calendar icon Jan. 17, 2020
clock icon 2pm – 6pm
map marker icon District Pier

Can you imagine what it would be like to live in a house without heat? For thousands of D.C.-area residents, this is unfortunately a reality each winter.

The Wharf is proud to be hosting the third-annual Ice House fundraiser on behalf of the Washington Area Fuel Fund (WAFF). Come feel the chill of living in a house with no heat and help raise funds to keep our neighbors warm this winter! Enter to win exciting prizes, see local celebrities “chill” in the house, try out the "Bring the Heat" thermal photo booth, and more!

The Ice House will be open on District Pier from January 17-18. During your visit, you can support your neighbors in need and enjoy a number of activities for all ages:

Friday, January 17

  • 12-6pm - WAFF Ice House open. Enter to win exciting prizes, see local celebrities “chill” in the house, try out the "Bring the Heat" thermal photo booth, and more!

Saturday, January 18

  • 12-5pm: WAFF Ice House open. Enter to win exciting prizes, see local celebrities “chill” in the house, try out the "Bring the Heat" thermal photo booth, and more!
  • 12-5pm: Face painting
  • 1-4pm: The Wharf Fire and Ice Festival with DJ, whiskey sampling stations, fire twirlers, and an ice sculptor
  • 2pm: See former Redskin Brian Mitchell and Washington Bullet Phil Chenier

There is no charge to visit the Ice House. All are welcome. Learn more about the Washington Area Fuel Fund.

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Whether you’re looking for something specific or simply like to spend a few hours in our unique collection of stores, chances are you’ll find just what you’re looking for at our shops at The Wharf. And, of course, you can always treat yourself to a delicious dessert—or celebrate your shopping finds with a drink at one of our restaurants.

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