Photo Gallery | PHOTOS: Wizards' John Wall To Meet Fans At Microsoft's New Store
Hundreds of people waited in line at The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City in Arlington for Microsoft's second store opening in the D.C. area on Thursday.
The opening festivities included a ribbon cutting ceremony, door prizes, complimentary tickets to a performance by Weezer at The Warner Theater on Saturday and an appearance by Wizards' point guard, John Wall, tonight.
Customers who stop by the store can take advantage of great deals on PCs, and Windows Phone 7, as well as meet Wizards’ point guard, John Wall, who will be at the store to play Kinect with customers and fans at 6 p.m.
Microsoft’s Executive Vice President, Brad Smith, presented more than $1 million in software grants to local organizations including Junior Achievement of Greater Washington, Communities in Schools, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington, and the 4-H Youth Development Organization.
This Arlington store marks Microsoft’s 21st store in the U.S., and is meant to be an interactive community center of exploration for all to learn and play.
“This store really gives us an opportunity to connect with the people in this area, to showcase our newest and best products, and really meet their needs,” said Microsoft’s Executive Vice President, Brad Smith. “We are here to do more than sell software and computers, we are here to give people the service and support they need and to make them better users of technology. “
If you're wanting to meet John Wall, come early as there will be a long line!