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National Harbor, Maryland

Today, September 23, 2018


62 °F

Weather forecast from, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and the NRK

It's always 72° at the Wheel with climate-controlled gondolas!


New Hours!

Our attractions have new operating hours! Click here to view our full operating calendar.

  • Blue tonight for pulmonary fibrosis awareness month! Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation #blueup4pf #pfmonth #pulmonaryfibrosis
    September 21, 2018
  • We’re lighting up red for Lymphoma Research Foundation! #lightitred #bloodcancerawarenessmonth
    September 15, 2018
  • She knew she wanted a girl as the giant Ferris wheel’s lights alternated pink and blue. Then the moment of truth arrived.
    September 13, 2018
  • Never forget.
    September 11, 2018
  • Congratulations Bishop James Edward Jordan, Jr., Pastor of Refreshing Spring Church of God in Christ on your elevation to Auxiliary Bishop!
    September 10, 2018
  • Here are the winners of our photo contest categories! Now YOU get to vote on the grand prize winner! Click here to cast your vote, and also you'll be entered to win 2 Capital Wheel tickets!
    September 7, 2018
  • Honored to partner with Stand Up To Cancer and use our lights for cancer awareness! It’s #up2us, let’s #standup2cancer!
    September 7, 2018
  • In remembrance of September 11th we are offering FREE Capital Wheel tickets on 9/11/18 to our First Responders and Military, to honor their sacrifice and bravery. Guests of the First Responders and Military receive the Military discount, Tuesday, 9/11 only.
    September 6, 2018
  • Happy Labor Day! It may be the unofficial end of summer, but The Capital Wheel rolls on, open 365 days a year! #ldw #wheelfun
    September 3, 2018
  • We’re proud to partner with @pcoschallenge and light teal for #worldpcosday!
    September 1, 2018
  • Today is the LAST DAY to submit your photos to our photo contest! Winners of each category will win $100 gift card, and then YOU will vote on the grand prize winner of a $500 gift card! Enter here:
    August 31, 2018
  • We had a blast teaching Tony Perkins FOX 5 DC and Tucker Barnes FOX 5 DC how to operate The Capital Wheel! We ❤️ Fox 5 DC Zip Trip!
    August 31, 2018
  • We're hosting another Aloha, Summer event this Saturday! Join us from 7pm-10pm at Flight Deck for drinks, views, and live music by Peter Humphrey & Oasis Band! #alohasummer #wheelfun
    August 30, 2018
  • It’s our final @nationals ticket giveaway! Head over to our Instagram page to enter to win 2 tickets to see the #Nats take on the @cubs on 9/8!
    August 28, 2018

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