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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

38th Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival

  • May 25, 2015
  • Times: 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
  • Location: Waterfront Park
  • Admission: Free
  • 1 Prince St.
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-746-5592
38th Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival

Program will include entertainment by various bands and begin with a performance by The Army Blues Jazz Ensemble, from the U. S. Army Band "Pershing's Own". There will also be food and ... Learn More

Happening This Month

Drinkable Arts Wine Glass Paint Party

Drinkable Arts Wine Glass Paint Party

Ready to get your creativity on mixed with a ton of fun? Come paint your own glass creation and "UnCork Your Creative Side!" When you register online, you choose the glass you would like to ... Learn More

Alexandria's Historic Breweries - Guided Tour & Tasting

  • May 17, 2015
  • Times: From: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Location: Old Town Alexandria
  • Admission: $20
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Alexandria's Historic Breweries - Guided Tour & Tasting

Join Alexandria's Historic Breweries author, Garrett Peck, and Portner Brewhouse Co-Founder, Cat Portner, on a guided walking tour around Old Town Alexandria exploring the foundations of local ... Learn More

Penta-Play!

Penta-Play!

Save some money and have fun too! Sign up now to participate in Penta Play at all of our locations from 6:00pm - 10:00pm. With Penta Play you get to play 5 adventures for $25.00. Hurry ... limited ... Learn More

Fostering the Future Gala

Fostering the Future Gala

Palm trees and an early summer night’s breeze await you. Join us for "An Island Affair" at the Hotel Monaco, 480 King Street, on June 5 at 7 p.m. You will enjoy an evening of mingling, ... Learn More

On-Going Events

Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

  • May 11, 2015
  • 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

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

Wine Down Wednesday's at Delia's

Who loves wine? Join us for Wine Down Wednesday's where any bottle of wine is half off when dining in. (Purchase of entrée is required. Excludes reserve wine list ).

"Paws 'N Claws for Art" - Art Exhibit at the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter

  • May 05, 2015 to May 31, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Monday-Thursday 12-7 pm, Friday CLOSED, Saturday and Sunday 12-5 pm.
  • Venue: Del Ray Artisans
  • Admission: Free
  • Vola Lawson Animal Shelter - 4101 Eisenhower Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22304
  • Phone: 703-838-4827
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“Paws ‘N Claws for Art” exhibit runs February 21-May 31, 2015 at Vola Lawson Animal Shelter, 4101 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria. Reception: Friday, February 27, 7-9pm. Del Ray Artisans ... Learn More

Doggy Happy Hour

  • May 05, 2015 to October 27, 2015 (Every Tuesday)
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday
  • Times: 5-8 p.m.
  • Venue: Jackson 20
  • 480 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-842-2790
Doggy Happy Hour

Join us in the Hotel Monaco courtyard every Tuesday from April through October, weather permitting, for specials on handcrafted cocktails and beers plus treats and water for canine companions. ... Learn More

Eunsook Lee: Dispersed Family

Eunsook Lee: Dispersed Family

Korean artist Eunsook Lee transforms Target Gallery with her site-specific work, Dispersed Family. With this installation, Lee explores what it means to be family, maintaining connections across the ... Learn More

May Thursday Date Night Specials - $22

  • May 07, 2015 to May 28, 2015 (Every Thursday)
  • 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
May Thursday Date Night Specials - $22

Thursday May 7th - Baby Rack of Lamb with Roasted Garlic Risotto and Lamb Jus Thursday May 14th - Tempura Soft Shell Crab with Orzo Pasta and Tomato-Bacon Coulis Thursday May 21st - Veal Loin ... Learn More

"MIX: Adventures in Mixed Media" Art Exhibit - Del Ray Artisans Gallery

  • May 07, 2015 to May 31, 2015 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Thurs/12–6pm; Fri-Sat/12–9pm; Sun/12–6pm
  • Venue: Del Ray Artisans
  • Admission: Free
  • 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Phone: 703-838-4827
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“MIX: Adventures in Mixed Media” exhibit at Del Ray Artisans gallery (May 1-31, 2015). Del Ray Artisans and Artistic Artifacts collaborate to present this juried, multi-media exhibit that ... Learn More

2nd Thursday Live: Flight

2nd Thursday Live: Flight

An Evening of Soaring Dance, Poetry and Music Featuring Persephone's Circle, in the rare and historical repertory of Isadora Duncan, mother of modern dance; Poet Rose Solari, reading her original ... Learn More

Trace Monotype Workshop - Del Ray Artisans Gallery

  • May 16, 2015
  • Times: 10am to Noon
  • Venue: Del Ray Artisans
  • Admission: Please register; $35 for Del Ray Artisans members and $45 for non-members, plus a $6 supplies fee
  • 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Phone: 703-838-4827
  • Visit Website
  • Send Email
Trace Monotype Workshop - Del Ray Artisans Gallery

Join us for the Trace Monotype Workshop at Del Ray Artisans gallery on Saturday, May 16 from 10am-Noon. Artist Katherine Rand will teach you the basics of this printmaking technique that transforms ... Learn More

Comedy Improv: The Retrocessionists

Comedy Improv: The Retrocessionists

An evening of off-the-cuff improv comedy! Cash bar starts at 7:30 then take a seat at 8pm. Make suggestions that this talented group will turn into scenes and games, for your enjoyment.

 

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