Calendar of Events

List of Calendar Events

Date    TimeEvent
May 3, 2016 Tue 12:00 PMDays of Remembrance
A civic ceremony observing the Days of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust. Program includes announcements and acknowledgements by the Mayor and other dignitaries as well as honoring citizens.
May 3, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMCommission for the Arts - Executive Committee
Scheduled meeting
May 5, 2016 Thu 9:00 AMWaterfront Commission - Governance Committee
Scheduled meeting
May 5, 2016 Thu 6:00 PMFirst Thursdays
First Thursday is an event sposored by the Del Ray Business Association. Businesses along Mt. Vernon Avenue have different monthly themes to promote Del Ray as a great place to live, work and shop. Theme: Dog Days in Del Ray.
May 6, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Fun Night
Bring the whole family to Family Fun Nights for swimming and fun for all ages on Friday evenings. Pool games include beach ball relays, water basketball, diving for prizes and fun on the ‘Aqua Challenge’ floating obstacle course. Participate in swimming skill assessments for youth, learn pool safety tips and more.
May 7, 2016 Sat 8:30 AMSave Alliance Spartan Weekend Warrior Ride
Event raises awareness and funds for Combat Veterans "Healing Heroes" for Suicide Prevention, high tech mobility devices, healing through sports & the arts and transition support.
May 7, 2016 Sat 12:00 PMKite Flying Day
Enjoy the spring weather with kites in the park. Bring your own kite, or register to build one in our workshop from 11am-12pm on Kite Flying Day. Fun for the whole family. Rain date May 14.
May 7, 2016 Sat 3:00 PMCharles Barrett Elementary School Bazaar
School bazaar for students, families and community. Features games, rides, arts & crafts, food, music, moon bounce, face painting and more.
May 11, 2016 Wed 7:00 PMWaterfront Governance Subcommittee
Scheduled meeting with Old Town Civic Association
May 12, 2016 Thu 11:00 AMU S P T O Community Day 2016
USPTO hosts it's annual community day celebration to celebrate diversity and similarities of USPTO employees. This event will be held at the USPTO Headquarters.
May 12, 2016 Thu 5:00 PMWaterfront Commission Marina Committee
Marina Committee meeting
May 14, 2016 Sat 6:00 AMIn Their Shoes 5k
Charity 5K run/walk and 1K fun run to raise funds for the Iraqi Children's Foundation.
May 14, 2016 Sat 9:00 AMAlexandria's Tot Rock Festival 2016
Tot Rock Festival is an event held for children ages infant to 7 years old. There will be music education for children through performances. Also there will be games, crafts, light food & snacks.
May 14, 2016 Sat 10:00 AMCommission for the Arts -Retreat
Retreat
May 15, 2016 Sun 10:00 AMMattie Miracle Walk & Family Festival
7th Annual Walk & Family Festival. This event brings awareness for childhood cancer and calls attention to the psychological issues and needs of children with cancer and their families. This event is a non-profit fundraiser, held at St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School, 1000 St. Stephen's Road. Amusement rides, moon bounce and music.
May 15, 2016 Sun 12:00 PMWelcome Hokule'a 2016
Arrival and welcome of the Hokule'a canoe to the DC area. The Hokule'a canoe will navigate the Potomac to the pier at the Waterfront Park in Alexandria, accompanied by an escort vessel. There will also be Hawaiian musicians and Hula group dancers.
May 16, 2016 Mon 6:00 PMCommunity B B Q
ACT for Alexandria will be hosting it's 3rd annual Community BBQ. This fundraising event will take place in the Waterfront Market area of the dock behind the Torpedo Factory.
May 17, 2016 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission
Regular monthly meeting
May 17, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMCommission for the Arts
Regular meeting
May 19, 2016 Thu 1:00 AMPark and Recreation Commission
Regular monthly meeting
May 20, 2016 Fri 6:30 AM2016 Annual Bike To Work Day
Regional celebration where participants bicycle in, enjoy music,food,gifts and there will be various vendors who will offer information. Sponsored by City of Alexandria Local Motion.
May 20, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Fun Night
Bring the whole family to Family Fun Nights for swimming and fun for all ages on Friday evenings. Pool games include beach ball relays, water basketball, diving for prizes and fun on the ‘Aqua Challenge’ floating obstacle course. Participate in swimming skill assessments for youth, learn pool safety tips and more.
