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National Harbor, Maryland

Today, December 13, 2018


42 °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!

  • Friday, December 21st is National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day! Celebrate with us at Flight Deck on 12/21 from 6pm-9pm; enjoy drink specials, a prize for "ugliest sweater", and everyone dressed in an ugly Christmas sweater receives a complimentary glass of prosecco!
    December 12, 2018
  • We’re #Blue4HumanRights this evening in partnership with Humanrightswatch for #HumanRightsDay! #StandUp4HumanRights
    December 10, 2018
  • Happy Monday! Congratulations to Tina Foote on being selected as our November Sweepstakes Winner! She has won a Mistletoe Magic package. Congratulations, Tina!
    December 3, 2018
  • Thank you, President George H.W. Bush. #remembering41
    December 3, 2018
  • Happy first day of #Hanukkah!
    December 2, 2018
  • If you’re lucky enough to get in one of our 12 mistletoe gondolas, don’t forget to show us your #MistletoeMoment! Simply snap your photo, post to social media, tag The Capital Wheel, and use #mistletoemoment! Our favorite photo will win a VIP date night in 2019!
    November 30, 2018
  • Already thinking of the weekend? We’ve got your plans! Check out our Mistletoe Magic package, for just $40+tax: -2 Wheel tickets -2 glasses of prosecco served in our souvenir cups -1 Kodak photo Valid Friday-Sunday only, see you then!
    November 26, 2018
  • Happy Thanksgiving! We’re thankful for our many guests who have made memories on The Capital Wheel, and our wonderful staff who make it happen 365 days a year! #thankful
    November 22, 2018
  • Black Friday shopping at Tanger Outlets, Washington D.C./National Harbor? Don't forget to show your receipt to our ticket booth for $5 off Capital Wheel tickets!
    November 19, 2018
  • Don't forget! Santa visits the Carousel tomorrow (11/17) from 12pm-2pm, then The Capital Wheel from 2pm-4pm! Attraction tickets required!
    November 16, 2018
  • Did everyone enjoy the tree lighting and fireworks display last night?!? If you missed it, it takes place every Saturday at 5:30pm thru 12/22! Don’t miss Santa at the Carousel (12pm-2pm) and Capital Wheel (2pm-4pm) every Saturday as well! ... #Repost @beachsaltandsand ・・・ The happiest season of the year! #christmas #lights #fireworks #christmastree #fun #family #party #life #love #fall #thanksgiving #treelighting #nationalharbor
    November 11, 2018
  • In honor of Veteran's Day, National Harbor is unveiling the brand new America's team statues on Sunday, November 11th @ 2pm! We're celebrating by providing FREE Capital Wheel rides to members of the Military and their families all day on 11/11- simply present your Military ID to our ticket booth to redeem!
    November 8, 2018
  • It’s #AlzheimersAwarenessMonth and we are lighting up teal with Alzheimer's Foundation of America to help shine a light on #Alzheimers. #AFALightTheWorldInTeal
    November 8, 2018

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