DC Tourist Events

At Recreation Pier, the Wharf Boathouse offers walk-up service for kayak and paddleboard rentals on a first-come, first-served basis

Spring means on-the-water fun at District Wharf

Getting there on the water taxi is half the fun

Spring is in the air and the District Wharf has something for everyone. At Recreation Pier, the Wharf Boathouse offers walk-up service for kayak and paddleboard rentals on a first-come, first-served basis. Classes and tours can be booked in advance. For those who can’t stay away from the river, season passes can also be purchased.

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Taco, Beer, Tequila Festival arrives at National Harbor June 1

Taco, Beer, Tequila Festival arriving at National Harbor

Organizers report 20 food trucks, taquerias will be on hand

The annual Taco, Beer, Tequila Festival is fast-approaching on June 1. Washington, D.C.-area visitors and residents can sample (or indulge) on these three, celebrated food groups at the new National Harbor location in Prince George’s County. The festivities start over at the Southpointe Lot with more than 20 taco trucks and taquerias on hand, said Taste USA Food and Drink Festivals, an event organizer.

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Brewers on the Block returns August 2018: D.C. Beer Week

Washington, D.C. Beer Week is just around the corner and a popular event, the Annual Brewers on the Block, is returning for its fifth season. The coveted beer event will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. August 25 at Suburbia in Union Market. Twenty of the region’s top brewers, cideries and meaderies will be participating.

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District Wharf DC JazzFest: Swizzle Chill Magazine

DC JazzFest comes to the District Wharf, June 16-17

2018 District Wharf DC JazzFest is packed with events for an entire weekend

The 2018 DC JazzFest is nearly here and it’s coming to the District Wharf. This rich and cultural experience, with global and local influences, has been operating for more than a decade and is scheduled for Saturday, June 16-17, 2018. The 2018 DC JazzFest enables residents and tourists alike to appreciate the musical genre of jazz, which is so rich in tradition, while enjoying the beautiful surroundings and spring weather at the District Wharf, with more than 20 acts to be experienced.

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Spring flavors blossom in DC, including Astro Doughnuts monthly rotations

Spring blooms in the DC food scene

Food’s seasonal flavors, cherry blossom inspiration signal spring is here

As the snow melts and the cherry blossoms bloom, crisp, fresh flavors of spring replace the warm winter spices. Popular restaurants in the Washington, DC area are keeping up with the changing produce and introducing seasonal menus that highlight the best the spring has to offer. Spring dishes reconnect with the warmth of the earth, with the sweetness and crunch of fresh fruits and vegetables slicing through the earthier flavors, creating a refreshing medley of flavors that celebrate the celebrate the earth.

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