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Today, June 18, 2018

Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy
87 °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 Summer Hours!

The Capital Wheel is now open 10am-12am, daily! Visit our calendar for additional information!


  • The Capital Wheel is guaranteeing a fun-filled, sun-filled weekend! How can we guarantee the weather? We'll be shining bright yellow all weekend long, and if it rains for a consecutive 30-minutes during our operating hours, everyone that purchased a ticket during that wet window will get a free ticket to come back another day!
    June 15, 2018
  • Did you know that on June 21st, 1893, George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. debuted the world's first Ferris Wheel at the Chicago World's Fair? Thursday, June 21st 2018 marks the 125th anniversary! Let's honor history and on 6/21, purchase 2 tickets to our very own Wheel for just $18.93!
    June 14, 2018
  • Celebrate Father's Day at Flight Deck! Draft beers are $2 off all day, and souvenir cups are only $6! #SipWhileYouSoar #WheelFun #FathersDay
    June 12, 2018
  • Happy #pride weekend!
    June 10, 2018
  • Not everything that happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. The #stanleycup is coming home to DC! This city is so proud of you, @capitals! #ALLCAPS
    June 8, 2018
  • Didn’t get a ticket to the #game5 watch party? Come to National Harbor! Huge screen, best sunsets, and for anyone wearing Caps gear, $10+tax Capital Wheel tickets, tonight only! #ALLCAPS #stanleycup @capitals
    June 7, 2018
  • Some things “stay in Vegas”, but the #stanleycup isn’t one of them. Let’s go Washington Capitals! #ALLCAPS #superstitious
    June 7, 2018
  • June sweepstakes alert! This month, we're giving away 2 Capital Wheel tickets and FREE parking! To enter, click here: Good luck!
    June 5, 2018
  • THREEPEAT. #ALLCAPS #RocktheRed #stanleycup
    June 4, 2018
  • As Vegas knows, the house always wins. Tonight, they’re in ours. Let’s go @capitals! #ALLCAPS #rockthered (Yes, same photo, we’re superstitious)
    June 2, 2018
  • Congratulations to Jose Palomo - the winner of a VIP Gondola Experience for 4!
    May 31, 2018

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