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Great Date Events in Alexandria

Listed amongst the "Top 20 Most Romantic Cities in the US" by Amazon.com and hailed as a "Best Place for a First Date" by Washingtonian magazine, Alexandria is the perfect place for a great date. While you're enjoying our majestic cobblestone streets and enchanting waterfront, partake in a wine tasting, experience a ballroom dance class or enjoy a night of music at one of our premiere concert halls. Check out more Great Date Ideas

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Featured Events

12th Annual Alexandria King Street Art Festival

  • September 13, 2014 to September 14, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Location: King Street in Alexandria
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone: 703-746-3301
12th Annual Alexandria King Street Art Festival

King Street from Washington Street to the waterfront is transformed into an outdoor art gallery with original fine artwork by more than 200 artists from the US and abroad. Find paintings, life size ... Learn More

Happening This Month

Gentleman Distiller: Whiskey Tasting & Dinner

Learn more about Washington’s role as “Distiller in Chief” at this exclusive event! The evening begins with a reception at the Distillery & Gristmill, where guests will get a ... Learn More

Ford Evening Book Talks

The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington invites you to join us for our monthly Ford Evening Book Talk, which features authors and historians discussing their latest books ... Learn More

Last Baseball Boat of the Season: Nats vs. Marlins

Last Baseball Boat of the Season: Nats vs. Marlins

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

On-Going Events

Del Ray Farmers Market

  • August 30, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Location: Corner of Oxford and Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Admission: Free!
Del Ray Farmers Market

The Del Ray Market features locally grown goods, like seasonal vegetables and fruits, as well as meats, eggs, fresh pasta and sauces, Amish cheese, yogurt, baked goods, eggs, jams and jellies year ... Learn More

Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

  • September 01, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Monday
  • Times: 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Venue: La Bergerie
  • 218 N. Lee Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1007
  • Visit Website
Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

Whole Lobster Flambéd in Cognac - $24. Most 750ml bottles of wine under $100 are discounted 40%. Neither entree specials nor wine specials can be combined with any other discount, coupon or ... Learn More

Bluegrass Brunch at FireFlies

  • August 31, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Times: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Venue: Fireflies Bar & Restaurant
  • Admission: Free
  • 1501 Mt. Vernon Ave.
  • Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Phone: 703-548-7200
  • Visit Website
Bluegrass Brunch at FireFlies

Every Sunday we have Bluegrass brunch with Bob Perilla's Big Hillbilly Bluegrass. The band is highly regarded as bluegrass royalty. They play from 11-2 and we serve awesome brunch from our exciting ... Learn More

Garden and Landscape Tour at Mount Vernon

Garden and Landscape Tour at Mount Vernon

This 45-minute guided walking tour examines Washington's brilliant design for the grounds around Mount Vernon. Visit the gardens he created, see some of the original trees, and learn how he merged ... Learn More

Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

  • September 01, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Monday
  • Times: 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Venue: La Bergerie
  • 218 N. Lee Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1007
  • Visit Website
Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

Whole Lobster Flambéd in Cognac - $24. Most 750ml bottles of wine under $100 are discounted 40%. Neither entree specials nor wine specials can be combined with any other discount, coupon or ... Learn More

August Thursday Date Night Special - $22

  • August 28, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Times: From: 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Venue: La Bergerie
  • 218 N. Lee Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1007
  • Visit Website
August Thursday Date Night Special - $22

Thursday August 7th - Veal Loin with Jumbo Lump Crabmeat, Asparagus and Hollandaise Sauce Thursday August 14th - Washington DC Restaurant Week, 3 Courses - $35.14 Thursday August 21st - ... Learn More

Second Thursday Art Night

Enjoy an special after-hours event at the Torpedo Factory Art Center every month. Browse open studios and galleries, interact with artists, and enjoy special programming. Stop by on your way to dinner ... Learn More

Medieval Madness Feast

Medieval Madness Feast

Step Back in Time and Have the Time of Your Life! Live sword fights, fun with friends, and pure Medieval Madness! Enjoy a top rated fun night out in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia when you venture to ... Learn More

All The President's Pups Walking Tour

George Washington’s Mount Vernon invites all dogs and their two-legged friends to explore the Estate through a new guided walking tour devoted to dogs! All The President's Pups walking tour ... Learn More

Second Thursday Music: Bill Thomas

Second Thursday Music: Bill Thomas

Singer/guitarist Bill Thomas performs his distinctive “blues plus” with Larry Tapper on harmonica. Bill toured Europe for 20 years before returning home – don’t miss this ... Learn More

A Streetcar Named Desire

  • September 13, 2014 to September 28, 2014 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Wed-Sat at 8pm and Sun at 3pm
  • Venue: Little Theatre of Alexandria
  • Admission: $19-$22, plus service fees
  • 600 Wolfe Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-0496
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A Streetcar Named Desire

This Pulitzer-Prize winning American masterpiece by Tennessee Williams will transport you to hot, steamy New Orleans, just after World War II. An electrifying battle of wills ignites between Southern ... Learn More

 

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