The 2019 Around the World Cultural Food Festival will be held at Freedom Plaza on Saturday August 17 from 11am-7pm. Stop #2, White House Visitor Center, will remain open, but please expect re-routes and delays.
We will be closed for Night tours on Saturday evening due to large private event.
Notables in section 3: Astronauts and medical service members
Section three is near the Pershing gravesite stop. A short walk down the street will take you to the graves of astronauts Roger Chaffe and Virgil Grissom who perished aboard the Apollo I spacecraft and medical figures Jonathon Letterman, the Surgeon General of the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War, and Major Walter Reed who confirmed that mosquitoes were the cause of yellow fever.