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SIGNS ARE GOING UP - This one was spotted today at the Wiehle-Reston East METRO subway stop - just a short walk away from Athletes Village. What do you think? ‪#‎fairfax2015‬

SIGNS ARE GOING UP - This one was spotted today at the Wiehle-Reston East METRO subway stop - just a short walk away from Athletes Village. What do you think? ‪#‎fairfax2015‬
Craig Luecke added a photo to Stream Photos album in Visitor Information group

FREE TICKET ALERT - One of the most iconic American symbols is the Washington Monument - the world's tallest free-standing stone structure, towering more than 555 feet (169 meters). We recommend pre-ordering tickets online via the US Park Service - going FAST to summer tourists. Very small $1.50 fee on the free ticket. Fee free tickets available same day on a first come first serve basis. 1.usa.gov/1JcbEMP

FREE TICKET ALERT - One of the most iconic American symbols is the Washington Monument - the world's tallest free-standing stone structure, towering more than 555 feet (169 meters). We recommend pre-ordering tickets online via the US Park Service - going FAST to summer tourists. Very small $1.50 fee on the free ticket. Fee free tickets available same day on a first come first serve basis. http://1.usa.gov/1JcbEMP
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TICKET ALERT - One of the hottest tourist tickets in town (FREE TICKETS) is the tour of the United States Capitol Building. If you don't have a ticket you cannot do the tour. The tickets scheduled during our Fairfax 2015 Games are going fast. Tickets prior to our Games are already gone. To get your FREE TICKETS go here: 1.usa.gov/1Jc7KUh and book online! It's simple and free.

TICKET ALERT - One of the hottest tourist tickets in town (FREE TICKETS) is the tour of the United States Capitol Building.  If you don't have a ticket you cannot do the tour. The tickets scheduled during our Fairfax 2015 Games are going fast. Tickets prior to our Games are already gone. To get your FREE TICKETS go here: http://1.usa.gov/1Jc7KUh and book online! It's simple and free.
Mike Langston Do you have to pick a day and time for the tickets? If so, how are you to do that when you don't know when your sport is going to be? 6 years ago
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We have 4 special events during Fairfax 2015. Registration for the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial closes May 31 or when full. Tickets are going fast - only 160 seats remain. You must ride our bus to the memorial - no private vehicles are permitted. Get more info here: bit.ly/1Jc6mB6

We have 4 special events during Fairfax 2015. Registration for the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial closes May 31 or when full. Tickets are going fast - only 160 seats remain. You must ride our bus to the memorial - no private vehicles are permitted. Get more info here: http://bit.ly/1Jc6mB6
Michael Bell Craig...this is the first I have heard that riding the bus to this memorial is required....that is not indicated anywhere during registration....we have signed up to go but how do we get on the bus....there is a transportation option noted in... Show more 6 years ago
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WORLDWIDE ATHLETES - Take in a baseball game during your stay at your Fairfax 2015 World Police & Fire Games. Our honmetown Washington Nationals are in town on June 24-25 vs Braves & July 3-8 vs Giants and Reds. Easy ride to the stadium via METRO subway. Purchase tickets here: goo.gl/G7Hge

WORLDWIDE ATHLETES - Take in a baseball game during your stay at your Fairfax 2015 World Police & Fire Games. Our honmetown Washington Nationals are in town on June 24-25 vs Braves & July 3-8 vs Giants and Reds. Easy ride to the stadium via METRO subway. Purchase tickets here: http://goo.gl/G7Hge
GARY MOORE I have not the slightest idea about the rules and scoring in Baseball but if that many turn out to watch it must be a good nite out. I think we'll give it a try, have a beer & cheer on The Nationals..... 6 years ago
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Craig Luecke added a photo to Stream Photos album in Visitor Information group

Starting to get warmer around here. The Games must be around the corner!

Starting to get warmer around here. The Games must be around the corner!
Craig Luecke added a photo to Stream Photos album in Visitor Information group

HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY from our Fairfax 2015 Honorary Board Chair, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe surrounded by the Metro Richmond Police Emerald Society. #saintpatricksday - feeling festive

HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY from our Fairfax 2015 Honorary Board Chair, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe surrounded by the Metro Richmond Police Emerald Society. #saintpatricksday
Craig Luecke shared a video in Visitor Information group. 6 years ago

How To Ride The DC Metro

A video created by one of our amazing locals on how to ride the METRO subway system here in the Washington, D.C. metro area.

Craig Luecke shared a video in Visitor Information group. 6 years ago

Buying and Adding Value to your SmarTrip® Card

Getting and using a METRO SmarTrip® Card on the subway rail system in the National Capital Region / Washington, D.C.

Craig Luecke shared a video in Visitor Information group. 6 years ago

Taking Your Bike on Metrobus

Metrobus is a great way to get around the region with your bike, at any time. Here's a how-to on the steps involved to bringing your bike aboard! For more information, visit www.wmata.com/bike

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TODAY IS THE DAY! Athletes and visitors coming to the 2015 World Police & Fire Games who wish to tour the White House during your visit can submit your request starting TODAY (6 months out). US citizens submit request through your Member of Congress website. Foreign citizens must submit your request through your embassy in Washington, D.C. More info here: www.whitehouse.gov/about/tours-and-events

