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
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
Popcorn, homemade 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.
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.