Explore the Area

Destination Downtown

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located in downtown DC’s new Convention and Entertainment District, featuring the Marriott Marquis. Close to the revitalized Shaw neighborhood, CityCenter and Chinatown, the Convention Center makes it easy to mix business and pleasure. 

Check out the list below to see where you can find the area’s growing collection of shops, restaurants featuring international flavors and community spaces where you can watch the latest concert or just catch up on your reading. Within a few steps, you’ll be able to find the perfect blend of past, present and future.

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Parking

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