where DC meets its water

Discover The Wharf

Washington’s next great meeting place has finally arrived. The Wharf brings dazzling water views, hot new restaurants, year-round entertainment, and waterside style all together in one inspiring location. It’s the most exciting neighborhood in the history of the nation’s capital.

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Featured Event

Bloomaroo - CANCELED

calendar icon April 4, 2020
clock icon 2pm – 9pm
map marker icon Entire Site

In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) nationwide recommendation to cancel events of 50 or more, this year’s Bloomaroo event scheduled to take place April 4, 2020 at The Wharf has been cancelled. For those who purchased VIP tickets, you will be issued a full refund. The health and safety of our visitors, neighbors and staff remains our top priority and we continue to follow CDC guidelines for cleanliness and hygiene throughout our property. We look forward to seeing you soon at The Wharf.

Destination for All

Come explore this vibrant new waterfront’s countless things to do and see, hear and touch, taste and experience. And for those of you who want to linger a while longer, check out our hotels or tour our residences.

Things to Do

Directions to The Wharf

Centrally located, The Wharf is the District’s waterfront destination that is easy to get to—and to get around.

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Metro lines
Free rides on
SW Shuttle
Easy access to
Trains, Buses & DC Circulator
Boat slips
Public piers
Catch the
Water Taxi & Jitney
Capital Bikeshare stations
Bike parking spaces
Direct access to DC's extensive
Bicycle Network
1 mile of
Riverwalk Trail System of
20 mi
Minutes from the
National Mall
Parking updates in
real time
Adjacent to
Direct access to the
Southeast Freeway
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Current Operating Status

At The Wharf, the health and safety of our neighbors, business operators, and visitors is our top priority. In accordance with CDC and District of Columbia guidelines on the COVID-19 outbreak, The Wharf is taking extra precautions to keep our community healthy and safe. We have significantly increased our cleaning and sanitation protocols throughout our public restrooms, parks and open spaces, and parking garage to ensure they remain operational for all.

Although our outdoor spaces at The Wharf remain open, many of our shops and restaurants have adjusted their operational statuses for the time being. Please see below the most up-to-date operating status and contact information for the businesses at The Wharf.

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Download The Wharf App

Stay up-to-date with everything that’s happening at The Wharf by downloading our app. Be among the first to learn about new restaurant and shop openings, see our events calendar, and easily navigate the neighborhood. From the waterfront’s history to the latest news, you’ll have it all right in the palm of your hand.

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Music & Nightlife

Spectacular concerts at The Anthem. Unique bars and taverns to meet friends for cocktails. Live music at many of our restaurants. The Wharf comes alive with its own soundtrack everywhere you go. Set against the calming current of the Potomac waterfront, this is the most exciting music and bar scene in Washington, DC.

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