The largest food, beer, wine, arts festival showcasing the diversity of Arlington’s food scene
The 26th Annual Taste of Arlington® is brought to you by the Ballston Business Improvement District. Taste of Arlington® is an annual event that transforms Ballston into a lively street festival, complete with local entertainment, dynamic sponsors, children's activities, and lots of noteworthy restaurants. Over 40 restaurants participate in this spectacular community event, which draws an average of 15,000 people each year who live in the greater Washington, D.C. area.
This year's charify beneficiary is AFAC.
Ballston Bark Park
Be sure to visit this year's Bark Park sponsored by The Board Hound. The new Bark Park is a place for dog lovers and their dogs to meet at the Taste of Arlington in an enclosed setting.
Washington Capitals and Wizards KidZone
The Washington Capitals and Wizards professional entertainment team are bringing their inflatable games to Taste of Arlington along with their entertainment team. This area will feature face-painting, games and prizes along with either the Wizards or Capitals mascot to entertain the children.
The VIP Pavilion is an exclusive venue within Taste of Arlington for sponsors, media, press, invited representatives of Arlington County and State government, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce Board and members of the Ballston BID and Board to network in a special setting over complimentary champagne and hors d’oeuvres. All sponsors will receive two complimentary passes to the VIP Pavilion. Invitations will be mailed in early May.
- Chef Morou, Owner & Executive Chef, Kora & Farrah Olivia restaurants
- Chef Guas, Owner & Executive Chef, Bayou Bakery
- Brooke Ryan, MIX 107.3
- Jeff Goldberg, Channel 8 News
- Marjorie Censer, Washington Post
- Peggy Fox, WUSA 9 News
TASTE OF ARLINGTON VENDORS