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 22, 2018 Wed 7:00 PMSimpson Park Triangle/Vacant Lot Subcommittee
Strategies to raise funds to implement Community Matching Fund improvement activities
Sep 18, 2018 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission Meeting
Regular Monthly Meeting
Sep 20, 2018 Thu 7:00 PMPark and Recreation Commission
Regular monthly meeting
Sep 21, 2018 Fri 7:30 PMAlexandria Movies Under the Stars
The City of Alexandria, in partnership with the Goodhart Group, invites you to a screening of Black Panther, in front of City Hall on a 3 story tall inflatable screen. Admission is free. Participants are encouraged to bring water. There is some bench seating around the fountain area, but suggest you bring chairs as the bench seating will fill quickly. ...
Oct 20, 2018 Sat 10:00 AMFamily Fall Festival
A family favorite event featuring fall activities, arts and crafts, exhibitors, and food vendors.