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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 - NATIONAL MALL @ LINCOLN MEMORIAL - WASHINGTON, D.C. 12:00 p.m.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017
NATIONAL MALL @ lincoln Memorial
WASHINGTON, D.C. 12:00 p.m.
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The Juggalo March On Washington

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017
NATIONAL MALL (IN FRONT OF LINCOLN MEMORIAL)
WASHINGTON, D.C.
12:00 p.m.

 

   MARCH INFO/RULES

 

11: 00 a.m.-- Start Gathering at the Lincoln Memorial. The nearest metro stations are Foggy Bottom (23rd St. & I St. NW) and Smithsonian (12th St. & Independence Ave. SW)

12 noon -- Opening remarks/explanation of rules/etc.

12:30 -- March commences

1:30 --   March party reunites at starting point in from of Lincoln Memorial.

1:45 - 4 p.m. -- Speakers give testimonies of discrimination. Celebrities and special guests speak

CODE OF CONDUCT

We expect everyone taking part in the Juggalo March to respect the following agreements:

  • We will use no violence (physical or verbal) towards any person.

  • We will not destroy or damage property.

  • We will promote a tone of respect, honesty, transparency, and accountability in our actions.

  • We will not carry anything that can be construed as a weapon, nor possess (or consume) any alcohol or drugs.

  • We will all hold each other accountable to respecting these agreements.

WHAT TO BRING

Bring things that help communicate the message:

  • Make your own signs, banners, t-shirts and/or flags.

  • Sticks and poles are allowed

  • Carry signs or banners that let people know where you are from – what organization, what city or state, what country.

  • Sign that say why you are a Juggalo

Items to bring that will make your day more comfortable:

  • Small backpacks and bags are allowed and should be filled with water and snacks! We do not recommend bringing hiking backpacks. You can store bags at Union Station.

  • Comfortable shoes

  • Check the weather a day or two in advance

  • Water bottle

WHAT NOT TO BRING

  • Travel lightly, don’t bring shit you don’t need.

  • Any weapons or anything that can be construed as a weapon, including pocket knives, multi-tools, mace, scissors, etc.

  • Any illegal drugs (while marijuana is legal in DC, the march will be on federal property and national park land, where marijuana is still illegal).

ACCESSIBILITY INFORMATION

Accessible seating will be provided by the main stage at the Washington Monument for those who cannot stand for long periods of time or who use mobility assistance devices

There will be wheelchair-accessible porta potties

Please let us know if you need any additional support via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Public Transportation Info

You can download a map of the Washington DC Metro Station here:

https://www.wmata.com/schedules/maps/upload/system_map_color.pdf

Buses will be parked at the RFK Stadium with the closest metro being Stadium-Armory on the blue/orange/silver line. From Stadium-Armory take any of the trains downtown to Federal Center Southwest metro stop. Walk directly north to join the march line up.

The closest metro stations to the march lineup area are The nearest metro stations are Foggy Bottom (23rd St. & I St. NW) and Smithsonian (12th St. & Independence Ave. SW).

Consider purchasing your metrocard ($10) in advance so that you don’t have to wait on lines during the day of the march to purchase one! You can find out more about purchasing metro cards here:

https://smartrip.wmata.com/Storefront/ShoppingCart/AddAndPurchase?id=6745467

 

Transportation

Getting to D.C. might seem like it can be a lot of money but there are ways to get to D.C. and not go totally broke.

Organizing a Bus

Organizing a private bus is a great way to save money. They hold from 15 – 55 people, everyone pays into it and we can help you with organizing this if needed.

Check out local bus companies for prices and details. If you don’t know any, check out these websites on bus companies and quotes:

http://rallybus.net,  http://www.busrates.com/, or http://www.shofur.com.

If you are interested in organizing a bus from your community, please fill out this form:

http://bit.ly/2tfYkp8

Buses will be parking at RFK Stadium in Lot 8, located at   The cost of parking is $65. You can reserve & pay for your bus parking spot in advance through the RFK website here.

We have lots of resources and a toolkit to help you do this effectively – and lots of tips on how to save on costs, connect you with other interested riders, and also use this as a powerful organizing tool with your homies. If you are already organizing a bus, you should also fill out the form.

If you’re chartering a bus or driving in, you’ll still likely to need to use public transit to get from your parking spot or drop off point to the march site.

You should consider buying a DC Metro card in advance.  Many people purchasing cards at once at the Metro machines can delay people on long lines.  You can buy cards in advance here: https://smartrip.wmata.com/storefront

The Metro stops you will need will be posted soon.

Other Forms Of Transportation

Amtrak has good service into DC, and in fact, they offer group sales with discounted group rates. If you have 75 people you can sometimes reserve an entire car.

You can find our more about that on Amtrak’s website: https://www.amtrak.com/group-travel-requests.

There are also many services that offer regional bus transit – you can buy individual seats, or also sometimes group rates. Costs can be very reasonable, especially if you buy early. A few options to consider are:

Ever thought about Ride Share?

Need a ride to Juggalo March? Are you driving to the March and have room?

eRideShare is a great rideshare system where you can connect with other potential carpoolers.

Click Here: https://erideshare.com/

 

 

Hotels

Here are a few websites to find housing in the DC area:

Hotels.com

Priceline.com

Airbnb.com

Hostelworld.com

Hostels.com

FairHotel.com (Union Hotels)