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 10, 2020 Fri 10:30 AMVIRTUAL: Storytelling and Activities to Empower Young Girls
The Spitfire Club seeks to create a world in which every girl feels empowered to be the tenacious, authentic, curious, resilient, empathic protagonist of her own story. ? By creating demand for and building community around diverse, girl-positive books, we help girls nurture their love of reading and their love of self.
Apr 10, 2020 Fri 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: Concert with Akua Allrich
Live, virtual concert featuring Akua Allrich, Jazz Vocalist.
Apr 11, 2020 Sat 12:00 PMVIRTUAL: Parkour with PK Move
Parkour is the practice of human locomotion through play & obstacle course. PK Move is a unique parkour "gym without walls" - we come to you! PK Move's Mission is to provide parkour training that's specifically designed to meet the needs of people who may feel uncomfortable in a gym. We serve senior citizens, cancer survivors, Title I school students, ...
Apr 11, 2020 Sat 5:30 PMVIRTUAL: Poetry with KaNikki Jakarta
Live, virtual poetry reading with Poet Laureate, KaNikki Jakarta, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/kanikkij
Apr 12, 2020 Sun 3:00 PMVIRTUAL: Sing Books with Emily
Live, virtual children's programming
Apr 14, 2020 Tue 2:00 PMVIRTUAL: EJB Jazz in Concert
Live, virtual concert featuring EJB Jazz on Instagram @ejbjazz
Apr 14, 2020 Tue 6:30 PMVIRTUAL: Family Workouts with All About Fitness
All About Fitness DC Area FREE workouts are every Tues & Thurs at 630PM! Workouts are held virtually until further notice.
Apr 15, 2020 Wed 10:00 AMVIRTUAL: Parkour for Seniors with PK Move
Fitness and fun for adults 50+! PK Silver© is an exciting, evidence-based program designed around fundamental parkour movements and focusing on falls prevention and senior fitness.
Apr 16, 2020 Thu 6:30 PMVIRTUAL: Family Workouts with All About Fitness
All About Fitness DC Area FREE workouts are every Tues & Thurs at 630PM! Workouts are held virtually until further notice.
Apr 16, 2020 Thu
CANCELLED: Park and Recreation Commission
CANCELLED: Regular monthly meeting
Apr 17, 2020 Fri 10:30 AMVIRTUAL: Storytelling and Activities to Empower Young Girls
The Spitfire Club seeks to create a world in which every girl feels empowered to be the tenacious, authentic, curious, resilient, empathic protagonist of her own story. ? By creating demand for and building community around diverse, girl-positive books, we help girls nurture their love of reading and their love of self.
Apr 18, 2020 Sat
CANCELLED: Art Supplies Market
Artists of all ages and skill levels can buy or trade a variety of used and surplus art supplies in all visual media. From paints and papers to beads and books, discover deals and perhaps some unusual finds you didn’t know you needed.
Apr 18, 2020 Sat 12:00 PMVIRTUAL: Parkour with PK Move
Parkour is the practice of human locomotion through play & obstacle course. PK Move is a unique parkour "gym without walls" - we come to you! PK Move's Mission is to provide parkour training that's specifically designed to meet the needs of people who may feel uncomfortable in a gym. We serve senior citizens, cancer survivors, Title I school students, ...
Apr 18, 2020 Sat 1:00 PMVIRTUAL: Prep to Publish Writing Workshop
Live, virtual workshop with Poet Laureate, KaNikki Jakarta, on Zoom.
Apr 18, 2020 Sat 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: Aaron Myers in Concert
Virtual, live concert featuring Aaron Myers.
Apr 21, 2020 Tue
CANCELLED: Waterfront Commission Meeting
CANCELLED: Regular Monthly Meeting
Apr 21, 2020 Tue 12:00 PMCANCELLED - Days of Remembrance Ceremony
Days of Remembrance Ceremony
Apr 21, 2020 Tue 6:30 PMVIRTUAL: Family Workouts with All About Fitness
All About Fitness DC Area FREE workouts are every Tues & Thurs at 630PM! Workouts are held virtually until further notice.
