The Yards Park

10 Water St SE (at 3rd St SE)
Washington, DC 20003


  • Free concerts every Friday May 4th-Sept 14, 6:30 to 8:30pm. Food/drink available for purchase or bring a picnic. Best way to start the weekend!
  • Make sure to walk behind the ridiculously awesome waterfall. Also chill on the boardwalk next to the Anacostia and revel in the fact that there's finally a waterfront park in DC worth going to.
  • The only wadding pool around for both children and adults alike. This is the perfect park to enjoy a picnic and dip your toe into the fountain for a chance to cool off on a hot summer day.
  • Friday night summer concerts are a blast. Free, on the waterfront and just plain beautiful views make this a must destination during the DC summer months.
  • Check out the Yards Park concert series every Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 in the summer. Live music, food trucks, beer from Churchkey, hanging by the water. Can't go wrong!
  • This place is the greatest!
  • Lay down on the wooden lounge chairs in the garden.
  • Wonderful place to have a picnic. Bathrooms, really well landscaped, safe and a great view!
  • If you're here at 8 am, you can hear the Star Spangled Banner play from the Navy Yard.
  • kids love playing in the water fountains!
  • Friday summer concerts in the park are a great way to start the weekend! And it's BYOB!!!
  • Free concerts every Friday are a great way to start a summer weekend.
  • Free yoga class at 7pm on Wednesdays by the lighthouse!
  • Splash fountain, huge wading pool, sloped benches and boulders to climb: what's not to like for kids. Food, beer, and live music on Friday nights in the summer.
  • free concert and a beer garden on summer Friday nights
  • Lovely spot to walk, run, or roll near Nationals Park. Great waterfront location, and so so so many places to grab a bite or drink. Bluejacket and Osteria Morini are some favorites.
  • Great fun to just chill on a warm day!
  • Such a great waterfront spot! Cant wait to come back in the summer.
  • Bars, food, music, scenery

Nearby places

1500 S Capitol St SE (btwn N St SE & Potomac Ave SE)
301 Water Street, SE (4th Street, SE)
300 Tingey St SE (at 4th St SE)