Getting to Maker Faire
National Maker Faire 2016

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There are many ways to get to and from Maker Faire. Please check makerfaire.com for the most up-to-date information regarding routes, traffic and public transportation.

VENUE ADDRESS

University of the District of Columbia – Van Ness
4200 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20008

  • UDC Van Ness Website
  • Google Map

  • SHOWTIMES

    Saturday, June 18 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Sunday, June 19 11:00 am – 6:00 pm


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    Maker Faire starts promptly at 11:00 am on Saturday and Sunday. Please keep traffic in mind and plan to arrive with enough time to park or walk from public transportation.


    PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

    There are many public transportation options to get to Maker Faire.

    METRORAIL (SUBWAY)

    The Van Ness-UDC Metro station, Red Line is right at the Faire. Just a few steps away!
    Metrorail to close at midnight every night beginning June 3.

    Please check back as we will update this section as advisories come in.

    BUS

    For directions by Metro Bus, the following bus routes go to UDC:

    See www.wmata.com for schedules and additional information. Please check back, we will add more information soon.

    BIKING

    There are two Capital Bikeshare stations near Van Ness-UDC both on Connecticut Ave NW. See here for locations.


    BY CAR

    We highly recommend taking public transportation as traffic will be heavy. Also, please consider the environment!

    PARKING

    There will be $5 all-day parking available at the University of D.C., entrance on Van Ness St.

    HANDICAP PARKING

    There will be $5 all-day handicap parking available at University of D.C., entrance on Van Ness St (fills up fast).