Wharf It Up: Five-Year Anniversary Celebration

calendar icon Oct. 12, 2022
clock icon 5pm – 8pm
map marker icon Entire Site

You’re invited to celebrate the five-year anniversary of The Wharf’s grand opening, and the completion of the waterfront neighborhood. On October 12 from 5pm-8pm, enjoy live music, specials at Wharf restaurants and retailers, and a spectacular fireworks finale over the Washington Channel.

Event Schedule:

5:00pm-8:00pm — Activities throughout The Wharf (Live music along Wharf Street, sidewalk sales in District Square, specials at Wharf restaurants) 
5:00pm-6:30pm — Live music by Jarreau Williams on the Transit Pier floating stage
6:45pm-7:55pm — Live music by The JoGo Project on the Transit Pier floating stage
7:55pm — Fireworks Finale

Anniversary Specials at Wharf Businesses:

Shake Shack - Offering $5 ShakeBurgers when customers mention "Anniversary"
Praline Bakery - Offering Chocolate Bark in-store
The Wharf Boathouse - 55% off all paddle rentals
Politics & Prose - 5% discount on all in-store purchases
Kaliwa - Offering two special anniversary cocktails
Martha Spak Gallery - Visit the gallery for a free print

This event kicks off The Wharf’s “Season of Celebration,” featuring nine months of community events and experiences commemorating the completion of The Wharf.

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Stay at The Wharf

Whether you’re traveling to Washington, DC for business or pleasure, the hotels at The Wharf offer a wide variety of choices for overnight stays, quick weekend getaways, or extended stays. Enjoy iconic views of the monuments and the waterfront right from your room, and  the District's best restaurants, entertainment, and museums within walking distance.

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Do It All on the 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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