Get the inside scoop.

See how National Harbor can make your next story front-page worthy. For press inquiries, please contact info@nationalharbor.com

Press Releases

Nine Ways to Celebrate the Holidays at National Harbor and Surrounds

  • December 17, 2020

The nine must-do activities at National Harbor including Christmas tree lightings, hot chocolate, gift-with-purchase, special Capital Wheel packages, shopping, Harborcations and more!

Read More

New Modern Condominium Homes Coming to National Harbor

  • December 15, 2020

Peterson Companies announced that Pulte Homes will build The Flats at National Harbor—144 modern condominium homes available in summer, 2021. 

Read More

Peterson Family Foundation to Give $500K to Local Families in Need

  • December 8, 2020

Peterson Family Foundation to Give $500K to Local Families in Need
Family has longstanding history of giving back to the community

Organizations receiving this latest round of support include Stand Up & Deliver and United Way (Prince George’s County.)

Read More

Washington Nationals Open Team Store at National Harbor

  • December 2, 2020

National Harbor welcomed a new tenant this past week, just in time for the holidays. The Washington Nationals have opened a Team Store (150 National Plaza) in the Waterfront District at National Harbor. The store sits just below National Harbor’s holiday tree. It is the only Nats Team Store outside of National’s Park.

Read More

Peterson Companies Engages Two Top National Retail Brokerage Firms for National Harbor

  • September 23, 2020

To effectively bring in top long-term retail, a fresh perspective and additional national expertise, National Harbor hired Newmark Knight Frank, known for its placemaking strategy and history of working with properties like Time Warner Center in NYC, Disney Springs in Orlando, Dania Pointe in Ft. Lauderdale, Downtown at the Gardens in Palm Beach and High Street in Atlanta.

Read More

National Harbor Provides Hands-on Real-Life Learning Opportunities for Children Whether They’re Homeschooled or Distance Learning

  • September 18, 2020

Bringing math, science and history to life in educational ways to connect virtual learning through in-person experiences

Read More

Maryland Brewery Releases New IPA Inspired by “The Perfect Day” at National Harbor

  • September 3, 2020

(NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Sept. 2, 2020) –The Capital Wheel is open rain or shine, 365 days a year; and is always a perfect 72-degrees inside each private, climate-controlled gondola. “The Perfect Day” from True Respite Brewing was inspired by that vision of a perfect ride on The Capital Wheel and is being released today in follow up to the previous related brew in the series called It’s Too Foggy.

Read More

During National Black Business Month, National Harbor Welcomes Two New Retail Shops

  • August 21, 2020

During National Black Business Month, National Harbor Welcomes
Two New Retail Shops Messy Treatz and The Furlough Cheesecake feature decadent dessert options

Read More

National Harbor Launches “Welcome Back” as The Capital Wheel Turns

  • July 6, 2020

National Harbor Launches “Welcome Back” as The Capital Wheel Turns
Friday Sidewalk Sale, retail and restaurant openings and implementation of STARTS

Read More

MGM NATIONAL HARBOR TO REOPEN JUNE 29

  • June 24, 2020

EMBARGOED RELEASE MGM NATIONAL HARBOR TO REOPEN JUNE 29 Employee and Guest Health & Safety at Forefront of Capital Region Resort’s Reopening (Prince George’s County, Md. – June 23, 2020) – MGM National Harbor – MGM Resorts International’s (NYSE: MGM) (“MGM Resorts”) luxury resort and casino located in the heart of the nation’s Capital Region […]

Read More

National Harbor Partners with The United States Air Force Band and Washington Performing Arts for Live Streaming of July 4th Concert

  • June 23, 2020

NEWS Contact: Vicki Bendure FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 202-374-9259 cell/text Vicki@Bendurepr.com National Harbor Partners with The United States Air Force Band and Washington Performing Arts for Live Streaming of July 4th Concert NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., June 18, 2020—National Harbor, Washington Performing Arts, and The U.S. Air Force Band announced that they are partnering for a special […]

Read More

National Harbor Launches Gratitude Garden For COVID-19 Relief in Partnership with Washington Nationals’ NATS4GOOD Fund

  • June 19, 2020

New digital campaign encourages visitors to share statements of gratitude to support pandemic impacted communities

Read More

National Harbor Small Business Owner Paints to Support Those in Need

  • May 11, 2020

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vicki Bendure Bendure Communications, Inc. 202-374-9259 Vicki@bendurepr.com National Harbor Small Business Owner Paints to Support Those in Need Abai Schulze of ZAAF donates 100 percent of her art proceeds to Employ Prince George’s   NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., May 7, 2020— Like other nonessential businesses, ZAAF at National Harbor, featuring high end […]

Read More

Enjoy Take-out Meals, Meal Kits, Cocktail Kits and Entertainment from National Harbor

  • April 29, 2020

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vicki Bendure 202-374-9259 cell/text Vicki@Bendurepr.com Enjoy Take-out Meals, Meal Kits, Cocktail Kits and Entertainment from National Harbor National Harbor’s tenants get creative with their “to go” and online classes and entertainment NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., April 17, 2020—National Harbor has more than ten restaurants offering takeout. Some of those are also […]

