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The Show Place Arena & Prince George's Equestrian Center
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Planning a visit to The Show Place Arena or Prince George’s Equestrian Center? The Show Place Arena is easily accessible from two of the Baltimore/Washington DC area's major arterial roadways - the Capital Beltway (I-495/95) and U.S. Route 301. We look forward to your visit!

Mailing Address
The Show Place Arena
14900 Pennsylvania Avenue
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Airport Access
Three major airports with limousine and taxi service serve the area:
-Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), 34 miles

-Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), 25 miles

-Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), 51 miles

Parking for Arena Events
The Show Place Arena is easily accessible by automobile and parking is always free. If an event has parking attendants, please follow their directions.

Parking for Equestrian Events 
Equestrian exhibitors with horse trailers may park in lots near the barns and covered ring. Horse trailers may not park in Lots 1, 2, 3, 4 during weekdays.

Public Transportation
Prince George’s County's bus system, The Bus, has limited operation Monday-Friday only.

The closest Metrorail stations are Largo Town Center, Suitland and Addison Road. Taxis should be available from Metro Stations to The Show Place Arena.  For transport from the Arena to a Metrorail stations, patrons must make arrangements for taxi service.

Event Information:  301-952-7999, TTY 301-699-2544
General Information:  301-952-7900; TTY 301-699-2544

Getting to The Show Place Arena is fast and easy. Conveniently located near two of the metropolitan area's major arterial roadways - the Capital Beltway (495/95) and U.S. Route 301 – the venue is just 16 miles from the White House. 

GPS Coordinates
Note: Do not use The Show Place Arena’s mailing address for GPS directions. Use GPS coordinates: 38.811481, -76.749378

From Washington, DC:
From the Capital Beltway (I-495), take Exit 11A, for Route 4/Pennsylvania Avenue South/East.   Follow Route 4 South for seven miles to the Upper Marlboro exit. At the stop sign at the end of the exit ramp, turn right and enter The Show Place Arena property.

From Baltimore:
From the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) take Exit 4, for I-97 South for Annapolis/Bay Bridge. Continue on I-97 to Exit 7, MD Route 3 South. At Bowie, Route 3 will become Route 301 South. Continue on Route 301 South to the exit for Route 4 North/West, towards Washington, D.C.  From Route 4, take the first exit for Upper Marlboro. At the stop sign, turn left and enter the Arena property.

14900 Pennsylvania Avenue, 
Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772

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