The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church would like to welcome any March For Our Lives participants to our Hospitality Center, open from 11am – 4pm, where they can find a safe space to use the facilities, a moment to step inside or a place to meet with other marchers. We are centrally located on the corner of New York Ave. NW and H St. NW, just a few blocks from the White House and the main March route. Please know our doors are open to neighbors coming from near and far, in support of those marching to end gun violence in our nation.
Hospitality Center Hours:
Saturday, March 24th 11:00am – 4:00pm
New York Avenue Presbyterian Church
1313 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 393-3700
Click on the link below to download the flyer.
March For Our Lives Hospitality Center – NYAPC
For general facts about the March provided by www.marchforourlives.com see below:
WHERE WILL THE MARCH FOR OUR LIVES RALLY TAKE PLACE?
The March For Our Lives Rally will take place on Pennsylvania Avenue, between 3rd and 12th street NW.
WHAT TIME DOES THE MARCH FOR OUR LIVES RALLY BEGIN?
Saturday, March 24th at 12:00 PM
WHERE ARE THE ENTRANCES
Pedestrian entrances are located at:
- Pennsylvania Avenue and 12th Street, NW
- Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW
- Indiana Avenue and 7th Street, NW
There will be NO access to the Rally from the East.
WHERE ARE THE ACCESSIBILITY DROP OFF LOCATIONS?
There is a designated vehicle drop point at the intersection of 7th Street and Maryland Street, SW.
WHAT ITEMS ARE NOT ALLOWED AT THE MARCH FOR OUR LIVES RALLY?
- Animals other than service/guide animals
- Backpacks and bags exceeding size restrictions (18” by 13” by 7”)
- Drones and other unmanned aircraft systems
- Glass, thermal or metal containers
- Laser pointers
- Mace / pepper spray
- Selfie sticks
- Signs exceeding the restrictions (20″ x 30″ x 1/4″)
- Supports for signs and placards
- Toy guns
- Weapon of any kind
Any other items that may pose a threat to the security of the event as determine by and at the discretion of the security screener.
CAN I BRING A BANNER?
Yes, banners and signs smaller than 20’ x 3’ x ¼” are welcome. We encourage wearable, foldable, and rollable banners and signs. Please do not mount signs on wood or metal sticks or posts as they will not be allowed in. Poles and posts will also not be allowed on the metro.
CAN I BRING MY DOG?
No, only service/guide animals are permitted at the Rally site.
WILL THERE BE BATHROOMS?
Yes, there will be regular and ADA accessible port-o-johns onsite.
WHAT WILL THE WEATHER BE LIKE?
March weather in Washington, DC is variable. Wearing several layers of loose fitting, lightweight, clothing is better than wearing one layer of clothing. Consider the weather forecast when choosing clothes and shoes for your trip to Washington, DC.
Weather forecasts are available from the National Weather Service website and Twitter account @NWS_BaltWash.
GETTING AROUND WASHINGTON, DC DURING MARCH FOR OUR LIVES
Moving around Washington, DC during the March For Our Lives, especially near the National Mall and Capitol grounds, requires patience and a good pair of walking shoes. With hundreds of thousands of visitors attending the march, walking is the best mode of transportation.
WHERE CAN I STAY IN DC?
There are many hotels within walking distance of the March location. Find more details on staying in Washington, DC here.
WHAT IF I GET LOST?
Crowds for this event will be large, have a plan if you and your family, friends are separated. Reunification services are available at RFK stadium (2400 East Capitol Street, SE) and will operate on Saturday, March 24.
WHAT #HASHTAGS ARE BEING USED FOR THIS EVENT?
Find more information here: https://marchforourlives.com/dc-march-faq/