The Wharf presents The District’s Holiday Boat Parade, a magical night of boating on the Potomac River, from Hains Point to the docks and piers of The Wharf. This is the 27th year of this annual waterfront holiday tradition.
Free public activities will be held from 6:00pm to 9:00pm, including the lighting of The Wharf’s 40-foot tall Christmas tree, Santa Claus will be there and live music by the GO GO Gadjets will be on stage at District Pier.
The boat parade will kick off at 7:00pm and highlighted by a stunning holiday fireworks parade finale at 8:00pm. The festive holiday boat parade will include up to 60 beautifully decorated boats. Get there early!
6:00–9:00pm — Activities throughout The Wharf – Waterfront Wine & Beer Garden, s’mores, hot chocolate, and music by Go Go Gadjet
7:00pm — Boats arrive in the Washington Channel
8:00pm — Fireworks Salute
LATER HOLIDAY EVENTS:
The Wharf’s Ice Skating Rink Opens is now open at Transit Pier.
12/2 – First Night of Hanukkah Celebration
12/22 – Christmas Caroling and Pictures with Santa Claus
1/7 – Curling & Cocktails
1/8 – Broomball & Brews
1/12 – Fruit Cake Festival
All winter events are produced by Hoffman-Madison Waterfront, developers of The Wharf, along with The Wharf Community Association (WCA).
District Wharf. 735 Water St SW, Washington, DC 20024.