Tis the season for caroling, movies and fireworks on the pier: National Harbor’s Holiday Schedule is here. Plan your holiday with Santa, s’mores and festivities galore.
Photos with Santa at The Capital Wheel
Get the best wintery view of the season in The Capital Wheel’s enclosed, temperature-controlled gondolas. On Saturdays beginning November 15, your little elves will love getting pictures with Santa and friends before you ride The Capital Wheel. For more information, click here.
The Harbor Holiday Market
Each weekend, from November 15 to December 21, National Harbor will host the Harbor Holiday Market on American Way! The market will be filled with delicious treats, hot drinks, gifts, fresh produce, and holiday greenery.
Ho-Ho-Holiday Carousel Rides with Santa
Experience the magic of the holidays with a festive Carousel Ride with Santa! On Saturdays beginning November 22 from 12 PM to 2 PM, St. Nick will bring the holiday spirit to National Harbor’s Carousel.
The D.C. region’s must-see holiday attraction ICE! is back with an awesome new theme—Frosty the Snowman! Bring the family to Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center for an exciting wintery walk-through of this classic holiday story, made from over two million pounds of ice! For more information, click here.
Stay warm all season long with our new warming stations! They’ll keep you toasty in between shopping and dining, or stay and make a “SMEEP” (a s’more made with Peeps)! Our warming stations are located at The Capital Wheel look out, by the Capital Wheel ticket booth, and on American Way.
Holiday Movies on the Plaza
Enjoy a festive holiday outing this season with National Harbor’s Holiday Movies on the jumbo screen! Each Saturday afternoon, we’ll play a FREE family favorite holiday film.
Each Saturday, enjoy the sounds of the season with festive Choir performances at National Harbor. We’re bringing all the ambiance of the season to Your Capital Waterfront.
Holiday Light Show
Once the sun sets, National Harbor lights up! Every thirty minutes, our Harbor Light Show dazzles and delights. Make sure to stroll down to the pier during your next visit to watch the National Harbor Holiday Tree light up the night sky in a spectacular show!