Thursday, May 3, 2018

Join the Rebellion: $4 Rides on The Capital Wheel on May 4th!

From our friends at The Capital Wheel...

The Capital Wheel Celebrates May the Fourth Be with You!

Friday, May 4, join the rebellion with $4 rides on The Capital Wheel, costume contests, $4 drink specials and more

The Capital Wheel at National Harbor is inviting fans from every galaxy to join them for the best party in the universe on Friday, May 4 to celebrate May the Fourth be with You. Guests in costume will be able to take a fantastic ride in their own climate-controlled space pod on The Capital Wheel for only $4 all day.

After a light speed ride, visit The Flight Deck for a variety of drink specials for only $4 and pose with your favorite characters from the movies!

A Costume Contest with tons of fun prizes including a grand prize of free rides on The Capital Wheel for an entire year (restrictions apply) will be held for individuals based on age and the Best Galactic Crew:

• Individuals - children up to 10 yrs, 11-17 and Adults 18 and older

• Groups - Best Galactic Crew, minimum of four/maximum of eight crew members

For more information about The Capital Wheel, please visit

About The Capital Wheel:
Located at the end of a pier overlooking the Potomac River at National Harbor, The Capital Wheel is a large-scale observation wheel. The iconic attraction is 180-feet high with 42 climate-controlled gondolas each seating up to eight passengers. For more information, please visit

About National Harbor:

National Harbor is a community unlike any other. Situated close to the nation’s capital, National Harbor takes full advantage of one of the country’s most historic rivers. Rising from the banks of the Potomac River, just south of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in Prince George’s County, MD, National Harbor is a 350-acre mixed use development with seven hotels (including the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center and MGM National Harbor), offices, residential, tree-lined streets with more than 160 shops including Tanger Outlet and more than 40 restaurants, iconic attractions such as the Capital Wheel and National Harbor Carousel, and much more. The community provides easy access to Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA and features an array of waterfront activities, events, and spectacular sunsets. For more information, please visit