In celebration of National Harbor’s tenth anniversary, the property is holding a celebratory weekend for the community on Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8.
The weekend kicks off on Saturday morning with a Potomac River Cleanup (8 a.m. to noon). There will be free carousel rides on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., a Beer Garden (4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.); a ticketed ($5) kid’s silent disco from 4 to 6 p.m.; an adult silent disco, also ticketed ($15) from 8 p.m. to midnight and fireworks on Saturday at 9 p.m. Sunday features free Capital Wheel rides from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., a kid’s corner (noon to 5 p.m.), a community parade from 3 to 4 p.m. and live music from 4 to 5 p.m. For activity locations and additional details and to purchase tickets for ticketed disco activities, go to www.NationalHarbor.com/ten.
“We’re holding this weekend event as a thank you to the D.C. region,” explained Deborah Topcik, director of marketing at National Harbor. “We want to thank everyone in the Washington, D.C. community for their support over the past ten years.”
In just ten years, National Harbor has grown to become a major waterfront destination and home to many residents. With eight hotels, including the luxurious MGM National Harbor and the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center; 160 shops including Tanger Outlets’ 85 premium designer brands; more than 40 restaurants; National Harbor attracts more than 13 million visitors annually. Add in offices and residential including The Haven, the area’s largest condominium on the market and now selling; the Capital Wheel and National Harbor Carousel, water taxis, the many special events and activities and it’s no surprise why so many visitors to the D.C. region choose National Harbor and why so many residents call it home.
Noting the many accomplishments and additions to National Harbor over the years, Topcik added, “We have a lot to celebrate.”
For more information on National Harbor, go to www.NationalHarbor.com.