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Brew & View Package


Enjoy The Capital Wheel from new heights during the month of October with our brand new Brew & View Package!

Package includes 1 ticket to The Capital Wheel, 1 beer, and 1 souvenir re-usable cup, plus $5 refills of any on-tap beer, including the popular Flight Deck IPA. A $30 value for just $20!

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Elevation Celebration Package


Drink in the views from the top with our Elevation Celebration Package. For just $45 it includes: 2 tickets to The Capital Wheel, 2 beverages (beer, wine, or soda), and 2 souvenir re-usable cups.

Beverages served in re-usable cups that can be enjoyed during your ride. Subject to capacity restrictions.

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Magical Memories Package


Experience new heights with our picture-perfect Magical Memories Package. For just $40, it includes: 2 tickets to The Capital Wheel and a Gold Photo Package with 2 6×8 photos, 2 4×6 photos and digital download.

Subject to capacity restrictions. Please follow us on social media for updates.

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Beertoberfest at Flight Deck

Enjoy Beertober specials all month at Flight Deck, The Capital Wheel’s waterfront bar and lounge. Enjoy any on-tap beer, including the popular Flight Deck IPA, for just $5 from 4-7pm daily.

Kids Ride Free on Halloween

Kids in costume (ages 10 and under) ride for free on Saturday, October 31 from Noon – 4pm with a paying adult.

Veterans Day

We salute our Veterans! On Wednesday, November 11th, all active & retired service members ride FREE! Accompanying family members are eligible for the Military Discount.

Must show military ID to redeem offer. Onsite only. Not available online. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Management reserves all rights.

New Online Store!

The Capital Wheel at National Harbor launched a new online store featuring many fun-loving products showcasing the iconic observation wheel. Proceeds from the sale of the exclusive LOVE DMV face mask will go to the American Experience Foundation (AFE). AFE enriches the lives of student and young people though inspirational travel experiences and educational opportunities to cultivate the next generation of hospitality industry professionals.

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Free Educational Resources

Parents – download a free multi-level physics and math worksheet geared toward middle and high-school students! Find more educational resources for teachers here.

Download Worksheet – Student Version
Download Answer Guide

Shop at Tanger, and Save at The Capital Wheel!

Save $5 on adult tickets simply by showing your Tanger Outlets receipt within 30 days of purchase.

Onsite promotion only, cannot be redeemed online. Promotion valid up to 6 tickets per transaction. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Management reserves all rights.

Hotel Partnerships

Staying at the Westin, Residence Inn or Gaylord National on property? Show your room key (Residence Inn) or the coupon in the Gaylord National savings booklet for 20% off Capital Wheel tickets! Offer cannot be combined with any other offer, valid on up to 6 tickets per transaction.

Scout Days

Join us for Scout Days at The Capital Wheel! Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, program includes:

  • Learn what makes The Capital Wheel spin and other STEM properties
  • Participation patch
  • Activity worksheet
  • The Capital Wheel ticket


  • $10+tax/Scout
  • $12+tax/Adult
  • $10+tax/Tagalong
  • $15.50+tax/scout for Capital Wheel and Carousel combo ticket

Reservations required for Scout Day. Contact us for more information and availability!

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Rent Our Lights

With more than 1.6 million LED lights, we can make your event, announcement or celebration shine.

  • Corporate Identity
  • Baby Gender Reveal
  • Birthday
  • Anniversary
  • Proposal

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