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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Miller Farms Farmer’s Market returns to National Harbor with their wide array of fresh fruits, vegetables and baked goods. Check out the market on the Belvedere at Waterfront Street and American Way every Saturday from 10am-4pm.

National Harbor, MD
Dock Location: National Harbor

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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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Summer never sounded better! Enjoy free concerts on Transit Pier every Wednesday evening, starting at 6:30pm, courtesy of our friends at Pacifico. R&B, Americana, Motown, Jazz, Reggae and your favorite pop covers – there is something for everyone! Grab a snack and a beverage from Cantina Bambina and enjoy live music and waterfront views.

970 Wharf St. SW, Washington, DC 20024
Dock Location: Wharf DC

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Jun - Aug
5-28
Wed

Sunset Fitness in the Park

Starting June 5 through August 28, attend FREE outdoor fitness classes hosted by different Georgetown studios. The hour-long sessions begin at 6 p.m. in Georgetown

Georgetown Waterfront Park
Dock Location: Wharf DC

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Jun-July
20-28

UniverSoul Circus

A spectacle of global proportions, the extra special 26th Anniversary edition of everybody’s favorite circus will take you on an unforgettable journey of electrifying, edge-of-your-seat performances!

204 Waterfront St, Oxon Hill, MD 20745
Dock Location: National Harbor

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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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July - Aug
9-6
Tue

Sunset Cinema

Grab a blanket, bring a picnic and head to the beautiful Georgetown Waterfront Park to view films with the panoramic backdrop of the sunset, Potomac River and Key Bridge.

Georgetown Waterfront Park
Dock Location: Georgetown

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Join Mount Vernon and members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart for the estate’s official National Purple Heart Day Ceremony on the East Lawn overlooking the Potomac River at 10:30AM (weather permitting).

George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate
Dock Location: Mount Vernon

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Arrives July 1st!  Visitors can climb aboard and learn about 18th century life on the sea and the history of the original ship, and meet a John Paul Jones reenactor. Weekly sails, craft brew cruises with Port City Brewing Company and private tours will further bolster entertainment offerings on the waterfront.

Base of King Street
Dock Location: Alexandria

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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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Grab a blanket, grab a date, grab friends and family and enjoy Jane Austen’s timeless love stories under the stars in Dumbarton House’s beautiful historic garden.  Every Wednesday in July!

2715 Q St NW, Washington, DC 20007
Dock Location: Georgetown

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Celebrate America’s 243rd birthday and Alexandria’s 270th along the Potomac River waterfront at Oronoco Bay Park. Enjoy live music by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, patriotic birthday cake, food vendors and a dazzling fireworks display.

Oronoco Bay Park, 100 Madison Street Alexandria, VA
Dock Location: Alexandria

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Head to Pearl Street to cheer on D.C. United as they take on Atlanta. Pearl Street gets United as they transform the street into an away game viewing party destination!

33 Pearl St. SW Washington, DC 20024
Dock Location: Wharf DC

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Insomnia Cookies is celebrating national ice cream day the best way they know how: FREE Ice Cream. That’s right, Insomnia Cookies is offering their coolest deal yet: a free scoop of ice cream with any purchase, in-store only all day on National Ice Cream Day.

3204 O St NW, Washington, DC 20007
Dock Location: Georgetown

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July
23
Sat

Canine Cruise

Join us aboard our dog-friendly sightseeing cruise around Alexandria’s Seaport. This howling experience is a local favorite. All are invited, with or without a four legged friend. Dogs ride free!

105 North Union Street, Alexandria, VA
Dock Location: Alexandria

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It’s all things shark on District Pier as they celebrate our favorite finned friends. Ride the mechanical shark, play shark themed games, learn about shark conservation efforts and of course, enjoy shark inspired beers from the waterfront beer garden.

District Pier
Dock Location: Wharf DC

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The Wharf will host themed dance nights with live music on Transit Pier. Instructions will begin at 7pm, and open dancing starts at 8pm. Each night will feature a different style of music and dancing, and professional dancers will be on the pier to help you learn the moves!

Transit Pier, Wharf Dc , Washington, DC 20024
Dock Location: Wharf DC

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Water Lantern Festival is filled with fun, happiness, hope, and great memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime. This is a family friendly event that can be shared by everyone. Friends, families, neighbors, and lots of people that you haven’t met can come together to create a peaceful, memorable experience.

National Harbor, MD
Dock Location: National Harbor

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Sept
14-15
Sat-Sun

Colonial Market & Fair

Visit the marketplace on Mount Vernon’s 12-acre field and chat with colonial artisans who sell traditional food and wares made from wood, metal, and textiles. Listen to colonial tunes and watch performers demonstrate 18th-century crafts, including Mount Vernon’s costumed interpreters making chocolate using an authentic colonial recipe.

George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate
Dock Location: Mount Vernon

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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.