It’s that time of the year when colors are bountiful, the air is chilly, and there is just so much happening around you. But, how do you determine which events to attend and which ones to skip?
We have put together a list of top 10 fun festivals to attend in Arlington:
- Clarendon Day– is one of the Arlington’s most popular and diverse street festival with music concerts, kids arena, arts and crafts vendors, and business and non-profit exhibitors from Clarendon and other regions. There is also plenty of food, beers, and wines.
- Crystal City Oktoberfest– features a selection of local beers, live entertainment, a variety of food trucks, and vendors serving German delicacies.
- Valley Fest– presents live entertainments, local art, food trucks, and plenty of local brews.
- Latino American Festival– An evening of live music and dancing, some delicious Latin food, artisan vendors, and kids activities.
- NoVa Mac and Cheese Festival– Top chefs, food vendors, and food trucks serve up one of the most popular dishes in the World. There is also a wide selection of craft beers, wines, and ciders to sample.
- Beckett’s Celtic Festival– A celebration of Irish flavors, this festival features live music, pipers, and plenty of food and drinks.
- Columbia Pike Fall Fest– Enjoy a variety of drinks, food local restaurants, and performances from various artists.
- Rosslyn Cider Fest– features several amazing cideries, live music, and food trucks.
- Shucktoberfest Beer & Oyster Festival– Features over 40 craft beer tents, food and oyster vendors, and kids activities.
- Fall Heritage Festival– Celebrate the USA’s heritage with some old-time games and crafts, historic music, throwback clothes such as coon-skin caps, and view photos from way back.
Properties in Arlington County
2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths, 1,178 sqft living area
Don't miss this meticulously maintained condo in Monroe, just moments from Clarendon & Ballston. This stunning condo offers 2 bedrooms, (plus den) and 2.5 bathrooms w/a balcony. Generously sized Laundry Room with full sized washer and dryer. A few added features, HVAC UV light air scrubber, custom built closets, designer window treatments, Nest thermostat and semi-professional kitchen faucet. One garage parking space, extra owned storage! Rooftop terrace -amazing view, exercise room with recently upgraded professional exercise equipment, concierge staff, club house and library. Close proximity to Virginia Square Metro, blocks from the New Ballston Quarter!
2 beds, 2 full baths, 1,050 sqft living area
Very attractive 2 bedroom/2 bath condo with updates make this well located unit very desirable. Hardwood (parquet) floors throughout. Hall bath just redone with new vanity, lighting, mirror and paint. Updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Large balcony for enjoying morning coffee. Spacious owner's suite with walk in closet and en suite bath. All utilities included in the condo fee. Shopping and public transportation nearby. Amenities include outdoor pool, exercise room and party room. Building is very well maintained with energetic property manager on site. This unit comes with a covered parking space along with 1 surface parking space. Common laundry room in building. This is the lowest priced 2 bed/2 bath condo in Arlington!
2 beds, 1 full baths, 884 sqft living area
Pictures to come soon. You don't want to miss this charming updated 1950s bungalow on a beautiful cul de sac. This lovely South Arlington home is located in Arlington Forest and backs to Glencarlyn Park. The inviting home features warm parquet floors and the living room includes wood burning fireplace. There are two bedrooms and a renovated bathroom. The kitchen includes granite counters and space for a table and chairs. There are numerous updates throughout including designer ceiling fans and updated light fixtures. The roof, deck, water heater, windows, washer, and dryer are all newer. The large back yard is fully fenced and backs to woods making it perfect for entertaining. W&OD trail just outside the backyard. Just minutes from Seven Corners, Ballston, DC, and many commuter routes.
4 beds, 3 full baths, 2,747 sqft living area
3725 Military Road has been totally modernized! A true Gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops and breakfast bar, 5 burner gas cook top, wall oven plus a microwave/convection wall unit. All bathrooms have been updated with an exceptionally large master bath. Oak hardwood flooring is found throughout the living level and brand new LVT flooring is throughout the entry level. Windows have been replaced. The private yard has new landscaping. 2 wood burning fireplaces, one on the main level great room and one in the original formal living room. There is a one car attached garage plus plenty of driveway/street parking. This is a pristine home ready for new owners.
