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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Happening This Month

First Thursday in Del Ray, "Lights, Camera, Fashion!"

  • September 04, 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

Chamber Music Concert with the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic

  • September 07, 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 Haskell Small: A program of Federico Mompou – Musica Callada, Books one through four

Baseball Boat: Nats vs. Braves

Baseball Boat: Nats vs. Braves

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

Chamber Music Concert with the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic

  • September 14, 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

Guitarist Piotr Pakhomkin: Music by Scarlatti, Johann Kaspar Mertz, Frandisco Tarrega, Albeniz, Rodrigo, and Nicolo Paganini

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

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

  • September 06, 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

  • September 06, 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

  • September 02, 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

  • September 07, 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 Art Market at Del Ray Artisans

Alexandria Art Market at Del Ray Artisans

ALEXANDRIA ART MARKET - Your monthly dose of art in the heart of Del Ray. Shop from local artists from 10-4pm, rain or shine; enjoy live multicultural music from 12-2pm. Additional date on the 2nd ... 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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