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
May 24, 2018 Thu 6:00 PMWarwick Pool Dedication & Community Open House
City Council dedication of the renovated pool and community open house.
May 26, 2018 Sat 10:00 AMOutdoor Pool Season Begins
The City’s outdoor pool season begins on Saturday, May 26, at all three outdoor pool locations and the Potomac Yard Park Interactive Fountain.
May 28, 2018 Mon 1:00 PM41st Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival
41st Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival featuring a variety of Jazz Performers, including the U. S. Navy Band Commodores with Big Band sound as the opening performance followed by Encantada featuring Julie Mack, with Brazilian Jazz; Project Natale, with Infused Jazz; The Rick Whitehead Trio, with contemporary jazz and ending with The Village Jazz Band, ...
Jun 1, 2018 Fri 6:00 PMFirst Friday: Family Art Night, June 1, 2018
It is that time of year again, there will be another memorable and inspiring evening for your family and you. Plan to attend the First Friday: “Family Art Night” sponsored by the Office of the Arts on Friday, June 1, 2018, 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA.
Jun 3, 2018 Sun 11:00 AMBagels and Bach Concert Series
The next “Bagels and Bach” Concert is scheduled for Sunday, June 3, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA. You will enjoy classical music, your children will become aware and will learn how to appreciate classical music, and you will be treated to a light brunch. What better way to enjoy a Sunday morning? ...
Jul 7, 2018 Sat 7:00 PMUSA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration
Event to celebrate the 242nd birthday of the USA and the 269th birthday of the City of Alexandria, featuring entertainment, cannon salute during the 1812 Overture, food and beverage sales, and grand Finale fireworks at 9:30. Come celebrate at the biggest party in the City! NOTE: Event Times may change.
Jul 14, 2018 Sat 10:00 AMTons of Trucks
Children of all ages will have the unique opportunity to explore their favorite vehicles and meet the people who protect, build and serve our City. Get behind the wheel of more than 20 different vehicles from 7 City departments, including a fire engine, front end loader, dump truck, bucket truck, trash truck, sewer truck, vacuum truck, buses and more. ...

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