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Weekend Adventures with ART -- Dec. 22-23

December 19, 2019

Looking for some fun activities this holiday weekend? Let the ART bus be your ride! ART  414245515577 and 87 all provide weekend service. Here are some weekend events taking place and the ART routes that can get you there:

Holiday Shopping -- Skip the parking hassle!

ART can take you to the following shopping spots so you don't have to deal with the stress of driving and parking. Just sit back and enjoy the ride!

Ballston Quarter -- Take ART 4142 or 51

Fashion Centre at Pentagon City -- Take ART 42 and 87

Pentagon Row -- Take ART 42 and 87

Village at Shirlington -- Take ART 77 and 87


Breakfast with Santa – Dec. 21 at Hilton Garden Inn Shirlington

This holiday season, join Hilton Garden Inn for the 9th Annual Breakfast with Santa! Support their efforts to help Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) fight hunger in Arlington by bringing a donation of non-perishable food items. Your donation will allow you access to enjoy breakfast and photos with Santa on Saturday, December 21 from 8am – noon. Space is limited. Please call 703-820-0440 and select ‘sales’ to make your reservations.

Getting there: Take ART 77 and 87


Festival of the Trees – Now – Dec. 24 at the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City

A variety of Christmas trees decorated by local nonprofits will be on display in the Garden Plaza to celebrate the season. Guests can meet with organization reps, drink hot chocolate, create crafts and enjoy live music.

Getting there: Take ART 42 and 87


Ice Skating – Ongoing at Pentagon Row

Take your family and friends ice skating at the rink at Pentagon Row! Hit the ice and then enjoy a snack at one of the nearby restaurants. See how to get there car free!

Getting there: Take ART 42 and 87


Pike Park Farmers Market – Dec. 22 at Pike Park (intersection of Columbia Pike & Walter Reed Dr)

The farmers market features vendors that sell produce, meats and dairy products. You might find some fun last-minute gifts for the holiday! The market is open from 9 am – 1 pm.

Getting there: Take ART 45




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