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All Hail the Alexandria King Street Art Festival!

September 16, 2015

Alexandria is community not only invested in its cuisine but also its fine arts. To showcase their vibrant arts community, this Saturday, September 19, from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 20, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., King Street will be transformed into the Alexandria King Street Art Festival.

“The Alexandria King Street Art Festival transforms the streets of Old Town Alexandria into an outdoor art gallery featuring 200 of the nation’s top award-winning artists. The free outdoor art festival will line six blocks of King Street showcasing sculptures, paintings, photography, glass, jewelry and more.”

Preview of events that our residents of ROSS’ apartments in Alexandria can look forward to:

  1. Free Outdoor Event – This free art festival is open to the public and welcomes everyone who is interested in seeing one-of-a-kind masterpieces. Whether you come to buy or to simply look, these artists’ hard work will be on display for your enjoyment.
  2. Alexandria Art Experience – This hands-on art experience features artist-led creative activities as well as an Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser – “Participants in the Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser may enter a free drawing to win ceramic artwork and an Art League gift certificate.”
  3. Live Music – Performed by local musicians.
  4. Art Giveaway – “Festival goers can register to win a free art giveaway featuring the work of participating artist Patrick Reynolds. The prize: an original painting titled ‛Sagesse,’ valued at $2,800.”

We hope everyone enjoys the magical experience that is to be had this weekend at the Alexandria King Street Art Festival. To be part of a lively community that celebrates the talents of its amazing members daily, take a tour of ROSS’ apartments in Alexandria today.