Alexandria Arts Festival


Alexandria’s annual Arts Festival takes place the second weekend of September. Several blocks of King Street are temporarily turned into a pedestrian mall for the event. Passante of Picturing Washington and I strolled the art-filled street yesterday.

This year’s Arts Festival weather was perfect, not like the sweltering heat of last year. Even if you don’t buy anything, people watching is great and the art is always interesting. This year some of it was hilarious and some disturbing. It’s always so much more interesting when art brings out feelings in me other than simply “I like that” or “I don’t like that.”

3 Responses to Alexandria Arts Festival

  1. Ben says:

    Hi marie,
    The festival is always good place to visit. Our Arts festival is comming in next month. It’s consist of sevaral indipendent events but, I like yiurs better. People gatherimng and I can almost here the people chatting, some musinc.
    Enjoy your festival!

    Ben / Nelson, New Zealand

  2. Kate says:

    Funniest thing…I just saw a picture with the same subject on Passante’s site :>) !! Great shot of a fun event!

  3. mariemcc says:

    Ben, these events are always fun, even more so now that I get to share the images on the net!

    Kate, you little wise cracker! 🙂

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