May 20, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMAlexandria - gospelFEST
Inaugural Celebration for "Alexandria -gospelFEST" nine local choirs to participate over two days.
May 21, 2016 Sat 8:00 AMA S A Soccerfest
End of season event for the Alexandria Soccer Association.
May 21, 2016 Sat 8:30 AMTucker 5k
Samuel Tucker Elementary PTA will host a 5K run to promote and foster healthy active lifestyles.
May 21, 2016 Sat 11:00 AMAlexandria - gospelFEST
Inaugural Celebration for "Alexandria -gospelFEST" nine local choirs to participate over two days.
May 21, 2016 Sat 7:00 PMCinema Del Ray
Community Movie Night where attendees enjoy family movies. This event will take place on the recreation field. Food and beverage sales.
May 24, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMFood/Beverage Vendor & Event Coordinator Training
Potential food and beverage vendors and those who coordinate and sponsor events who have food vendors in the City of Alexandria can attend to learn about the permitting application process and the special requirements of both the Alexandria Health Department and Fire Code Enforcement. To sign up contact the Office of Special Events.
May 26, 2016 Thu 12:15 PMSchool Lunch Bunch Concert
Concert featuring Immanuel Lutheran School Student Choirs & Musicians.
May 27, 2016 Fri 12:15 PMSchool Lunch Bunch Concert
Concert featuring Lyles Crouch Traditional Academy 5th graders with a variety of performances including choral, band, orchestral and dance.
May 30, 2016 Mon 1:00 PM39th Annual Jazz Festival
Annual festival commemorating Memorial Day featuring performances by various jazz groups. The U. S. Navy Band Commodores will open the event. Food and beverage sales
Jun 2, 2016 Thu 6:00 PMFirst Thursdays
First Thursday is an event sposored by the Del Ray Business Association. Businesses along Mt. Vernon Avenue have different monthly themes to promote Del Ray as a great place to live, work and shop. Theme: Paint Del Ray
Jun 3, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Fun Night
Bring the whole family to Family Fun Nights for swimming and fun for all ages on Friday evenings. Pool games include beach ball relays, water basketball, diving for prizes and fun on the ‘Aqua Challenge’ floating obstacle course. Participate in swimming skill assessments for youth, learn pool safety tips and more.
Jun 4, 2016 Sat 10:00 AMCivil War Camp Day
Union and Confederate reenactors interpret Civil War.
Jun 4, 2016 Sat 12:00 PMS C A N Croquet Day
Annual outdoor fun-oriented fundraiser for families and children to support SCAN's abuse and neglect prevention program. Event held at Joseph Hensley Park, 4200 Eisenhower Avenue. The fields will be used for croquet tournament rounds and attendees will be able to participate in other game type activities; food vendors and concession sales.
Jun 5, 2016 Sun 1:00 PMTaste of Del Ray
This event is held to promote Del Ray businesses and restaurants. Restaurants will be providing food samplings in the parking lot of 2401 Mt. Vernon Ave. Seating and music will be provided in the farmers market lot located at 2311 Mt.Vernon Ave.
Jun 7, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMFood/Beverage Vendor & Event Coordinator Training
Potential food and beverage vendors and those who coordinate and sponsor events who have food vendors in the City of Alexandria can attend to learn about the permitting application process and the special requirements of both the Alexandria Health Department and Fire Code Enforcement. To sign up contact the Office of Special Events.
Jun 10, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Fun Night
Bring the whole family to Family Fun Nights for swimming and fun for all ages on Friday evenings. Pool games include beach ball relays, water basketball, diving for prizes and fun on the ‘Aqua Challenge’ floating obstacle course. Participate in swimming skill assessments for youth, learn pool safety tips and more.
Jun 11, 2016 Sat 10:00 AMOld Town Arts and Crafts Fair
Community event promotes art and crafts; features children's activities; food and beer sales; arts and crafts vendors. Fundraiser for Volunteer Alexandria.
Jun 18, 2016 Sat 7:00 PMCinema Del Ray
Community Movie Night where attendees enjoy family movies. This event will take place on the recreation field. Food and beverage sales.
