Del Ray Alexandria
This neighborhood is located just northwest of Old Town. Its main thoroughfare is on Mount Vernon Avenue. It holds an inviting collection of restaurants and shops. It hosts "First Thursday" events, in which every first Thursday of the month a new festival takes to the streets. Its annual Art on the Avenue is held the first Saturday in October. The Birchmere music hall is located in Del Ray as well. For a list of places to visit, click here.