Capitol Riverfront offers a variety of date night options. From riverfront concerts to Italian desserts to trivia nights, there’s a special date night celebration for you in this neighborhood. Treat yourself and someone special to one of these memorable dates.
Osteria Morini – Enjoy a romantic sunset view of the Anacostia River from Yards Park at Chef Michael White’s Osteria Morini featuring authentic Italian creations. Have a dinner to remember from a menu of shareable crostinis, homemade pastas, and desserts from renowned Executive Pastry Chef Alex Levin. 301 Water Street, SE
Ballpark Boathouse – Love to exercise? Take a romantic Capitol Riverfront Twilight Tour for two from Ballpark Boathouse. For beginner and experienced kayakers, paddle along the Anacostia River and see views of Fort McNair, the US Capitol, and the Washington Navy Yard as you’ve never seen them before – from the water! Potomac Avenue, SE and First Street, SE
Yards Park – Pack a picnic basket, a blanket, and relax or dance to the sounds of music on the waterfront in Yards Park. Every Friday in the summer, the Capitol Riverfront summer concert series provides a lively date night featuring exciting bands such as Jah Works (reggae), DC JazzFest , and Still Surfin’ (Beach Boys cover band). 355 Water Street, SE
Justin’s Café – Get your competitive juices flowing at Justin’s Café’s weekly trivia night. Featuring questions on sports, pop culture, and history, this fast-paced trivia is sure to get your heart racing. Emerge victorious and win a $50 gift card to Justin’s Café. 1025 First Street, SE
Trapeze School – Soar to new heights with your loved one by taking a class at the Trapeze School. The trapeze school offers classes in trapeze, acrobatics, and juggling in their brand new location. 1299 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Bluejacket Brewery - Have a great day-date by taking a behind-the-scenes tour of Bluejacket Brewery followed lunch at the brewery’s in-house restaurant, The Arsenal. Take either the free tour or the $29 tasting tour which comes with 5 tasting pours. Note that no tours are available on Nationals home game days. 300 Tingey Street, SE
District Winery – Treat your special someone to a tasty meal and delicious wine at DC’s first winery. Offering a tasting bar on Monday through Thursday from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Friday through Sunday from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm, District Winery is sure to be a date night delight. 385 Water Street, SE