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Hey there, Discover Arlington fam! This page is your ultimate guide to some of the most buzz-worthy community events happening this month right here in our vibrant Arlington, VA! From neighborhood potlucks to lively festivals, there's always something awesome unfolding around the corner.

Want to stay in the loop or have an event suggestion? Follow us on Instagram and drop us a line – we're all ears! Let's celebrate the amazing spirit of our community, together.

Events below are in order of occurrence.

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Fitness at the Fountain

July 1 | 6-7 PM

Join DC Fray + National Landing on Mondays from 6-7 p.m. from June 10 through August 26 for free, instructor-led classes that are sure to help you break a sweat. No experience required!


July 1st class is HIIT/Core with Dolcie!

Lacey Sturm

July 3 | 7 PM

Multi-Platinum & Iconic Alternative/Rock Vocalist, LACEY STURM, brings her full-band Rock Experience to the DMV Area for 1 Night Only!

Grace @ Ballston Quarter

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Celebrating Independence Day
Celebrating Independence Day

July 4th Parade and Potluck at Woodlawn Park

July 4 | 10:30 AM - 2 PM

Enjoy annual Woodlawn July 4th Parade and Potluck with neighbors, cookout food, activities, Inflatable, and more!

Festive Donuts

Donut Decorating at Astro Beer Hall

July 4&5 | 11 AM

🍩 About the Event:
Celebrate Independence Day with a fun and festive donut decorating event! Each ticket includes a kit with 6 mini cake donuts and a variety of 4th of July-themed decorations. This event is perfect for all ages, making it a great family activity to celebrate together.

🎉 What to Expect:

  • Suitable for all ages

  • Create flag-themed donuts

  • Enjoy a creative and tasty activity with family and friends

💲 Ticket Information:
Tickets are $15 each and availability is limited. Secure your spot now and join us for a delightful 4th of July celebration filled with creativity and delicious donuts!

Festive Donuts
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Meat in the Street

July 9 | 10 AM - 12 PM

Two acclaimed DC chefs are facing off in a battle of giant meat sticks: On June 9, The Village at Shirlington will be home to an epic fried faceoff as Victor Albisu and Scott Drewno go eggroll-to-eggroll in the "Meat In The Street" challenge. ChiKo and Taco Bamba's Shirlington locations are coming together to make their respective oversized fried meat sticks and a signature cocktail available for a single price, right across the street from each other.

At a Concert

Founder's Groove Concert @ Founder's Row

July 11,18,25 | 6:30-8:30 PM

Welcome to Founders Groove! Get ready to groove with us EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT from May 30th - July 25th. Join us for an evening filled with live music, delicious food, and good vibes. This event is all about celebrating creativity, community, and of course, grooving to some awesome tunes. So grab your friends and come dance the day away with us at Founders Groove!

July 11 concert is Ocho De Bastos (Latin)

July 18th is Patty Reese (Americana Blues, Covers & Originals)

July 25th is City Groove (Pop & Dance Cover Band)

Friends Enjoying Concert

CRE8TE Wellness 2.0

July 13 | 6:30-10:30 AM

The CRE8TE event features an intentional fusion of breath, movement, and cold therapy to access a higher feeling state in the body and deepen our connections - with ourselves and the world around us.

We conclude with open time to plunge, explore community resources, dance and vibe with our live DJ, and celebrate ourselves.

We've united our favorite food/drink/supplement providers to nourish and fuel our bodies, as well as local physical wellness practitioners (PT, massage) to optimize our recovery. We'll have presence from:

  • Lululemon

  • MightyMeals

  • SouthBlock

  • Everyday Dose

  • Sheri Jean, PT

  • MELT Massage

  • LMNT

Location: Gateway Park in Rosslyn


Sip and Cinema @ Beauty Champagne and Sugar

July 14 | 4-6 PM

Movie, snacks, and themed wine tasting! July 14th event features ribs, coleslaw, and cornbread.

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Discover Arlington x Davenport Group Home Buying Workshop

July 17 | 6:30 PM

Join our agents at The Davenport Group for this informative FREE virtual session! We'll answer any questions you could have about the home buying process, wether you've been looking for a while or are just getting started. We can also show you how to get lower interest rates!

PinkNik 2024

July 20 | 3-9 PM

What started out as a small group of friends having a Pink Picnik is now an annual event filled with fun, fashion, family, friends, and PINK. We heard your feedback from PinkNik 22 & PinkNik 23 and we are so excited for you to experience PinkNik 24!

Address: Gravelly Point, Arlington VA 22202

Things To Know

  • There is onsite parking.

  • There are porta potty restrooms.

  • Event is picnik style, limited table seating.

  • PinkNik will be rescheduled if weather is bad.

What To Bring

  • Great energy!

  • Small tents, blankets, chairs etc.

  • Food, drinks & cocktails

  • Eating essentials (utensils, plates, cups, napkins, etc.)

  • Outside essentials (suncreen, bug spray, hand sanitizer, etc.)

  • Games, activities, hookah, etc.

What We Provide (While supplies last)

  • Water & Ice

  • Eating Essentials

  • Outside Essentials

  • Games & Activities

Farmers Market

Mason Square Market

July 23 | 3-7 PM

Join us on July 23, August 27, September 24, October 22, and November 26 on the Plaza at Mason Square for the Mason Square Market!

There you will find all the goodies you want from handmade items, sweet treats, art, and so much more. 

The market is sponsored by the Mason Square Campus and Mason Dining in collaboration with Arlington Economic Development. 

Don’t miss out, there will be something for everyone!

Rosslyn LIVE: Uncle JESSE

July 25 | 6-9 PM

Relive your favorite hits from the 90’s and 00’s with a performance by Uncle Jesse at the Rosslyn BID’s second show of Rosslyn LIVE!

Location: Gateway Park
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