Taste of Arlington
31st Annual Taste of Arlington Festival
The Ballston Business Improvement District’s 31st Annual Taste of Arlington is the largest food+beer+wine+arts festival showcasing the diversity of Arlington’s food scene and attracting over 25,000 food lovers from all over the region! This exciting and highly anticipated annual festival transforms Wilson Boulevard and neighboring streets into a vibrant dining, shopping and family-fun festival for all ages.
The Ballston Farmers Market, which runs every Thursday from April through November, is held at Welburn Square between N. Stuart and Taylor Streets, across from the Ballston Metro Station. This Farmers Market offers everything from crab cakes to freshly baked bread and kettle corn to strawberries.
Medstar Capitals Iceplex
Ballston is home to the Washington Capitals home office and their state-of-the-art practice facility, the Medstar Capitals Iceplex, which is open for anyone to use. Watching the Caps practice at Medstar has become a tradition in Ballston, one that any hockey fan shouldn’t miss.