For Immediate Release: July 16, 2014
City of Alexandria's 12th Annual Outdoor Film Festival Scheduled for Friday, July 18 and Saturday, July 19 at Waterfront Park
Summer cinema returns to Historic Old Town Alexandria with
the 12th Annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival on Friday, July 18 and Saturday,
July 19 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 18: Despicable Me 2
- Saturday, July 19: Hunger Games Catching Fire
lemonade, and other food items will be available for sale. A portion of the
proceeds earned will benefit a local non-profit. 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.
For DASH schedule information, call 703.746.DASH or visit www.dashbus.com.
For Metrobus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit www.wmata.com.
The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City's Human Rights
Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable
accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, call Maureen
Sturgill with the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities at
703.746.5418 (VA Relay 711) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.