Summer cinema returns to Historic Old Town Alexandria with the Annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival on Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18 at Waterfront Park, 1 A Prince St. on a four story high movie screen in full HD under the stars. All movies begin at approximately 8:30 pm (at dusk). Admission is free.
Friday, July 17 - How to Train Your Dragon 2
Saturday, July 18 - X-Men: Days of Future Past
Popcorn, homemade lemonade, and other food items will be available for sale. A portion of the proceeds earned will benefit the local Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington. Guests may bring blankets or low beach chairs to sit on. Coolers and outside food items are welcome. In the event of rain, the evening's film showing will be cancelled.
The City of Alexandria and Comcast cosponsor the Outdoor Film Festival. Call the Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592 for weather related cancellations.
Visitors to the historic district are encouraged bike, walk or take the Metrorail Yellow or Blue lines to the King Street Station and take King Street Trolley to the festival. The free King Street Trolley will operate between the waterfront and the King Street Metro until midnight.
Bicyclists may visit www.alexandriava.gov/LocalMotion for the City's Bikeways Map, which features the City's best on-street and off-road bikeways, as well as locations of grouped bicycle parking.