Apr 22, 2020 Wed 10:30 AMVIRTUAL: Parkour for Seniors with PK Move
Fitness and fun for adults 50+! PK Silver© is an exciting, evidence-based program designed around fundamental parkour movements and focusing on falls prevention and senior fitness.
Apr 23, 2020 Thu 6:30 PMVIRTUAL: Family Workouts with All About Fitness
All About Fitness DC Area FREE workouts are every Tues & Thurs at 630PM! Workouts are held virtually until further notice.
Apr 24, 2020 Fri 10:30 AMVIRTUAL: Storytelling and Activities to Empower Young Girls
The Spitfire Club seeks to create a world in which every girl feels empowered to be the tenacious, authentic, curious, resilient, empathic protagonist of her own story. ? By creating demand for and building community around diverse, girl-positive books, we help girls nurture their love of reading and their love of self.
Apr 24, 2020 Fri 8:00 PMVIRTUAL: Sarah Marie Hughes in Concert
Virtual, live concert featuring Sarah Marie Hughes.
Apr 25, 2020 Sat 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: Veronneau in Concert
Virtual, live concert featuring VERONNEAU.
Apr 29, 2020 Wed 10:00 AMVIRTUAL: Parkour for Seniors with PK Move
Fitness and fun for adults 50+! PK Silver© is an exciting, evidence-based program designed around fundamental parkour movements and focusing on falls prevention and senior fitness.
Apr 29, 2020 Wed 7:30 PMAlexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
Alexandria Beautification Commission Meeting - Rescheduled from April 9, 2020
Apr 30, 2020 Thu 10:30 AMVIRTUAL: Storytelling and Activities to Empower Young Girls
The Spitfire Club seeks to create a world in which every girl feels empowered to be the tenacious, authentic, curious, resilient, empathic protagonist of her own story. ? By creating demand for and building community around diverse, girl-positive books, we help girls nurture their love of reading and their love of self.
Apr 30, 2020 Thu 6:30 PMVIRTUAL: Family Workouts with All About Fitness
All About Fitness DC Area FREE workouts are every Tues & Thurs at 630PM! Workouts are held virtually until further notice.
May 2, 2020 Sat
CANCELLED: Alexandria Earth Day 2020
50th Anniversary of the Earth Day Movement
May 6, 2020 Wed 9:00 AMSummer Program Registration Begins
Registration for Summer classes and activities offered by the City of Alexandria’s Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural begins at 9 a.m. on May 6 for City residents and on May 8 for nonresidents. Summer registration applies to programs taking place June 22 through September 4. Registration will be available online or in-person at the Registration ...
May 8, 2020 Fri
CANCELLED: The Late Shift: Art Battles
Torpedo Factory Art Center’s signature seasonal evening series features inspiring nights of eclectic art and activities. In among three floors of open artists’ studios, discover gallery receptions, thought-provoking artist talks, pop-up performances, hands-on projects, local drinks, lively music, and more.
May 14, 2020 Thu 7:30 PMAlexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
Alexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
May 16, 2020 Sat
CANCELLED: Arts & the Armed Forces
In honor of Armed Forces Day, salute our service men and women with an evening line-up of comedy, music, storytelling, poetry, and art.
Jun 11, 2020 Thu 7:30 PMAlexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
Alexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
Jun 12, 2020 Fri 7:00 PMThe Late Shift: ALX Pride
Leading up to Capital Pride weekend, join the Alexandria-centered LGBTQ+ celebration. Find Pride displays, hands-on activities, music, and art.
Jul 11, 2020 Sat 6:00 PMUSA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration
Event to celebrate the 243rd birthday of the USA and the 270th birthday of the City of Alexandria, featuring entertainment, food and beverage sales, and grand Finale fireworks at 9:30. Come celebrate at the biggest party in the City! Out of safety and courtesy, leave your tents, umbrellas and grills at home. The stage will serve as the lost children/parent ...

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