University Plaza

University Plaza, located at 50 West Washington Street, is an urban pocket park with amenities that include a small stage, electricity, lawns, paved areas, benches, trees, a fountain, and public art. It is fenced, with access from Washington Street and from Wareham Alley. Nearby parking is available in the University District Parking Deck.

The Plaza may be reserved for arts/music events, weddings, parties, and other celebrations, and central gathering points for walks and runs. 

Overhead view of University Plaza

RESERVATIONS: The Plaza is maintained by the Department of Parks and Recreation. Make a reservation.

For more information about the reservation process, call 301-739-8577, x. 169.

SPECIAL EVENTS REQUIRING LOGISTICAL COORDINATION FROM THE CITY: For information about City requirements related to public gatherings at University Plaza (vendors, security, assembly, alcohol), email

Special Event Guidebook and Application

University Plaza
University Plaza