The Taste of Georgetown is hosted on K Street NW adjacent to the Georgetown Waterfront Park between Wisconsin Avenue and Thomas Jefferson Street.
The 3000 – 3200 blocks of K Street will be closed to traffic from 12:01 AM to 9:00 PM allowing for setup and breakdown. Garage access will be maintained for garages on the 2900 block of K Street, on the North/South streets, and for the Ritz Carlton / AMC Theater building via South Street and Wisconsin Avenue. 31st Street will be closed just below South Street with no parking on the West side of South Street. The taxi lane will move to the 1000 block of Thomas Jefferson Street.
We do anticipate some traffic delays in the immediate area as a result of the event, and advise considering alternate modes of transportation for travel to and from the immediate area. Traffic Control Officers and Police Officers will be stationed at key points to facilitate vehicular and pedestrian movements. Bicyclists traveling through the area will need to dismount and walk their bikes through the event, or alternatively, use the C&O Towpath or other route to connect from the Capital Crescent to the Rock Creek Trail.
There are 20 garages and lots with more than 3,800 parking spaces in Georgetown. For parking garage and lot information and locations, please click here.
BY BUS, BIKE OR METRO
Best advice, leave your car at home and take a different mode of transportation to the event on Sunday. There are lots of different ways to get to Georgetown:
Circulator bus: two bus lines service Georgetown - east-west from Georgetown to Union Station via downtown; and from Rosslyn, VA through Georgetown to the Dupont Circle metro. Circulator rides are FREE through the end of the month! For more information and a map, visit www.dccirculator.com.
Take metro Dupont Circle, Rosslyn or Union Station metro stops and hop on a Circulator bus from there. Or metro to Foggy Bottom and enjoy a quick 15 minute walk to Georgetown.
Capital Bikeshare – Georgetown is home to eight bike stations. Click here for station locations.
Potomac Riverboat Company offers a scenic mode of travel around the metropolitan area with a new Wharf Water Taxi that connects The Wharf with Georgetown. With six daily departures from Georgetown's Washington Harbour (31st & K St), the 25-minute ride is a unique way to experience DC's waterfront destinations.
The Washington by Water Monuments Cruise also connects Alexandria’s historic waterfront to Georgetown’s. Service is offered from Georgetown’s Washington Harbour as well as the Alexandria City Marina. For schedules and ticketing information please click here.
For complete details on ways to get to Georgetown, visit: http://www.georgetowndc.com/visit/getting-here.
Visit DCcirculator.com to track your route to the Taste of Georgetown using the Georgetown/Union Station or new Rosslyn/Georgetown/Dupont Circle lines.
DRIVING TO GEORGETOWN - DIRECTIONS
Heading East from Virginia:
Take Route 66 East to Exit 73, Key Bridge. Continue over the Key Bridge and turn right onto M Street. You will enter Georgetown from the West side.
Heading West from Maryland:
Take Route 50 West until it turns into New York Ave. Keep on New York Ave until it turns into Mt. Vernon Place at 7th Street, NW. Bear right onto Massachusetts Ave. Bear right at Scott Circle. Turn right at Rhode Island Ave. Bear right at M Street. You will enter Georgetown from the East side.
Heading South from Maryland:
Take 95 south to the Capital Beltway. Bear right onto 495. Exit onto Route 66 East to exit 73, Key Bridge. Continue over the Key Bridge and turn right onto M street. You will enter Georgetown from the West side.
Heading North from Virginia:
Take 95 North to Route 395 North. Take exit 8B. Bear right at Washington Blvd. Take the George Washington Parkway North to the Key Bridge. Continue over the Key Bridge and turn right onto M street.
BIKING TO GEORGETOWN - CAPITAL BIKESHARE
Get to and from Georgetown using Capital Bikeshare, DC’s convenient bike rental program, which allows users to check out and return bikes from any of the 110 stations located throughout Washington, DC and Arlington, VA. Georgetown has five 19-bike units located at the corner of K Street and 30th Street, near the Georgetown Waterfront, O Street and Wisconsin Avenue, 37th Street and O Street at Georgetown University and M Street & Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the Four Seasons, and on the 1000 block of Wisconsin Avenue at the C&O Canal. Daily memberships are available for $7.