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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Made in DC

Made in DC is an initiative of the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development with the mission to promote and support DC-made products.

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Featured Event

Shark Bites and Brews

calendar icon July 28, 2018
clock icon 1pm – 4pm
map marker icon District and Transit Pier

The longest-running summer TV series deserves a celebration!

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.

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Things to Do
Waterfront
Residences
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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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Parking spaces
2,600
Adjacent to
I-395
Direct access to the
Southeast Freeway
Metro lines
5
Train station nearby
Virginia Railway Express
Easy access to
Metro, Buses & DC Circulator
Boat slips
550
Public piers
4
Catch the
Water Taxi & Jitney
Capital Bikeshare stations
2
Bike parking spaces
260
Direct access to DC's extensive
Bicycle Network
1 mile of
Waterfront
Riverwalk Trail system of
20 mi
Minutes from the
National Mall
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Commercial Leasing

The District’s most noteworthy companies and retailers are setting down roots at The Wharf. Among the best commercial real estate in DC, our trophy spaces and prime retail locations provide prominent visibility and an attractive location with sweeping vistas and a lively after-work dining and entertainment scene.

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Reimagining The Wharf

With the first phase of District Wharf complete and thriving, it’s easy to forget how much time and effort went into making it happen. Watch this documentary to see where it all started—and hear from the people who worked tirelessly to put this neighborhood on the map.

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Download the District 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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