TODAY IS THE DAY! Athletes and visitors coming to the 2015 World Police & Fire Games who wish to tour the White House during your visit can submit your request starting TODAY (6 months out). US citizens submit request through your Member of Congress website. Foreign citizens must submit your request through your embassy in Washington, D.C. More info here: http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/tours-and-events
daryl mallett FYI, posted Oct. 3, 2014 on the Canadian Embassy website: "At this time we (the Canadian Embassy) are unable to reserve White House tours for the general public." 6 years ago
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CONCERT ALERT - TICKETS GO ON SALE THIS SATURDAY, 8 NOVEMBER AT 10:00AM ET: The Foo Fighters are celebrating their 20th anniversary with a huge Fourth of July blowout here in Washington, D.C. at RFK Stadium - the venue for our Fairfax 2015 Opening Ceremonies. Also included with the concert - Heart, Joan Jett, LL Cool J, Trouble Funk, Trombone Shorty, Buddy Guy and Gary Clark Jr. The concert is on our 9th day of the Fairfax 2015 World Police & Fire Games starting at 2PM ET leading up to the... Show more

CONCERT ALERT - TICKETS GO ON SALE THIS SATURDAY, 8 NOVEMBER AT 10:00AM ET: The Foo Fighters are celebrating their 20th anniversary with a huge Fourth of July blowout here in Washington, D.C. at RFK Stadium - the venue for our Fairfax 2015 Opening Ceremonies. Also included with the concert - Heart, Joan Jett, LL Cool J, Trouble Funk, Trombone Shorty, Buddy Guy and Gary Clark Jr. The concert is on our 9th day of the Fairfax 2015 World Police & Fire Games starting at 2PM ET leading up to the huge Independence Day fireworks display on the National Mall just blocks from the stadium. This concert is not affiliated with this event. TICKETMASTER: http://goo.gl/a121GP
Craig Luecke shared a video in Visitor Information group. 7 years ago

Just announced today is the opening of the ALL NEW Silver Line of our regional METRO subway system. The Silver Line runs from Athlete's Village into the entire National Capital Region. This provides you easy access to Opening Ceremonies on 26 June as well as the amazing fireworks display in Washington, D.C. on 4 July 2015. Watch this video to learn more about how this new line will serve you during your Games.

Silver Line Introduction

The Silver Line is coming soon with five new stations and service from Reston, Va. to Largo, Md. Learn all about it here.

Lewis Thanks for the info, will make it easier to get around. 7 years ago
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Mike Oda Craig: Which Metro station is the closest to Fairfax. Do you have a station street address for the Silver Line stops? Thanks 7 years ago
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ALL NEW ATTRACTION! The Capital Wheel opens TODAY at the National Harbor - the venue for our Fairfax 2015 Dragon Boat Races next summer. 42 climate controlled gondolas holding 336 passengers providing amazing views of Washington, D.C., Virginia and the Potomac River.

ALL NEW ATTRACTION! The Capital Wheel opens TODAY at the National Harbor. Come ride it when you come to Fairfax 2015. 42 climate controlled gondolas holding 336 passengers providing amazing views of Washington, D.C., Virginia and the Potomac River.
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A MUST SEE: The Washington Monument has REOPENED after a long 3 year renovation project. You can once again travel to the top of the 555 ft centerpiece to Washington, D.C. When you visit you can get FREE tickets at the booth located along 15th Street in front of the monument daily at 8:30AM on the same day first come first served. 1 person can obtain up to 6 tickets. You can pre-order your tickets to avoid the lines or for larger groups by calling 1.877.559.6777. A service charge of $1.50US...

A MUST SEE: The Washington Monument has REOPENED after a long 3 year renovation project. You can once again travel to the top of the 555 ft centerpiece to Washington, D.C.  When you visit you can get FREE tickets at the booth located along 15th Street in front of the monument daily at 8:30AM on the same day first come first served. 1 person can obtain up to 6 tickets. You can pre-order your tickets to avoid the lines or for larger groups by calling 1.877.559.6777.
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At the National Zoo here in Washington, D.C. our new baby panda Bao Bao is busy exploring with Mei Xiang nearby in our beautiful weather today. You can easily visit this incredible zoo FREE OF CHARGE when you come to our Games in 2015. The National Zoo is easily accessible off the METRO rail (RED LINE).

At the National Zoo here in Washington, D.C. our new baby panda Bao Bao is busy exploring with Mei Xiang nearby in our beautiful weather today. You can easily visit this incredible zoo FREE OF CHARGE when you come to our Games in 2015. The National Zoo is easily accessible off the METRO rail (RED LINE).
Jessica Thompson I remember seeing the pandas on a school trip to DC. That is a great zoo! 7 years ago
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GOOD NEWS! After nearly 3 years of repairs from the Mineral, Va. quake, our Washington Monument reopens May 12!

GOOD NEWS! After nearly 3 years of repairs from the Mineral, Va. quake, our Washington Monument reopens May 12!
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INTERNATIONAL ATHLETES: A popular question is 'Which airport do I fly into for Fairfax 2015?' Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) which is just 10km from the Athlete Village - Reston Town Center. Please share with your friends in your country.

INTERNATIONAL ATHLETES: A popular question is 'Which airport do I fly into for Fairfax 2015?' Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) which is just 10km from the Athlete Village - Reston Town Center. Please share with your friends in your country.
Craig Luecke added a photo to Stream Photos album in Visitor Information group

USA ATHLETES: For airports you have two options. You can fly into the beautiful Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) just outside of Washington, D.C. and take the METRO subway to the Athlete Village. You can also fly into Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) which is just 6mi from the Athlete Village - Reston Town Center

USA ATHLETES: For airports you have two options. You can fly into the beautiful Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) just outside of Washington, D.C. and take the METRO subway to the Athlete Village. You can also fly into Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) which is just 6mi from the Athlete Village - Reston Town Center
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When you visit us for the Games, make sure you take a tour of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Here is a view INSIDE the dome that you are familiar with. Many references to the old England in the mural.

When you visit us for the Games, make sure you take a tour of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Here is a view INSIDE the dome that you are familiar with. Many references to the old England in the mural.