Events

Aug
17
Fri
Arlington County Fair – Free Bike Valet and More @ Thomas Jefferson Community Center
Aug 17 – Aug 19 all-day

As one of the largest free events on the East Coast, the Arlington County Fair has something for everyone to enjoy, from classic midway rides and games to piglet races to competitive exhibits.

WalkArlington and BikeArlington at the Fair

WalkArlington and BikeArlington staff and volunteers will be at the fair, showcasing 20 minute neighborhoods and offering information and resources to help people walk and bike more often. WalkArlington and BikeArlington hours are as follows:

  • Friday, August 17: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 18: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Sunday, August 19: 11:30 am – 5:30 pm

Volunteer with us!

Free Bike Valet at the Fair

We’ve partnered with Two Wheel Valet to provide free valet bike parking on the tennis courts. Bike valet hours are as follows:

  • Friday, August 17: 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 18: 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Sunday, August 19: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sep
6
Thu
Social Walk + Happy Hour on Columbia Pike @ Benches outside 962 S Wayne St (across from Bob & Edith’s Diner)
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Explore Arlington neighborhoods and what makes them unique. This month, WalkArlington is checking out Columbia Pike.

On the walk you’ll:

  • Meet new people and get to know your neighbors.
  • Experience how easy it is to get around by walking.
  • Relax and unwind with an after-work stroll.
  • Explore what the Pike has to offer, including local hotspots, shops, coffeehouses, parks, and public art.

The evening will conclude with a happy hour and social at BrickHaus Arlington, at 2900 Columbia Pike, with food and beverage specials. All ages welcome. Cash bar, bring cash or card with you to the event.

The event is free for people of all ages and abilities and registration for the event is required.

Event Details

Starting Location: Benches outside 962 S Wayne St (across from Bob & Edith’s Diner)
Ending Location: BrickHaus Arlington, 2900 Columbia Pike
Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Getting There

MetroBus or ART Bus Routes: 16A, 16C, 16E, 16G, 16H, 16Y, 45, 74

Capital Bikeshare: Columbia Pike & S Courthouse Rd, Rolfe St & 9th St S, or Columbia Pike & S Walter Reed Dr

Sep
12
Wed
Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC) @ Courthouse Plaza (Cherry/Dogwood rooms (lobby level))
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The PAC advises the County Board and the County Manager on the implementation of the pedestrian element of the Master Transportation Plan and other matters the committee deems important to advocate for the needs of pedestrians in Arlington.

The committee is made up of volunteers who keep the County focused on making Arlington a better place to walk — from the high-rise canyons of Rosslyn, Ballston and Crystal City to the leafy residential areas of north, south and west Arlington.

Meetings are held every second Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm.

 

Sep
15
Sat
Nauck Civic & Community Pride Day @ Drew Model School & Community Center
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

WalkArlington and BikeArlington are excited to participate in the 2018 Nauck Civic & Community Pride Day!

The event will include live music and dance, local vendors, history and heritage, health fair, a kid’s pavilion, and food. WalkArlington and BikeArlington will provide information on walking and biking in Arlington, as well as hand out walkability checklists.

Check out the event flyer here: 2018NCCPDFlyer

Oct
10
Wed
Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC) @ Courthouse Plaza (Cherry/Dogwood rooms (lobby level))
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The PAC advises the County Board and the County Manager on the implementation of the pedestrian element of the Master Transportation Plan and other matters the committee deems important to advocate for the needs of pedestrians in Arlington.

The committee is made up of volunteers who keep the County focused on making Arlington a better place to walk — from the high-rise canyons of Rosslyn, Ballston and Crystal City to the leafy residential areas of north, south and west Arlington.

Meetings are held every second Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm.