Getting to Pride on the pier

There are plenty of ways to arrive at The Wharf for some Pride on the Pier fun.

Southwest Shuttle

The free Southwest Shuttle makes a loop between The Wharf, L’Enfant Plaza Metro, L’Enfant Plaza, and the National Mall, where you can also see the trees in bloom.

Water Taxi

The Water Taxi offers cherry blossom views coupled with a relaxing ride from Georgetown, Old Town Alexandria, and National Harbor, Maryland. Get a ticket and see the cherry blossoms from a new angle.

Wharf Jitney

Hop on the free Wharf Jitney at Recreation Pier and take a ride to Hains Point, where there are a variety of cherry blossom trees ringing the island.


The Wharf is within walking distance of two Metro stops.

The Waterfront Metro (green line) is a five-minute walk from The Wharf. Head southwest on Maine Ave. SW, which will turn into M St. SW. Turn left onto Fourth St. SW and the Metro station will be on your right.

The L’Enfant Plaza Metro (blue, orange, silver, green, and yellow lines) is an eight-minute walk from The Wharf. Head north on Seventh St. SW, turn right onto D St. SW, and the Metro will be on your right. You can also catch the Southwest Shuttle for door-to-door service from L’Enfant Metro to The Wharf.


There is a parking garage located onsite at The Wharf. Download our app to get real-time parking availability information. There is also an additional parking garage at L’Enfant Plaza. However, during season blossom season when traffic will be especially heavy, visitors are encouraged to make use of public transportation and transportation options via our waterways.