Get a Bird’s-eye view of Washington DC from 180 feet in the air.  Wheel has a colorful, mesmerizing displays with 1.6 million LED lights.  Family-friendly activity.

National Harbor, MD
Dock Location: National Harbor

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Visit Market Square in Old Town every Saturday to experience the one of the nation’s oldest continually operating farmers markets.

Market Square, 301 King Street Alexandria, VA
Dock Location: Alexandria

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Jersey-style pizza and antipasti on the boardwalk.  Game Day Happy Hour!  4pm-7pm Monday – Friday. $5 Beers | $8 Spritzes | $10 frozen Italian Ice Cocktails | $6 Mocktails. Located on the board walk to the left when you exit the water taxi at Diamond Teague.

79 Potomac Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003
Dock Location: Diamond Teague

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Ahoy!  Vola’s & Mia’s have partnered with The Potomac Riverboat Company to offer deals on water taxi tickets to The Wharf or National Harbor. Save 20% on your voucher – only $16 each! – when you dine at Vola’s or Mia’s before your trip*.

*Minimum purchase of $5. Voucher must be redeemed at PRC kiosk for a timed ticket.

101 N Union St, Alexandria, VA 22314
Dock Location: Alexandria

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Come aboard Odyssey DC for a special two-hour bottomless mimosa brunch cruise. Enjoy a delicious menu of breakfast and lunch favorites while cruising the Potomac and taking in the amazing views from Odyssey’s glass-enclosed deck or outdoor observation lounge.

Pier 4; 580 Water St. SW, Washington DC, 20024
Dock Location: Wharf DC

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Odyssey presents a special Prix Fixe dinner menu and evening cruise. It’s your opportunity to try one of Washington DC’s most unique dining experiences at an incredible price. Enjoy Odyssey’s distinctive atmosphere, live entertainment and a delicious meal as you cruise the Potomac.

Pier 4; 580 Water St. SW, Washington DC 20024
Dock Location: Wharf DC

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The tall ship Providence provides a living link to our rich maritime, naval, and Revolutionary history. The Providence is a reproduction of the first ship authorized to serve in the Continental Navy and John Paul Jones’ first American command.

Base of King Street
Dock Location: Alexandria

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A tropical, fun, laid back, casual bar with an extensive list of Tiki Cocktails featuring their very own Thrasher’s Rums and other rums from around the world. Escape to the Islands at Tiki TNT and Have a Blast!

Present your water taxi ticket for a 10% discount.

1130 Maine Ave SW, Washington DC 20024
Dock Location: Wharf DC

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Join Via Umbria’s team of wine experts for their Weekend Wine-down, a weekly guided tasting of Italian wines. Relax and be transported to Italy as you taste unique wines in a casual setting.

1525 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007
Dock Location: Georgetown

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Step back in time when you board the Nao Santa Maria. A faithful replica of the Spanish galleons used in the time of Columbus, you’ll learn the fascinating history of these ocean crossing vessels. Built in Spain in the tradition of the nao ships of the sixteenth century, the vessel weighs 200 tons and is nearly 100 feet long. Tours will be conducted daily.

Market Pier
Dock Location: Wharf DC

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The must-see holiday attraction is back! ICE!  featuring the 1957 Dr. Seuss classic, How The Grinch Stole Christmas! Watch how the Grinch tries to steal Christmas from the Whos of Who-ville through interactive ice sculptures and displays.

Gaylord National, The Christmas Village, National Harbor, MD
Dock Location: National Harbor

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Beginning November 15, The Washington Harbour Ice Rink transforms from its interchangeable use as a picturesque fountain and is open for recreational skating every day, including all holidays.

3050 K St NW, Washington, DC 20007
Dock Location: Georgetown

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Starting November 16, ignite your holiday spirit with the nightly lighting of the 56-foot tree and two million twinkling lights in the National Harbor Waterfront District. The tree light show takes place daily, every half hour from sundown to 9 p.m.

National Harbor Plaza, 165 Waterfront Street
Dock Location: National Harbor

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Join St. John’s Community Services and Guinness as they enjoy unique beer and oyster pairings, small plates from The Wharf restaurants, beer and whiskey tastings from Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House, live entertainment, silent auction giveaways, and captivating artwork from their ART Options program.

District Pier
Dock Location: Wharf DC

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Nov-Dec
22-29

Enchant Christmas

The World’s Largest Christmas Light Maze and Market is coming to Nationals Park! Glide along the ice-skating trail underneath light-adorned arches, take in live performances, visit with Santa, and so much more.

Take a water taxi from Alexandria directly to Nats Park –  a world of Christmas wonder awaits!

Nationals Park
Dock Location: Diamond Teague

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Enjoy one of the coolest amenities at The Wharf: the ice rink. Lace up your skates—bring your own, or rent some rink-side—to glide over the ice and enjoy amazing views of the water. While you’re there, treat yourself to some hot beverages and seasonal specialties at our nearby restaurants.

Transit Pier; 970 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC 20024
Dock Location: Wharf DC

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Kick off the holiday season at The Wharf as they officially light their Christmas tree and transform the waterfront into a winter wonderland with thousands of twinkling lights.

District Square, District Pier
Dock Location: Wharf DC

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Experience the sparkle of the holiday season at GLOW in Georgetown, the region’s only curated outdoor public light art experience. Set against the historic backdrop of DC’s oldest neighborhood, it’s a whole new way to shine.

Georgetown Commercial District
Dock Location: Georgetown

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Old Town Alexandria’s historic waterfront will shine for the 20th Anniversary Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights at 5:30 p.m. as dozens of brightly lit boats cruise along one mile of the Potomac River shoreline.

Old Town Alexandria Waterfront
Dock Location: Alexandria

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Join the Wharf as they celebrate the holidays and watch beautifully decorated boats pass by. Get into the spirit as you decorate ornaments or warm up by our Camp Wharf fire pit while making a s’more. Go ice skating and sample winter drinks at our Waterfront Beer and Wine Garden.

Entire Wharf
Dock Location: Wharf DC

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Ring in the New Year with family and friends in Old Town Alexandria at the 25th Annual First Night Alexandria. This annual live music and performing arts festival is the largest New Year’s Eve party in the D.C. region that is safe and fun for the entire family!

Old Town Alexandria
Dock Location: Alexandria

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Please note: Mount Vernon events are sightseeing excursions and round-trip cruises allow 4 hours to explore the estate upon arrival.