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.
|Aug 28, 2016||Sun||10:00 AM||4MRStage Concert Series |
Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market Concert Series featuring Matt Buchanan.
|Sep 4, 2016||Sun||10:00 AM||4MRStage Concert Series |
Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market Concert Series featuring Dan Barry.
|Sep 12, 2016||Mon||5:30 PM||Ad Hoc Waterfront Construction Committee |
|Sep 15, 2016||Thu||7:00 PM||Park and Recreation Commission|
Regular monthly meeting
|Sep 17, 2016||Sat||10:00 AM||14th 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 PM||Mobile 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 AM||Waterfront Commission |
Regular monthly meeting
|Oct 15, 2016||Sat||10:00 AM||Family 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 PM||Tree 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.