Calendar of Events

Recreation Events & Activities

Visitors to the historic district are encouraged bike, walk or take the Metrorail Yellow or Blue lines to the King Street Station and take the free King Street Trolley, or DASH or Metro buses to the festival. For DASH schedule information, call 703.370.DASH or visit dashbus.com. For Metrobus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit wmata.com. Parking is also available in one of the convenient parking garages or lots.

Bicyclists may visit alexandriava.gov/localmotion for the City's Bikeways Map, which features the City's best on-street and off-road bikeways, as well as locations of grouped bicycle parking.

For additional information, call the sponsoring organization for more information.  For events sponsored by the City of Alexandria, call the Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592 for current information. Please be advised, events are subject to change.

Also see our website for more information, including schedules for RPCA-sponsored classes and activities.

Date    TimeEvent
Jul 26, 2017 Wed 12:00 PMCanal Center Plaza Concert Series
Performance by Michael Mulvaney, featuring Blues. Come enjoy a lunchtime concert in a beautiful amphitheater setting along the Waterfront. Offered in partnership with American Real Estate Partners.
Jul 26, 2017 Wed 7:00 PMBen Brenman Park Concerts
City concert series with a performance by the All New Genetically Altered Jug Band featuring Novelty Jazz/Jug Band Music. Feel free to bring chairs or a blanket and a picnic supper and enjoy a concert in a beautiful park setting.
Jul 27, 2017 Thu 7:00 PMMusic at Twilight Concert
City concert series with a performance by LESSON ZERO featuring Rock & Blues. Amphitheater seating. Feel free to bring chairs or a blanket and a picnic supper.
Aug 2, 2017 Wed 12:00 PMCanal Center Plaza Concert Series
Performance by The Winstons--Memories of Motown. Come enjoy a lunchtime concert in a beautiful amphitheater setting along the Waterfront. Offered in partnership with American Real Estate Partners.
Aug 3, 2017 Thu 7:00 PMMarket Square Concert
Performance by the 257th Army Band Concert Band. Feel free to bring a picnic supper and folding chairs or sit around the fountain seating and enjoy one of the military's finest.
Aug 8, 2017 Tue 7:00 PMSunset Concert
Performance by Capital Sound, pop/dance band of the 257th Army Band. Feel free to bring a picnic supper and folding chairs or a blanket and enjoy some great entertainment at a beautiful location.
Aug 10, 2017 Thu 7:00 PMMusic at Twilight Concert
City concert series with a performance by Mike Surratt & the Continentals International Polka Show. Amphitheater seating. Feel free to bring chairs or a blanket and a picnic supper.
Aug 11, 2017 Fri 7:30 PMFriday Night on the Square
Performance by the Alexandria Harmonizers featuring Men's Barbershop. Feel free to bring a picnic supper and folding chairs or sit around the fountain seating and enjoy some fun music.
Aug 26, 2017 Sat 10:30 AMCommission for the Arts Planning Retreat
FY'18 Planning Retreat

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