Things to Do

Beyond amazing restaurants and shops, The Wharf offers countless things to do and see—on and off the water. Take a stroll along the piers, rent a kayak to paddle past some of DC’s most famous attractions, or catch a concert at The Anthem. And don’t forget to check out our upcoming events to plan your visit.

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Music & Nightlife

Check out a music and bar scene unlike any other in the District, from our concert halls to a wide variety of live music at many of our restaurants to outdoor gigs.

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Events at The Wharf

From national festivals to regional favorites to local gatherings, The Wharf is host to a fantastic lineup of events in Washington, DC.

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Water Taxi & Jitney

Introducing one of the most convenient ways to view the city and get to destinations on the Potomac and Anacostia rivers: our new water taxi and jitney.

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The Fish Market

Explore the nation’s oldest continuously operating open-air fish market for some fresh seafood or to pick up the catch of the day to cook at home.

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Shopping

Enjoy the District’s most scenic shopping venue and browse the stores and boutiques for one-of-a-kind finds and more.

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Fitness & Recreation

The Wharf offers myriad ways to continue your active lifestyle, from onsite gyms to water activities to nearby parks and trails.

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Activities for Kids

Discover games, piers, parks, and lots of other places to explore for (safe) waterfront adventures.

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Parks & Piers

Explore our ten acres of parks, open green spaces, a stunning village green, and four distinct public piers along our waterfront.

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Marinas & Market Docks

Whether you want to find a slip for your yacht, dock for the day, or just admire the boats, our scenic marinas are worth the visit.

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Dining

Sample Washington, DC’s most exciting collection of restaurants, featuring nationally renowned chefs and local favorites.

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Nearby Attractions

The Wharf is centrally located to the monuments and museums along the National Mall, as well as countless other cultural points of interest in DC.

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Ice Rink

During the colder months, one of the coolest amenities makes an appearance at The Wharf: our ice rink.

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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.