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check out all of our upcoming events

The Yards offers year-round events to nurture, invigorate and unwind along the water. Start your day perfecting your downward dog and end it in pursuit of perfect wine pairings. Watch as your kids play on the lawn, then take in a live music performance under the stars.

4 events found
Nov 20, 2023 – Jan 7, 2024

Light Yards

Yards Park will be merry and bright with the eighth-annual return of Light Yards, an interactive light installation free to the public every night, from November 20 through January 7! …

Dec 31

SAVE THE DATE ~ Noon Yards Eve!

Mark your calendars! It’s almost time to ring in 2024 at Noon Yards Eve ~ more details to come! December 31, 2023 10:00am to 1:00pm

Dec 7–10, 2023

District Winery – Snowy Sips

Be merry and bright with a wine and cookie pairing! Taste your way through six District Winery wine and festive cookie pairings. From our bubbly Blanc de Blanc with buttery …

Dec 16

Capitol Riverfront BID: Jolly Jog

Participants will be lead along the scenic Anacostia Riverfront by Pacers Running guides so that, no matter your level, a jolly jogging elf will be there to help you finish the festive …

where to park

The Yards Q Parking Lot is located next to Yards Park. Metered parking is available on select streets but please be sure to check the posted hours and regulations. All parking is first-come, first-served.   


355 Water St SE
Washington, DC 20003

  1. Meter parking
    Restricted 6:30-9:30 pm
  2. Meter parking
    Restricted 6:30-9:30 pm
  3. Meter parking
    Restricted 6:30-9:30 pm
  4. Meter parking
    Restricted 6:30-9:30 pm
  5. Parking Lot Q
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