Catching monumental views the kids and you have never seen before, from the top of the Capital Wheel. Sailing on a pirate ship with your crew of little scallywags. Cozying up on a blanket for a family movie.
Your Harbor Starter
Plan Your Day of Family Fun
Get ready for a day on our waterfront, filled with excitement for all ages. Here are some suggestions to get your wheels turning:
National Harbor’s the perfect place to play for parents with older kids. Here are some ideas for a day of exciting activities with your family.
ICE! This signature holiday attraction is back with a new theme in 2017! Experience favorite scenes from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer brought to life in this walk-through winter wonderland carved from more than two million pounds of ice. ICE! runs November 18, 2017-January 1, 2018.
Teen Night at Bobby McKey’s
We’re opening our doors nearly every month for a teens with beats show! We’ll give your teenagers a place to hang while enjoying all of their favorite song requests performed live!
We’ve made a day out with your toddlers as simple as peanut butter and jelly. See a sampling of what you can do on our waterfront.
Put the textbooks down; your kids will be thrilled to experience history and culture firsthand. Here’s a few ideas for making a lesson plan out of your fun family day out.
National Harbor has whole gallery’s worth of outdoor art lining the plaza and streets. Parents and kids can grow their appreciation for beautiful mosaics and impressive sculptures.
More Ways to Harbor
There’s enough fun on our waterfront for the whole family. It’s lined with must-see attractions that’ll keep everyone smiling for hours. Take a look at a few of our recommendations or see them all.
Bobby McKey’s hosts monthly Family Days with sessions for both young kids and teens.
The Awakening Sculpture
Is it art or a jungle gym? Your tiny tykes will have a blast climbing all over “The Awakening”—a massive sculpture by J. Seward Johnson, Jr.
No matter what kind of fun you’re planning, we’ve got the things you need to make your trip as seamless as possible. See a few options for shopping, dining, and more:
This Is How You Date Night
National Harbor is a great place to bring your special someone for one-of-a-kind experiences, romantic meals, and amazing sunsets. Check out our recommendations for your next date.
This Is How You Getaway
Kick back at a riverside resort or take advantage of everything our waterfront has to offer –whatever kind of trip you’re planning, we’ve got you covered. See a few of our ideas on how to make the most of your getaway.
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