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Winter Wonderland at Market Common Clarendon

Saturday, December 10, 2011
10 am - 3 pm: Toys for Tots Campaign with MIX 107.3 & USMC
4 pm - 7 pm: Santa Arrives by Fire Truck, plus Free Entertainment

For Immediate Release
November 29, 2011

Arlington, VA - Market Common Clarendon will present the 11th annual Winter Wonderland on Saturday, December 10, offering free holiday fun and festivities for all ages.

From 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., the US Marine Corps Reserve will be accepting donations of toys and cash for their Toys for Tots campaign along with MIX 107.3 FM host, John Martin, broadcasting live from Market Common Clarendon. From 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., attendees can enjoy free holiday activities and entertainment, including strolling carolers and characters, professional ice sculptors, and more. Santa Claus will arrive by fire truck at 4:00 p.m. for visits and free photos in the gazebo. For event information, call 703-785-5634, or log on to

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Market Common Clarendon, 2700 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, Virginia 22201, offers shopping and dining from nationally-known retailers and boutiques. Shops, services and 8 eateries are anchored by Apple, Barnes & Noble, Crate & Barrel, Pottery Barn, The Cheesecake Factory, Whole Foods Market, and more, plus the renowned Harry’s Tap Room and IOTA Club. In the core of the outdoor shopping center is ‘the loop’, a quarter-mile roadway surrounding two gazebos and a playground, plus space for relaxing, performances, and events throughout the year. Convenient garage parking available. Valet parking available at a flat rate of $8 – Monday through Friday from 5 pm until 1 am; Saturday and Sunday from 1 pm until 9 pm – located in front of Crate and Barrel. For more information, find Market Common Clarendon on Facebook and Twitter, and visit

Directions to Market Common ClarendonBy Metro: Orange Line to the Clarendon stop, walk 2 blocks west. By car: From I66, west of the Capital Beltway, take exit 71, Fairfax Drive, then turn left on Wilson Boulevard. From areas south of Arlington, take 395 north to exit 8a, Washington Blvd, to North Highland Street, turn right, then turn right on Clarendon Boulevard. Parking is available on the street, or turn right to the convenient parking garage. Valet parking available at a flat rate of $8: M-F from 5 pm until 1 am; S-S from 1 pm until 9 pm. GPS – 2700 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, Virginia 22201

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