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#ViewsofDowntownArlington Photo Gallery: Top 12 Moments of 2023

Photo Gallery: Top 12 Moments of 2023

As the final days of 2023 approach and the countdown to New Year’s Day begins, we look back at the eventful year and everything we accomplished, from new events and businesses to record-breaking visitor numbers. Here’s everything that happened this year in our downtown.

  • Over $100 million in capital projects
  • More than 9.3 million visitors
  • Over 35 events
  • More than 400,000 cultural district visitors
  • More than 250,000 out of town visitors
  • 8 new businesses, from retail to food to entertainment and more, including Downtown’s newest office building on Front Street, the new headquarters for Sutton Frost Cary.
  • Launched new Clean and Safe Arlington Ambassadors program in November
  • Granted 8 marketing sponsorships and 4 beautification grants

In short, it’s a really great time to be in Downtown Arlington, the historical and ceremonial heart of the city, where you’re at the epicenter of amazing progress and a deep-rooted cultural renaissance. Join us in strolling through memory lane below, and tag us @DTarlington on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter in your own recap of 2023. Happy New Year from Downtown Arlington, and here's to a great 2024!

1. Downtown Eras

2. Downtown Outdoors

3. New Public Art and the Revival of Downtown Favorites

4. Mavericks of Downtown UTA Internship

5. The Downtown Arlington Classic Car Show, Presented by Chevrolet

6. Light Up Arlington/The Independence Day Parade

7. Downtown Arlington Annual Meeting

8. New Businesses

9. Clean and Safe Ambassadors

10. Letters to Santa

11. Downtown Favorites

12. Cultural District