Upcoming Events

Events at The Wharf

From all-day festivals on the piers to live music performances in District Square, The Wharf always offers a fantastic lineup of things to do in Washington, DC. Join us for live music, waterfront workouts, art shows, boat parades, fireworks, and more!

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10/10/2022 - 10/16/2022
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Wharf It Up: Five-Year Anniversary Celebration

calendar icon Oct. 12, 2022
clock icon 5pm – 8pm
map marker icon Entire Site

You’re invited to celebrate the five-year anniversary of The Wharf’s grand opening, and the completion of the waterfront neighborhood. On October 12 from 5pm-8pm, enjoy live music and pop-up entertainment, specials at Wharf restaurants and retailers, and a spectacular fireworks finale over the Washington Channel.

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Oktoberfest - Wiener 500 Dachshund Dash (Rescheduled)

calendar icon Oct. 16, 2022
clock icon 2pm – 5pm
map marker icon District Pier

UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the Wiener 500 has been moved from Saturday 10/1 to Sunday 10/16 from 2-5pm.

It’s that time of year—put on your dirndl or lederhosen, grab your Dachshund, and head to The Wharf for our Oktoberfest celebration—featuring the Wiener 500 Dachshund Dash and a stein hoisting contest.

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Do It All on the Waterfront

Whether you like to be on the Potomac or prefer the sparkling views from land, The Wharf offers ample things to do and ways to enjoy the water. Dine in one of our fabulous restaurants. Browse our shops. Or join us during one of our festivals. Take a look at our upcoming events to plan your next visit.

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Get Your Fill at The Wharf

Fresh seafood is a given on the waterfront. But The Wharf offers more, including a wide selection of distinctive choices for food, drinks, and entertainment while you eat. Watch the chefs prepare your meal. Listen to music. Or just people-watch while you savor the flavors of The Wharf.

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