Release Date: Oct 13, 2016

Exercise Your Tasting Palate with the 1K Wine and Beer Walk


Exercise Your Tasting Palate with the 1K Wine and Beer Walk

Crystal City (Arlington, VA) – SIPtember might be over, but Crystal City’s favorite faux race returns to the Crystal City Shops this winter. The 1K Wine and Beer Walk, presented in partnership with the Washington Wine Academy, and Vornado/Charles E. Smith, is scheduled for Saturday, January 21st, 2017 in the Crystal City Shops.

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 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 Washington Wine Academy and purchased at the neighborhood’s very own Crystal City Wine Shop.

Multiple food and snack stations will also be available throughout the course. Celebrate your personal best at a fun-filled finish festival that includes additional tasting stations, great music and complimentary bites.

Online ticket sales are now available for $20 a savings of $5 from the at the door price. Note that space is limited so reserve your heat today to guarantee your spot at the starting line.


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 INNOVATIVE, ACTIVE, ARTFUL, ACCESSIBLE, and GREEN. For more information, visit