• Pennsylvania Avenue

    Pennsylvania Avenue

    National Historic Site District of Columbia


National Mall and Memorial Parks is a unique and bustling park that receives more than twenty-five million annual visitors and issues approximately 4000 permits each year. A permit is required for many activities to ensure that various events will not conflict with each other or with general visitor experiences. Specific areas within several of the memorials are considered restricted space. For more information about the types of activities requiring permits, please click here.

Did You Know?

Pennsylvania Avenue

The Grand Review of the Union Armies, May 23rd and 24th 1865, was one of the greater spectacles ever staged on Pennsylvania Avenue. It expressed jubilant relief that the Civil War was finally over.