September 8th, 2015
Sure, summer might be almost over, but the weather is still great and the Arlington event calendar is still jumpin’. From concerts to wine-themed gatherings to cultural festivals, Arlington always offers something fun and exciting for you to do. Rock out to ‘80s and ‘90s tunes during Throwback Thursdays. Sample a sumptuous selection of vinos from Spain and Portugal. Experience a taste of Ireland during a Celtic festival. The fun never stops in Arlington! Check out these upcoming events:
Throwback Thursday Concerts – Every Thursday in September. 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Get your groove on during a Throwback Thursday concert in Freedom Park! Cover bands will play the best of the ’80s, ’90s, and more while Washington Wine Academy serves up $5 beer and wine. Click here for more information.
Wine in the Water Park – Every Friday in September. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. to the Crystal City Water Park. Sip on delicious wine selected by Washington Wine Academy, and enjoy the calming sounds of falling water and live music. Click here for more information.
Rosslyn Jazz Festival – September 12. 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Gateway Park. Enjoy free, high-energy performances by some of today’s most innovative and acclaimed jazz musicians. You can also savor a variety of delicious cuisines served by popular local food trucks. Click here for more information.
Sip and Salsa – September 13. 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The largest wine and food tasting event inside the Beltway, Sip and Salsa brings lush wines from Spain, Portugal, and Argentina to Arlington – all to the soundtrack of live Latin jazz performances. Sip, taste, and dance your way through Crystal City’s annual signature outdoor event! Click here for more information.
Beckett’s Celtic Festival – September 19. Noon to 7 p.m. in Shirlington. Ireland comes to Arlington at Beckett’s Celtic Festival! Enjoy live music, dancing, and delicious food and drink at this annual event hosted by Samuel Beckett’s Irish Gastro Pub. Click here for more information.
Pups and Pilsners – September 20. 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Pups and Pilsners is a dog-friendly outdoor beer festival in Crystal City. The event houses a massive beer garden with 10 stations, each featuring a different craft brew. There will also be libations from local breweries and wonderful cuisine from Crystal City restaurants. Click here for more information.
Clarendon Day – September 26. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Clarendon Day Street Festival is one of Arlington’s most beloved annual parties. Enjoy tantalizing food from Clarendon’s best restaurants, while listening to live performances on five music stages. Clarendon Day is also home to the International Chili Cookoff Tournament. Can you stand the heat? Try some of the spicy chili choices on display. Click here for more information.