Ireland at The Wharf

calendar icon March 18, 2023
clock icon 12pm – 6pm
map marker icon District Pier

The Wharf and Kirwan's Irish Pub are bringing the luck of the Irish to the waterfront with our free Ireland at The Wharf festival! Enjoy all the fun of a true Irish festival with Guinness beer, Irish coffee from Praline Bakery, whiskey, bands and bagpipers. All ages welcome, must be 21+ to consume alcohol. Slainte!

Event Schedule

12:00pm — The Guinness Beer Garden opens on District Pier and the DCFD Emerald Society Pipe and Drum Band begins to march from Kirwans Irish Pub to District Pier! Learn how to play Gaelic Football with DC Gaels.
12:30pm — The 19th Street Band performs on the District Pier Stage.
1:00pm — Visit the Jameson Rugby Lounge on District Pier to watch the Six Nations Rugby Championship as Ireland takes on England.
2:00pm — Enjoy an authentic Irish dance performance by the McGrath Morgan Academy of Irish Dance.
2:15pm — Poehemia performs on the District Pier Stage.
3:45pm — Boyle School of Irish Dance takes the stage to perform an authentic Irish dance.
4:00pm — The McGrath Morgan Academy of Irish Dance performs an Irish dance on the Transit Pier Floating Stage.
4:15pm — Ben-David Warner Band performs on the District Pier Stage. The bar will still be open!

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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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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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