DC VegFest is organized by Compassion Over Killing, a DC-based non-profit charity. Your support is needed to keep this event free and help it grow even more. Please donate now.
Organized by Compassion Over Killing

DCVFMapThe DC VegFest is conveniently located at Yards Park, just one block from the Navy Yard Metro station on the green line and a three-minute drive from I-395/Southeast Freeway.

Lot H/I (across from Nationals Park)
Intersection of N St. SE and First St. SE
Washington, DC 20003

Since this is an outdoor event, dogs are welcome! Water stations will be provided for your convenience and your dog’s delight. Please keep your animal companions on a leash and with you the entire time as we are expecting a large crowd.

For a map and detailed driving directions, click here.

For more on getting to Yards Park, check the park website.

By Metro: Navy Yard Station (Green line, Half and M St. Exit)

Board or transfer to the green line and get off at the Navy Yard station, exiting via the Half and M St. exit. Proceed along Half St. SE until you reach N St SE. Turn left onto N St. and proceed to First St. SE. The venue is located at the corner of First St. and N St. SE, directly across First St. from Nationals Park. View the walking directions on Google Maps.

By Car

This year’s event will be held at the intersections of First St. and N St. SE. There is a surface parking lot on 4th St. SE south of Tingey St., and limited metered parking available within a three-block radius of the venue.

Due to limited parking availability, we recommend that people take public transit when possible.

Departing from most points south and west of DC:

Take I-395 N across the Francis Case Memorial Bridge and ignore signs to exit on the right to continue along I-395. Instead, proceed forward and get off at the South Capitol St. exit. Merge onto South Capitol St. southbound and proceed three blocks before turning left onto M St. SE. Continue along M St. SE for 4 blocks, then turn right at First St. SE, continuing to the entrance of the festival at First St. SE and N St. SE.

Departing from most points north and east of DC:

Take The Baltimore-Washington Parkway South, and continue south as the road becomes DC-295/Anacostia Freeway. Take exit 3-B onto South Capitol St. northbound, and proceed across the Frederick Douglass bridge. Turn right at N St. SE and proceed until you reach First St. SE.


Yards Park has bike racks clustered throughout the park, located along Water St SE. Capital Bikeshare is also conveniently located at the corner of First St. and N St. SE and the corner of M St. and New Jersey Ave. SE.