Old Town’s Events

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Old Town Theater | © Old Town Post

Old Town’s 2016 Events

Please check the links provided to make sure nothing has changed since the time of publication. 

 


Canine Cruises on the Potomac – August 8


Alexandria 2016 Summer Restaurant Week – August 19-28


Canine Cruises on the Potomac – September 12


2016 Alexandria Historic Breweries Walking Tour & Tasting – October 2


Past 2016 Events


Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week – January 29 to February 7


11th Annual Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale – February 6


George Washington Birthday Parade – February 15

Presidential Primary Election – March 1

53rd Annual Needlework Exhibit – March 1


16th Biennial Ikebana Show – March 2-6


35th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade – March 5


Stand Up Comedy at Port City Brewing – March 10


Catch a Dream Musical and Wartime Love Story – March 10 to March 13


2016 Alexandria Historic Breweries Walking Tour & Tasting – March 13


Catch a Dream Musical and Wartime Love Story – March 17 to March 19


National Cherry Blossom Festival – March 20 to April 17


Chocolate and Beer Pairing – March 24


17th Annual Easter Egg Hunt – March 25 to March 27


Home & Garden Tour – April 23


GW Parkway Classic (32nd Annual 5K & 10 Mile) – April 24

2016 Alexandria Historic Breweries Walking Tour & Tasting – April 24


Canine Cruises on the Potomac – May 9


2016 Alexandria Historic Breweries Walking Tour & Tasting – May 15


A Magnolia Tea at Mansion House – June 12


Canine Cruises on the Potomac – June 13


2016 Alexandria Historic Breweries Walking Tour & Tasting – June 19


2016 Alexandria Historic Breweries Walking Tour & Tasting – July 10


Canine Cruises on the Potomac – July 11

 


 

Past 2015 Events


Alexandria Home & Garden Tour – Saturday, April 18


Absentee Voting Begins for Primary  |  April 24


Rootstock  | Rescheduled


Mayoral Primary  | June 9

Democratic Primary for Virginia House of Delegates (45th District) and Alexandria Mayor.


Alexandria’s Food and Wine Festival | June 27  |  Noon – 6:00 p.m. | Oronoco Bay Park

The event features tastes of local food and wine, a Children’s Corner and live music.  Ticket price $15-$30.


Alexandria’s First Live Music Week | July 10-19 | Various Venues

Live music encompassing virtually every genre will be played at over 30 venues in the City.  Chheck the link for updates.


Alexandria’s Birthday Celebration | July 11 | Oronoco Bay Park

Event includes awards presentation, food, birthday cake distribution, premier concert and concludes with fireworks barge shoot.


Friendship Firehouse Festival  | August 1 |  9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | 100 block S. Alfred

Event features food, shop vendors, tours of the museum, and antique firefighting equipment.


King Street Art Festival | September 19-20 | King Street 

Open Saturday 10-7 and Sunday 10-5.  King street becomes an outdoor gallery featuring over 200 artists between Union and Washington Streets.  Free admission.


General Election | November 3

Election for Alexandria’s Mayor, City Council, and School Board as well as Virginia State Senate and House of Delegates.


Holiday Tree LightingFriday, November 27 | Market Square 301 King

An official City event at which the City tree is lit and a visit by Santa to open the holiday season. Program to include welcome by the Town Crier, the Mayor and other City Officials.


Scottish Walk Weekend – December 5-6

45th Annual Campagna Center Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend and Parade.