March Madness


Get ready to experience March Madness like never before at ShipGarten, Northern Virginia’s go-to destination for all things basketball! From March 17th to April 8th, join us as we transform into the ultimate viewing venue for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament.

With our colossal screens and projectors strategically placed throughout the venue, you won’t miss a single buzzer-beater or Cinderella story. Dive into the action while indulging in our diverse food and drink offerings, housed in our unique 40ft shipping container establishments.

Bring your squad, bring your family, and even bring your furry friends to enjoy our biergarten, family-friendly kids zone, and dedicated dog area. Plus, our entertainment venue ensures the atmosphere is always electric, making every game a thrilling experience.

Check out the schedule below to plan your visit and catch all the excitement:

  • Selection Sunday: Sunday, March 17
  • First Four: March 19-20
  • First round: March 21-22
  • Second round: March 23-24
  • Sweet 16: March 28-29
  • Elite Eight: March 30-31
  • Final Four: April 6
  • NCAA championship game: April 8

Don’t miss out on the VIP couches for an elevated viewing experience, and be sure to take advantage of our bucket specials and team-colored jello shots to keep the celebration going strong throughout the tournament.

Join us at ShipGarten and make this March Madness one to remember!

See our packages

Slam dunk package

good for 4 people
$ 99 1 table
  • 3 pizzas
  • 10 drink tickets

and 1 package

good for 8 people
$ 300 2 tables or Couch Reservation
  • 3 pizzas
  • 50 cheeseburger sliders
  • 30 drink tickets

3 point package

good for 10 people
$ 600 3 hi top sections
  • 100 boneless wings
  • 50 cheeseburger sliders
  • French fries
  • Beef taco bar
  • Chicken taco bar
  • 50 drink tickets

alley-oop package

good for 25 people
$ 750 Pick your spot
  • 100 boneless wings
  • 50 cheeseburger sliders
  • 50 chicken sliders
  • French fries
  • Funnel cake fries
  • 75 drink tickets

Limited offer

Don't give up your place


Our free parking can be found at 1700 Old Meadow Rd McLean, VA 22102. We have a complimentary shuttle which has continuous service after 3pm on weekdays and starting at 11am on weekends. Shuttle rides can be requested outside of continuous service hours by texting (703) 712-7481. For more information click here

We offer Valet on Friday and Saturday.

Food can be ordered at the self-serve kiosks located at each container restaurant. Each kiosk can order food from any container, however pickup for each item will be at the container the menu item was ordered from. Drinks can be ordered at any container bar, a tab that is opened at one bar can be accessed for additions or closing at any other bar.

We are very kid friendly! We have a full playground and kids area. Every weekend we have free face painting and two moon bounces.


Yes! We are very dog friendly at Shipgarten and allow dogs all throughout the venue as long as they are leashed. Dogs are welcome on our shuttle, and can play off leash in our dog park. Check out our dog menu.


All of our upcoming events can be found on our calendar.

We are an indoor-outdoor venue and weather is inevitable. We are open rain or shine! The siding on our tents are closed, indoor heaters are on, and heat lamps are across the property.

Hookah and a full-service bar are available after sundown with lounge seating as well as special lighting effects and live DJs. Every Friday & Saturday night 8PM-2AM year-round.


Yes! We love hosting your events. We host semi-private, and fully private events all year long. Inquire about a date or start planning your event by emailing

Our fire pits are open every day until close. Add extra logs and stay as long as you like or order a s'mores kit and roast marshmallows.

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