 AM – 11 PM

For help planning your trip, please visit the WMATA website.

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We recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservations app. To reserve your parking spot, visit the Walter E. Washington Convention Center SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

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The 70, 79, 64, G8 and P6 bus lines all have bus stops within a few blocks of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. If you don’t mind walking a little, these may be good options to get to Awesome Con. You can find more out about bus service on the WMATA website.

The Georgetown-Union Station DC Circulator Bus also has stops close to the convention center at 9th Street and New York Ave NW and Massachusetts Ave and 7th Street NW. For more information on the DC Circulator, please visit their website.


Union Station (DC) is served by Amtrak’s high speed Acela Express, Northeast Regional, and several of their long distance lines.

Amtrak is located one mile from the Convention Center and blocks from the U.S. Capitol. For more information, please visit their website.