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 For Metrobus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit Parking is also available in one of the convenient parking garages or lots.

Bicyclists may visit 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
Aug 28, 2016 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series
Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market Concert Series featuring Matt Buchanan.
Sep 4, 2016 Sun 10:00 AM4MRStage Concert Series
Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market Concert Series featuring Dan Barry.
Sep 12, 2016 Mon 5:30 PMAd Hoc Waterfront Construction Committee
Scheduled meeting
Sep 15, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMPark and Recreation Commission
Regular monthly meeting
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 20, 2016 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission
Regular monthly meeting
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.
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.