5 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths, 5,383 sqft living area
Welcome to 4775 Williamsburg. This absolutely stunning home shows like new construction. The high end finishes are just beautiful, and the upgrades have made this house feel like a home. The curbside appeal of this Craftsman is the new classic in North Arlington. As you enter, you can feel the meticulous nature in which the home has been maintained. Hardwood floors and the home office greet you upon entrance, as your eye is drawn back to the living room. High ceilings and crown molding give you the formality you expect, while maintaining its comfort. The custom blinds throughout the home make sure you get the perfect amount of sunlight all day long. Continuing through, you enter the dining room and living room, complete with coffered ceiling and the perfect floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. The open kitchen, massive pantry, and huge island are the stuff of which Chefs dreams are made!!! The possibilities for entertaining in this space are endless!! Stainless appliances, soft close cabinets, and an extended breakfast bar ensure everyone can enjoy this beautiful space. The family room has tons of light and comfort, and is a great place to hang before and after dinner. Walkout to the deck and enjoy your meticulously maintained, fully fenced back yard, custom landscaping, built in fire pit, and garden space, all maintained by the automated-in ground sprinkler system and landscape lighting. Back inside, the first floor is completed by an amazing mudroom with plenty of storage, and the 2 car garage has everything you need in terms of storage and convenience, with access to the house AND the side yard, as well as a racing deck floor. Not to be missed!!! The second floor offers the luxurious master suite, a large laundry room with closed cabinets for storage, and 3 spacious bedrooms, each with its own bathroom and ample closet space. You will love coming home to the master suite with plenty of space, custom blinds, tray ceiling, large walk in closets, and a pristine bathroom with dual vanities, a soaking tub, separate shower and all the bells and whistles. The basement is the icing on the cake in this Craftsman. High ceilings ensure your comfort, and the full, legal bedroom and full bath make sure your guests have a comfortable place to rest their heads. The oversized rec room gives plenty of space for the family to have additional space to relax. The gym gives you the perfect space to keep yourself felling great! Plenty of storage and the walkout stairs to the back yard complete the home. This house is close to everything, whether you need to commute, want some of the best schools, or just want to be near shops and restaurants. It has plenty of space to achieve that work/life balance, as well. This home is not to be missed!!!
2 beds, 1 full baths, 850 sqft living area
Sunny second level 2 bedroom, 1 bath condo in the heart of Arlington! This unit features two spacious bedrooms with generous closet space. Living area is bright and sunny with wood flooring. Updated kitchen, with granite countertops. Unit faces meticulously maintained grassy courtyard. Includes bonus on site storage unit. Walking distance to everything Arlington/Clarendon has to offer!
3 beds, 1 full, 1 half baths, 1,287 sqft living area
Unbelievably charming and move-in ready bungalow in popular Douglas Park. The beautifully landscaped front yard invites visitors into the property and the beautifully landscaped backyard is the perfect, private spot for entertaining and relaxation. This home features a large main floor bedroom and adjacent half bath. along with the spacious living room, perfect for hosting friends and everyday living. The spacious kitchen has ample cabinetry with vintage flair and a new dishwasher and french door refrigerator. Take a break from it all on the rear enclosed porch, which overlooks the beauty of the backyard. Upstairs are two generous bedrooms and a full bath. The lower level has a very large second living space as well as ample storage, laundry, and a walkout to the back. This beautiful home is close to parks, shopping and is convenient to Walter Reed Dr, Columbia Pike, I395 and Glebe Rd.
2 beds, 1 full baths, 814 sqft living area
Welcome to unit 414 at Westview Condominium, a 2 bedroom, 1 bath with over 950 square feet of living space including the sunroom. The unit went through a major renovation in 2016 starting with the wire brushed oak hardwood floors throughout the entire condo. The kitchen was remodeled with new white, showcase cabinets, granite counters & Whirlpool stainless steel appliances. From the living room, sliding glass doors open to the large sunroom with new windows, making it a true four season space. The bathroom has a new tile floor, a reglazed bathtub and a vanity with granite counters. The bedrooms are located on opposite sides of the living space, both with hardwood floors and the master with a large walk-in closet. The unit comes with 1 prime parking space on P2, #1089. Westview is located in the heart of Ballston, just 2 blocks to the Ballston metro and a quick stroll to the Ballston quarter, shops, restaurants, parks and everything Arlington has to offer. For a 4K property video, search the address on YouTube.
