New at National Harbor

Looking for something new and fresh at National Harbor? Each month our blog will release the can’t miss: new offerings from your current National Harbor favorites, seasonal reopenings, new stores and signature events.

Coming soon and Now Open


MGM National Harbor is excited to unveil one of the country’s most unique gaming settings, The Outdoor Gaming Terrace. Play 41 of the most popular slot games, including Dancing Drums, Buffalos, and 88 Fortunes Enjoy a cocktail and views of the region on the covered gaming terrace.

Outdoor Gaming Machine at MGM

The Black Girl Hair Experience, opening on May 15th is an Interactive selfie-museum style exhibit with over 20 different photo-installations celebrating black hair and culture. See them featured on Good Morning Washington!

Community Love is a creative retail space and clothing brand based on the key principles. Community, Unity, Love the three basics to keep society moving forward in a progressive manner.

Water Activities are BACK!

Boating in DC is back for the season with their peddle boats and kayaks! New for 2021 are their Dragon boats and hydro bikes. Reserve your water adventure.

Floatboat 360 – take your party to the Potomac! This charter/rental boatis a great way to celebrate a milestone, wedding, birthday, or just because.

Monumental Boat Tours: A two-hour guided tour of the Potomac River. Take off from National Harbor on your own two-person catamaran boat to explore the landscape. You’ll learn more about the area’s historic sites like George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Fort Washington and more.



The Capital Wheel now has ICEE Cotton Candy! It tastes just like your favorite ICEE flavor but in cotton candy form! 😮😮 Get yours at our Dippin’ Dots location on the Marina pier leading up to The Capital Wheel!

Flight Deck at The Capital Wheel has reopened and is now going to be offering Stella on tap- The perfect reason for a waterfront celebration! On Sunday, May 16th Stella & Spin from 2-6pm. For $20 you will receive: 1 ticket for The Capital Wheel, 1 Stella Artois, 1 custom-engraved Stella chalice.

SUCCOTASH A progressive perspective of classic Southern favorites. James Beard Award winner, Chef Edward Lee, brings his Korean roots and Southern repertoire to a soulful Southern menu. View their New Spring Menu


Lake Arbor Jazz Fest: The Lake Arbor Jazz Outdoor Concert Series takes place every Thursday – Sunday during the month of July and features some of the nation’s and the region’s finest contemporary jazz and R&B artists including Gerald Albright, Maysa, Jeff Bradshaw, Najee, Norman Brown, Avery*Sunshine and more!

You + Muse Paintbar, outside, with this warm weather goodness? Yes please! Join the Muse team for this special outdoor painting session. Muse will have 8×10 inch canvases, non-alcoholic drinks and snacks at the pier under the white tent. You show up for the fun – we’ve got the rest covered. Please reserve your space ahead of time. Muse Outdoor sessions are scheduled for Thursdays at 5pm.