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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. 

The Wharf Marina has partnered with Snag-A-Slip the leading online boat slip reservation provider. Simply visit Snag-A-Slip to view slip availability and reserve your slip online today.

The Marina

Learn more about the Wharf Marina's rates, amenities, super yacht facilities and more.

Explore the neighborhood! Find great nightlife, restaurants, boutiques and more at the Wharf.

Visit all of DC's famed attractions, including the National Mall, Lincoln Memorial and more.

Special Events

Party on the Potomac with the best of them. Find more information on special events in the area. 

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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.

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the Jefferson Memorial during the Cherry Blossom Festival
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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


Mooring Balls


Boat Slips