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 24, 2017 Fri 6:00 PMTree 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.
Dec 3, 2017 Sun 11:00 AMBagels and Bach Concert Series
The next “Bagels and Bach” Concert is scheduled for Sunday, December 3, 2017, 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 ...
Dec 3, 2017 Sun 1:00 PM"Toys for Tots" 43rd Annual Benefit Square Dance
The National Capital Area Square Dance Leaders Association and Washington Area Square Dance Cooperative Association will perform square and round dances throughout the event with a special 3 p.m. performance by the Capital Squares Demonstration Team. You are invited to come watch the dancers, make a donation or drop off a toy for the Toys for Tots ...
Dec 19, 2017 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission Meeting
Regular Monthly Meeting
Jan 19, 2018 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Splash Night
Join your friends for Family Splash Night featuring St. Stephens & St. Agnes School! Enjoy swimming for all ages, music, beach ball and aqua basketball, and a floating obstacle course. Pool safety tips and swimming skills assessments are offered for youth and adults. On site class registration available. Light refreshments will be served.
Jan 26, 2018 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Splash Night
Join your friends for Family Splash Night featuring James K. Polk and Samuel Tucker Elementary Schools! Enjoy swimming for all ages, music, beach ball and aqua basketball, and a floating obstacle course. Pool safety tips and swimming skills assessments are offered for youth and adults. On site class registration available. Light refreshments will be ...
Feb 2, 2018 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Splash Night
Join your friends for Family Splash Night featuring William Ramsay Elementary School! Enjoy swimming for all ages, music, beach ball and aqua basketball, and a floating obstacle course. Pool safety tips and swimming skills assessments are offered for youth and adults. On site class registration available. Light refreshments will be served.
Mar 16, 2018 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Splash Night
Join your friends for Family Splash Night featuring Mount Vernon Elementary School! Enjoy swimming for all ages, music, beach ball and aqua basketball, and a floating obstacle course. Pool safety tips and swimming skills assessments are offered for youth and adults. On site class registration available. Light refreshments will be served.
Apr 6, 2018 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Splash Night
Join your friends for Family Splash Night featuring George Mason and Maury Elementary Schools! Enjoy swimming for all ages, music, beach ball and aqua basketball, and a floating obstacle course. Pool safety tips and swimming skills assessments are offered for youth and adults. On site class registration available. Light refreshments will be served.
Apr 27, 2018 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Splash Night
Join your friends for Family Splash Night featuring Patrick Henry and John Adams Elementary Schools! Enjoy swimming for all ages, music, beach ball and aqua basketball, and a floating obstacle course. Pool safety tips and swimming skills assessments are offered for youth and adults. On site class registration available. Light refreshments will be served.
May 18, 2018 Fri 6:00 PMFamily Splash Night
Join your friends for Family Splash Night featuring Lyles Crouch and Cora Kelly Elementary Schools! Enjoy swimming for all ages, music, beach ball and aqua basketball, and a floating obstacle course. Pool safety tips and swimming skills assessments are offered for youth and adults. On site class registration available. Light refreshments will be served.

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