What is Barley and Music Fest?

A new hops, beats and bites themed event debuted last year in Alexandria the 1st Annual Barley & Music Fest Saturday, September 17th in the Carlyle District in Old Town. This year we are coming back for our 2nd Annual Barley & Music Fest making it a two day event Saturday, April 29th and Sunday, April 30th 2017!! It will take place from noon to 6 p.m., transforming the John Carlyle Square Park with craft brews from artisanal breweries, live entertainment, vendors and restaurants.


Saturday April 29th & Sunday, April 30th 2017 from 12pm to 6pm

Where is it located?

300 John Carlyle Street – Alexandria VA 22314
It is located in John Carlyle Square in the Carlyle District of Alexandria. It is easily accessible by car, Metrorail or Dash Bus. It is conveniently located just three blocks from the King Street Metro Station and four blocks from the Eisenhower Avenue Metro Station on Metrorail’s Yellow and Blue Lines.

Who benefits from the 2nd Annual Barley & Music Fest?

The event is donating parts of the proceeds to SB Productions. SB Productions is a Virginia non-profit corporation that exists to give back to the local community while making grants available for local non-profit organizations involved with but not limited to environment protection, women’s rights, children, poverty and health.

Parking: Street or indoor parking

  1. 1925 Ballenger Ave: $5 flat rate on Saturday
  2. 1800 Diagonal Rd: $8 on weekend
  3. Westin Alexandria 400 Courthouse Square: Valet parking $10/day
  4. Marriott Residence Inn 1456 Duke Street: $10/Day


$25 per day per person for unlimited beer samples