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Capital Region Professional

Capital Region Professional

CAPITAL REGION PROFESSIONAL SPORTS

Sports enthusiasts and families can enjoy a variety of professional and semi-professional sporting events in the National Capital Region. From Washington's beloved Nationals to recent Superbowl champion the Baltimore Ravens, tickets to the next big game are only a click away and getting there is even easier! If professional sports are too big-ticket for you, support the local minor league teams such as the Potomac Nationals or the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs!

Find information on the teams, the tickets and the travel right here while you plan your next vacation to Fairfax County, Virginia.


WASHINGTON NATIONALS

The beloved Washington Nationals are poised to be one of the Major League's best teams in 2013, so tickets are a hot commodity! Catch a game at the beautiful Nationals Park, located near the Navy Yard downtown, and if you're there early enough, you might just meet one of our country's former presidents. (Watch them race during the fourth inning and see if poor Teddy Roosevelt will ever get another win!)

Get Tickets:

Washington Nationals Tickets

Get There:

  • Metro - The Navy Yard Metro stop is about 1/2 block from stadium entrance. Metro offers free parking in their lots on Saturdays, Sundays and federal holidays.
  • Car - Parking passes are available for multiple garages and lots by clicking here.
  • Boat - Potomac Riverboat Company provides round-trip transportation from Alexandria for only $20 per person.
  • Metrobus - N22 bus service runs between Union Station and New Jersey and M Street every 10 minutes from 11am to 11:30pm.

1500 South Capitol Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003

 

WASHINGTON CAPITALS

For a faster paced game, check out the Capitals at their home ice arena, right downtown at the Verizon Center. Watch speedy team captain Alexander Ovechkin and assistant captain Nicklas Backstrom soar across the ice while you cheer them on!

Get Tickets:

Washington Capitals Tickets

Get There:

  • Metro - The Gallery Place-Chinatown station is located directly at Verizon Center, while Judiciary Square, Metro Center and Archives-Navy Memorial Penn Quarter are all within short walking distance.
  • Car - There are several public parking garages near the venue, including Gallery Place garage on 6th Street NW, the public garage next door to Rosa Mexicano restaurant on F Street NW and the public garage located near 7th and I Streets NW.

601 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

 

WASHINGTON REDSKINS

The three-time Superbowl champion Redskins play in Landover, Maryland at FedEx Field, which is only a short ride or metro away from Fairfax County. Cheer on 2012 Rookie of the Year Robert Griffin III, otherwise known as RG3, and help support Washington's most popular sports team!

Get Tickets:

Washington Redskins Tickets - currently in off season

Get There:

  • Metro - The Morgan Boulevard station is located less than a mile from FedEx Field.
  • Car - Parking lots surround the stadium, and permits may be acquired here.

1600 Fedex Way
Landover, MD 20785

 

WASHINGTON WIZARDS

Support Washington's professional basketball team the Washington Wizards when they play at home at the Verizon Center.

Get Tickets:

Washington Wizards Tickets

Get There:

  • Metro - The Gallery Place-Chinatown station is located directly at Verizon Center, while Judiciary Square, Metro Center and Archives-Navy Memorial Penn Quarter are all within short walking distance.
  • Car - There are several public parking garages near the venue, including Gallery Place garage on 6th Street NW, the public garage next door to Rosa Mexicano restaurant on F Street NW and the public garage located near 7th and I Streets NW.

601 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

 

DC UNITED

Washington's Major League Soccer team DC United has won the US Open Cup twice and holds the record for the most MLS Cups and MLS Supporters' Shields. The team plays at RFK Stadium.

Get Tickets:

DC United Tickets

Get There:

  • Metro - The Stadium-Armory station is located right by the RFK Stadium.
  • Car - There are five nearby lots that allow parking. The lots open four hours before the start of a home game.

2400 East Capitol St, SE
Washington, DC 20003

 

OTHER TEAMS LOCATED NEARBY

Baseball:

The Potomac Nationals
Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
Hagerstown Suns
Frederick Keys
Bowie Baysox
Aberdeen Ironbirds

Football:

Baltimore Ravens
University of Maryland Terrapins 

Basketball:

Washington Mystics
George Mason University Patriots
Georgetown University Hoyas
 

Tennis:

Washington Kastles

Fairs and Festivals

Seasonal Fun

Celebrate the season by visiting us during special holiday celebrations, taking in our one-of-a-kind attractions, or attending our epic festivals and special events found only in the region. More
Mount Vernon - Hat and Whistle Boy

Family-Friendly Fairfax

Immerse your children in activities that stimulate their imagination. With so much fascinating history in Fairfax County, you can bet they’ll have fun while they learn. More
Storytellers Video Series

Storytellers Video Series

Every destination has a story. Meet Fairfax County's storytellers and then create your own travel story. More