Jun 19, 2016 Sun 12:00 PMArlandria Chirilagua Festival
Festival celebrating and highlighting Arlandria's Latino community featuring musical entertainment, food, crafts and cultural vendors.
Jul 7, 2016 Thu 6:00 PMFirst Thursdays
First Thursday is an event sposored by the Del Ray Business Association. Businesses along Mt. Vernon Avenue have different monthly themes to promote Del Ray as a great place to live, work and shop. Theme: Red, White & Blue
Jul 9, 2016 Sat 6:00 PMU S A / Alexandria Birthday Celebration
Program includes pre-show entertainment, awards presentation, food sales, birthday cake distribution, premier concert by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra and concludes with fireworks barge shoot. Rain date, Sunday July 10, fireworks only.
Jul 16, 2016 Sat 7:00 PMCinema Del Ray
Community Movie Night where attendees enjoy family movies. This event will take place on the recreation field. Food and beverage sales.
Aug 4, 2016 Thu 6:00 PMFirst Thursdays
First Thursday is an event sposored by the Del Ray Business Association. Businesses along Mt. Vernon Avenue have different monthly themes to promote Del Ray as a great place to live, work and shop. Theme: Music & Dance on the Avenue
Aug 20, 2016 Sat 7:00 PMCinema Del Ray
Community Movie Night where attendees enjoy family movies. This event will take place on the recreation field. Food and beverage sales.
Sep 1, 2016 Thu 6:00 PMFirst Thursdays
First Thursday is an event sposored by the Del Ray Business Association. Businesses along Mt. Vernon Avenue have different monthly themes to promote Del Ray as a great place to live, work and shop. Theme: Health & Wellness on the Avenue
Sep 17, 2016 Sat 10:00 AM14th Annual Alexandria King Street Art Festival
Outdoor Art Festival featuring multiple art vendors on the City's historic King Street between Washington and Union Streets with over 6 blocks of artwork by more than 200 artists from the US and abroad. This community festival features spectacular paintings, life-size sculptures, jewelry, photography, ceramics and more, offering extraordinary art for ...
Sep 17, 2016 Sat 5:00 PMMobile Art Lab presents Silent Disco
Come to the Silent Disco, an event where people dance to music broadcast via a radio transmitter listened to on wireless headphones available at the event. Those without headphones hear no music. Come dance!
Sep 17, 2016 Sat 7:00 PMCinema Del Ray
Community Movie Night where attendees enjoy family movies. This event will take place on the recreation field. Food and beverage sales.
Sep 25, 2016 Sun 8:00 AMAlexandria West Rotary Club "Human Race 5K"
5K/1 Mile Run Walk event held at Cameron Run Regional Park to raise money to support projects for low-income and marginalized populations in the west end of Alexandria.
Oct 1, 2016 Sat 9:00 AMWounded Warrior Caregiver 5K
Raise funds for caregivers of wounded warriors. All pre + post run/walk events will take place within Cameron Run Regional Park, Cameron Run trail and Ben Brenman Park.
Oct 2, 2016 Sun 5:00 AMWoodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon
7th Annual half marathon running from the Woodrow Wilson Bridge to Princess St.
Oct 2, 2016 Sun 8:00 AMRun! Geek! Run! 5k And 1 Mile Fun Run
A charity road race/walk that begins and finishes in the Reagal Cinema 16 parking lot.
Oct 15, 2016 Sat 10:00 AMFamily Fall Festival
A family favorite event featuring fall activities such as scarecrow making, pumpkin and face painting, arts and crafts, exhibitors, food vendors, puppet show, pony rides,and band performance.
Oct 30, 2016 Sun 2:00 PM20th Annual Del Ray Halloween Parade
One of Del Ray’s favorite traditions is the Annual Del Ray Halloween Parade down Mt. Vernon Avenue to the field at Mt. Vernon Recreation Center. Costumed children, adults, strollers and pets are all invited to march and show off their finest and scariest Halloween garb.
Nov 25, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMTree Lighting Ceremony
An official City event at which the City tree is lit, program includes welcome by the Town Crier, the Mayor and other City Officials, a visit by Santa and holiday performances for residents and visitors to open the holiday season.
Dec 3, 2016 Sat 6:00 PMDel Ray Celebration of the Holidays
Annual event to celebrate the holidays. Have your child's photo taken with Santa, sing Christmas carols and visit local businesses.

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