Pavilion Cafe News

May 2016

10 Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Washington, DC

The Washington Post

Article from 2015.

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June 5, 2014

An Intern's Guide to Washington

by Margaret Ely of The Washington Post

"You're in Washington during the sweatiest, most humid months of the year. But don't let that slow you down

Check out Jazz in the Garden. The free Friday concerts in the National Gallery of Art's Sculpture Garden are a summer staple. If you're planning to attend with a group, you may want to send a delegate or two from your cohort of fellow interns to stake out a prime spot."

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Cafe Hours

Labor Day to mid-November
Mon - Sat:  10 am - 4pm
Sun:             11 am - 5 pm

mid-November - mid-March
Mon - Thu:  10 am - 7pm
Fri - Sat:       10 am - 9pm
Sun:               11 am - 7 pm

mid-March - Memorial Day
Mon - Sat:   10 am - 4pm
Sun:              11 am - 5 pm

Memorial Day - Labor Day
Mon-Thu:   10 am - 6pm
Fri:               10 am - 8:30 pm
Sat:              10 am - 6 pm
Sun:             11 am - 6 pm

Closed Dec 25 and Jan 1

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Food and Beverages
Guests may purchase food and beverages from the Pavilion Café and its carts located around the Garden or bring their own picnics. Alcoholic beverages may not be brought to the premises from outside and are subject to confiscation. Security officers reserve the right to inspect all items brought into the Sculpture Garden.

For the safety of visitors and works of art, access to the Sculpture Garden will be limited if the space becomes too crowded.

Inclement Weather
Concerts may be cancelled due to excessive heat or inclement weather.