Whether you plan to drive, take public transportation, or use a ride-share app to get to a Mystics game, Entertainment & Sports Arena is accessible to everyone. Before you leave home, be sure to take a look below at all of the different ways you can get to ESA.

Driving to ESA

No matter where you’re coming from, Entertainment & Sports Arena is just off I-295, I-395, and the Capital Beltway.

If you are using Google Maps (or any other map on your phone or GPS device) enter “Entertainment & Sports Arena”.

Click here for detailed directions to ESA using Google Maps or see below for the arena’s address:

1100 Oak Drive SE
Washington, D.C. 20032


Parking at ESA

Early arrival is recommended.  Pre-paid, onsite parking is available for the Green Lot and St. Elizabeth’s parking garage. Both parking locations are operated by U Street Parking. Advance purchase parking available via Ticketmaster and Parkwhiz.

Limited on-site paid parking is available in the Green Lot and the new parking garage behind ESA. Cash and credit are accepted.

Parking Garage
To access the Parking Garage – enter at Cypress Avenue and follow until it inserts with Pecan St. SE.
Parking is available for purchase per car on event day.

Green Lot
To access the Green Lot – enter through Malcom X Ave SE and 8th Street SE (2915 8th Street SE).
Parking is available for purchase per car on event day. Click here to reserve your parking spot ahead of time.


Metro Travel

Take the Green Line towards Branch Avenue to the Congress Heights Metro Station. Once on top of the escalators, it’s a 5-minute walk from the Congress Heights Metro Station to the arena.

Walk through the kiss & ride parking lot and make a right on Oak Drive SE. The Entertainment & Sports Arena will be in front of you.

Get detailed directions and more information on or by calling 202-637-7000.


DC Circulator

Take the DC Circulator from Union Station to Entertainment & Sports Arena in Congress Heights for $1.00 per ride.* The Circulator will operate for every home Mystics game in Congress Heights.

Learn more about taking the Circulator to ESA here or see when the next bus is arriving here.

*Service times, fares, and routes are subject to change.


Take An Uber

Let someone else get you to and from the game. Take Uber to the driver drop off on Oak Drive SE, near the arena’s box office. Uber drivers can enter the arena at 12th Street and Alabama Ave SE.

Enter “Entertainment & Sports Arena” in the search/address field.

Download the Uber app here.