Upcoming Events

Events at The Wharf

From all-day festivals on the piers to live music performances in District Square, The Wharf always offers a fantastic lineup of things to do in Washington, DC. Join us for live music, waterfront workouts, art shows, boat parades, fireworks, and more!

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Lighting of the Menorah

calendar icon Nov. 28, 2021 – Dec. 6, 2021
map marker icon District Square

We’re continuing the annual tradition of lighting the menorah in District Square for each night of Hanukkah. Come to The Wharf to celebrate the Festival of Lights.

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The District’s Holiday Boat Parade

calendar icon Dec. 4, 2021
clock icon 6pm – 9pm
map marker icon Entire Site

Join us on December 4, 2021 for the District's Holiday Boat Parade. Celebrate the holidays with this iconic DC event that features over sixty beautifully decorated boats parading along the Washington Channel. Get into the spirit with holiday ornament decorating, family photos with Santa, and live music under our lighted Christmas Tree. The celebration will be capped off by a fireworks salue at 8pm.

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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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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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