Summer Fun at the District Wharf

District Wharf is a vibrant waterfront destination in Washington, D.C., offering a variety of activities and attractions. Here are five fun things you can do at District Wharf this summer:

Enjoy a Waterfront Stroll: Take a leisurely walk along the waterfront promenade at District Wharf. Enjoy the scenic views of the Washington Channel, watch the boats go by, and soak up the summer atmosphere. There are numerous benches, parks, and public spaces where you can relax and take in the surroundings. End up at one of the many watering holes for cocktails.  

Dine at Outdoor Restaurants: District Wharf is home to a fantastic array of restaurants and eateries. Many of them offer outdoor seating with beautiful views of the water. Whether you’re in the mood for seafood, international cuisine, or casual dining, you’ll find a wide range of options to satisfy your taste buds while enjoying the warm weather. List of Wharf Restaurants.


Attend Live Music Performances: District Wharf hosts various live music events and concerts throughout the summer. Check the event schedule at The Anthem, Union Stage, and Pearl Street Warehouse to see if there are any performances by local bands or renowned artists that you’d like to see. Whether it’s rock, pop, hip hop, jazz or the blues, there’s usually something for every music lover. Check out the list of music venues. 

Rent a boat, kayak, or paddle board: If you’re looking for a more active experience, rent a boat, kayak or paddle board and explore the waters of the Potomac River. Several rental companies operate in the area, allowing you to enjoy a fun-filled adventure on the river while taking in the scenic surroundings and getting some exercise. Check out boat rentals at: Go Boat, Retro Boat, or Sip and Sail. For kayak and paddle board rentals go to Boating in DC


Shop at Local Boutiques and Markets: District Wharf features a variety of shops and boutiques where you can browse unique merchandise. From clothing and accessories to home decor and artisanal products, there’s something to suit every taste. Be sure to pop into these amazing shops for fun finds: Shop Made in DC, Diament Jewelry, Politics & Prose, A Beautiful Closet.  

Remember to keep an eye our our website for information on specific events and activities during your visit, as offerings may vary from season to season. Have a great time exploring and enjoying the summer vibes at District Wharf!

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