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On Wednesday, the Washington Capitals and The Wharf announced a new Capitals-themed setting called Capitals Campfire at Camp Wharf in District Square, which is open and free to the public from December 5 to February 25.
During this winter season, fans can enjoy the Capitals-inspired holiday décor and Adirondack chairs, and a wood-burning fire to roast marshmallows and make s’mores. The “Caps S’more” features a peppermint patty wrapped in a chocolate graham cracker and is available for $3.25 at the little Camp Wharf s’mores trailer.
Fans also have the chance to skate at the ice rink on Transit Pier that is also Capitals-themed. “Rock the Rink Skates” will be hosted by the team and include giveaways, beverages, and a DJ. These special events will be held on January 18, January 31, and February 17. If you attend the “Rock the Rink Skates” wearing a Capitals jersey or any gear, you will receive $5 off your admission.
FROM THE CAPITALS MEDIA RELEASE:
The Washington Capitals and The Wharf announced today the Capitals Campfire at The Wharf, a Capitals-themed setting located at Camp Wharf in District Square from Dec. 5 through Feb. 25.
Free and open to the public during the winter season, the Capitals Campfire at The Wharf features Capitals-themed holiday décor and Adirondack chairs around the wood-burning fire where fans can roast marshmallows. Capitals-themed smores, which include a peppermint patty wrapped in a chocolate graham cracker, are available for $3.25 at the Camp Wharf s’mores trailer. Fans are encouraged to share photos with the hashtag #ALLCAPS in front of the ALL CAPS three-story window display. Click here for firepit hours of operation.
Additionally, The Wharf Ice Rink on Transit Pier will feature the Capitals, with Capitals rink panels and a Capitals-themed ice resurfacer. The Capitals will host Rock the Rink Skates at the rink, featuring giveaways, Capitals-themed beverages and a DJ. Rock the Rink dates include Jan. 18, Jan. 31 and Feb. 17. Capitals fans who attend Rock the Rink Skate in Capitals jerseys or gear will receive $5 off admission. Click here for ice rink hours of operation.
About The Wharf
The Wharf is a remarkable waterfront neighborhood, located along the Washington Channel of the Potomac River, that has established Washington, D.C. as a true waterfront city. The first phase of The Wharf opened in 2017 with over two million square feet of residences, offices, hotels, shops, restaurants, cultural uses, marinas, and public areas including waterfront parks, promenades, piers, and docks. Phase 1 of The Wharf has increased local and regional connectivity through a new water taxi system, the Southwest Neighborhood Shuttle, proximity to Metro, as well as new bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure.
Phase 2 of The Wharf broke ground in early 2019 and will deliver the neighborhood’s remaining 1.25 million square feet of mixed-use development, including new office, residential, hotel, marina, and retail space, as well as parks and public places, across a half mile of redeveloped waterfront. Phase 2 features an impressive lineup of 13 architects and designers from around the world and is scheduled to deliver in 2022.
At full build out, the $2.5 billion, world-class, mixed-use waterfront neighborhood will feature more than 3.2 million square feet of development along a mile of Washington, D.C.’s waterfront. For more information, please visit www.wharfdc.com.
By Della Young