Awesome Con DC & More Upcoming Conventions

photo of Awesome Con DC near our bed and breakfast

Awesome Con DC is a three-day festival celebrating comic books, TV shows, films, and everything in between. It’s a space where people can come as they are or completely dressed from head to toe in festive costumes and makeup. They expect more than 70,000 attendees this year at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center this March for Awesome Con DC 2024.

Each year, there’s an impressive list of celebrities and activities planned for this convention in DC focused on recognizing geek culture and all that comes along with it. From science fiction and fantasy lovers to superheroes and popular celebrities, there’s so much to discover at Awesome Con DC.

While there are plenty of traditional lodging options in Washington DC, why not choose a one-of-a-kind location to make your home base during Awesome Con DC? The American Guest House is not your average cookie-cutter hotel. We have twelve beautifully appointed rooms designed for couples or solo travelers, making it the ideal location for business trips or those heading to the city for the nearby conferences and conventions at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and the Washington Hilton. Book your lodging today!

Awesome Con DC in Washington DC

Head to Awesome Con DC & More Conventions

One of the biggest draws for Awesome Con DC at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center is the long list of celebrities that attend to meet fans, sign autographs, and speak at panels. Over the three-day festival, guests can expect actors from the Star Wars sagas, popular television shows like Breaking Bad, Smallville, and Marvel offshoots.

Those interested in literature and comic books can greet and get books signed by a long list of bestselling authors, including Claudia Gray, Delilah S. Dawson, Sam Maggs, Nnedi Okorafor, Peter V. Brett, and many others. This shop will have a fantastic selection of books for purchase, plus there’s a programming track of panels dedicated to this art form.

This year, Awesome Con DC is held on March 8th-10th. Get your one to three-day badges in advance and get ready to celebrate nerd culture in style!

Upcoming Washington DC Conventions this Spring:

There are a host of Washington DC Conventions every year, and the major conference centers are easily walkable or within a quick metro ride from our Washington DC Bed and Breakfast.

  1. March 9th – 12th Cardiovascular Research Technologies Conference (CRT)
  2. March 10th – 13th CCA Enrolled Actuaries Conference
  3. March 14th – 16th Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM (ERN Conference in STEM)
  4. March 17th – 24th NEMA Mid-Year Forum
  5. March 18th – 20th National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators Conference (NAFEPA)
  6. March 21st – 24th Psychotherapy Networker Symposium
  7. March 26th – 28th National Fusion Center Association (NFCA)
  8. April 15th – 17th LeadingAge Leadership Summit
  9. April 18th – 21st International Municipal Lawyers Association Seminar (IMLA Seminar)
  10. April 16th-20th DC International Cocoa & Chocolate Festival
  11. May 8th – 10th MPL Association Conference
  12. May 13th – 15th National Skills Coalition Skills Summit
  13. May 20th – 22nd JumpStart Air Service Development Conference

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, our Washington DC Bed and Breakfast is a charming centralized location.


Awesome Con DC and more Conventions near our bed and breakfast

Book our Washington DC Bed and Breakfast

Awesome Con DC is held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center which is just two miles from our Washington DC Bed and Breakfast. Our charming, historic Inn is the perfect place to make your homebase. You’ll be close enough to the action of the best things to do here but set back on our classic tree-lined street.

Each of our twelve well-appointed guest rooms includes a comfortable bed, an en-suite private bath, rich fabrics, oriental rugs, and wood floors. While we offer all the same amenities as many of the local hotel chains, there’s something memorable about making our Washington DC Bed and Breakfast your home away from home.

If you’re a business traveler, you’ll love a change of pace at our historic Inn. We also offer our living room, which can accommodate up to six people and can be used as a meeting room for only $40-$60 per hour. If you are in Washington DC for a Convention or Conference, be sure to take advantage of this classy, low-cost amenity for your business privacy and convenience! We can’t wait to host you for any of these upcoming conferences or conventions in DC. Book your lodging today!

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