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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Five Wharf Restaurants Participate in the Winter 2022 Metropolitan Restaurant Week

calendar icon Jan. 13, 2022

Enjoy delicious offerings at affordable prices while supporting your local restaurants during the Winter 2022 Metropolitan Restaurant Week from Monday, January 17 through Sunday, January 23.

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The Wharf Announces a Preliminary Line-up of Businesses Opening in Phase 2

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Following more than a decade of planning and development, and four years of operation, The Wharf will be substantially completed by October 12, 2022—five years from the date The Wharf opened its first phase. The much-anticipated preliminary line-up of retail businesses and restaurants joining The Wharf include Philippe Chow, Lucky Buns, Bartaco, and more. 

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Pendry Washington D.C. – The Wharf Appoints Pascal Forotti As General Manager

calendar icon Jan. 5, 2022

Pendry Hotels & Resorts recently announced the appointment of Pascal Forotti as general manager of Pendry Washington D.C. – The Wharf, scheduled to open Fall 2022. Forotti joins the Pendry Hotels & Resorts family with more than 25 years of luxury hospitality experience having worked globally from the United States to Costa Rica, England, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, and Canada.

In his new role as General Manager, Forotti will oversee all aspects of hotel operations at Pendry's newest hotel, which features 131 guestrooms, including 34 suites, three signature dining and bar concepts, including a rooftop lounge with panoramic views, a state-of-the-art Spa Pendry, and 5,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space.

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Celebrate Christmas and New Year's Eve at The Wharf

calendar icon Dec. 16, 2021

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 New Year’s Eve parties with champagne toasts and DJs. Check out the full list of holiday happenings and join us:

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The Wharf and The Washington Capitals Announce Capitals at The Wharf Winter Programming

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The Wharf and the Washington Capitals have teamed up to present Capitals at The Wharf, a Capitals-themed setting located at The Wharf. Through February, stop by the firepit in District Square and The Wharf Ice Rink to enjoy Capitals-themed décor. 

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The Wharf Announces Winners of the 2021 District's Holiday Boat Parade

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Each year, the District's Holiday Boat Parade features over sixty beautifully-decorated boats parading along the Washington Channel. As the boats pass by The Wharf, judges evaluate parade participants' theme, crew, decorations, and holiday spirit. The Wharf is proud to announce the following prize-winning boats and captains from the 2021 District's Holiday Boat Parade.

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The Wharf Partners with Jack Daniel's and the Washington Capitals

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The Wharf partners with Jack Daniel's and the Washington Capitals for Operation Ride Home, a program that helps bring junior military members home for the holidays. 

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Thanksgiving Offerings at The Wharf

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner and the chefs at The Wharf are busy preparing their turkey and cranberries for in-restaurant and take-home dining. We've gathered the list of restaurants at The Wharf offering delicious Thanksgiving specials.

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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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