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Half Off Mug Club for Fridays at the Fountain — Crystal City’s Pop-Up Beer & Wine Garden

Join the Mug Club for Fridays at the Fountain, Crystal City’s popular outdoor beer garden!

Open every Friday starting in May, Fridays at the Fountain not only features a fantastic selection of beer and wine from Crystal City Wine Shop, and live music from local bands and musicians, but also a rotating lineup of local restaurants and food vendors brought to Crystal City by The Stand.

Attendees will have the option of joining the Fridays at the Fountain “Mug Club” featuring a 16-ounce, branded beer stein, while supplies last. Mugs cost $20 and come with the first drink ticket (a $5 value).

Mug Club members will get discounts on draft beers for the entire Fridays at the Fountain event series (May-October).

Buy your mug today for 1/2 price and enjoy 16oz pours for the price of a 12oz beer all summer long!  

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WHEN: Every Friday May through October — 5-9 p.m.

WHERE: The Fountain (aka Crystal City Water Park) — 1601 Crystal Drive, Arlington

WHAT: Fridays at the Fountain is Crystal City’s seasonal pop-up beer garden set within the Crystal City Water Park and featuring beverage selections from the Crystal City Wine Shop and live music from local bands and musicians.

This year, the focus on local flavor is being enhanced by a partnership with The Stand which, in addition to providing the beverage service, will be featuring a rotating lineup of local restaurants and food vendors. Also new this year, attendees have the option of joining the Fridays at the Fountain “Mug Club” featuring a 16-ounce, branded mason jar mug, while supplies last.

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Deal of the Day: Celebrate 10 Years of Fashion in Crystal City with BOGO Crystal Couture VIP Ticket

Crystal Couture is always free to attend and shop amazing designer discounts, but bargain-saavy shoppers can upgrade to the Crystal Couture VIP Ticket. Ticket holders receive $20 of couture cash to spend at any retailer at Crystal Couture and four beverage tickets valid for any drink at the event bar.

The Crystal Couture VIP ticket is $20 online, but through today’s ARLnow Deal of the Day, you can get a ticket for your shopping buddy, spouse or partner for FREE with the purchase of your own ticket.

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Discount code BOGO10YEAR has been applied for you

Free — Open to the Public:
Friday, February 2 from 5-9 p.m.
Saturday, February 3 from 2-9 p.m.

Where: Crystal City Shops, 1750 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA

What: The Crystal Couture Show & Sale is the area’s largest combined pop-up retail shop and runway show. Hosted by the Crystal City Business Improvement District in space provided by JBG SMITH, Crystal Couture is professionally managed and choreographed by local fashion maven, Maggy Francois. This year’s Crystal Couture guests can expect:

  • Over 25 pop-up retailers consisting of the metropolitan area’s most stylish boutiques and designers
  • Special Crystal Couture sales pricing
  • Featured celebrity fashion brands including Chris Brown’s Black Pyramid and LaLa Anthony
  • Special guest hosts including Ashley Darby of the Real Housewives of Potomac and musical recording artist Brave Williams.
  • Local personalities and hosts include Paul Wharton, Sunni from WPGC, Diego Gonzalez-Zuniga of Diego Downtown and media personality Ashleigh Demi.
  • Featured beauty brand by Robyn Dixon of Real Housewives of Potomac
  • Professionally choreographed runway shows by Maggy Francois every 15-minutes featuring over 30 individual designers and boutiques
  • Beer and wine bar (cash/credit)
  • Free 5-minute make-up and hair makeovers
  • Music entertainment from celebrity DJ Sabeel Chohan
  • For a full list of participating shops, boutiques and designers, visit https://www.crystalcity.org/do/crystal-couture-show-and-sale
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Deal of the Day: Half Off Tickets to Clarendon Halloween Crawl

In Clarendon, you get one more chance to celebrate the most thrilling and chilling time of year, The Clarendon Halloween Crawl. Rise of the Day Drinkers on Saturday, November 4 will be the largest Halloween bar event in Arlington.

A ticket includes a souvenir haunted mug, party favors, access to Clarendon’s best bars, exclusive drink and food specials, free pictures of the event and a raffle entry to win great prizes. There will be amazing door prizes for the best dressed, so participants are encouraged to go all out with their most creative, funny or terrifying costumes.

Participating bars include: Clarendon Grill, Pamplona, Bar Bao, Mister Days, Whitlow’s, Whitlow’s Rooftop, Hunan One, Oz. and more bars to be announced.

