Let’s Del Ray All Day! Here’s a list of all the events we have going on.

The best way to advocate for our neighbors and our businesses is to invite others to experience everything we love about Del Ray. Through a series of promotions and events we are able to engage our local neighbors with the Del Ray community.

 

FEATURED EVENT

First Thursday: Star Wars Day in a Neighborhood Far, Far Away

Grab your lightsaber and join the Del Ray community on Thursday, Oct. 5 from 6pm to dusk for for Star Wars: In A Neighborhood Far Far Away, featuring live music by The B-Sides; costume contests; a selfie station with out of this world props; photo ops from the local chapter of the 501st Legion; kids’ activities, and more. Come as your favorite Star Wars character and enter to win a prize for best costume; judging will take place at 7pm in Pat Miller Neighborhood Square. This community event is sponsored by Click, LLC and spotlights the The National Center of Women’s Innovations.
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September 2023

SEP 01 - 30
Farther Afield Art Exhibit
Del Ray Artisans, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
SEP 09
Del Ray Vintage & Flea Market
Mount Vernon & Bellefonte Avenues
SEP 16
Cinema Del Ray
Mount Vernon Recreation Center Fields
SEP 16
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, Mt. Vernon & Oxford Avenues
SEP 23
HalloWEIRD Outdoor Art Market
Del Ray Artisans, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
SEP 23
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, Mt. Vernon & Oxford Avenues
SEP 27
DRBA MEMBERS: September Coffee & Conversation
Piece Out Del Ray (2419 Mt. Vernon Ave)
SEP 27 - 30
Friends of Duncan Library Fall Book Sale
Duncan Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave.
SEP 30
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, Mt. Vernon & Oxford Avenues

Have Something To Celebrate?

Our neighborhood is known for our events, so if you have one in mind, let’s talk and make it happen!

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Year At a Glance

JAN — MARright-arrow

January 2023

JAN 06 - 28
Putting A Face To A Name Art Exhibit
Del Ray Artisans Gallery, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
JAN 07
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
JAN 14
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
JAN 14
Del Ray Vintage & Flea Market
Mount Vernon & Bellefonte Avenues
JAN 20 - 29
Alexandria Restaurant Week
Along Mount Vernon Avenue
JAN 21
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
JAN 25
January DRBA Meeting: Coffee & Conversations
Piece Out, 2419 Mount Vernon Ave.
JAN 28
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
JAN 31 - FEB 09
Heart of Del Ray Voting
Del Ray community

February 2023

JAN 31 - FEB 09
Heart of Del Ray Voting
Del Ray community
FEB 03 - 25
“The Unseen” Art Exhibit
Del Ray Artisans Gallery
FEB 04
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
FEB 11
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
FEB 11
Del Ray Vintage & Flea Market
Mount Vernon & Bellefonte Avenues
FEB 18
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
FEB 22
DRBA Cocktails & Connections Happy Hour
Del Ray Pizzeria, 2218 Mt. Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301
FEB 25
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
FEB 25
Del Ray Citizens’ Association Chili Cookoff
Commonwealth Academy

March 2023

MAR 03 - APR 01
Fun With One Art Exhibit
Del Ray Artisans Gallery
MAR 04
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
MAR 11
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
MAR 11
Del Ray Vintage & Flea Market
Mount Vernon & Bellefonte Avenues
MAR 18
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
MAR 25
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
MAR 29
DRBA March Meeting: Coffee & Conversations
Piece Out, 2419 Mount Vernon Ave.
APR — JUNright-arrow

April 2023

MAR 03 - APR 01
Fun With One Art Exhibit
Del Ray Artisans Gallery
APR 01
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
APR 02
Del Ray Dog Fest 2023 & Yappy Hour
George Washington Middle School Parking Lot
APR 07 - 29
A Tale of Two Studios Art Exhibit
Del Ray Artisans Gallery
APR 08
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
APR 12 - 26
Spring2Action: Del Ray Business Association Fundraiser
Del Ray
APR 13
First Thursday: A Cherry Blossom Celebration
Along Mount Vernon Avenue
APR 15
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
APR 15
Del Ray Vintage & Flea Market
Mount Vernon & Bellefonte Avenues
APR 19
DRBA Member Cocktail & Connections- April
APR 22
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
APR 23
Del Ray GardenFest
2200 block of Mount Vernon Avenue
APR 26 - 29
Friends of Duncan Library Spring Book Sale
Duncan Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave.
APR 29
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square

May 2023

MAY 04
First Thursday: Dog Days in Del Ray
Along Mt. Vernon Avenue
MAY 05 - 27
Prints in May Art Exhibit
Del Ray Artisans Gallery, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
MAY 06
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
MAY 06
Del Ray Spring Pop-Up Market
Intersection of Mount Vernon & Bellefonte Avenues
MAY 13
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
MAY 13
Del Ray Artisans Spring Art Market
Nicholas A. Colasanto Park, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
MAY 20
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
MAY 20
Del Ray Vintage & Flea Market
Mt. Vernon & Bellefonte Avenues
MAY 20
Cinema Del Ray
Mount Vernon Rec Center fields, 2701 Commonwealth Ave.
MAY 24
DRBA Members: May Coffee & Conversations
Piece Out Del Ray (2419 Mt. Vernon Ave)
MAY 25
5th Annual Del Ray vs. Old Town Softball Game
Simpson Park, 426 E. Monroe Avenue
MAY 27
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
MAY 29
Alexandria Memorial Day Ceremony
Captain Rocky Versace Plaza and Vietnam Veterans' Memorial, 2701 Commonwealth Avenue

