This December, head straight to Downtown Arlington for photo walks, a bar crawl, shopping local, concerts, yoga, art tours, and good times that will keep your feet moving and you coming back for more.
Downtown Arlington Photo Walks
Live Music/Concert Crawl: Dec. 2 at 7pm
Pet Portrait Crawl: Dec. 18 at 3pm
Bring your camera and meet up with fellow photography enthusiasts as we visit some of the best hang-outs in our neighborhood. A quick talk by a guest photographer kicks off each Photo Walk, which typically last about 3 hours from start to finish. Photo walks are free; just let us know you're coming by registering in advance. Learn more on our blog.
Small Business Shopping
No thanks to the cold and rainy weather on Small Business Saturday last week, the crowds that our small business community were gearing up for and counting on didn't make it out. So here's your friendly reminder: You don't have to shop til you drop when you do your shopping in Downtown Arlington! Check out our list of Downtown retailers plus some great ideas for Downtown-inspired gift-giving bundles.
Holiday Concert Schedule
Arlington Music Hall
So many terrific performances to choose from at The Hall this month, from Celtic Angels to Redneck Tenors and just about everything in between. See the concert calendar and get tickets.
Downtown Arlington Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl
Dec. 9 starting at 7:30pm
Division Brewing, J. Gilligan's, and Hooligan's Pub
Pull on your ugly sweaters for a night of festive fun and drink deals at your favorite Downtown Arlington bars, ending with judging and prizes for Ugliest Sweater at Hooligan's Pub. Learn more.
Guided Tour of A Knight's Tale
Dec. 10 at 1pm
Arlington Museum of Art
Join a museum guide and allow yourself to get lost in the brilliant, unparalleled beauty of Medieval and Renaissance armor, armory, and art in the AMA’s exhibition, A Knight’s Tale. Family-friendly tours in both English and Spanish will be offered. Learn more and register now. #downtownknights
Art+Yoga with Arlington Yoga Center
Dec. 11 at 11am
Arlington Museum of Art
Stretch your legs, feet, and everything else when Arlington Yoga Center offers an immersive experience combining the tranquility of an art museum with the contemplative practice of yoga. Your ticket includes an hour-long yoga class plus the cost of admission to see A Knight’s Tale after the class is over. Learn more and register now. #downtownknights
A Classical Christmas, plus the annual carol sing-along!
Dec. 15 at 7:30pm
Symphony Arlington's annual Christmas concert features seasonal classics and the popular carol sing-along. Get your tickets now.
Holiday Fun with Your Family
For more ideas that are focused on holiday memory-making with kids in mind, check out Santa is Coming to Downtown Arlington! and Ten More Ways to Ring in the Holidays with Your Kids.
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