Read More

National Harbor will Light it Blue on Thursday, April 9

  • April 9, 2020

NEWS                                                                            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Vicki Bendure 202-374-9259 cell/text Vicki@Bendurepr.com   National Harbor will Light it Blue on […]

Read More

Here are the steps we are taking:

  • February 26, 2020

  Consistent with CDC recommendations, we are intensifying our usual, thorough cleaning procedures around floors, doors, vertical transportation and other public areas using sanitizing and disinfectant formulas recommended by the CDC, with cleaning/sanitizing taking place throughout the day. Using sanitizing and disinfectant formulas recommended by the CDC Antibacterial soap dispensers in public restrooms Using sanitizing […]

Read More

National Harbor’s Restaurant Week, February 1 through 8

  • February 7, 2020

NEWS                                                                 Vicki Bendure FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                   Bendure Communications, Inc.                                                                                                          202-374-9259 Vicki@bendurepr.com    National Harbor’s Restaurant Week, February 1 through 8 Indulge at one of the DMV’s hottest entertainment and restaurant locations NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Jan. 20, 2020— National Harbor’s annual Restaurant Week will take place February 1- 8 with 18 participating […]

Read More

The Waterfront District at National Harbor Celebrates Small Businesses on Shop Small Business Saturday

  • November 21, 2019

NEWS                                                                    Vicki Bendure FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                   Bendure Communications, Inc. 202-374-9259 Vicki@bendurepr.com   The Waterfront District at National Harbor Celebrates Small Businesses on Shop Small Business Saturday, November 30   NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Nov. 20, 2019—On Small Business Saturday, the Waterfront District at National Harbor celebrates its boutiques and small businesses. The area has […]

Read More

National Harbor Announced LEGOLAND® New York Experience for Labor Day Weekend

  • August 20, 2019

National Harbor Announces LEGOLAND® New York Experience for Labor Day Weekend LEGOLAND® New York will be previewing their newest theme park and resort at National Harbor, bringing one of America’s most beloved brands to the idyllic waterfront destination for the holiday weekend NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Aug. 16, 2019 – As summer comes to a […]

Read More

National Harbor Moves Up To #29 In Cvent’s Top U.S. Meeting Destinations List

  • August 8, 2019

Close to major transportation hubs, abundant in high-quality meetings facilities, activities and attractions, the future is bright for this appealing waterfront convention destination NATIONAL HARBOR, MD – July 29, 2019 – Cvent has named National Harbor, Maryland, the 29th best meeting destination in America, up three spots from the previous year. Cvent, a leading resource […]

Read More

The National Harbor Guide To Stress Free Summer Bliss


THE NATIONAL HARBOR GUIDE TO STRESS FREE SUMMER BLISS The Capital Region’s one-stop shop for summer fun packs plenty of variety for any itinerary National Harbor, MD, June 25, 2019 – Let’s face it.  Planning a summer getaway is not an easy task. Different tastes and interests, grumpy teens and tweens in tow, no time […]

Read More

Gaylord National Resort Blooms With New Spring Offerings

  • February 28, 2019

Resort offers new spring activities as part of Washington, D.C.’s Cherry Blossom season (National Harbor, Md. – February 26, 2019) – Who doesn’t love spring? It is especially the best time of year in Washington, D.C. where thousands of travelers head to the nation’s capital to see its famed cherry blossoms come to life. This […]

Read More

National Harbor Launches Guide by Cell for its Extensive Outdoor Art Collection

  • January 31, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bendure Communications, Inc. 202-374-9259 Vicki@bendurepr.com National Harbor Launches Guide by Cell for its Extensive Outdoor Art Collection Riveting outdoor art gallery comes alive with free guided tour for all ages NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Jan. 30, 2019— Over the past 10 years, National Harbor has  acquired and commissioned a large number of artworks […]

Read More

National Harbor’s Restaurant Week Takes Place January 26 to February 1

  • January 8, 2019

NEWS Vicki Bendure FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bendure Communications, Inc. 202-374-9259 Vicki@bendurepr.com National Harbor’s Restaurant Week Takes Place January 26 to February 1 Fifteen participating restaurants offer great meal deals and additional specials NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Dec. 20, 2018— National Harbor’s Annual Restaurant Week will take place January 26 to February 1 with 15 participating restaurants. […]

Read More

Christmas Time Has Arrived at Gaylord National Resort

  • October 19, 2018

Christmas Time Has Arrived at Gaylord National Resort Resort Offers Dozens of Holiday Activities including ICE!, Cirque Dreams Unwrapped and More (National Harbor, Md. – October 18, 2018) – Come November 16, visitors to Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center will know that Christmas time is here! The Capital Region’s must-see holiday celebration, Christmas On […]

Read More

BROWSE A BIT.

SEE OUR SHOPS >

MAKE A RESERVATION.

VIEW OUR RESTAURANTS >