With today’s ARLnow Deal of the Day, tickets are 50 percent off. Tickets, normally $20 each online, are half off when you use promo code “ARLNOW50.” Day of event tickets will be sold for $30.

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Discount Code: ARLNOW50

WHEN: Saturday, November 4 from 1-9 p.m.

WHERE: Clarendon Neighborhood Bars

WHAT: Clarendon’s largest Halloween bar event.  Cover-free access to Clarendon’s best bars, great food and drink specials, party favors, free pictures of the event, costume contest and free raffle entry with amazing prizes. For more information please visit the event’s website: www.clarendonhalloweencrawl.com

You must be 21 or older to participate. Please drink responsibly.

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Deal of the Day: Fest for Less at the Washington West Film Festival

Celebrate the transformative power of film with the Washington West Film Festival, an annual showcase of the best new films and talented filmmakers from around the globe.

Create your own fest experience — reserve your favorites from over 40 films we’ll be screening in Reston and Arlington from October 25-30, with a limited time offer to the ARLnow community, a 30% discount off our popular The Fest Experience.

And the best part is you can feel good about Fest-binging. 100% of our net box office proceeds go to our charity partner each year that works to help alleviate childhood hunger, illness and poor education.

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Discount Code: ARLnowDeal17 has been applied for you

WHEN: October 25-30, 2017

WHERE: Multiple locations in Arlington and Reston

WHAT: Enjoy the best a film festival has to offer. By purchasing this pass, you will have the opportunity to explore the variety of film options and styles showcased at the festival — a documentary film, a narrative film, two shorts programs and the Pavilion party.

Story Can Change The World. Learn more about the Washington West Film Festival

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Deal of the Day: 50% Off SIPtember Events in Crystal City

In Crystal City, the month of September becomes SIPtember, with a series of events that brings the community together over fine wine, craft beers, and quality entertainment.

With today’s ARLnow Deal of the Day, tickets are 50 percent off for both the Sip & Salsa and Pups & Pilsners events. The first 50 guests at each of the September Fridays at the Fountain will also receive a special Happy Hour Deal.

Sip & Salsa discount code: [email protected]

Pups & Pilsners discount code: [email protected]

Fridays at the Fountain: First 50 mentions of this deal each week receive a special Happy Hour Deal!

More information on each event is below.

Sip and Salsa – 11th Annual

September 10 from 2-6 p.m.
220 20th Street S.

The region’s longest running inside the beltway outdoor wine festival returns to Crystal City combining the tastes of Spanish and South American wines from Jaleo and the Crystal City Wine Shop with delicious foods from around the region. Free Salsa dancing lessons from The Salsa Room and live music round out the 11th annual event. General admission tickets (wine and food) are normally $20 and food tickets are $10 when purchased online – both are 50% off with today’s Daily Deal. Purchase tickets.

Pups and Pilsners – 6th Annual

September 17 from 2-6 p.m.
12th Street S. & Crystal Drive

Bring your friends – of both the two and four-legged variety – to the annual Pups and Pilsners outdoor beer festival in Crystal City. This dog-friendly festival features a beer garden with craft brews and offerings from local breweries and dog friendly attractions including a fenced dog run. Plan a picnic or grab a bite from a local Crystal City restaurant or on-site food truck. General admission tickets are normally $20 when purchased online, but only $10 with today’s Daily Deal. Purchase tickets.

Fridays at the Fountain

Every Friday through October from 5-9 p.m.
Across from 1750 Crystal Drive

Crystal City’s popular outdoor beer and wine garden continues with a special “beer takeover” by a different craft brewery each week throughout SIPtember including Three Notch’d, New District, Caboose Brewing Company, Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company, and Right Proper Brewing Company. Catch a great line-up of local live music on the Keolis Stage and take in the beautiful ambiance of the overhead LED lights and the Fountain. We, the Pizza will be onsite selling pizza, water, and soft drinks. Entry is free, but the first 50 customers to mention this ARLnow deal will receive a special Happy Hour Deal.

Fridays at the Fountain: Beer Takeover & Music Schedule

September 1
Featured Brewery: Three Notch’d Brewing Company
Keolis Stage: The JoGo Project

September 8

Featured Brewery: New District Brewing Company
Keolis Stage: Of Tomorrow

September 15

Featured Brewery: Caboose Brewing Company
Keolis Stage: TBD

September 22

Featured Brewery: Devils Backbone Brewing Company
Keolis Stage: Revelator Hill

September 29

Featured Brewery: Right Proper Brewing Company
Keolis Stage: Jon Miller Band

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Deal of the Day: Half Off Drink Tickets for Fridays at the Fountain in Crystal City

Stock up on discounted drink tickets to use at Crystal City’s popular outdoor beer and wine garden.

