Permits & Reservations

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The National Mall and Memorial Parks Division of Permits Management administers permitted activities for National Park units throughout the National Capital Region including the National Mall. Permits are required for:

  • Special Events such as recreational activities, musical performances and celebrations
  • Demonstrations such as speeches, picketing, vigils and other activities designed to communicate a message
  • Special Uses including any sport activities, weddings and ceremonies
  • Filming and Photography
Grey Box with 'Permit Applications'

For applications please go the National Mall and Memorial Parks Permit Page to select the type of activities you are interested in.

Contact the Permits Management Division

Hours of Operation:
The Permit Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm.
The Office is not open on Federal Holidays.

Mailing Address:
900 Ohio Drive, SW
Washington, DC 20024
Phone: (202) 245-4715

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(Please note we do not accept applications via email!)

Last updated: March 30, 2021

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Mailing Address:

1100 Ohio Drive SW
Washington, DC 20242



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