Welcome to eclectic, accessible, vibrant Shirlington.
Located just off of Interstate 395, adjacent to Fairlington and the City of Alexandria, Shirlington stands as one of Arlington County’s premier urban villages!
Thousands—young professionals and families alike—call Shirlington home. Apartments, condominiums and townhomes offer a variety of living situations, and Shirlington maintains multiple parks, including a popular dog park, for its residents and visitors to enjoy.
Shirlington is also a multimedia hub—home to WETA, Telemundo and Inner Ear Studios.
There’s something fun for everyone in Shirlington, whether you live, work or play here. Come see award-winning shows at Signature Theatre and Theatre on the Run. Watch the latest blockbuster at the renovated AMC movie theatre.
Check out tasty demonstrations and samplings at the Cookery, or watch artists in action at Busboys & Poets and Palette 22. And don’t forget to check out a host of community events at the Shirlington Library.
The Village also hosts several major festivals throughout the year, Capitol City Brewing Company’s Oktoberfest, Springfest and Samuel Beckett’s Celtic Festival, among others.
"If you're having a down day and you live around here. All you need to do is walk out the door. You have free events, restaurants that offer food from all around the world. We have a great bus station, bike trails, you can walk everywhere. You just don't need your car and it's delightful."
Shirlington has established itself as one of Arlington’s most accessible urban villages. A variety of Metrobus, ART and DASH routes run though Shirlington Station, making connecting to Metro, surrounding neighborhoods and the greater DC region easy,
Three Capital Bikeshare stations and two multi-use trails—the Four Mile Run Trail and the W&OD Trail, make getting to and from Shirlington by biking or walking simple.
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