Directions & Parking


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Theater at Crystal City (Performances)
1800 South Bell Street
VA 22202

Studio (Classes and Camps) & Administrative Offices
2155 Crystal Plaza Arcade T-19
Arlington, VA 22202

CONSTRUCTION ALERT: There is ongoing construction near the Crystal City Theater

PARKING UPDATE: The old garage under the Marriott hotel is now closed!

Parking in Crystal City garages is FREE after 4 pm on weekdays and all day on weekends.

To park, turn onto 20th Street and continue east, downhill past Bell Street. The garage is on your left just past the mural (you’ve gone too far if you reach Crystal Drive).

Follow the signs to Synetic Theater once inside or follow our handy treasure map!

If you have any trouble, call the box office at (703) 824-8060.

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY
Synetic Theater generally follows Metro closings in inclement weather as to whether we cancel a performance or not. Should Metro close either all stations or just the above ground stations, Synetic will cancel a performance. Ticketholders for the cancelled performances will be notified by email or phone call, as soon as the decision is made. Updates can also be found on Synetic Theater’s Facebook and Twitter accounts. We encourage you to check Synetic website for the most up-to-date cancellation information.

Directions to Synetic Theater via Public Transit:
Synetic Theater is located next to the Crystal City Metro Station on the Yellow and Blue metro lines.  If you come in from the underground, simply turn left at the top of the first escalator and go through doors into shopping area.  If you are outside on ground level, cross 18th Street to South Bell Street.

ALERT: The old garage under the Marriott hotel is now closed.

To park, continue East on 20th Street past Bell Street and turn left into the 1801 S. Bell St. garage (you’ve gone too far if you reach Crystal Drive).

Driving Directions to Theater
From DC:
Take 395 South into Virginia (crossing over the 14th Street Bridge). Follow signs to “Route 1 South – Crystal City” and take the left exit. Get into the left hand lane on Route 1 and turn left on 20th Street.

ALERT: The old garage under the Marriott hotel is now closed.

To park, continue East on 20th Street past Bell Street and turn left into the 1801 S. Bell St. garage (you’ve gone too far if you reach Crystal Drive).

From Rockville:
Take 270 or 495 South into Virginia. Take Exit 43 for the George Washington Parkway. Merge onto the GW Parkway and continue South. Take the exit for “Reagan National Airport.” Stay in right lane and follow signs for “US-1 – Crystal City” (keep bearing right).  Take the right exit ramp for Crystal Drive. Take a left onto 20th St. 

ALERT: The old garage under the Marriott hotel is now closed.

To park, continue East on 20th Street past Bell Street and turn left into the 1801 S. Bell St. garage (you’ve gone too far if you reach Crystal Drive).

From Southern Maryland:
Take 495 across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge. Take Exit 177B to Route 1 North. Continue on Route 1 through Alexandria. After crossing into Arlington County (across Four Mile Run), take a slight right onto the exit for Crystal Drive and then turn left onto 20th St.

ALERT: The old garage under the Marriott hotel is now closed.

To park, continue East on 20th Street past Bell Street and turn left into the 1801 S. Bell St. garage (you’ve gone too far if you reach Crystal Drive).

From points south in Virginia:
Take 395 North. Take Exit 8C (to Route 1 South – Crystal City). Go straight at the light onto Hayes Street. Hayes Street becomes 18th Street and will take you into Crystal City. Turn right onto South Bell Street, then another right onto 20th Street. 

ALERT: The old garage under the Marriott hotel is now closed.

To park, continue East on 20th Street past Bell Street and turn left into the 1801 S. Bell St. garage (you’ve gone too far if you reach Crystal Drive).

From points west in Virginia:
Take 66 East. Take Exit 75 (Route 110). Route 110 will end and continue as Route 1 South into Crystal City. Get into the left hand lane and turn left on 20th Street.

ALERT: The old garage under the Marriott hotel is now closed.

To park, continue East on 20th Street past Bell Street and turn left into the 1801 S. Bell St. garage (you’ve gone too far if you reach Crystal Drive).

Click below for a map to our Theater and Studio Spaces in Crystal City!

Synetic