June 2023

JUN 01
First Thursday: Baseball – Every Pitch Counts!
Pat Miller Square (Corner of Mt. Vernon Ave & Oxford Ave) in Del Ray & Along the Avenue
JUN 02 - 25
American Patchwork Exhibit
Del Ray Artisans Gallery, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
JUN 04
The 14th Annual Taste of Del Ray
Mount Vernon Recreation Center fields (2701 Commonwealth Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301)
JUN 10
Del Ray Vintage & Flea Market
Mt. Vernon & Bellefonte Avenues
JUN 17
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
JUN 21
Cool Yoga 
Wellness Junction lot, 1900 Mount Vernon Avenue
JUN 24
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
JUN 28
Cool Yoga 
Wellness Junction lot, 1900 Mount Vernon Avenue
JUN 28
DRBA Cocktails & Connections
Evening Star Cafe- 2000 Mt. Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301
JUL — SEPTright-arrow

July 2023

JUL 01
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
JUL 05
Cool Yoga
Wellness Junction lot, 1900 Mount Vernon Avenue
JUL 06
First Thursday: Red, White, & Brews
Pat Miller Square (Corner of Mt. Vernon Ave & Oxford Ave) in Del Ray & Along the Avenue
JUL 08
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
JUL 08
Del Ray Vintage & Flea Market
Mount Vernon & Bellefonte Avenues
JUL 08 - 09
Del Ray Artisans’ Summer Art Market
Del Ray Artisans Gallery, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
JUL 12
Cool Yoga
Wellness Junction lot, 1900 Mount Vernon Avenue
JUL 15
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
JUL 15
Bradshaw’s Battle of the Sauces
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
JUL 19
Cool Yoga
Wellness Junction lot, 1900 Mount Vernon Avenue
JUL 22
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
JUL 26
Cool Yoga
Wellness Junction lot, 1900 Mount Vernon Avenue
JUL 26
DRBA Members: July Coffee & Conversation (@District Biscuit)
District Biscuit (3401 Mt. Vernon Ave)
JUL 29
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square

August 2023

AUG 01 - 14
ALX Bark Bingo
Along Mount Vernon Avenue
AUG 01
National Night Out
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
AUG 03
First Thursday: Del Ray’s Country Music Showdown
Pat Miller Square (Corner of Mt. Vernon Ave & Oxford Ave) in Del Ray & Along the Ave
AUG 04 - 26
Treasures of the DMV Art Exhibit
Del Ray Artisans Gallery, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
AUG 05
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
AUG 12
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, Mt. Vernon & Oxford Avenues
AUG 12
Alexandria Summer Sidewalk Sale
Along Mount Vernon Avenue
AUG 12
Del Ray Vintage & Flea Market
Mount Vernon & Bellefonte Avenues
AUG 18 - 27
Alexandria Restaurant Week
Along Mount Vernon Avenue
AUG 19
3rd Annual Bands & Brews Bar Crawl
Along Mt Vernon Ave
AUG 19
Del Ray Farmers’ Market & POP Club
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, Mt. Vernon & Oxford Avenues
AUG 26
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, Mt. Vernon & Oxford Avenues

September 2023

SEP 01 - 30
Farther Afield Art Exhibit
Del Ray Artisans, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
SEP 09
Del Ray Vintage & Flea Market
Mount Vernon & Bellefonte Avenues
SEP 16
Cinema Del Ray
Mount Vernon Recreation Center Fields
SEP 16
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, Mt. Vernon & Oxford Avenues
SEP 23
HalloWEIRD Outdoor Art Market
Del Ray Artisans, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
SEP 23
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, Mt. Vernon & Oxford Avenues
SEP 27
DRBA MEMBERS: September Coffee & Conversation
Piece Out Del Ray (2419 Mt. Vernon Ave)
SEP 27 - 30
Friends of Duncan Library Fall Book Sale
Duncan Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave.
SEP 30
Del Ray Farmers’ Market
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, Mt. Vernon & Oxford Avenues
OCT — DECright-arrow

October 2023

OCT 05
First Thursday: Star Wars Day in a Neighborhood Far, Far Away
Along Mount Vernon Avenue
OCT 06 - 28
Curses! Foiled Again! The Art of Swords and Sorcery Art Exhibit
Del Ray Artisans Gallery, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
OCT 07
Art on the Avenue
Along Mount Vernon Avenue
OCT 14
Del Ray Vintage & Flea Market
Mount Vernon Avenue & Bellefonte Avenue
OCT 29
27th Annual Del Ray Halloween Parade
Along Mount Vernon Avenue

November 2023

NOV 03 - 26
Housemates Art Exhibit
Del Ray Artisans Gallery, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
NOV 11
Del Ray Vintage & Flea Market
Mount Vernon Avenue & Bellefonte Avenue
NOV 23
48th Annual Alexandria Turkey Trot
George Washington Middle School, 1005 Mount Vernon Avenue
NOV 29
DRBA MEMBERS: November Coffee & Conversation

December 2023

DEC 01 - 23
Del Ray Artisans’ 28th Annual Fine Art & Fine Craft Holiday Market
Del Ray Artisans Gallery, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
DEC 03
Del Ray Holiday Season Kick-Off
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, Mt. Vernon Avenue and E. Oxford Avenues
DEC 07
Shops of Del Ray’s Holiday Sip & Shop
Along Mount Vernon Avenue
DEC 09
Del Ray Vintage & Flea Market
Mount Vernon Avenue & Bellefonte Avenue
DEC 09
8th Annual Candy Cane Bar Crawl
Along Mount Vernon Avenue