The Venue

Old Town Theater

The historic Old Town Theater (OTT) is located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia at 815 ½ King Street. This century-old theater was fully renovated in December of 2012, preserving its warmth and charm, and updating its amenities. OTT offers 220 plush seats in the main theater and table seating for 20 more in the balcony. The balcony offers an exceptional view of the stage.

Driving Directions to Old Town Theater at 815 1/2 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314

From I-495S/I-95S
  1. Take exit 177B for US-1 North toward Alexandria (go 0.3 mi)
  2. Turn right onto U.S. 1 North (go 0.7 mi)
  3. Turn right onto King Street (go 282 ft)
  4. Theater will be on the left
  5. From I-495 E
  6. Take exit 177A-B for US 1 North toward Alexandria (go 0.6 mi)
  7. Merge onto U.S. 1 (go 0.8 mi)
  8. Turn right onto King Street (go 282 ft)
  9. Theater will be on the left
From I-395 S
  1. Take exit 10B for George Washington Memorial Parkway S (toward Reagan National Airport/Mt Vernon) (go 0.2 mi)
  2. Merge onto George Washington Memorial Parkway (go 2.4 mi)
  3. Continue onto VA-400 S/George Washington Memorial Parkway (go 2.6 mi)
  4. Turn right onto King Street (go 0.1 mi)
  5. Theater will be on the right
 

Metro Directions to Old Town Theater

The Old Town Theater is located eight blocks from the King Street Metro Station on the Blue and Yellow lines. It is a short walk to the theater from the station.

Map of the Area Around Old Town Theater

Recommended Public Parking Garages and Loats Near Old Town Theater

Alfred Street Garage (across from theater) 117 N Alfred St, Alexandria, VA 22314 Rates: $4 per/hour Payments accepted: Cash Only Total # of parking spaces: 200 Market Square Garage (short 0.4 mile walk) 108 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA Rates: $.50/hour maximum of $2/day Payments accepted: American Express, Cash, Debit, Discover, MasterCard, Visa Total # of parking spaces: 200

Alexandria, Virginia

We hope you’ll come early or stay after the conference to enjoy more of what lovely Old Town Alexandria has to offer. Over the last five years, Old Town Alexandria has risen as a nationally recognized cosmopolitan scene – a place for foodies, boutique-seekers, and art lovers! Old Town Alexandria’s storied setting belies a surprisingly cosmopolitan feel and nationally recognized culinary scene.  Alexandria is home to several restaurants by the award-winning chef Cathal Armstrong of Restaurant Eve, who is one of Food & Wine magazine’s 50 Hall of Fame Best New Chefs. Chef Armstrong’s Virtue Feed & Grain was named a Top 50 Best New Restaurant by Bon Appetit in 2012. The Obamas have made Alexandria their place for date night, celebrating their anniversary at Restaurant Eve and Valentine’s Day at Vermilion. The city’s chic, independent boutique scene gets rave reviews as well.  The Wall Street Journal says, “The King Street area has some of the best stores and galleries in the [DC] region.” Find one-of-a-kind shops like The Hour, offering the glamour of the Mad Men era with vintage glassware and barware, or find fine boutiques tucked into rowhouses like the exclusive Lawrence Miller or shoes from Bishop Boutique. Named one of America’s Top ArtPlaces 2013, Alexandria is nationally recognized as a community with a “backbone of creative culture . . . exceptionally successful at combining art, artists and venues for creativity and expression with independent businesses, retail shops and restaurants, and a walkable lifestyle to make vibrant neighborhoods.” The Torpedo Factory Art Center is the main visual arts hub with others gaining recognition like The Athenaeum, a fine arts gallery that hosts live music.

 

Learn more about Alexandria, VA here: http://www.visitalexandriava.com/welcome-tedx/