February 16-18, 2013
February 16-18, 2013
Need some help figuring out where to eat, what to do and where to go?
Visit Washington DC's new Show Your Badge program or see some of our great special offers below.
SuperShuttle and ExecuCar
Capitol Hill Classic attendees can use the discount code WJMLV to get a set of discounts with either SuperShuttle or ExecuCar by calling their reservation agents at 1 800-BLUE-VAN (258-3826) or via the SuperShuttle website.
Visitors to Baltimore Castle can receive 50% off of general admission if they "show their badge" (your tournament bracelet). See their flyer for complete details. Call 1-888-we-joust and mention their special convention discount 50SB, 50% off General Admission for ALL shows!
Carmine’s is located at the intersection of 7th and E Streets, just 6 blocks from the Convention Center. See their regular menu or, for large groups, their special group dinner menus. If you are joining them for dinner and driving, valet parking begins each evening at 5:00pm and is $11 cash per car.
Library of Congress
Tours are held at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 Monday to Friday. Saturday tours run at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, and 2:30. The building is located to the East of the Capitol and to the South of the Supreme Court on 1st Street SE. (closed all Federal Holidays) For more information, visit the Library of Congress.
There are lectures in the courtroom every weekday that the court is not sitting. They occur every hour on the half-hour from 9:30-3:30 and the building itself is open from 9:00-4:30. The Supreme Court is located on 1st St. NE (directly to the East of the Capitol). You can call (202) 479 3211 to check if the court will be sitting during your visit. If you are interested in attending an oral argument, please go to the Supreme Court.
The US Bureau of Printing and Engraving
Present yourself at the entrance on 14th Street for their public tours. Tours are given Monday through Friday from 10am to 2pm. Tours start at 10am and run every 15 minutes there after.
Open Monday through Saturday, from 10-5:30pm, located at the corner of Constitution and 9th St.
Arlington National Cemetery
Open every day. Be sure to see the changing of the guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Solider. For more info see Arlington National Cemetery.
Open every day. For more info see Smithsonian.
For more info see Spy Museum.
Great for kids! (And adults too!) National Zoo
Ford's Theater (the Lincoln Museum, and the house where Lincoln died): are open from 9: 00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. They are located on 10th St. between E and F streets. Parking is limited but these attractions are within walking distance of Metro stops "Metro Center" and " Gallery Place." Fifteen minute historical talks are presented in the theater at fifteen past the hour except between 12:00 an 2:00 when no talks are given. The public can still tour the theater and museum at their leisure. For more info see Ford's Theater.
Mount Vernon (George Washington’s family estate)
Open everyday (9-4pm). See Mount Vernon.
Open 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. every day including weekends. Tickets are required but they are distributed at the door. If you would like to get them in advance, please visit Holocaust Museum.
** Due to frequent changes (because of holidays, security, and attendance numbers) the times and procedures indicated above can vary. Thus, it is advised to confirm the above public tour information before planning your day.