Washington Nationals

MLB Opening Day 2020

The Washington Nationals will open the 2020 MLB campaign on Thursday, April 2. The 2020 Opening day will be unlike any other! Coming off a 2019 World Series victory over the Houston Astros, it is safe to say that there is great excitement for this upcoming season. Known more for its politics and partisanship, Washington D.C. has not recently been known for its baseball. However, following the Game 7 World Series victory over the Astros, the whole city came together as one. The parade was attended by thousands of loyal fans from both DC and the surrounding DMV area. For highlights from the memorable parade, click here.

Washington D.C. celebrates with fireworks after the Nationals World Series victory. The Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument are seen in the distance as night falls.

Washington D.C. celebrates with fireworks after the Nationals World Series victory

The Park

Located in the Southeast quadrant of D.C., Nationals Park is located along the Anacostia River. Construction began in 2006 and was completed in time for the 2008 baseball season. With a capacity of just under 46,000 spectators, Nationals Park is the place to be to catch a game while enjoying a great view of the city. For non-baseball lovers, Nationals Park plays host to many concerts and festivals. If you’re lucky enough to be in town during Christmas, be sure to check out Enchant. The stadium turns into an outdoor maze full of lights, decorations, ice skating, and Christmas markets. It is a big hit for couples and young families alike!

Tours

For baseball enthusiasts and die-hard Nats fans, you will be very pleased to know that Nationals Park offers tours of the ballpark throughout the year. These tours take you to a luxury suite, the Press Box, the Nationals Dugout, the visiting team clubhouse, and much more. Please take note that not every tour i

s the same. Throughout the season there is a wide range of selections including private, pre-game, and game-day tours. For more information, click here.

Gameday Atmosphere

If you’re attending our nation’s capital for the very first time, adding a National’s game to the trip’s itinerary is a fantastic idea. After all, baseball is America’s favorite pastime! If you land some tickets, arrive early and watch the players warm-up. Perhaps you may even get to meet Screech – the Nationals bald eagle mascot. After the second or third inning, be sure to head over to the concessions stand and grab a hotdog and pretzel. Make sure to stick around for the seventh-inning stretch

A baseball player throws a curveball to a batter who attempts to swing.

A pitcher throws a pitch to a batter who attempts to swing

and sing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” with forty thousand of your closest friends. It will be something you won’t forget.

Accommodations

If you’re in town for a few days, we would love to host you at our Washington D.C. inn. Situated a 10-minute walk from Dupont Circle metro station, we are an easy commute to Nationals Park via the red and green lines. Nearby our b&b are many attractions and things to keep you busy. Looking for food from Afghanistan or some of the best jumbo slices of pizza in your life? Our Adams Morgan neighborhood has you covered with restaurants offering food from all corners of the globe. We hope to see you soon at the American Guest House – your home away from home.