Verizon Center, located in downtown Washington, DC, is a state-of-the-art sports and entertainment facility. Home to the NBA's Washington Wizards, NHL's Washington Capitals, the WNBA's Washington Mystics, and the NCAA's Georgetown Hoyas's men's basketball team, the arena averages 220 events a year. The 20,000-seat arena offers world-class sporting events, concerts, family shows, trade shows and special events. It's located in the Chinatown/Penn Quarter neighborhood at:

601 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Telephone: 202-628-3200

Metro Access
Metro is conveniently located directly underneath Verizon Center with metro stations at Gallery Place-Chinatown (Red, Yellow and Green lines). Please visit for more information.

From Airports:

Ronald Reagan National Airport

  • Take the George Washington Memorial PKWY north
  • Take the I-395 North exit towards Washington
  • As the road splits, bare left onto US-1 and follow to 14th Street Bridge
  • Cross over the 14th street bridge and stay on 14th Street NW
  • Make a right turn onto Constitution Ave
  • Turn left onto 7th Street and Verizon Center will be on the corner of F and 7th Streets

Washington Dulles International Airport

  • Turn onto the Dulles Access Road
  • Dulles Access Road turns into I-66 East
  • Continue onto US-50 East/I-66 East
  • Take the US-50 East/Constitution Ave. exit
  • Stay straight to go onto Constitution Ave. NW
  • Turn left onto 7th Street and Verizon Center will be on the corner of F and 7th Streets

Baltimore-Washington International Airport

  • Follow Airport exit
  • Turn slight left onto I-195 West
  • Take the MD-295 South (Balt/ Wash Pkwy) ramp towards Washington
  • Merge onto 295 South towards Washington
  • Merge onto US-50 West
  • Continue on 50 West as it turns into New York Avenue
  • Turn left on 7th Street and Verizon Center will be on the corner of F and 7th Streets

Note: From all points in all directions, follow signs to downtown Washington. When in the downtown area, follow signs to Verizon Center.

Verizon Center has its own parking garage located on 6th Street NW underneath the building and is only open for concerts at a charge of $25 for event parking. The garage is not open for public parking for Washington Wizards or Washington Capitals games, with the only exception being for persons with disabilities. The garage opens 1 ½ hours before game/show time and closes 1 hour after the conclusion of the game or event. Maximum clearance for the Verizon Center garage is 6'8".

In instances where the Verizon Center garage is closed to the general public for events, there are several public parking garages near the building that would be viable options: Gallery Place parking garage on 6th Street NW; the public garage next door to Rosa Mexicano restaurant on F Street NW; and the public garage located near 7th and I Streets NW. There are at least 10,000 parking spaces located within several blocks of the arena.