Open every Friday starting in June, Fridays at the Fountain not only features a new name (formerly Wine in the Water Park), but also a vastly expanded schedule stretching all the way through October and an upgraded line-up of live music.

The bar serves delicious offerings of beer and wine, all of which are available for take-home purchases at the Crystal City Wine Shop down the street from the event.

Drink tickets, normally $5 each on site, are available for 50 percent off their online price in this exclusive pack of 5 tickets available for $10 (normally $20 online). Only a limited supply is available so act fast!

As an added bonus, the Crystal City drink cards are redeemable at any Crystal City BID event that features a cash/credit bar including the upcoming Father’s Day Auto Festival.

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Discount Code: FridaysFountainDeal17

 WHEN: Every Friday June through October from 5-9 p.m.

WHERE: The Fountain (aka Crystal City Water Park) at 1751 Crystal Drive

WHAT: Crystal City’s popular outdoor beer and wine garden returns with a new name and a vastly expanded season stretching from June all the way through October. Open for business immediately after work at 5 p.m., ease into the weekend with a delicious beverage, live music, or even a discounted painting session with ArtJamz. All beverages are also available for take-home purchases at the Crystal City Wine Shop.

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Deal of the Day: BOGO VIP Tickets to Crystal Couture

Crystal Couture

Crystal Couture is always free to attend and shop amazing designer discounts, but bargain-savvy shoppers can upgrade to the Crystal Couture VIP ticket for an enhanced show and sale experience.

Ticket holders receive an exclusive VIP gift bag$20 of Couture Cash to spend at any retailer at Crystal Couture, and access to an open bar serving beer and wine (valid during VIP hours on Saturday from 2-6 p.m. only).

The Crystal Couture VIP ticket is $20 online and $25 at the door (if available), but through today’s ARLnow Deal of the Day, you can get a ticket for your shopping buddy, spouse, or partner for FREE with the purchase of your own ticket.

Be sure to purchase your tickets now — this deal is only available through Friday evening!

Note: VIP status is only valid during VIP hours on Saturday, February 4 from 2-6 p.m. VIP status is not required to attend and shop during VIP hours.

VIP HOURS:

Saturday, February 4 from 2 – 6 p.m.

FREE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:

Thursday, February 2 and Friday, February 3 from 5-10 p.m.
Saturday, February 4 from 2-10 p.m.

WHERE:

2200 Crystal Drive, 6th Floor, Arlington, VA

WHAT:

The D.C. area’s largest pop-up retail shop and fashion show returns to Crystal City for three days February! Nearly 50 of the region’s most fashionable boutiques, clothing shops, and designers have been selected to participate in the 9th annual Crystal Couture Show & Sale.

This one-stop shopping experience lets guests browse discounted offerings on the rack AND on the runway as models showcase offerings of the participating boutiques all while enjoying sips from the bar, free make-up and hair makeovers, chats with fashion consultants, and music from DJ Neekola.

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Deal of the Day: BOGO Tickets to Crystal City’s 1K Wine|Beer Walk

1K Wine|Beer Walk

Get ready to enjoy everyone’s favorite faux race with your best bud, BFF, partner or spouse at a steep discount with today’s ARLnow Daily Deal. For the next 24 hours, purchase two 1K Wine|Beer Walk tickets for the price of one!

Tickets are usually $25 at the door or $20 online. With this Daily Deal, you can purchase two tickets for only $20 (plus transaction fees).

Choose the beverage of your choice, select your heat, and get ready to make your way through the course stopping at “hydration stations” throughout the Crystal City Shops and the Art Underground where you will be able to sample from up to 20 different wine and beers. As always, the wine and beer selections are hand-picked by the experts at the Crystal City Wine Shop where all offerings are also available for purchase.

Celebrate your personal best (i.e., your favorite taste) at a fun-filled finish festival that includes additional tasting stations, great music and complimentary bites. Come dressed in your most creative or obnoxious race-wear and be ready for photos, social media, and prizes. 

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WHEN: Saturday, January 21st – Heats Available at 2, 3 and 4

WHERE: The Landing, Crystal City Shops @ 1750 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202

WHAT: Everyone’s favorite faux race, the 1K Wine|Beer Walk is right around the corner. Choose the beverage type of your choice, select your heat, and get ready to make your way through the course stopping at “hydration stations” throughout the Crystal City Shops and Art Underground where you will be able to sample from up to 20 different wine and beers.

