Friendship Firehouse Festival, August 5th, 9:00AM – 2:00PM
Friendship Firehouse Museum, 107 S. Alfred Street
The Friendship Firehouse Festival will celebrate the fire department’s 151st anniversary. Get a free fire hat and can check out the old hose reel, as well as the suction pumper fire engine, both pulled by hand. The festival includes fire-fighting activities, fire vehicles, and more.
Annual Sidewalk Sale, August 12th – 13th
Del Ray and Old Town Alexandria
Come support your favorite local businesses in Del Ray and Old Town Alexandria. Over 50 businesses will offer discounted summer merchandise. Participating businesses will have bright yellow balloon markers outside their stores. See participating businesses here.
Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week, August 18th – 27th
Over 50 restaurants around the city will be serving up special menus for the annual Alexandria Summer Restaurant week. For 10 days, restaurants will be serving up special menus. More than 50 restaurants will offer a $35 three-course dinner or dinner for two, and over 20 will have lunch specials for $10, $15 and $20 in addition. Restaurants around the city will participate. See more details here.