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We believe in the power of community.

Located in the Northern section of Alexandria, the Del Ray Business Association (DRBA) is comprised of thriving small businesses in a cottage neighborhood, complete with Mount Vernon Avenue as the “Main Street.” For over thirty years the DRBA has produced signature events completely funded by business sponsors and energetic volunteers.

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Del Ray Is Well Ray

Well Ray takes place Saturday, June 29!  Alexandria’s largest health & wellness festival features  40+ vendors, free fitness & dance classes for all ages, wellness demonstrations, fitness assessments & more.

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JUN 07 - 30
All About Love Art Exhibit
Del Ray Artisans Gallery, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
JUN 15
Cinema Del Ray
Mount Vernon Recreation Center Fields
JUN 22
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, Mt. Vernon & Oxford Avenues
JUN 29
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, Mt. Vernon & Oxford Avenues
JUN 29
Well Ray Festival 2024
Mt. Vernon Ave - In the Wellness Junction Parking Lot (1900 Mt. Vernon Ave) & Salvation Army Lots (1804 Mt. Vernon Ave)
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Know Your Farmer

Del Ray’s year-round farmers’ market is so beloved that it received the 2023 Heart of Del Ray Award!  Visit the market every Saturday from 8am to 12pm at the Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, located at the intersection of Mt. Vernon & Oxford Avenues.

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Dolce & Bean

Visit Dolce & Bean for artisanal, hand-crafted chocolates, confections, pastries, macarons, gelato, espresso and coffees, and stay for the warm and welcoming atmosphere; this sweet shop was voted by community members as the winner of a recent Heart of Del Ray.

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Feeling Generous?

The Del Ray Business Association is run exclusively by volunteers. It’s a great way to connect with your community and give back.

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