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Today, February 17, 2019


37 °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!

  • 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
  • Elevate Your Date! Check out our limited-time package valid 2/1-2/28, on sale now! $45/couple + tax, includes: -2 Capital Wheel tickets -1 love lock to secure to our Love Lock Fence -4 truffles from The Capital Candy Jar -1 6x8 commemorative photo Click here to purchase!
    January 28, 2019
  • Let's Spin Date! In partnership with DC Refined and AC Hotel National Harbor, we're elevating your dating game with our inaugural speed dating event! Thursday, February 7th, 6:30-9:30pm. For more details and registration, click here-->
    January 25, 2019
  • To celebrate the life and legacy of #MartinLutherKingJr, we are opening at 12pm today. #MLK
    January 21, 2019
  • Federal employees, don’t forget! While the government is still shut down, show your federal ID badge to our ticket booth to redeem your exclusive discount! #dcisopen #openforbusiness
    January 16, 2019
  • Looking for a different type of educational field trip for your students? Look no further! Here's what one educator had to say about bringing her math class to The Capital Wheel: "After analyzing many Ferris wheels, discovering sinusoidal equations, and applying trigonometric ratios, I decided to plan a field trip for our Algebra 2 students. Thanks to the Capital Wheel, these students had the opportunity to make first hand connections, gather real data, and bring our classroom to life. We have no doubts that our students will NEVER be able to look a Ferris wheel without thinking about math!" -MCPS Educator Message us for more details/special rates!
    January 14, 2019
  • Tonight, we are celebrating with @dartmouthcollege in recognition of their 250th anniversary! #dartmouth250
    January 12, 2019
  • Date nights don’t stop because it’s January! Elevate the game with a spin 180’ over the Potomac (don’t worry, our gondolas are heated)! #datenight
    January 10, 2019
  • Did you know we have 1.6 million LED lights on The Capital Wheel? Did you know we could use all of them to light up your company logo/baby's gender/school colors? Message us for details on how to set yourself apart from the rest!
    January 8, 2019

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