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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Special Event -- Dog Days of Summer

Special Event -- Dog Days of Summer

Bring your family to the Museum to see military working dogs, birds of prey and various pet adoption agencies with animals looking for a home. Free admission, free parking.

Challenge #2: Yacht Race

  • August 31, 2014
  • Times: From: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Old Dominion Boat Club
  • Admission: Free
  • 1 King St.
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-746-4242
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Challenge #2: Yacht Race

Team Alexandria (Old Dominion Boat Club) v. Team Britain (British Defence Staff, UK Embassy), as part of Alexandria's friendly rematch with the British. Take part in the start of this race!

Challenge #3: Tug of War

  • August 31, 2014
  • Times: 3:30 p.m.
  • Location: Waterfront Park
  • Admission: Free
  • 1-A Prince St.
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-746-4242
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Challenge #3: Tug of War

Team Alexandria (City of Alexandria Fire Fighters, IAFF Local 2141) v. Team Britain (British Defence Staff, UK Embassy).

Chamber Music Concert with the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic

  • August 31, 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

Pianist Thomas Pandolfi: Music by Chopin (2 polonaises, 2 Etudes, Nocturne and Fantasy-Impromptu) and Gershwin (Improvisation on Three Gershwin Songs, Rhapsody in Blue)

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

Old Town Farmers Market

  • August 30, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: From: 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Location: Market Square
  • Admission: Free
  • 301 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
Old Town Farmers Market

The nation's oldest farmers market offers a variety of vendors, including baked goods, cut flowers, live plants, and crafts.

Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

  • August 28, 2014 to January 10, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Venue: Mount Vernon: George Washington's Estate & Gardens
  • Admission: Event included with purchase of a General Admission Ticket $17 adults; $8 children ages 6-11; free children ages 5 and under
  • 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
  • Mount Vernon, VA 22121
  • Phone: 703-780-2000
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Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon invites visitors to explore George Washington’s design for the grounds of his estate, highlighting the first president’s interests and talents as a landscape designer through ... 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
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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

Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association
221 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
703-746-3301 or 800-388-9119
ask@visitalexva.com
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