The Wharf in the News

As the biggest development in the history of our nation’s capital, The Wharf is creating quite a buzz. Browse the most recent headlines below.


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The Second-timer’s Guide to Washington, D.C.

calendar icon March 7, 2023

(TripAdvisor) Go beyond the Mall to discover a different side of the U.S. capital. You may have been to the Tidal Basin, but you need to try the Municipal Fish Market at The Wharf.

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The Wharf Combines Endless DC Shopping Spots Along Spectacular Water Views

calendar icon March 6, 2023

(Northern Virginia Magazine) The Wharf is like Old Town Alexandria’s splashy younger sibling. There’s a buzz of excitement, and it’s continued to grow since its opening in 2017. The completion of phase two in October 2022 topped off the walkable mile of shops, restaurants, hotels, and more.

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A Vegas-Styled Cocktail Garden Rises at the Wharf This Fall

calendar icon Feb. 17, 2023

(EaterDC) Z O O Z, a high-end cocktail and dessert garden blanketed in buds, opens this fall at the foot of The Wharf's newest condo building.

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Celebrate Valentine's Day at The Wharf

calendar icon Feb. 1, 2023

Love is in the air! Celebrate Valentine's Day with a date-night on the waterfront. Many restaurants at The Wharf are celebrating with special prix fixe menus. Don't forget to pick up a gift at one of our shops. 

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It's Your Time to Dine! Visit The Wharf during Winter Restaurant Week

calendar icon Jan. 12, 2023

Beat the winter blues with a special night out at one of the restaurants at The Wharf participating in Winter Restaurant Week, from Monday, January 16 through Sunday, January 22.

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Celebrate Christmas and Ring in the New Year at The Wharf

calendar icon Dec. 14, 2022

Pop the bubbly! The restaurants at The Wharf have exciting holiday happenings planned for Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Many of our restaurants are celebrating the holidays with special Christmas tasting menus for the whole family and ringing in the New Year with parties featuring champagne toasts and DJs. 

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Capitals and The Wharf Announce Capitals Winter at The Wharf

calendar icon Dec. 7, 2022

The Washington Capitals and The Wharf announce the Capitals Winter at the Wharf, taking place Dec. 8 through Feb. 25. Highlights Include Capitals Igloos, Viewing Parties and Rock the Rink Skates.

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The Wharf Announces Winners of the 30th Annual District's Holiday Boat Parade

calendar icon Dec. 3, 2022

The District's Holiday Boat Parade at The Wharf is an annual event featuring over sixty beautifully decorated boats parading along the Washington Channel. In 2022, judges awarded 14 cash prizes to boats participating in the parade.

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Water Taxi & Wharf Jitney

Introducing one of the best ways to view the city and the easiest mode of transportation to get to destinations on the Potomac and Anacostia rivers: our new water taxi. And if you just want to get across the Washington Channel, catch our jitney to East Potomac Park for a round of golf or a leisurely stroll.

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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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