Alexandria Love Your Pet Day

April 23, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Colvin Street Block Party
Colvin St
Alexandria, VA 22314
Artists demonstrating in 2016 at VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital
Del Ray Artisans members Melanie Bikowski, Melinda Watters & Steve Miller, and Lynne Darnell demonstrating in 2016 at VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital.

Where: The 2 blocks of Colvin and Duke Streets between Roth St and S Quaker Lane (across from the Alexandria Commons Shopping Center). Event kick-off is at 11am in the Wholistic Hound Academy parking lot at 18 Roth St with event parking directly across Duke St in the Bishop Ireton High School lower lot.

What: Celebrating the announcement of “Alexandria Love Your Pet Day” by the Mayor and City Council, local businesses will host a kick-off event, food trucks, children’s entertainment, demonstrations, and info tables along the block party route to engage the city’s pet lovers.

At each stop, participants will perform an activity or learn a fact for a stamp in their passport with the first 100 completed passports turned in for gift bag from participating businesses. The kick off will feature the Mayor’s proclamation and ribbon cutting, opening onto the block party route with a schedule of events (e.g. freestyle dance dogs, K9 officer demo, grooming tips, etc.). Food vendors, area non-profits, business associations and more will take part in this lively community event.

Del Ray Artisans members are demonstrating and selling their artwork during this community event. Del Ray Artisans’ Gallery Without Walls partner VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital is a sponsor of Alexandria Love Your Pet Day. Stop by the animal hospital to see the current exhibit: A New Beginning.

Alexandria Love Your Pet Day

Why: Because Alexandrians love their pets!
~ Leashed pets welcomed to attend! ~

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