Fall Arts Jubilee
With dozens of art events throughout the fall, the Alexandria Fall Arts Jubilee is a true celebration of the arts - and a delightful time to enjoy the town voted 'Third Best Arts Destination Among Mid-Size Cities' by AmericanStyle magazine readers. Indulge your passion for the arts with these signature events, and check the Alexandria Arts Calendar for even more ideas. Round out an Alexandria art experience with a visit to the world-famous Torpedo Factory Art Center and shopping at antique boutiques and independent galleries.
September 3 - October 31: Kaleidoscope
A collaboration of the Alexandria Arts Forum and Access through the Arts, focusing on visual and performing arts in Alexandria from Labor Day to Halloween. Enjoy theater, music and dance performances as well as art exhibitions throughout the city. <More>
For two days King Street from Washington Street to the waterfront is transformed into an outdoor art gallery with original fine artwork by over 200 artists from the US and abroad. Celebrate 10 years of the festival with a special scavenger hunt with prizes, plus interactive activities and an Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser. <More>
The annual Colonial Market & Fair at Mount Vernon features dozens of America’s finest craftspeople and plenty of family fun! Colonial-attired artisans demonstrate 18th-century crafts and sell traditional wares such as baskets, woodcarvings, tin and ironwork, weavings, furniture, and much more. The event also features lively 18th-century entertainment including music, fire-eating, sword-swallowing, puppet and magic shows, plus hearty specialty food for sale on site. This weekend only, Potomac River sightseeing cruises, courtesy of Spirit Cruises and Potomac Riverboat Company, are free-of-charge.<More>
Art on the Avenue is a multi-cultural arts festival celebrating our community's diversity through the arts in the Potomac West area in Alexandria, Virginia. Over 300 vendors and 40,000 visitors attend. <More>
The Alexandria Commission for the Arts and the Office of the Arts present the 5th annual Alexandria Film Festival. The Festival brings high-quality short and feature length films, documentaries, filmmaker panels, and arts presentations to Alexandria, Virginia. <More>