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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.

What's New

Art on the Avenue returns to Del Ray on October 1

Voted the best art festival in Northern Virginia by Virginia Living readers, Art on the Avenue features 350+ juried artists, live music, international food, free children’s activities, a pie baking contest, and more.

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September Events

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The Big 3-0! 30th Anniversary Art Exhibit
2704 Commonwealth Avenue
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Del Ray Farmers’ Market
The Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, 203 E Oxford Avenue, Alexandria
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Cinema Del Ray
2701 Commonwealth Avenue
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Del Ray’s Farmer’s Market
The Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
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Del Ray Business Association Member Luncheon – September
Del Ray Methodist Church
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RUN! GEEK! RUN! 5K
Main Line Blvd.
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Announcement

Clean lines and simple structure find their way in Del Ray

DRBA is thrilled to welcome The George https://www.instagram.com/thegeorgevintage/ to Del Ray! Owner Teri Brake brings mid century-modern furniture & barware and art from local makers to her vintage shop in Del Ray. Join them for their ribbon-cutting on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 8:30am.

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BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

Sweet Relief

Treat yourself while sticking to your wellness goals. Sweet Relief offers gourmet cupcakes, smoothies, lattes, plus relax/recovery using Normatec Compression Recovery. This woman-owned business also offers vegan- and gluten-friendly cupcakes, plus healthier sweet options.

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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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