Crystal City, Arlington's largest downtown, is transforming. Bright and vibrant, Crystal City now features an abundance of fine restaurants, cafes, specialty stores, outdoor movie nights, bike trails, and an award winning theater with Synetic Theater.
With its quick access to the Metro area and proximity to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, the area is attracting many well-known businesses, non-profits, artists, tourists, and residents - all who are excited to call Crystal City home. From our hotels to our transportation options, Crystal City is also a green and environmentally-minded area - visitors can feel good about their stay with us, inside and out.
The Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) is a public-private partnership established in April 2006 to promote the vibrant Crystal City business, retail, restaurant and residential community. The BID is committed to showcasing the area as a world-class destination for visitors, employees and residents. Crystal City is ACTIVE, ARTFUL, ACCESSIBLE, and GREEN.
Whether you are a seasoned tourist, a working professional or a aspiring resident, come experience Crystal City!
Crystal City News
June 12, 2013
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Crystal Screen annually attracts thousands of visitors throughout the metropolitan area. The festival is shown in one of Crystal City’s many welcoming green spaces, owned, managed, and donated for the festival by Vornado/Charles E. Smith. Convenient to Metro and Crystal City’s many restaurants, Crystal Screen offers the perfect opportunity for a leisurely and affordable night out with dinner and a movie – whether a take-out picnic on the grass or a traditional sit-down dinner.
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- DC Social Sports Soccer League
- DC Social Sports Basketball League
- Air Force Association Cycling Classic Challenge Ride
- Crystal City Twilighter 5K
- AACH Safe at Home Kickball Tournament
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