calendar icon July 4, 2022
clock icon 7pm – 10pm
map marker icon District Pier

Celebrate the Fourth of July at The Wharf with a free celebration on District Pier presented by Lockheed Martin. Enjoy music and spectacular views of the National Park Service fireworks launched from the National Mall. The celebration includes a bar serving Smirnoff Red White and Berry seltzer, beer, and more.

Or take it up a notch with a VIP experience benefitting the USO. The VIP experience gives you exclusive access to the Dockmaster Building on the tip of District Pier. Complete with two complimentary drink tickets (additional beverages for purchase), all-American light fare, DJ, games, photo station, and a raffle.

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More Information

- Guests attending the free celebration on District Pier may bring a low back chair. Chairs are only permitted on District Pier on July 4, 2022 from 7pm-10pm. 
- Capacity on the pier is limited, so come early. The Wharf reserves the right to close the pier if needed.
- No outside alcohol or home packed food is permitted. Guests may bring in food from any Wharf restaurant.
- All ages are welcome at the event. Must be 21+ with a valid ID to consume alcohol.
- The Wharf historically has great views of the fireworks, but please know that we are not in charge of this display so we can’t guarantee the quantity or timing. Currently, NPS has stated a 9:09 pm start time.
- The Wharf parking garage will get full. We recommend that visitors use rideshare, Metro, or bicycle to access The Wharf. Learn more about ways to get to The Wharf.

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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Water Taxi & Wharf Jitney

Introducing one of the best ways to view the city and the easiest mode of transportation to get to destinations on the Potomac and Anacostia rivers: our new water taxi. And if you just want to get across the Washington Channel, catch our jitney to East Potomac Park for a round of golf or a leisurely stroll.

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