3 beds, 2 full, 2 half baths, 2,275 sqft living area
On the market now, a classic stone & brick colonial, ideally located in the popular Crystal Spring Knolls community. This beautifully situated home is nestled on a magically landscaped 9,375 SF lot. Features include three generous sized bedrooms upstairs, 4 baths (2 full and 2 half), hardwood floors, kitchen/dining room combo, granite countertops, gas stove cooktop and island, expansive flagstone patio, inviting front porch, renovated master bath, sun filled living room with fireplace, oversized one car garage and long driveway, slate roof, and tranquil backyard water feature. Icing on the cake, wonderful curb appeal and a spacious, walk out finished lower level with half bath and laundry, waiting for your vision and improvements. Large capacity, industrial strength, generator may convey. School Pyramid. Convenient to the Lyon Village Shopping Center, Lee Heights Shops, parks, bikes and jogging trails. Easy access to major commuter routes including Lorcom Lane, Spout Run Parkway, George Washington Memorial Parkway, I-66 and Lee Highway. Two lights to DC.
1 beds, 1 full baths, 698 sqft living area
Welcome to unit 819 at Westview Condominium, a gorgeous Alocot model with 743 total square feet of living space including the sunroom. Beautiful Acacia, hand-scraped hardwood floors were added to the living room in 2015. Sliding glass doors open from the living room to the large sunroom, a four season living space with western exposure and awesome sunset views. The kitchen has dark granite counters, soft close light maple cabinets, stainless steel appliances and opens to the living space. The large bedroom has plenty of room for a king sized bed and all of your bedroom furniture and includes a walk-in closet with an Elfa system installed. One parking space, #2070 on P1 conveys. Westview has an amazing rooftop with tables, grills, a pool and a gym. The first floor has an e-lounge and business center with 2 building entrances. The building is located in the heart of Ballston, just 2 blocks to the Ballston metro and close to the Ballston quarter, shops, restaurants, parks and everything Arlington has to offer.
1 beds, 1 full baths, 641 sqft living area
Spacious one bedroom/ one bath condo in Rosslyn for $298,000! Westmoreland Terrace is located in Rosslyn, less than 1 mile to Rosslyn Metro location, plus walking distance to restaurants, bike / walking trails, and parks. Only 1.5 miles to Georgetown, 2.5 miles to Kennedy Center. This spacious mid-level corner unit has natural light and beautiful views of neighboring tree-lined park. Freshly painted and move in ready with hardwood flooring, open concept living/dining room, and an updated bathroom. Galley kitchen has updated cabinets, appliances and granite countertop. Oversized master bedroom features great natural light, walk in closet and wrap around wardrobe closets. Additional oversized coat closet and linen closet provide amazing storage in addition to a storage unit one level down. Laundry and bicycle storage located in building. Parking both onsite and on the street.
2 beds, 2 full baths, 1,350 sqft living area
Enjoy the best of the Arlington lifestyle at Pentagon Ridge! 15-minute stroll to Pentagon City metro station, dining, and shopping including Whole Foods, Costco, Harris Teeter, and more. Easy access to upcoming Amazon HQ2. Step inside this expansive top-floor condo to stunning views from the sliding glass doors leading to the large private balcony, a perfect spot to begin the day or unwind in the evening. Beautifully updated with a new white kitchen and modern fixtures throughout. Large dining room with ample space for elegant entertaining or a cozy dinner. Generous light-filled bedrooms, each with en-suite bath and oodles of closet space, offer a flexible floor plan for contemporary living. Relax at the end of the day in your luxurious over-sized jetted tub! Pet-friendly building, in-unit washer/dryer, on-site gym, sauna, community garden, extra storage space, AND garage parking. Summer fun awaits at the beautiful outdoor pool! 1 mile to Gunston Community Center. Convenient on/off I-395. Arlington penthouse living with an unbeatable location and at an excellent value!