Many of the outdoor spaces on campus are available for use by the university and the general public. These spaces include: Anniversary Park, Kogan Plaza, Mid-Campus Quad, Square 80, University Yard, and G Street Park. These spaces have varying dimensions, but can be used for BBQ's, informational and promotional tabling events, fairs and markets, and carnival-themed events. Power and lighting may not be available in all outdoor locations, so please contact the Events & Venues team to find the best space for your specific needs.
Anniversary Park: 300
G Street Park: 125
Kogan Plaza: 500
Mid-Campus Quad: 100
Square 80: 275
University Yard: 2,500
Capacities are for estimates only and will vary based on specific set-up and catering needs.
Kogan Plaza, a popular gathering place for students, is situated across from the Marvin Center and adjacent to the Gelman Library. The space can accommodate multiple set up options such as fair-style, as shown in the photo.
Located on H Street NW between 20th and 21st Streets NW, University Yard is the largest outdoor event space on GW's campus.
Tucked away on F Street NW between 21st and 22nd Streets NW, Anniversary Park is sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of city life with a garden, benches and grills for BBQs.
Mid-Campus Quad, featuring the iconic George Washington University tempietto, is located behind Lisner Auditorium and adjacent to Kogan Plaza.
A recent addition to the GW campus, Square 80 is a sustainable park complete with trellised seating, a solar panel and an activity lawn.
Located at 22nd and G Streets NW, G Street Park is an open air space that is perfect for BBQs and small outdoor gatherings.