calendar icon March 14, 2020
clock icon 1pm – 6pm
map marker icon District Pier

We’re bringing the luck of the Irish to the waterfront for our Ireland at The Wharf festival—DC's biggest St. Patrick's Day festival!

Irish Music All Day

Celebrate the rich culture and tradition of the Emerald Isle with bagpipers, live music, Irish dancers, and the Guinness beer garden on District Pier. Jig along to live music from Poor Man's Gambit19th Street Band, and festival headliner Scythian. Grab a pint and enjoy all the fun of a true Irish party.

New for 2020: Whiskey Tasting and VIP Experience

New this year: enjoy special samplings from Roe & Co. Irish Whiskey and Bailey's Irish Cream, as well as an exclusive VIP Experience.

Get your green on VIP style with backstage access to the Dockmaster Building, Guinness and Roe. & Co Whiskey bars, light fare, meet and greets with the bands, amazing waterfront views and more. Click here for tickets, limited number available.

The Party Continues

Finally, don’t miss the official after party at Kirwan’s Irish Pub and a ticketed encore performance by Scythian at Union Stage.


Ireland at The Wharf is presented by Kirwan’s Irish PubGuinnessRoe & Co. Irish Whiskey, and Bailey's Irish Cream.

Entrance to the festival is FREE; food and drinks sold on site. All ages welcome, must be 21+ to consume alcohol. Sláinte!

Get all the info and VIP tickets here ▶

Get Your Fill at The Wharf

Fresh seafood is a given at DC’s Southwest 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 live music. Or just people-watch while you savor the flavors of The Wharf.

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Browse the Shops

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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