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Release Date: Feb 27, 2014

Get Read for an Active April in Crystal City

For Immediate Release:

Contact: Angela Fox,

February 27, 2014


Get Ready For an Active April in Crystal City

Crystal City FRESHFARMS Markets – Every Tuesday
“Think Wednesday” – Every Wednesday Night in April on PBS
Food Truck Thursdays – Every Thursday During Lunch in April
5K Fridays – Every Friday Night in April

Crystal City, VA – Break out your calendars - the Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) has stacked April with events sure to stretch your mind, body, and spirit. From science and nature programming to 5Ks and great and good for you food, new events and old favorites will kick-off this April to satisfy your appetite for excitement. Jumpstart your spring in Crystal City this April with FRESHFARMS Markets “Farm Tuesdays,” PBS’s “Think Wednesday”, Food Truck “Taste Thursdays,” and 5K “Run Fridays.”

Crystal City FRESHFARMS Markets “Farm Tuesday”

The popular Crystal City FRESHFARMS Markets returns on Tuesday, April 1st, a month earlier than years past, providing the area’s residents, workers and visitors an opportunity to shop a wide selection of goods from local producers.

When: Every Tuesday from April 1 – November 25, 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Where: Along Crystal Drive, between 18th and 20th Streets

Think Wednesday

Public Broadcasting Station (PBS), headquartered right here in Crystal City, will premiere their new “Think Wednesday” primetime line-up on April 9th at 8:00 PM. PBS will host television’s best nature, science and technology programming, with new episodes of the acclaimed series NATURE and NOVA, and new specials debuting at 10:00 PM every Wednesday on local public broadcasting channels. It’s the smartest night on TV!

Food Truck “Taste Thursday”

After filling your mind the night before, you can fill your stomach at Food Truck Thursdays the following day. Some of the area’s favorite trucks including Doug the Food Dude, Kafta Mania, Willie's Po Boys, and Curbside Cupcake will be onsite offering delicious food for lunch.

When: Every Thursday in April from 11:00am – 2:00pm
Where: The corner of 18th Street and Crystal Drive

5K “Run Friday”

Start your weekend off right at one of the area’s most exciting race series, Crystal Run 5K Fridays. Runners will hit the streets of Crystal City every Friday in April at 6:30 PM on a flat and fast course organized by Pacers Running Stores. Racers can choose to participate in one race or run all four to beat their personal best on the professionally timed and certified course.

When: Every Friday in April at 6:30pm
Where: 2121 Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA 22202


About the Crystal City Business Improvement District
The Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) is a public-private partnership established in April 2006 to promote the vibrant Crystal City business, retail, restaurant and residential community. The BID is committed to showcasing the area as a world-class destination for visitors, employees and residents. Crystal City is ACTIVE, ARTFUL, ACCESSIBLE, and GREEN. For more information, visit