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The District’s Holiday Boat Parade at The Wharf

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The Wharf is excited to announce that the District’s Holiday Boat Parade, an iconic DC holiday tradition for 29 years, returns on December 4, 2021. The nautical parade will feature a stunning collection of more than 50 boats covered in festive holiday lights, decorations, and costumed crew members entertaining viewers gathered at The Wharf neighborhood along Washington, DC’s waterfront.

This year’s Holiday Boat Parade will offer activities for the whole family including: 

  • Photos with Santa
  • Holiday ornament decorating
  • Miniature boat crafting
  • Live music
  • The Lighting of The Wharf Christmas tree


December 4
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


District Pier at The Wharf
101 District Square Southwest, Washington, DC 20024
Washington, DC 20024 US
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