Things to Do in National Harbor, MD

National Harbor
Photos by courtesy of Experience Prince George’s

The 2020 ADEA GoDental Recruitment Event will be held at a waterfront resort in National Harbor, Maryland set along the Potomac River overlooking Old Town Alexandria.

With over 40 restaurants and 160 retailers in the marina, dine with celebrity chefs, stroll along the boardwalk, or get a spectacular overview of the Washington, D.C on the Capital Wheel. 

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National Harbor Show Your Badge ProgramBadge Flyer

Take some time to explore all that National Harbor’s retailers, restaurants and attractions have to offer with the destination’s Show Your Badge program. PDF

The ADEA customized program flyer will be available Friday, March 13th.

Simply show your official ADEA Conference Badge or the customized flyer at any of the listed businesses to receive the stated discount or offer. For more information on Washington D.C.’s premier waterfront destination visit,


Dentist MuseumNational Museum of Dentistry (Baltimore, MD)

Located in Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. Samuel D Harris National Museum of DentistryPDF exhibits the history of dentistry with over 40,000 objects. Transportation is not provided for this attraction.

Free admission offered to all ADEA Annual Conference and ADEA GoDental Recruitment Event attendees. 

Register online
or contact Patrick Cutter at 410-706-0600, or email for more information. 


POSE Rooftop Lounge

With wraparound terrace feature on the 18th and 19th floors, get a breathtaking panoramic view of the Capital Region at Post Rooftop Lounge. Free to overnight guests, must be 21+ years old.

Gaylord Fountain

Fountain Show

Enjoy the Atrium Fountain show every night at 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. with dancing water, mystical lights and music.

Relache SPA

Nothing get’s better than a relaxing spa day. Rejuvenate at a world-class spa & salon featuring 12 luxurious treatment rooms at Relache Spa. Take ten percent off for all attendees during program dates- outside of program educational hours.


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Photos by courtesy of Experience Prince George’s

The Capital Wheel

Take a ride above 180 feet on the Capital Wheel to get a sweeping view of the Washington, D.C area. The climate-controlled gondolas will give you the best experience no matter the season.

Water Taxi

Go for a cruise on a water taxi on the Potomac River for a perfect view of the sunset, or to visit Old Town Alexandria! Experience a busy, historic district with indie boutiques and amazing foodie spots that will savor every bite, every moment.

Top Golf

Top Golf is the perfect spot to make any occasion special with appetizing menu by Executive Chef, local specialties and brews, and of course, games for all level golfers.

Bobby McKey’s Dueling Piano Bar

Dueling pianists lead exciting, high-spirited, interactive sing-along for everybody to enjoy. Take a night to unwind with your favorite drink at the marina’s best dueling piano show!

Cadillac Ranch–Bull Riding

Get the greatest entertaining experience with a mechanical bull and a whole lot of rock ’n’ roll inspire décor at Cadillac Ranch.

Los Angeles Azules Concert–US Tour

The Mexican music group, Los Angeles Azules will be performing at The Theater at MGM National Harbor on their Todos Somos Cumbia US Tour. Purchase your tickets for Friday, March 13th at 8:00 p.m.



From sophisticated steakhouses to whimsical late-night bars to local favorites and popular cafés, National Harbor offers a world of dining options all in just one location!

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See dining options at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center


  • National Harbor
    You can find the most unique, one-of-a-kind boutique shops along the National Harbor waterfront, including Cariloha Bamboo, A Touch of Fancy, South Moon Under, Georgetown Olive Oil Co. and ZAAF. Find specialized freshly sourced extra virgin olive oil to ultra-soft, comfortable clothing and accessories made of bamboo, to hand-curated collection of home décor and gifts.

  • Tanger Outlets
    With hundreds of stores including Michael Kors, LOFT Outlet, Swarovski, Calvin Klein, HUGO BOSS Factory Store and Adidas, you can find the best deals at Tanger Outlets that can’t beat the price. A shuttle and Circulator is provided for $5 for an all-day pass.