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Deal of the Day: Half Off Tickets for Pups and Pilsners

Pups and Pilsners

You don’t need your favorite four-legged friend to sniff this deal out for you, but it will be more fun if you bring them along!

Today’s Deal of the Day will get you 50 percent off tickets to the 5th annual Pups and Pilsners event in Crystal City.

Tickets include a souvenir tasting glass, 15 tasting tickets, and one full beer — chose your favorite wisely! There are only a limited quantity of $10 discounted tickets available, and the deal ends at midnight, so act quickly.

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Daily Discount Code: ARLnowPups 

WHEN: Sunday, September 18 from 2-6 p.m.

WHERE: Park at 12th and Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202

WHAT: Bring your friends — of both the two and four-legged variety — to the 5th annual Pups & Pilsners outdoor beer festival in Crystal City. This dog-friendly festival features a beer garden with craft brews and offerings from local breweries and a live music stage within an intimate and relaxing park setting. Plan a picnic or grab a bite from a local Crystal City restaurant or on-site food truck. This event is free to attend but tasting tickets are normally $20 online and $25 at the door. Each ticket includes one souvenir glass, 15 tasting tickets and 1 full drink. Online ticket sales end at 10 a.m. on Sunday.

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Deal of the Day: Half Off Drink Tickets for Crystal City’s Pop-Up Wine & Beer Garden

Crystal City Wine in the Waterpark

Get ready for the imminent return of Crystal City’s outdoor pop-up beer and wine garden by stocking up on discounted drink tickets.

Today’s Deal of the Day gets you drink tickets at 50% off. Sold in packs of four drink tickets for only $10 (plus transaction fees), the tickets are valid for any regularly-priced beers or wines available at Wine in the Water Park every Friday in September.

Can’t make any of the Friday dates? You can still stock up because these drink tickets are valid at any event with a cash bar sponsored by the Crystal City Business Improvement District, including at the beer/wine garden at the Crystal Screen: Sips & Sweets movie festival, the annual Father’s Day Auto Show, the Air Force Association Cycling Classic Beer Garden, Wednesday Night Spins, or next year’s edition of Wine in the Water Park.

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Daily Discount Code: SIPtemberWWP

WHEN: Every Friday in September from 5-10 p.m.

WHERE: Crystal City Water Park (1751 Crystal Drive, Arlington)

WHAT: Crystal City’s popular outdoor beer and wine garden returns for SIPtember with expanded hours. Now opening immediately after work at 5 p.m., patrons can ease into the weekend with a delicious beverage, live music, or even a painting session with ArtJamz (limited tickets available). As usual, experts from the Crystal City Wine Shop and the Washington Wine Academy will curate the delicious selections.

You’ll want to take advantage of this deal quickly — only 200 ticket four-packs are available and the deal ends after noon on Friday. Our previous deal sold out within a day.

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Deal of the Day: Celebrate the 10th Annual Sip & Salsa for Only $10

Crystal City Sip & Salsa (courtesy photo)

Get ready to Sip, Salsa and Save with today’s Deal of the Day.

Snag a general admission ticket to the 10th annual Crystal City Sip & Salsa for only $10 (or get a food only tasting ticket for $5) and enjoy great Spanish and South American wines, delicious bites from area restaurants, live music, and, of course, salsa dancing!

That’s half off the usual price. You’ll have to hurry — only 100 discounted tickets are available and the deal ends at 9 a.m. Thursday.

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Daily Discount Code: ARLnowSip

WHEN: Sunday, September 11 from 2-6 p.m.

WHERE: Parking lot at 220 20th Street S., Arlington, VA 22202

WHAT: The region’s largest inside the beltway, outdoor wine festival is celebrating its 10th year! Crystal City’s 10th Annual Sip and Salsa features delicious wines from Spain, Portugal, and Argentina, food tastes from restaurants in Crystal City and the region, great live music, and live dancing demonstrations and lessons from Columbia Pike’s Salsa Room. Part of Crystal City’s SIPtember series, enjoy a variety of sipping events with Sip & Salsa, Pups & Pilsners, Wine in the Water Park, and Crystal Screen: Sips and Sweets movie festival.

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Deal of the Day: 50% Off Drink Tickets for Crystal City’s Pop-Up Wine & Beer Garden

Wine in the Water Park (photo courtesy Crystal City BID)

Get ready for the return of Crystal City’s outdoor pop-up beer and wine garden this month by stocking up on these discounted drink tickets — today’s ARLnow Deal of the Day gets you tickets at 50% off.

