Alexandria Calendar August 2018

August 4th Friendship Firehouse Festival 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Admission: Free Friendship Firehouse Museum 107 S. Alfred Street 703-746-3891 alexandriava.gov/FriendshipFirehouse The Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association (FVFEA) holds its annual Firehouse Festival each year on the first Saturday in August. The popular family event features antique fire apparatus, craft booths, displays by Alexandria merchants and live […]

Alexandria Events July 2017

FEATURED EVENTS: 4th An American Celebration at Mount Vernon 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Included in site fee; $20 for adults; $12 ages 6-11; free children ages 0-5 George Washington’s Mount Vernon 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway 703-780-2000 http://www.mountvernon.org/july4  Observe an inspirational naturalization ceremony for new citizens with a special keynote address, daytime fireworks, military re-enactments […]

Music Festivals July 2018

June 27 – July 1 & July 4 – 8 Smithsonian Folklife Festival National Mall between Twelfth and Fourteenth Streets Washington, DC https://festival.si.edu June 29-30 River and Roots Festival Watermelon Park Venue 3322 Lockes Mill Road Berryville, VA 22611 http://riverandroots.com July 13-15 Red Wing VI Roots Music Festival 94 Natural Chimneys Lane Mt. Solon, VA 22843 https://www.redwingroots.com […]

May 2018 Alexandria Event Calendar

Historic Alexandria Attics and Alleys Tours Saturdays in May 2018 from 9 a.m.-noon Admission: $35; advanced reservations required Departs from: Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden 614 Oronoco St. Gadsby’s Tavern Museum 134 N. Royal St. 703-746-4242 http://www.alexandriava.gov/gadsbystavern The curious are invited to visit rarely seen spaces at four of Alexandria’s historic sites on this special […]

April Alexandria Events Calendar

April Main Attractions 85th Annual Alexandria Historic Homes & Garden Tour April 21, 2018 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission: $45 in advance; $55 day of; $25 for single-site admission Various locations throughout Old Town Alexandria 703-838-5005 http://www.VAGardenWeek.org On April 21st, five of Old Town Alexandria’s finest private homes and gardens will open to the public as […]

St. Patricks Day Parade 2018!!!!

Alexandria’s 37th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 3 is the First in the DC Region  Classic Car Show and Fun Dog Show Round Out a Day of Festivities   WHAT: 37th Annual Alexandria St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Classic Car Show and Fun Dog Show Visitors and residents are invited to don their green and line King Street in […]

Alexandria February Calendar of Events

Alexandria February Calendar of Events Thousands will join in the revelry for the 286th anniversary of George Washington’s birth in his adopted hometown of Alexandria, Virginia. The city celebrates the General’s birthday throughout the month of February with 16 festive events, including the George Washington Birthday Parade, a Cherry Challenge among Alexandria’s restaurants, free admission to historic […]

Alexandria October Calendar

October 2017 New to Old Town Alexandria this year is the 42nd Annual Virginia Wine Festival, bringing Virginia’s best wineries, craft exhibitors, seminars and incredible music to the Potomac River waterfront. There’s fun for the whole family during the Mount Vernon Colonial Market & Fair and Fall Harvest Family Days happening at George Washington’s Mount […]

National Harbor October Calendar

National Harbor Calendar 10-17   The Plaza is a Busy Place!   FREE FITNESS CLASSES   On the Plaza Through October   Participate in a free fitness classes on the Plaza brought to you by No Excuse Workout. All classes run from 7-8 pm except Saturday morning yoga that runs from 10-11 am.   Mondays […]

National Harbor September Calendar

The Plaza is a Busy Place!   FREE FITNESS CLASSES   On the Plaza Through October   Participate in a free fitness classes on the Plaza brought to you by No Excuse Workout. All classes run from 7-8 pm except Saturday morning yoga that runs from 10-11 am.   Mondays – CardioHIT Tuesdays – Kickboxing […]