About this event
Join us on December 3, 2022 for the 30th Anniversary of the District’s Holiday Boat Parade presented by Washington Gas, a WGL Company. Celebrate the holidays with this iconic DC event that features over sixty beautifully decorated boats parading along the Washington Channel.
Get into the spirit with ornament decorating and face painting by Recreation Pier. Roast s’mores at the Camp Wharf fire pit and visit our lighted 45ft Christmas Tree. Skate at The Wharf Ice Rink on Transit Pier and sample winter drinks at our Pacifico Beer Garden. And bring your camera for pictures with Santa!
6:00–9:00pm — Activities throughout The Wharf (Waterfront Beer, Wine, and Whiskey Garden, s’mores, ornament decorating, live music by the Royals, and visits with Santa)
7:00pm — Boats arrive in the Washington Channel, Tommy McFLY emcees the parade
8:00pm — Fireworks Salute
8:15pm–9:00pm — Live music by the Royals continues on the District Pier Stage. The bar will still be open!