CANCELLED - POWYC DC Blessing of the Fleet

calendar icon May 18, 2024
clock icon 11am – 2pm
map marker icon Recreation Pier

Due to inclement weather, The Blessing of the Fleet on May 18 has been cancelled.

An annual DC boater tradition, this family-friendly event invites you to join the Port of Washington Yacht Club on Recreation Pier and see the boats in the DC Channel. Make your 2024 boating season a blessed one and watch the boats parade past Recreation Pier and receive their blessing. Spectator viewing is available on Recreation Pier.

11am - The program begins with guest speakers
12pm - Blessing of the Fleet Parade commences

Captains register here 

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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