Arlington apartment community holding annual free event for the holidays

Arlington, VA, November 19, 2016– Penrose Square on Columbia Pike is pleased to announce that they will be holding their third annual Winter Wonderland, a free holiday event that will be held for the Arlington community on Saturday December 10, 2016.

Penrose Square invites people of all ages to join together to celebrate the holidays. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available outside of the leasing office for visits and photos from 2:00PM – 5:00PM. Operation Santa, compliments of Arlington’s 3rd District Police Department, will bring joy with a comedic dance performance by all of your favorite holiday characters at 4:30pm in the Penrose Square Park!

Join us at 5:00pm, and let your creation shine while The Yeti leads us in the Lantern Parade sponsored by Arlington Arts!

During this time, Penrose Square will also have carolers, snowflake and ornament decoration stations, hot chocolate and cookies, goodie bags from retailers on Columbia Pike, and stations provided by Arlington Cultural Affairs so that you may decorate your lantern before the parade. For more information about upcoming workshops, visit the Arlington Arts event page.

The Penrose Square Winter Wonderland event will conclude with a tree-lighting ceremony in the breezeway next to Giant at 5:30PM.

Penrose Square will also be a host location for Toys For Tots. Though this event is free for our community neighbors, guests are encouraged to bring new and unwrapped toys to the event for the toy donation box.

Come celebrate and be a part of your community at 2501 9th Road South in Arlington, VA. This event is held with the combined support of Penrose Square, BM Smith, Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization (CPRO), the 3rd District Arlington County Police Department, Arlington Cultural Affairs, Arlington Arts, and retailers of Columbia Pike.

If you would like more information about this event or your business would be interested in hosting one of our craft tables, please contact Tina Vandivier or DeJuan Gill at 703-271-8009 or via email at or

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