Welcome to the Wharf Marina
The Wharf Marina in Washington D.C. is a world-class waterfront destination for residents and visitors alike. This remarkable mile-long neighborhood along the Washington Channel of the Potomac River reestablishes Washington D.C., as a true waterfront city. Boaters enjoy easy access to shops, restaurants, cultural uses, hotels, music venues, free events and public areas including waterfront parks, promenades, piers, and docks.
The Wharf Marina is located just south of the National Mall, offering easy access to Washington D.C.’s most beloved monuments and memorials, art venues, sporting events, and more. Come visit us and discover the endless possibilities where DC meets its water.
Join us on December 4, 2021 for District's Holiday Boat Parade. Celebrate the holidays with this iconic DC event that features over sixty beautifully decorated boats parading along the Washington Channel.
Boat owners are invited to decorate their boats and pariticpate in the parade. Boats participating in the District's Holiday Boat Parade receive commemorative swag bags, invitations to the Captains After Party, and are eligible for a chance to win some fantastic cash prizes, including the $1,000 Best in Parade award. Boat captains must register in advance of participation, and must attend the mandatory Captains Meeting on December 2 at 7pm.
Did You Know?
Fun Facts about The Wharf
Mile of Waterfront and growing!
Acres of parks, open spaces and civic areas
Metro lines in walking distance
Pubs and Restaurants