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No matter the season, Alexandrians know how to celebrate. Throughout the year, a host of events take place in the city, celebrating holidays, historical figures and the artistic scene Alexandria is renowned for. From annual festivals and parades, to art shows, live music, theater, history reenactments and holiday celebrations, Alexandria's award-winning culture never stops buzzing.

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Featured Events

Kenny G.

  • August 10, 2014
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $65
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
  • Visit Website
Kenny G.

Kenny G, is an American adult contemporary and smooth jazz saxophonist.

Cinema Del Ray, "The Lego Movie"

  • August 16, 2014
  • Times: 7 p.m., movie begins at dusk
  • Location: On fields of Mt. Vernon Rec Center at Mt. Vernon Ave and Commonwealth Ave
  • Admission: Free!
Cinema Del Ray,

Bring the family and friends and blankets/chairs - but please no four-legged friends for this outdoor summer film.

Happening This Month

Musical Summer on Our Patio

  • August 06, 2014 to August 13, 2014 (Every Wednesday)
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Times: Wednesday from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Venue: Caprese Restaurant, A Mediterranean Grill
  • 1900 Diagonal Road
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-684-5900
Musical Summer on Our Patio

Local guitarist Aaron Gearharmt showcases his talents playing an eclectic blend of modern and classic rock favorites with clear influence from blues guitar legends. He seamlessly plays recognizable ... Learn More

Baseball Boat: Nats vs. Phillies

Baseball Boat: Nats vs. Phillies

Skip the traffic and ride our baseball boat to a game at the Washington Nationals Stadium, located in Southeast Washington D.C. Free Parking Pass with On-Line Ticket Purchase! For more schedule ... Learn More

Amy Grant

  • August 01, 2014
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $59.50
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
  • Visit Website
Amy Grant

Amy Lee Grant is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, media personality and actress, best known for performing Christian music.

Gary Puckett and the Union Gap

  • August 01, 2014
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Location: Birchmere
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $35
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
  • Visit Website
Gary Puckett and the Union Gap

Gary Puckett & The Union Gap was an American pop rock group active in the late 1960s. Their biggest hits were "Woman, Woman," "Young Girl," and "Lady Willpower.

Maysa

  • August 01, 2014
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $55
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
  • Visit Website
Maysa

Maysa Leak is an American jazz singer better known by her mononym Maysa. She is well known by fans of smooth jazz both for her solo work and for her work with the British band Incognito.

Hal Ketchum

  • August 02, 2014
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Location: Birchmere
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $35
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
  • Visit Website
Hal Ketchum

Hal Michael Ketchum is an American country music artist. He has released ten studio albums since 1986, including nine for the Curb and Asylum-Curb labels.

Chamber Music Concert with the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic

  • August 03, 2014
  • Times: Sunday, 3 p.m.
  • Admission: Free, donations accepted
  • The Lyceum, 201 South Washington Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-799-8229
  • Visit Website
  • Send Email
Chamber Music Concert with the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic

Violinist Christina Whensel, Violist Beth Dunkel, cellist Benjamin Wensel, Clarinetist Roger Garza, and pianist Frank Chu: Music by Darius Milhaud – Suite Op. 157b, Trio Op. 114 and Trio in ... Learn More

Marc Cohn

  • August 03, 2014
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Location: Birchmere
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $45
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
  • Visit Website
Marc Cohn

Marc Craig Cohn is a Grammy Award-winning American folk rock singer-songwriter and musician perhaps best known for his song "Walking In Memphis" from his eponymous 1991 album.

Baseball Boat: Nats vs. Mets

Baseball Boat: Nats vs. Mets

Skip the traffic and ride our baseball boat to a game at the Washington Nationals Stadium, located in Southeast Washington D.C. Free Parking Pass with On-Line Ticket Purchase! For more schedule ... Learn More

Canal Plaza Concert | The Sidleys

  • August 06, 2014
  • Times: Noon - 1 p.m.
  • Location: Canal Center Plaza
  • Admission: Free!
  • 44 Canal Center Plaza
  • Alexandria, Virginia 22314
  • Visit Website
Canal Plaza Concert | The Sidleys

Concert by The Sidley's featuring soul influenced rock music. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a performance along the Potomac River. Offered in Partnership with Tishman Speyer.

First Thursday in Del Ray, "Playdate in Del Ray"

  • August 07, 2014
  • Times: 6-9 p.m.
  • Location: Along Mount Vernon Avenue in Del Ray
  • Visit Website
First Thursday in Del Ray,

Del Ray hosts the popular "First Thursday" events, in which every first Thursday of the month a new festival takes to the streets, attracting visitors and locals alike in search of family ... Learn More

Music at Twilight Concert | Ambience Band

  • August 07, 2014
  • Times: 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location: John Carlyle Park
  • Admission: Free!
  • 300 John Carlyle Square
  • Alexandria, Virginia 22314
  • Visit Website
Music at Twilight Concert | Ambience Band

Performance by the Ambience Band featuring Jazz and R & B music. Feel free to bring chairs or a blanket and a picnic supper.

39th Annual Ballyshaners Irish Festival

  • August 09, 2014
  • Times: From: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Location: Waterfront Park
  • Admission: Free
  • 1-A Prince Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 571-426-6038
39th Annual Ballyshaners Irish Festival

This event is FREE, and open to all ages. This will be the 39th year for the festival. Proceeds help fund the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. Come and enjoy: Vendors Crafts Food and ... Learn More

Canine Cruise

  • August 09, 2014
  • Times: 11 a.m.
  • Location: Potomac Riverboat Company
  • Venue: Potomac Riverboat Company
  • Admission: Adults $15; children $9 (dogs ride free)
  • 1 Cameron Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-684-0580
  • Visit Website
Canine Cruise

With four-legged friends in tow, board a Potomac Riverboat cruise and tour the Alexandria Seaport on this popular 60-minute waterfront excursion. Dogs must be on 6 ft. flat leash at all times.

Family Day -- Marines in Sports

Family Day -- Marines in Sports

Bring your children to the Museum to learn about Marines in sports and why athletics are an important part of the Marine Corps. They can also make and take their own sport craft. Free admission, ... Learn More

Jane Austen Ball

Jane Austen Ball

Step back to the time of Jane Austen at this late 1790s era ball. The evening will feature a variety of English country dances in the historic ballroom, live music, and “iced ... Learn More

Pure Prairie League and Firefall

  • August 09, 2014
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Location: Birchmere
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $39.50
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
  • Visit Website
Pure Prairie League and Firefall

Pure Prairie League, sometimes abbreviated PPL, is an American country-rock band whose roots began between 1965 and 1969.

Chamber Music Concert with the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic

  • August 10, 2014
  • Times: Sunday, 3 p.m.
  • Admission: Free, donations accepted
  • The Lyceum, 201 South Washington Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-799-8229
  • Visit Website
  • Send Email
Chamber Music Concert with the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic

Clarinetist Kristen Sheridan with piano accompaniment: Music by Bernstein, Gershwin, Kovacs and Copland

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