calendar icon March 20, 2021 – April 11, 2021
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Daily from 12pm - 8pm

Celebrate spring at the Home of the Cherry Blossoms® from March 20 to April 11! The Wharf blooms at Bloomaroo® presented by T-Mobile—three weeks of cherry blossom-themed activations, art installations, and specialty cocktails at our restaurants.

Artechouse Extended Reality Experience: Artechouse has brought a piece of their 4th Annual Cherry Blossom-inspired installation, Renewal 2121, to The Wharf! Download the Artechouse app on your phone and head to The Wharf to see their mural bloom through a virtual reality experience. The mural is located at the 7th Street entrance to the Wharf, adjacent to Praline Bakery.

Cocktail Competition featuring Shinju Whisky: Eight restaurants at The Wharf are creating cherry blossom-inspired cocktails with Shinju Whisky. Vote for your favorite and be entered for the chance to win an overnight stay at Canopy by Hilton, a $200 gift certificate to the restaurant that receives the most votes, and a voucher for a waterfront activity! Scan the QR code on the table at the restaurant to cast your vote.

Order one of the following participating restaurants' specialty cocktails:

Kaliwa - Sakura Rising

Moon Rabbit - Hoa Mai Cocktail

Kirwan’s at the Wharf - Shinju's Hatori Hanzo

Hank’s Oyster Bar - Who Run the World? Pearls!

Whiskey Charlie - Sakura Highball

The Grill - Festival Old Fashioned

Tiki TNT - Four To Seven

Cantina Bambina - Shinju Fast Smash

Anime Film Festival: Celebrating the globally popular Japanese genre of anime, every Friday-Sunday from March 26 to April 11 (no screenings on Easter Sunday), The Wharf will show an anime movie on Transit Pier. Anime Movie Days at The Wharf is curated by Awesome Con and includes favorites like Pokemon Detective Pikachu, Tokyo Godfathers, The Night is Short, Walk on GirlSonic the Hedgehog, and more. Tickets are $40 and include seating for up to four people in your group. Drinks and snacks are available at the Cantina Bambina concession window, or click here to pre-order a meal to bring in (food only) from these participating locations. Check out the full movie schedule and purchase a ticket on Eventbrite

Participate in T-Mobile's giveaway for a chance to win a group of four tickets and a boxed meal from Chopsmith.

Camp Wharf: More s’mores, please! Camp Wharf is spring-ready. Toast up your marshmallows or for a limited time, the menu includes a s’more made with Peeps® for a crème brûlée-like taste. To plan your visit, view Camp Wharf’s operating hours.

As you celebrate spring at The Wharf this season, share your pictures with @TheWharfDC using #TheWharfDC.

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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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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