Main content
City of Alexandria Homepage
  • Calendar
  • List of Calendar Events
  • City of Alexandria, VA City of Alexandria, VA
    Calendar of Events

    List of Calendar Events

    Date    TimeEvent
    Nov 28, 2014 Fri 6:00 PMAlexandria Tree Lighting Ceremony
    Annual event at which the City tree is lit, performances and a visit by Santa to open the Holiday season. Pre-show concert will begin at 5:15 pm.
    Dec 1, 2014 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Dec 5, 2014 Fri 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 6, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMScottish Christmas Walk Parade
    44th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Parade
    Dec 6, 2014 Sat 5:00 PM2014 Holiday Boat Parade of Lights
    Boat parade of lights on the City's waterfront.
    Dec 6, 2014 Sat 6:00 PMDel Ray Celebration of the Holidays
    Santa will be at the location. There will be Christmas carols and a chance to take your picture with Santa.
    Dec 8, 2014 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Dec 12, 2014 Fri 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverage and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 13, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverage and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 13, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMAnnual Holiday Invitational Cheer Competition
    Show your spirit! Support youth cheerleading teams from neighborhood recreation centers and the metropolitan area. Tickets available for purchase at the door the day of the event.
    Dec 13, 2014 Sat 12:00 PMCivil War Christmas in Camp Open House
    Event is based in and around the Museum and historic fort. Holiday event interprets how Christmas was observed during the Civil War. Features a patriotic Santa Claus, living history interpreters, a Victorian tree, the Officers’ Hut decorated for the season, crafts for children, and light refreshments. On-going activities from 12-4 p.m., with soldier-guided ...
    Dec 14, 2014 Sun 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverage and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 14, 2014 Sun 2:00 PMColonial English Handbell Ringers Recital
    The Colonial English Handbell Ringers present "Suite Dreams" this holiday season featuring an 80-plus handbell performance of several beloved Nutcracker Suite selections. This year's holiday concert will also include some new arrangements of popular classics, and of course, the ever-popular audience participation sing along. Join us as we ring in a ...
    Dec 14, 2014 Sun 4:00 PMColonial English Handbell Ringers Recital
    The Colonial English Handbell Ringers present "Suite Dreams" this holiday season featuring an 80-plus handbell performance of several beloved Nutcracker Suite selections. This year's holiday concert will also include some new arrangements of popular classics, and of course, the ever-popular audience participation sing along. Join us as we ring in a ...
    Dec 15, 2014 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Dec 19, 2014 Fri 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 20, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 21, 2014 Sun 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 22, 2014 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Dec 22, 2014 Mon 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 23, 2014 Tue 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 24, 2014 Wed 11:00 AMAlexandria Christmas Market
    Vendors from all over come together for a tasteful event that gives the feeling of a unique European Christmas celebration. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.
    Dec 29, 2014 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Dec 31, 2014 Wed 12:00 PMFirst Night Alexandria
    Family friendly celebration of the new year through the performing arts.
    Dec 31, 2014 Wed 2:00 PMAlexandria Archaeology First Night Family Program
    Potter's Art Family Program: Learn about Alexandria's salt-glazed stoneware potters at this fun, hands-on First Night Alexandria program. Discover the unique styles and techniques between H.C. Smith (1825-1841) and B.C. Milburn (1841-1876). Create your own take-home design on paper using markers, paint, or both at this free, kid-friendly activity.
    Jan 5, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Jan 12, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Jan 26, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Feb 2, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Feb 9, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Feb 15, 2015 Sun 11:00 AMParade Day Open House at Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    FREE Open House!
    Feb 16, 2015 Mon 11:00 AMParade Day Open House at Apothecary Museum
    FREE Open House
    Feb 23, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Mar 2, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Mar 9, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Mar 16, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Mar 19, 2015 Thu 4:00 PMJunior Docent Deadline at Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    Don't let your kids miss this exciting chance to help bring history to life!
    Mar 23, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    Mar 30, 2015 Mon 10:30 AMTavern Toddlers
    Join us for a special program for toddlers (walkers through 36 months) and their caregivers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
    May 30, 2015 Sat 12:00 PMCroquet Day
    A croquet tournament will be played on multiple concurrent fields. Food and activities will be organized for team members, families, and spectators.
    Aug 7, 2015 Fri 5:30 PMMovie Night @ Four Mile Run
    Viewers will enjoy free popcorn, cotton candy, drinks and a (PG)movie for the entire family to enjoy.
    Sep 12, 2015 Sat 5:30 PMMovie Night @ Four Mile Run
    Viewers will enjoy free popcorn, cotton candy, drinks and a (PG)movie for the entire family to enjoy.

    Office of Communications
    301 King St., Room 3500
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    703.746.3960
    Fax: 703.838.6343
    E-mail

    Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday,
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.