Beyond being at the epicenter for discovery, Ballston boasts elegant high-rises, upscale hotels, shopping, restaurants and inviting green spaces all contributing to create a vibrant, pedestrian-friendly mix of business and pleasure.
Arlington is known as a center for the "creative class," having the highest concentration of workers in science and technology in the Washington, D.C. region with Ballston as the epicenter of research and innovation.
This is a community that's powered by new ideas and fresh thinking. Learn about the industries thriving here, get involved or make Ballston the home of your big idea. From the way we work, what we create or how we live, this is truly where minds meet.
Quarterfest is a celebration of all things Ballston! Highlighting the nearly 100 restaurants that call our neighborhood home, Quarterfest will be the most exciting family-friendly+food+craft beer+wine+live music+dog outdoor festival this year! Join us on May 18th and 19th from noon to 7 pm. Tickets will be available soon!
The Ballston BID’s Annual Meeting and Best of Ballston Awards Program is an evening recognizing the stars of Ballston. Talented, creative, smart and savvy people walk the streets of our neighborhood --- this event is our time to share their success stories!