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
Nov 19, 2019 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission Meeting
Regular Monthly Meeting
Nov 19, 2019 Tue 7:00 PMSpecial Event Application Workshop
This workshop is for event organizers who would like to know how to apply for and obtain permits to produce a Special Event in the City of Alexandria. Topics will cover how to apply for a Special Event Permit, other types of permits you may need to file for an event, when you should apply for permits, and event costs. Staff from the Department of Recreation, ...
Nov 20, 2019 Wed 7:00 PMABC - Outreach Committee Subcommittee
Alexandria Beautification Commission Outreach Committee Subcommittee
Nov 21, 2019 Thu 7:00 PMPark and Recreation Commission
Regular monthly meeting
Nov 23, 2019 Sat 6:00 PMTree Lighting Ceremony
Light up the holiday season with Alexandria's annual tree lighting. The Town Crier will call everyone to gather around the tree, where the Metropolitan School of the Arts will perform “Santa’s Spectacular,” and the T.C. Williams High School Advanced Choir will perform holiday music. Bring the family to visit and take pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, ...
Nov 24, 2019 Sun 2:00 PMRibbon Cutting to Celebrate the Completion of the
City Council invites the public to celebrate the opening of the Four Mile Run Park Wetlands Bridge on Saturday, November 24, 2019 at 2pm at the east side of the bridge, closest to the Four Mile Run Park Commonwealth Avenue parking lot. The event will occur rain or shine.
Nov 27, 2019 Wed
CANCELLED: Beautification Commission Meeting
CANCELLED: Alexandria Beautification Commission Awards Committee Meeting
Nov 28, 2019 Thu
CANCELLED: ABC - Vacant Lot Committee
CANCELLED:Alexandria Beautification Commission Vacant Lot Committee
Dec 1, 2019 Sun 11:00 AMBagels & Bach Concert
Do you love classical music, but it is difficult to attend a concert because you have to find a babysitter? Or if you go to a concert, it might be too long and your children will not be able to sit through it. Attend one of the “Bagels and Bach” Concerts on the First Sunday of each month. You will enjoy classical, your children will begin to learn how ...
Dec 6, 2019 Fri 6:00 PMFirst Friday: Season of Celebrations
Get into the spirit of the holidays on December 6 by attending the First Friday: “A Season of Celebrations” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Durant Center, 1605 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA.
Dec 12, 2019 Thu 7:30 PMAlexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
Alexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
Dec 14, 2019 Sat 3:00 PMFlute and Harp Ensemble
The American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra’s Flute and Harp Ensembles will perform a joint concert just in time for the holidays with works adapted and originally composed for flute, clarinet and harp ensembles. Plan to attend this delightful afternoon of holiday music on Saturday, December 14 from 3 p.m. at the Durant Center, 1605 Cameron St., Alexandria, ...
Dec 17, 2019 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission Meeting
Regular Monthly Meeting
Dec 18, 2019 Wed 7:00 PMABC - Outreach Committee Subcommittee
Alexandria Beautification Commission Outreach Committee Subcommittee
Dec 26, 2019 Thu 7:00 PMABC - Vacant Lot Committee
Alexandria Beautification Commission Vacant Lot Committee
Jan 9, 2020 Thu 7:30 PMAlexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
Alexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
Feb 13, 2020 Thu 7:30 PMAlexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
Alexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
Mar 12, 2020 Thu 7:30 PMAlexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
Alexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
Apr 9, 2020 Thu 7:30 PMAlexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
Alexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
May 14, 2020 Thu 7:30 PMAlexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
Alexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
Jun 11, 2020 Thu 7:30 PMAlexandria Beautification Commission Meeting
Alexandria Beautification Commission Meeting

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