Alexandria Summer Events

Sunny skies, cobblestone streets and a majestic waterfront provide the perfect backdrop for outdoor tours, unique activities and romantic strolls. Find your extraordinary in one of the city's summertime events.

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Kenny G.

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

  • July 30, 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

Market Square Concert | The Alexandria Citizens Band

  • July 25, 2014
  • Times: 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Market Square
  • Admission: Free!
  • 301 King Street
  • Alexandria, Virginia 22314
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Market Square Concert | The Alexandria Citizens Band

Concert by the Alexandria Citizens Band, featuring concert band music. Bring a folding chair or sit around the fountain or benches in front of City Hall.

Muster the Militia Weekend

  • July 26, 2014
  • Times: From: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Location: Market Square
  • Admission: Free
  • 301 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
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Muster the Militia Weekend

On Saturday, July 26, visit Alexandria's Gadsby's Tavern Museum, Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, The Lyceum, and the Carlyle House to learn more about Alexandria's role in the War of 1812. Why ... Learn More

Bounty of the Bay

  • July 27, 2014
  • Times: From: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Location: Jackson 20
  • Venue: Jackson 20
  • Admission: $45
  • 480 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-842-2790
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Bounty of the Bay

Old Town's Jackson 20 will host the first part of its annual Bounty of the Bay crab fest, featuring a full scale Chesapeake Bay crab boil, oysters and sides.

Chamber Music Concert with the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic

  • July 27, 2014
  • Times: Sunday, 3 p.m.
  • Admission: Free, donations accepted
  • The Lyceum, 201 South Washington Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-799-8229
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Chamber Music Concert with the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic

Pianists Sylvia Hong and Michael Rector: Both Chopin Piano Concertos

Chamber Music Concert with the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic

Chamber Music Concert with the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic

Pianists Sylvia Hong and Michael Rector: Both Chopin Piano Concertos

Ben Brenman Park Concert | Four Star Combo

  • July 30, 2014
  • Times: 7-8 p.m.
  • Location: Ben Brenman Park
  • Admission: Free!
  • 4800 Brenman Park Drive
  • Alexandria, Virginia 22314
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Ben Brenman Park Concert | Four Star Combo

Concert by the Four Star Combo featuring rockabilly and honky tonk music. Feel free to bring a folding chair or blanket and picnic supper.

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

Harry Potter Birthday Event

Harry Potter Birthday Event

Alexandria's Apothecary Museum celebrates Harry Potter's birthday on July 31 with special tours from 5-9 PM. This Apothecary is full of thousands of curious objects, herbs, and remedies that are the ... Learn More

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
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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

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
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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
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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
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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.

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

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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