October 5, 2017 at 1:57 pm EDT | by Mariah Cooper
Show time for the Wharf
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The main sign for the District Wharf. (Washington Blade photo by Tom Hausman)

The Wharf (690 Water St., S.W.) celebrates its grand opening with a long weekend of events Oct. 12-15.

On Thursday, Oct. 12 there will be live music and entertainment on five stages from noon-9 p.m. The Bacon Brothers perform a happy hour concert at 5 p.m. There will be daytime fireworks at noon and sunset fireworks at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 13 there will be live music from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, Will Gravatt Band, Tom Lagana and more will perform. Headliner Go Go Gadget performs from 6-7:30 p.m. There will also be s’mores at the Wharf fire pit and a silent disco.

Saturday, Oct. 14 will feature entertainment from 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. ‘90s cover band White Ford Bronco performs from 6-7:30 p.m. Other actives include Yoga on the Pier, Art Wheels and more.

On Sunday, Oct. 15 activities run from 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. At 10 a.m. there will be morning activities with Rocknoceros Kids’ Band. The U.S. Army Band Downrange performs at noon. At 4 p.m. there will be a blessing of the wharf followed by a performance Howard Gospel Choir of Howard University. The weekend closes out with sunset fireworks at 6:30 p.m.

For a complete list of events, visit wharfdc.com.

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Apartments at the District Wharf. (Washington Blade photo by Tom Hausman)

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