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
Aug 23, 2017 Wed 8:30 PMAlexandria Movies Under the Stars at Market Square
The City of Alexandria invites you to a screening of Marvel's The Avengers, 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. Arrive early to choose your seating ...
Aug 26, 2017 Sat 10:30 AMCommission for the Arts Planning Retreat
FY'18 Planning Retreat
Sep 4, 2017 Mon 8:30 AMU.S. Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle Arrival
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle will visit Alexandria September 4-8, as part of a tour of the East Coast. The ship will pass through the Woodrow Wilson Bridge on Monday, September 4, at approximately 8:30 a.m., and will dock at Robinson Landing (1 Duke St.) at approximately 9:30 a.m. Those who wish to witness the arrival may visit Jones Point Park, ...
Sep 4, 2017 Mon 1:00 PMU.S. Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle Public Tours
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle will visit Alexandria September 4-8, as part of a tour of the East Coast. The ship will pass through the Woodrow Wilson Bridge on Monday, September 4, at approximately 8:30 a.m., and will dock at Robinson Landing (1 Duke St.) at approximately 9:30 a.m. Those who wish to witness the arrival may visit Jones Point Park, ...
Sep 6, 2017 Wed 10:00 AMU.S. Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle Public Tours
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle will visit Alexandria September 4-8, as part of a tour of the East Coast. The ship will pass through the Woodrow Wilson Bridge on Monday, September 4, at approximately 8:30 a.m., and will dock at Robinson Landing (1 Duke St.) at approximately 9:30 a.m. Those who wish to witness the arrival may visit Jones Point Park, ...
Sep 8, 2017 Fri 4:15 AMU.S. Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle Departure
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle will visit Alexandria September 4-8, as part of a tour of the East Coast. The ship will pass through the Woodrow Wilson Bridge on Monday, September 4, at approximately 8:30 a.m., and will dock at Robinson Landing (1 Duke St.) at approximately 9:30 a.m. Those who wish to witness the arrival may visit Jones Point Park, ...
Sep 12, 2017 Tue 5:00 PMCitizenship Day
Naturalization Ceremony at Market Square
Sep 19, 2017 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission Meeting
Regular Monthly Meeting
Sep 19, 2017 Tue 7:00 PMPark and Recreation Commission
Regular monthly meeting
Oct 11, 2017 Wed 6:30 PM3550 Commonwealth Ave & Dale St Garden Workshop
The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities PARKnership program will hold a community workshop with Rebuilding Together Alexandria to discuss improving the neighborhood parks in Hume Springs and Lynhaven.

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