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?
Former Senator and 1996 Republican presidential nominee Robert Dole and Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks teamed up to lead the successful fund raising campaign to build the World War II Memorial.