where DC meets its Water

Discover The Wharf

Washington’s next great meeting place has finally arrived. The Wharf brings dazzling water views, hot new restaurants, year-round entertainment, and waterside style all together in one inspiring location. It’s the most exciting neighborhood in the history of the nation’s capital.

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Featured Event

Running of the Chihuahuas

calendar icon May 5, 2018
clock icon 1pm – 6pm
map marker icon District Pier

Kick off Cinco de Mayo at our 7th annual Running of the Chihuahuas. We’ll also have a pet costume contest, so dress up your pooch to win fun prizes. Don’t have a dog? You can still partake in the party, play mini golf, eat some delicious food, or simply enjoy a great afternoon at our Waterfront Beer & Wine Garden.

Destination for All

Come explore this vibrant new waterfront’s countless things to do and see, hear and touch, taste and experience. And for those of you who want to linger a while longer, check out our hotels or tour our residences.

Things to Do

Directions to The Wharf

Centrally located, The Wharf is the District’s waterfront destination that is easy to get to—and to get around.

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Parking spaces
Adjacent to
Direct access to the
Southeast Freeway
Metro lines
Train station nearby
Virginia Railway Express
Easy access to
Metro, Buses & DC Circulator
Boat slips
Public piers
Catch the
Water Taxi & Jitney
Capital Bikeshare stations
Bike parking spaces
Direct access to DC's extensive
Bicycle Network
1 mile of
Riverwalk Trail system of
20 mi
Minutes from the
National Mall
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Get a Preview of The Wharf

Want to know what The Wharf is all about? Watch this short video to get a taste of what it’s like to live or visit here, and the many activities that await you along our waterfront.

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Download the District Wharf App

Stay up-to-date with everything that’s happening at The Wharf by downloading our app. Be among the first to learn about new restaurant and shop openings, see our events calendar, and easily navigate the neighborhood. From the waterfront’s history to the latest news, you’ll have it all right in the palm of your hand.

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