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Fall Fun in Rosslyn

Make the most of the changing season with these outdoor fall favorites coming to Rosslyn!

With the colorful foliage, cooler temperatures, all things pumpkin spice, and all kinds of outdoor events, there's nothing better than fall in Rosslyn! The BID’s most popular events and activities are back, bringing fun and energy-filled activities for all tastes and ages. Get fit at Coach Vic’s Boot Camp, or get cozy with our series of outdoor movie nights, shop for fresh and locally sourced produce at the Rosslyn Farmers Market or for used books and vinyls at Rosslyn Reads. Enjoy the return of old favorites and get ready for some brand new events, including a paw-some Halloween celebration at the dog park! 

Keep up with all the Fall Fun in Rosslyn and stay tuned to our weekly e-newsletter and our social media (@RosslynVA) as we announce details and more throughout the fall season!

Please review the most up-to-date Virginia guidance surrounding COVID-19 before attending any in-person events. 

Boot Camp with Coach Vic

Gateway Park | Mondays & Wednesdays, Sept. 20 - Oct. 13 | 6-7 p.m. 

Coach Vic is back with this series of eight workouts to help you stay healthy and motivated in the coming months! Beginning on September 20, Rosslyn’s favorite fitness series will return to Gateway Park (1300 Lee Hwy) for four weeks on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m.

An hour-long full body HIIT workout, Boot Camp with Coach Vic will have you burning calories and getting stronger using only your body weight for resistance (no equipment needed!). And with easy modifications available for each exercise, this workout is designed with all fitness levels in mind. Just $35 for the whole series, Rosslyn’s Boot Camp will give you a guaranteed healthy dose of endorphins! You must pre-register to participate, so follow the link below for details and to sign up now.

Boot Camp details

Lights, Camera, Rosslyn Cinema!

Gateway Park East | Fridays, October 1-22 | 5-9:30 p.m.

Rosslyn Cinema is coming back to Gateway Park with a lineup to put you in your fall feels. Join us on Fridays at the beer/wine bar, stop by the food trucks for some tasty treats and grab your spot on the lawn with your friends and family. The bar and food trucks open beginning at 5 p.m., and the movies start at sundown (around 7 p.m. in October).

Rosslyn Cinema will be free and open to the public, with lawn space available on a first come, first served basis. Registration is not required, but follow the link below for the full movie schedule and to sign up via Eventbrite to receive a reminder email prior to the event. 

Rosslyn Cinema details

Howl-O-Ween at Gateway's Interim Dog Park

Gateway Park West | Friday, October 22 | 3-7 p.m.

The Rosslyn BID and the Rosslyn Dog Owners Group (R-DOGS) are teaming up for a Halloween themed evening of dog-friendly activities, treats and fun in celebration of Rosslyn's new Interim Dog Park at Gateway Park West!

Beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday, October 22, Rosslyn's pet community is invited to enjoy local pet-themed vendors, a social media dog costume contest and fun giveaways. Then, beginning at 5 p.m., all guests (humans and dogs!) are then encouraged head over to the other side of the park (Gateway Park East) for the final Rosslyn Cinema of the season. Follow the link below for full details and subscribe to our weekly e-newsletter and our social media (@RosslynVA) for updates closer to the event.

Howl-O-Ween details

Shop local produce & more at the farmers market

Central Place Plaza | Wednesdays through October | 3-7 p.m.

The FRESHFARM Rosslyn's Farmers Market is open weekly on Wednesday in Central Place Plaza from 3-7 p.m. Shop a variety of local vendors for the freshest fruits, veggies, meats and everything in between. Check out this list for a preview of who you can expect to see at the Rosslyn market, week-to-week.

Rosslyn's market is rain or shine, so keep an eye on the weather and pack an umbrella if necessary! Additionally, FRESHFARM is observing Virginia's COVID-19 guidance, so masks are strongly encouraged for those not fully vaccinated.

Farmers Market Details

Find your next favorite titles at Rosslyn Reads 

(PAST) Central Place Plaza | Saturday, September 25 | 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

This September 25, Rosslyn Reads comes back to Central Place Plaza with exciting programming yet and guaranteed fun for all! We're partnering with Turning the Page for a used book sale to help you restock your shelves while also supporting D.C. based nonprofit organization, Carpe Librum, and the communities it serves. We'll also be accepting used book donations at the festival; follow the link below for details!

With a full day of family-friendly fun, including free giveaways from the Arlington Public Libraries Book Truck, a performance by the Synetic Theater, live bands, a food truck and (for the adult bookworms) Open Road will be onsite with a beer/wine bar. Make sure to keep up with our social media channels (@RosslynVA) to hear more about all the BID has booked for this great day!

Rosslyn Reads details

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 Featured Rosslyn Events

FRESHFARM Rosslyn Farmers Market
Wednesday, May 4 - Wednesday, October 26
at Central Place Plaza

Rosslyn Reads Book Festival
Saturday, September 24
at Central Place Plaza

Boot Camp with Coach Vic
Monday, September 26 - Wednesday, October 19
at Gateway Park