Family-Friendly Activities

ACEP17 offers world-class education, multiple networking opportunities, the largest EM Exhibit hall and so much more. But what is available if you are planning to bring the family to Washington DC for ACEP17?

Opportunities families and children can participate in at ACEP17* (all guests and children will need an ACEP17 guest pass to access the following)

  • Exhibit Hall
  • Halloween themed Closing Celebration
  • Kid-Friendly Kickoff Party
  • Plus, DC has many educational and fun opportunities available you may want to tour so we will have a forum available so you can work to connect with other families to make plans around DC.

*Adult supervision required for everyone under 18

ACEP17 Family Forum

Make plans to meet up with other families to tour DC, go to dinner, or plan other activities while at ACEP17. Join the ACEP17 Family Forum to connect with other families while in DC. A designated meet-up location will be at the Marriott Marquis lobby by the fireplace during ACEP17 for families to meet and go to their events together as a group.

Join the Family Forum

Child Care Opportunities

To sign up for child care or to find out more about the child care available, please visit the Kiddie Corp ACEP17 page.

Child Care Hours

Saturday, October 286:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Sunday, October 296:00 pm - 12:30 am

Monday, October 306:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tuesday, October 316:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Mother's Room

A Mother's room for nursing moms will be provided at the Convention Center and the Marriott Marquis.

Mother's Room Hours

Friday, October 27 - Marriott Only8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, October 28 - Marriott Only8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday, October 298:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monday, October 308:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday, October 318:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, November 18:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Additional Websites Offering Activities for Families in DC

DC Cool Kids

Family Friendly Dining in DC

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  • National Zoo - More than 400 species of animals, including the favorite giant pandas
  • DC by Foot - Free Walking Tours

17 Kid-Friendly Museums & Hands-On Attractions.


  • National Museum of Natural History
  • International Spy Museum
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • National Museum of American History

Washington, DC GO Card

If planning multiple attractions, this card offers great discounts and convenience to many DC attractions.

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