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
Dec 3, 2016 Sat 10:00 AMAmerican Arabesque: A Celebration of Culture
Inaugural American Arabesque: A Celebration of Culture will highlight Arabic foods, music, art and dance from Egypt, Iraq, Jordon, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Yemen.
Dec 5, 2016 Mon 5:30 PMAd Hoc Waterfront Construction Committee
Scheduled meeting
Dec 9, 2016 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Splash Night
Enjoy swimming for all ages, a floating obstacle course, aqua basketball, diving for prizes and more! Light refreshments and music. This Family Splash Night features Jefferson-Houston School.
Dec 13, 2016 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission
Regular monthly meeting
Dec 15, 2016 Thu 7:00 PMPark and Recreation Commission
Special meeting
Dec 20, 2016 Tue 7:00 PMCommission for the Arts
Regular meeting