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Today, March 21, 2019

Heavy rain

Heavy rain
46 °F

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

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


Best Holi-Date Ever!

Enjoy 2 tickets to The Capital Wheel, 2 drinks at The Walrus Oyster & Ale House, and a FREE limited edition, handpainted ornament, all for $50.00 +tax!

  • Introducing our new and improved Gold Birthday Party Package! Did someone say Dippin' Dots?! Book your party by April 30th and receive 5 additional children, FREE!
    March 21, 2019
  • Happy first day of Spring! We can't wait for the Carousel to open on Friday, April 5th and Flight Deck to open on Friday, April 12th!
    March 20, 2019
  • We're excited to announce our brand new Carousel birthday party packages! Check out our 3 incredible options, perfect for your little one's big day. Book by April 30th and receive 5 additional kids FREE!
    March 18, 2019
  • Happy Pi Day! We ❤️ math (and pie). ——————————————————— The Capital Wheel is the perfect mix of fun and education! Bring your students for a field trip they won’t soon forget! #piday
    March 14, 2019
  • We're hiring! If you're an energetic, hard-working individual who loves to have fun, check out our open positions and apply today!
    March 13, 2019
  • All this snow and rain has us longing for the springtime sunshine- 18 days and counting! #inlikealion Thank you for this warm weather reminder, @fefidelcampo!
    March 1, 2019
  • Congratulations, Anna Rodriguez, you're our February sweepstakes winner! You've won our Elevate Your Date package!
    February 22, 2019
  • We have just 1 more week of our Elevate Your Date package! Take advantage of this limited time offer before it's gone!
    February 21, 2019
  • With Katsucon right around the corner don't forget to grab your friends and soar 180’ above the Potomac River! Take a spin on The Capital Wheel and enjoy the sights and lights from your very own fully enclosed, heated gondola. Memories are made at The Capital Wheel at National Harbor; find their table in the Merchants Hall for 50% off tickets!
    February 13, 2019
  • #valentinesday is 3 days away! Don’t panic, we’ve got your plans. Our Elevate Your Date package is perfect: $45, includes 2 tickets, 1 box of truffles, 1 commemorative photo, and a lock lock to secure to our fence! Visit our website to purchase!
    February 11, 2019
  • Our Spin Dating event is this Thursday 2/7! Come meet new people on The Capital Wheel, then head to AC Hotel National Harbor for a mixer, complete with a signature cocktail and light bites! To register, visit
    February 4, 2019
  • Congratulations to Denise Velez for being selected as our January Sweepstakes winner! Stay tuned for our February Sweepstakes details and how to enter!
    February 1, 2019
  • We're 1-week away from our inaugural Spin Dating event! DC Refined will match you with your date based on your registration questionnare, you'll spin date on The Capital Wheel, then have a post-date mixer at the AC Hotel National Harbor! 2019 is the year of YOU- let's kick it off right! Register here:
    January 31, 2019

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