Alexandria August 2019 Events

Love Your Summer in Alexandria New this year, book the Love Your Summer in Alexandria hotel package in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Virginia is for Lovers tourism slogan. Already one of the most affordable times of the year to visit, a summer trip just became even more enticing with 17 Alexandria hotels offering rates starting as low […]

20th Annual Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival, St. Mary’s County, Maryland

20th Annual Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival, St. Mary’s County, Maryland This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival Celebration on July 12-14, 2019 at the St. Clement’s Island Museum. The last 19 years has been a one day celebration at Colton Point between the Potomac River and St. Clements […]

Alexandria July 2019 Event Calendar

The Main Event – Happy Birthday Alexandria! July 13th USA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration 7 to 10 p.m. Admission: Free Oronoco Bay Park 100 Madison Street visitalexandriava.com/alexandria-birthday-celebration Celebrate America’s 243rd birthday and Alexandria’s 270th along the Potomac River waterfront at Oronoco Bay Park. Enjoy live music by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, patriotic birthday cake, food vendors and a dazzling […]

The Theatre is The Thing and Blackbeard Is Rocking It

The Theatre is The Thing and Blackbeard Is Rocking It By EKG “Aye, tough mermaids are, the lot of them…” – Blackbeard It has been quite some time since the Old Town Crier has published a review of a local theatrical production. It seems to be a rare occasion when the show run dates are […]

Alexandria July Events 2019

June Events 6th ALX Pride 2019 Mix & Mingle 7 to 9 p.m. Admission: Free Torpedo Factory Art Center 105 N. Union Street 703-746-4570 torpedofactory.org Celebrate D.C.’s Capital Pride with a special mix-and-mingle evening in Alexandria. Enjoy the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s studios as you get to know others from the local LGBTQIA community. 6th […]

Alexandria April Calendar of Events

Premier Events Cherry Blossom Pop-Up History Tours TBA – see below Two pop-up tours to occur during peak bloom weekend Admission: $12 per adults; $5 per child Tour departs from the Alexandria Visitor Center 221 King Street http://www.discoveralexva.com Discover Alexandria will be offering a Cherry Blossom Pop-Up History Tour in April. The tour will occur […]

38th Annual Parade will be the Largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the D.C. Region in 2019

38th Annual Parade will be the Largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the D.C. Region in 2019 WHAT: 38th Annual Alexandria St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Fun Dog Show Visitors and residents are invited to don their green and line King Street in Old Town Alexandria to kick off the region’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations at the 38th Annual […]

Tall Ship Providence Coming to Alexandria

By Bob Tagert The cover of the first Old Town Crier printed in January 1988 featured the Schooner Alexandria, which at the time was the resident ship and sailing ambassador for the City of Alexandria. The Alexandria has been gone from our waterfront for a long time, but soon Alexandria will acquire a new tall […]

Alexandria December 2018 Events

Through the 16th “A Christmas Carol” Various times Admission: $20 The Little Theatre of Alexandria 600 Wolfe Street 703-683-0496 http://www.TheLittleTheatre.com The Little Theatre of Alexandria rings in the holiday season with a return of the classic by Charles Dickens. Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserable, bitter old miser travels with ghostly guides through Christmas past, present and […]

November Alexandria Events Calendar

2nd   Art on Tap 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission: $45 The Art League Gallery Torpedo Factory Art Cent 105 N. Union St. 703-683-2323 http://www.TheArtLeague.org Enjoy local craft beers, original artwork and amazing food at The Art League’s annual Art on Tap! Craft beers from local breweries have been artfully paired with a work […]