Capital Dragon Boat Regatta

calendar icon Aug. 3, 2019
clock icon 6am – 4pm
map marker icon District and Transit Piers

Dragon boat racing has been part of the Chinese celebration of Duanwu Jie (the Dragon Boat Festival) for centuries, and it’s been a tradition on the DC waterfront for the past six years. Settle in on District Pier to watch this year’s dragon boat teams race along the Washington Channel in their ornately carved boats!  

More info here. 

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The Wharf is your launchpad for all kinds of water activities—from leisure cruises and kayak tours to sailing lessons and paddleboarding, the Southwest Waterfront makes it easy to play on the river. Plus, our water taxi might just be the fastest way to get to Georgetown, Old Town Alexandria, or National Harbor.

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Do It All on the DC 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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