Crystal City's Startup Arlington Winner's Package

Crystal City Business Improvement DistrictThe Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) has put together a Crystal City experiential package for the winners of the 2017 Start-Up Arlington Challenge. The package aims to showcase the offerings of the region’s innovation district and technology hub where start-ups can be most successful and productive.

Package Value: ~$10,000

Tech Shop Crystal City

2110-B Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202

TechShop is a membership-based, do-it-yourself (DIY) workshop and fabrication studio that provides access to a vibrant community of creative makers and millions of dollars' worth of facilities, equipment, tools and software in each location. TechShop offers classes, workshops, instruction and training for people of all ages and skill levels to build whatever they can dream.

Startup Arlington Package: Free three-month memberships and one class/workshop of your choosing for up to four team members.

Value: $2,100

Earth Treks Crystal City

1235 S. Clark Street, Arlington, VA 22202

Earth Treks Crystal City is the newest and largest addition to the Earth Treks family. The 45,000 square foot facility includes 35,000 square feet of climbing walls, with more than 400 climbing and bouldering routes, plus weights and cardio equipment, dedicated yoga and group fitness rooms, private climbing teaching areas, locker rooms and a fully-stocked gear shop.

Startup Arlington Package: Free three-month membership and introductory climbing class for up to four team members.

Value: ~$1,400

Crystal City Sport & Health

2231 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202

Crystal Park Sport & Health is Crystal City’s premiere health and fitness club complete with group fitness classes, sports, personal training, day spas, yoga, cycling, weights, Zumba, and a pool.

Startup Arlington Package: Free three-month membership for up to four team members.

Value: ~$1,100

Mind Your Body Oasis

1750 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA

Mind Your Body Oasis offers Yoga and Pilates classes to strengthen the body and mind, various types of massage to release lingering tension, Nutrition and Wellness coaching, and Infrared Heat Therapy to let the body detox from the inside out. Their licensed, experienced, and compassionate teachers and therapists offer the latest in alternative fitness techniques, skin treatments, body treatments, anti-aging therapies, and nutritional wellness.

Startup Arlington Package: Free three-month unlimited yoga class pass for up to four staff members.

Value: ~$1,600


Hunchback of Notre Dame at Synetic Theater

1800 S. Bell Street, Arlington, VA 22202

Synetic Theater, with its 350 seats, draws more than 36,000 patrons annually. Best known for its wordless adaptations of plays by William Shakespeare and designation as “America’s Premier Physical Theater,” Synetic has earned 116 nominations for, and won 27, Helen Hayes Awards.

Synetic's visionary Founding Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili brings his mind-bending, cinematic style to Victor Hugo's gothic, heartbreaking epic of inner beauty and undying loyalty, the Hunchback of Notre Dame. When the beguiling dancer Esmerelda captures the heart of the deformed bell-ringer Quasimodo, his adoptive father, the priest Frollo, decides he wants her for himself - plunging all of Paris into a spiral of riots. revolution, and murder.

Startup Arlington Package: Eight tickets to the Hunchback of Notre Dame showing from May 10 to June 11, 2017

Value: ~$500


ArtJamz Underground

2105-B Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202

Explore your creative side with the latest addition to the Art Underground, ArtJamz Underground. The 1k SF art studio and lounge offer freestyle paint sessions, guided classes, and other private and special events. The space is particularly suited to group events like holiday and birthday parties and creative team building events.

Startup Arlington Package: Eight ArtJamz freestyle sessions, perfect for team building.

Value: ~$300


Sip & Salsa

Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 ~ 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Crystal City’s signature wine and food tasting event, Sip and Salsa, is the region’s largest inside the beltway, outdoor wine festival with the ease of safe and responsible transit access. Sip and Salsa brings delicious wines from Spain, Portugal, and Argentina together with food tastes from restaurants in Crystal City and the region. Live latin jazz, wines from the Crystal City Wine Shop, and Salsa from Columbia Pike’s Salsa Room round out the action for an affordable afternoon outdoors.

Startup Arlington Package: Eight Sip & Salsa tickets.

Value: ~$160


Pups & Pilsners

Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 ~ 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Fly solo or bring your furry friend to the Pups and Pilsners outdoor beer festival in Crystal City. This dog-friendly festival features a massive beer garden with craft brew and offerings from local breweries. Plan a picnic or grab a bite from a local Crystal City restaurant or on-site food truck.

Startup Arlington Package: Eight Pups & Pilsners tickets.

Value: ~$160


5k Fridays

Start your weekend off right with the region’s fittest happy hour every Friday in April at the Crystal City 5k Fridays!

Startup Arlington Package: Registration for up to four staff members.

Value: ~$300


Air Force Association Cycling Classic

Be a part of one of the country’s largest cycling weekends with the Air Force Association Cycling Classic’s Challenge Ride. Challenge yourself to ride as many laps as you can on the 12.5 km road course closed to all motor vehicle traffic cruising through Crystal City, past the Pentagon, and up to the iconic Air Force Memorial.

Startup Arlington Package: Registration for up to four staff members.

Value: ~$600


Various Gift Certificates and Drink Cards Including:

  • Package of 20 Drink Tickets for Fridays at the Fountain, Crystal City's Beer & Wine Garden (Every Friday, June through October) – Valued at $100
  • $250 Lyft Rideshare Credit when you set-up your business account
  • $100 Gift Certificates for Team Dinners/Lunches in Crystal City at:
    • Jaleo
    • Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
    • Crystal City Sports Pub
    • Portofino
    • Tortoise & Hare Bar & Grill
    • Kora Restaurant
    • Highline R&R
    • Buffalo Wild Wings
    • Sweet Green
    • Taylor Gourmet
    • San Antonio Grill
    • Food Truck Thursday
    • Neramitra
    • Ted's Montana Grill
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