The Fourth Annual Old Town Festival of Speed & Style
One of the most prestigious and premiere car events on the East Coast, The Old Town Festival of Speed & Style returns to Alexandria, VA on Sunday, May 21, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Fourth Annual Old Town Festival of Speed & Style, presented by Alexandria-based Burke & Herbert Bank, will feature more than 100 rare and incredible supercars, racing cars and high-performance vehicles, that will be on display for all to see up-close. In addition to the cars gracing the lower street of Old Town, a fashion celebration will also be held to complement the “Style” element of these spectacular vehicles, along with live music and sponsor activations making it a fun event for the entire family.
The Festival is free and open to the public for all to enjoy. Last year, the Festival drew an estimated 15,000 spectators to the lower King Street area, doubling foot traffic to local businesses, generating widespread media coverage, and raising $30,000 in contributed conations to two community-based charities.
The Old Town Festival of Speed & Style is, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable organization, that raised funds for two Alexandria-based nonprofits ALIVE! and the Campagna Center. ALIVE! is dedicated to fighting poverty and hunger in the Alexandria community and the Campagna Center aids children and families with resources they need to thrive and succeed.
Old Town Alexandria is widely recognized as a “stylish and quaint” location, and this correlates with the theme of the Festival to incorporate fashion as part of its “Style” component. A unique fashion celebration and discussion led by celebrity stylist, Monte Durham from “Say Yes to the Dress – Atlanta” and Alexandria’s Salon Monte starts at noon. Live music will also be provided during the entirety of the Festival.
In addition to the Festival itself on Sunday, a warmup event is being held the night before. The High-Octane Ball presented by Alexandria based Yates Automotive, will celebrate with a formal social gathering, highlighting the “Style” element of Speed & Style from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 20th. Tickets are now on sale for this all-inclusive ticketed dress-up event in which partygoers can enjoy food, wine, libation, live music, and a live auction.
What: The Fourth Annual Old Town Festival of Speed & Style, presented by Burke & Herbert Bank
When: Sunday, May 21, 2023
Where: Lower Blocks of King Street around Market Square area
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Weather Plan: Rain or shine