Sold in packs of four for the discounted price of only $10 (plus transaction fees), the tickets are valid for any regularly priced beers or wines available at Wine in the Water Park every Friday in June.

Can’t make any of the June series? These drink tickets don’t expire and are valid at any event with a cash bar sponsored by the Crystal City Business Improvement District including the Father’s Day Auto Festival, the AFACC Beer Garden, Wednesday Night Spins, or the September edition of Wine in the Water Park. 

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Daily Discount Code: WWPSpring16

WHEN: Every Friday in June ~ 6-10 p.m.

WHERE: Crystal City Water Park (1751 Crystal Drive, Arlington)

WHAT: Crystal City’s pop-up wine and beer garden in the Crystal City Water Park returns every Friday in June. Featuring live music, hand selected wines from the Crystal City Wine Shop, and a free outdoor ArtJamz session, Wine in the Water Park is the perfect way to kick-off the weekend.

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Dish of the Day: Heart-Shaped Pizza for Your Valentine from Joe’s Place

Joe’s Place Pizza & Pasta
5555 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA 22207
Tel: 703-532-0990

This Valentine’s Day, surprise your special someone with a delicious, romantic heart-shaped pizza from Joe’s Place Pizza & Pasta. Dine in and pair it with our delicious Sicilian wines or with our great selection of IPAs. Or have it delivered, free of charge! $13 for a large heart-shaped cheese pizza, $1.80 per additional toppings.

At Joe’s Place, we make all our own authentic Sicilian style pasta dishes, sauces, pizza and desserts with recipes we brought from our hometown of Agrigento, Italy, and through all we’ve learned in this great country.

Since opening the first Joe’s Place in 1978, we’ve earned a reputation for the best pizza in town, along with a warm, friendly atmosphere and strong support for the community. Many of Joe’s staff have been with us for 10, 20, even 30 years. They and our many longtime regular customers truly are like family.

Say “I love you” with a fun, fresh and festive pizza from Joe’s Place!

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Deal of the Day: Half Off VIP Experience at Crystal Couture

Couture-VIPCrystal Couture is always free to attend and shop amazing designer discounts, but this year you can upgrade to VIP status for the Saturday daytime hours (2 PM to 6 PM). For today only, you can purchase the VIP Experience for only $10 (regularly $20).

VIPs receive an exclusive VIP gift bag$20 of Couture Cash to spend at any retailer at Crystal Couture, and access to an open bar serving beer and wine.

Note – VIP Status only valid during VIP hours on Saturday, February 6th from 2 PM to 6 PM. VIP Status is not required to attend and shop during VIP hours

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Daily Discount Code:
CoutureVIPDaily

FREE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:

Thursday, 2/4 & Friday, 2/5 – 6-10 p.m.
Saturday, 2-10 p.m.

WHERE:

Crystal City Shops – 1750 Crystal Drive,  Arlington, VA

WHAT:

The DC area’s hottest fashion show and high-end bargain retail pop-up sale, Crystal Couture – Show & Sale, brings about over 30 of the metropolitan area’s most stylish boutiques, designers, and fashion retailers all under one roof. Additional detail available at www.crystalcity.org.

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Deal of the Day: Half Off Tickets to Crystal City 1K Wine|Beer Walk on Jan. 23

1KWineBeer-BIG

Time to start training because for today only you can purchase tickets for the 1K Wine|Beer Walk for 50% off – that’s only $10. Select your motivational drink of choice — beer or wine — and enjoy samples from 20 unique wine or beer selections hand picked by the Washington Wine Academy at the Crystal City Wine Shop. A limited supply of beer and wine tickets for the 3 PM and 4 PM heats is available, so act fast!

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Discount Code for 3 PM and 4 PM Beer tickets: ARLnowdaily1KBeer

Discount Code for 3 PM and 4 PM Wine tickets: ARLnowdaily1KWine

WHEN: Saturday, January 23, 2016 2 PM to 6 PM

WHERE: Crystal City Shops – 1750 Crystal Drive Arlington, VA 22202

WHAT: The 1k Wine|Beer Walk is a unique combination of two popular community events: the wine/beer tasting and running races. Select your beverage, choose your heat, and be sure to stretch before passing the starting line on your way to sampling 20 hand-picked wine or beer selections at various “hydration stations” along the 1k, indoor course. Be sure to dust off your favorite track suit or racing gear – those who get into the spirit may qualify for fun prizes. Tickets are normally $20 online and $25 at the door.

Additional details available at www.crystalcity.org.

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