2024 Festival General Information

Information Flyer

When:March 14-16, 2024
Where:Hilton Alexandria Mark Center Hotel
5000 Seminary Rd
Alexandria, VA 22311
Directions:From the South:
Take I-95 North to I-395 N.
Take the Seminary Rd. Exit West.
The Hotel is on the left.

All other areas:
Take the Capital Beltway (I-495) to I-395 N.
Take the Seminary Rd.Exit West.
Hotel is on the left.
Parking:Self-park at $15 per night on space available basis.  Guests Staying Overnight pay $15 with in and out privileges, those not staying overnight pay each time.  Valet parking is no longer available.
The closest overflow parking available is just a few minutes walk away and managed by Colonial Parking. Click here to see a map of where it is located in relation to the hotel. Please check ahead as Colonial Parking has limited hours.
Dress:Appropriate casual dress allowed until 6 PM. Please, no sweatpants, shorts or T-shirts with questionable logos and/or sayings. Traditional Square/Round Dance attire for the evening required (after 6pm). Long sleeve shirts, long pants or dress jeans, bolo tie or scarf, square dance dress, skirt/blouse ensemble, prairie skirt or evening attire.
Hearing Assist
Available in 4 rooms: Magnolia, Terrace, Plaza B & C, Arbors. WASCA has purchased 4 Assistive Listening transmitters and a few Ear speakers.  Bring your own devices and earpieces to tune in to the selected channel on our Listen Technologies transmitter or check out one of the limited WASCA ear speakers in the Registration room.
Dining:The hotel is providing a catered lunch and dinner on Friday and Saturday for festival attendees. The menu and cost per person will be posted when it becomes available. Attendees can also dine at other near-by restaurants. The Finn & Porter restaurant located in the hotel is only open for breakfast.