The Wharf in the News

As the biggest development in the history of our nation’s capital, it’s no wonder The Wharf is creating quite a buzz. Want to keep up with the latest news and updates about DC’s world-class waterfront destination? Sign up for our newsletter or take a look below to browse the most recent headlines.

See the Cherry Blossoms at The Wharf

calendar icon March 23, 2018

DC’s annual National Cherry Blossom Festival returns this spring, from March 20 to April 15. The Southwest Waterfront has always been a prime viewing area to see the beautiful blooms, and this year The Wharf is adding even more exciting events and activities to the world-famous festival lineup. Read on to find out how to experience the cherry blossoms at The Wharf.

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5 Tips for Enjoying Cherry Blossoms in Washington, D.C.

calendar icon March 13, 2018

Among the signature events are the Blossom Kite Festival, Petalpalooza (a daylong music and arts festival and evening fireworks show) and the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. Plus, this year the festival partnered with iHeartRadio for the inaugural Blossom Bash concert on April 6 at The Anthem at The Wharf.

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Water Taxi Now Open for 2018

calendar icon March 1, 2018

Our regional Water Taxi service is open for 2018, with service to and from The Wharf, Georgetown, Old Town Alexandria, and National Harbor.

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Here are DC’s 6 Most Exciting Residential Developments of 2017

calendar icon Dec. 26, 2017

Our pick for the most exciting residential development of 2017 is the Channel at The Wharf. Of the four residential buildings (two of them condos, two apartments) to open in the new $2.5 billion neighborhood on the Southwest waterfront, this one is by far the most tricked out.

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Inside The Anthem, and the unlikely story of how it came to be

calendar icon Dec. 16, 2017

The Anthem, a new music venue in Washington, D.C., just opened in the city's revitalized Wharf district. It's an unlikely independent success story in an industry filled with global entertainment companies.

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The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

calendar icon Dec. 5, 2017

The capital may be set on banks of the Potomac, but it’s never had a reputation as a great waterfront city. That could all be about to change, thanks to the $2.5 billion, 24-acre District Wharf, which opened in October just south of the National Mall.

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The District’s Holiday Boat Parade at The Wharf

calendar icon Dec. 3, 2017

The Wharf got DC into the holiday spirit with the annual Holiday Boat Parade where guests enjoyed hot cocoa, s’mores by the fire pit, photos with Santa by the lighted Christmas Tree, ice skating and live music from Go Go Gadjet, Wil Gravatt Band, carolers and more!

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The Wharf Turns Washington Into a Waterfront City

calendar icon Nov. 21, 2017

Washington, D.C. is sporting a new tourism destination that is allowing travelers to get off the National Mall and a world away from politics. 

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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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