Art. Cocktails. Appetizers. Outside!
As the official kickoff to Old Town Cocktail week, Art on the Rocks 2022 challenges local mixologists and chefs to each create the most artistic cocktail & appetizer pairing, inspired by a piece of art by a local Art League artist.
Art on the Rocks is a festive fundraiser that help support the local arts community while spotlighting our fabulous local bar restaurants right here in Alexandria.
Art on the Rocks ticket holders will get to sample all of the delicious pairings and vote for their favorite during the event. A panel of experts will crown the winners of the most creative cocktail, appetizer, and artwork pairing, and announce the crowd favorite.
Please join us for some artistic fun in Waterfront Park behind the Torpedo Factory Art Center on the Strand—delicious cocktail & food pairings, lively music, and imaginative art, all while supporting The Art League and our local business community!
Bring your sense of creative adventure and your social distancing skills!
Are there ID requirements or any age restrictions to enter the event?
Yes! You must be 21 or older to attend, and a valid form of identification is required for entry to Art on the Rocks.
Are there Covid protocols for the event?
Yes! The safety of our patrons and our staff is our number one priority. We’ll be holding the event outside this year to provide the best ‘ventilated’ environment for everyone. The Art League follows current Covid guidelines as set by the Alexandria and Virginia Health Departments, and the CDC and is part of the ALX Promise safe business protocol.
What are my transportation and parking options for getting to the event?
There is plenty of parking in Alexandria; please click here for a full map. We are metro accessible. Take the Yellow or Blue line to the King St Metro, and then take the free King Street Trolley to the waterfront. We also recommend Uber, Lyft, or Yellow Cab. The Art League encourages you to drink responsibly and to ensure that covid safety is part of your transportation planning.
Where is and how do I get into the event?
Waterfront Park is located at 1A Prince St, Alexandria, VA 22314. You will see signs and a grouping of tents.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket?
Nope! You can show us your ticket receipt on your phone.
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