National Harbor December Calendar
Saturdays Through December 19th
Ho-Ho-Holiday Carousel Rides with Santa
12pm – 2pm
$7 per child for unlimited rides (plus tax); adults ride free when accompanying a paid child
Enjoy a festive carousel ride with Santa at National Harbor’s Carousel
Photos with Santa at The Capital Wheel
2pm – 4pm
Photos available for purchase with admission to The Capital Wheel
Get your photo taken with Santa before you ride The Capital Wheel in enclosed, temperature-controlled gondolas
Ongoing Holiday Programming
12pm – 6:00pm
National Harbor Plaza, National Harbor, MD 20745
Warm up at one of National Harbor’s fire pits and enjoy live holiday entertainment and holiday movie screenings every Saturday during the holiday season.
1pm – 2pm: Musical performances and holiday entertainment
2pm – 4pm: Holiday Movie on the jumbo screen at the Plaza
12/5: Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas
12/12: Frosty’s Winter Wonderland
12/19: Frozen Sing-a-Long
3:30pm: College Football on the jumbo screen at the Plaza
Toys for Tots Toy Drive on December 5 with WJLA and December 12 with Fresh FM
Saturdays and Sundays Through December 20th
The Harbor Holiday Market on American Way
12pm – 5pm
Shop the seasonal Farmer’s Market, now with Christmas trees, wreaths, holiday greenery, and more. Warm up with hot chocolate, winter treats and seasonal goodies from National Harbor’s retailers and have fun making your own “Smeeps”.
Through January 3rd
Gaylord National’s ICE!
Hours vary, please visit christmasonthepotomac.com for times and ticket prices
The region’s must-see holiday attraction ICE! is back with an exciting new theme featuring Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town© – brought to life with more than two million pounds of colorful ice. Walk through seven individual rooms depicting the story of Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town©, slide down ice slides over two stories high and watch artisans as they create frozen marvels in The Frostbite Factory, a live ice-carving zone.