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
Apr 29, 2017 Sat 10:00 AMAlexandria Earth Day 2017
24th Annual Earth Day Celebration featuring live music by Hand Painted Swinger; interactive environmental exhibits; Tent Talks on a variety of green subjects; food and beverage sales, ACPS Upcycling Showcase; Farmer Stu Goes Green Puppet Show, and the Awards and Tree Planting Ceremony.
Apr 29, 2017 Sat 2:00 PMAlexandria Spring Invitational Cheer Competition
Show your spirit! Support cheerleading teams representing your neighborhood and the region.
May 1, 2017 Mon 5:00 PMAd Hoc Waterfront Construction Monitoring Group
Scheduled meeting
May 5, 2017 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Splash Night
Join your friends for Family Splash Night featuring Lyles-Crouch Elementary School! Enjoy swimming, beach ball and aqua basketball, and a floating obstacle course. Pool safety tips and swimming skills assessments for youth. Light refreshments will be served.
May 16, 2017 Tue 7:00 PMFood Vendor and Event Coordinator Training
The Special Events Office of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities invites all potential food and beverage vendors and those who coordinate events in the City of Alexandria to attend one of these meetings. The purpose for the meeting is to learn about the City’s permitting application process, and the special requirements of both ...
May 19, 2017 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Splash Night
Join your friends for Family Splash Night featuring James Polk Elementary School! Enjoy swimming, beach ball and aqua basketball, and a floating obstacle course. Pool safety tips and swimming skills assessments for youth. Light refreshments will be served.
May 29, 2017 Mon 1:00 PM40th Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival
40th Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival featuring a variety of Jazz Performers, and food and beverage sales.
Jun 2, 2017 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Splash Night
Join your friends for Family Splash Night featuring Cora Kelly Elementary School! Enjoy swimming, beach ball and aqua basketball, and a floating obstacle course. Pool safety tips and swimming skills assessments for youth. Light refreshments will be served.
Jul 8, 2017 Sat 6:00 PMUSA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration
Event to celebrate the 241st birthday of the USA and the 268th birthday of the City of Alexandria, featuring entertainment, cannon salute during the 1812 Overture, food and beverage sales, and grand Finale fireworks at 9:30. Come celebrate at the biggest party in the City!

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