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City of Alexandria Hosts Seventh Annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival in Historic Old Town Alexandria on July 16 & 17

The City of Alexandria will host the Seventh Annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival on Friday, July 16 and Saturday, July 17 at Waterfront Park, 1A Prince St. On July 16, The Blind Side will be shown, and on July 17, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen will be shown. Both movies begin at dusk. Admission is free. Proceeds from the Comcast Outdoor Film Festival will benefit the Alexandria Boys and Girls Club.

Popcorn, homemade lemonade, and other food items will be available for sale. Participants may bring blankets or lawn chairs to sit on, and coolers and outside food items are welcome. In the event of inclement weather, call the Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592.

Visitors to the historic district are encouraged bike, walk or take the Metrorail Yellow or Blue lines to the King Street Station and take the DASH or Metro buses to the festival. DASH will operate free transportation between the waterfront and the King Street Metro starting at 10:30 p.m. and ending at midnight. For DASH schedule information, call 703.746.DASH or visit For Metrobus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit

The Outdoor Film Festival is cosponsored by the City of Alexandria and Comcast. In the event of inclement weather, call the Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592.

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 Cheryl Lawrence with the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities at 703.746.5418 (TTY 703.838.4902) or e-mail