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April 2022

ALX Dog Walk

April 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The leash you can do is take your pooch to this spring’s biggest dog party of the season - the ALX Dog Walk! On April 2nd, dog lovers and their dogs (or dog lovers without a dog!), will join us in Old Town to enjoy the beautiful outdoors and celebrate Earth Month and the environment. The ALX Dog Walk raises funds to help beautify and protect the historic City of Alexandria’s environment and educate citizens throughout the DMV about best…

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Vola’s Spring Oyster Fest

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sip, Sip, Hooray ~ Vola's Oysterfest is BACK! Join us for unlimited fresh shucked and specialty oysters along with a hearty seafood buffet, plus beer, wine, and cocktails (bloody mary's, anyone?). Then show off your oyster shucking skills (or try it for the first time!) in a little friendly competition for Best Shucker! Cheers, Oyster Lovers!   Purchase Tickets Here!   PLEASE NOTE... The event is being held outside on the waterfront, so please dress for the weather. In case…

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Ben Freedman – Hop-up Art Show by The King of Rabbits

April 3 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Galactic Panther, 1303 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
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3pm - Film: Kymatica 4pm - Presentation: the Power of Science Education 5pm - Open Mic: Share Your Joy! 6pm - Music: Blazz 7pm - Open Mic: Share Your Joy!  

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Old Town’s Annual Bunny Hop

April 9 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Bring the kids for a little Easter Party in Old Town.  BYO Easter Basket for a stroll through Old Town as you frequent participating shops for a little treat for your Easter basket. Join us on Saturday, April 9th from 11am-2pm. Start at Monday's Child Boutique, 218 N. Lee Street, where you will receive a map with a list of participating merchants. Additional activities include: • Visit with the Easter Bunny  -  11am-1pm at 529 Kids Consign, 122 S. Royal Street…

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Cobblestone Classic

April 23 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Participants will form four player teams and visit nine of Old Town's iconic bars. Each participating restaurant, or "hole", will provide a unique selection of offerings and your team must eat and/or drink their way to the lowest score possible. Lowest team score will win hundreds in restaurant gift cards! Register here! Participating Restaurants: Augie’s Mussel House and Beer Garden Chadwicks Daniel O’Connell’s Irish Restaurant and Bar Fish Market King & Rye The Light Horse The Majestic Cafe Murphy’s Grand…

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PNC Parkway Classic

April 24 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

A classic since day 1. Born in 1984, as the George Washington Parkway Classic, it is among the most scenic and spacious distance races on the East Coast. From the serene beauty of our spacious course meandering through the finest spring bloom in the DC area, to beautiful views of the Potomac and charming streets of Alexandria, the PNC Parkway Classic is a journey that celebrates the simple joys of road racing. Register Here!

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Spring 2 ACTion

April 27

Calling All Business Fundraisers! The support of local businesses helps us amplify the Spring2ACTion message of giving back to the community we love! Join your fellow businesses in signing up to participate as a Spring2ACTion business fundraiser. Your support will help us connect and introduce more people to the causes they care about. Not sure where to start? Sign up to participate - see links below for new and returning businesses Visit the BF Toolkit for tools, templates, graphics, ideas and…

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June 2022

Portside Festival

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - June 18 @ 9:00 pm

A Free Festival of Live Music & More Fri., June 17 – 6 to 9 p.m. Sat., June 18 – 1 to 9 p.m. Free Admission Waterfront Park, 1A Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314 Kick off summer with the return of the Portside in Old Town Summer Festival. This free festival features an array of live music, local craft beer from Port City Brewing Company and fun for the whole family on the Alexandria waterfront. New this year, the event…

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July 2022

City of Alexandria’s Birthday

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Oronoco Bay Park, 100 Madison St
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
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The City of Alexandria will celebrate its 273rd and the USA’s 246th birthday on Saturday, July 9, with a performance by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra and a grand finale fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. Enjoy the return of the big birthday experience of years past with cupcakes, local vendors, live music and an extended runtime.

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August 2022

Wellness on the Water with the MVMMT Society

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Wellness on the Water kicks off in August with local Alexandria studio The MVMMT Society bringing some high fitness to the pier this summer. The MVMMT Society team is excited to bring our most waitlisted class to the waterfront at Robinson Landing Pier! HIGH fitness is Old School Aerobics made Modern. Cardio and toning meets Jane Fonda with a side of Richard Simmons. You will have a blast, see real results both physically and mentally, and leave this class wanting more because…

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