Alfa Romeo Owners Club (AROC) Capital Chapter ~ Driving D.C., Maryland, & Northern Virginia Alfa Romeos since 1959.

The Capital Chapter is one of the oldest and remains one of the largest among the Alfa Romeo Owners Club founded in 1959, barely one year after our national Club began. Back then Alfas were rare — hard to find, difficult to maintain, challenging to understand — and the Club gave enthusiasts (“Alfisti”) a place to learn, how to keep them happy, to exchange knowledge and parts, and to share their passion. There are more of these cars now, as 21st-century Alfas have joined the vintage ones. Join the Capital Alfa Romeo Club today to learn more about cars, events, and opportunities — and make some good friendships along the way. 

If you are an Alfa owner, or someone interested in this century-old Italian automotive brand, we’d love to get to know you and share the thrills of the open road, the show field, and the track!

The Alfa Romeo Owners Club (AROC) is a national organization. You can join the Club at If you live in our region (Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia), select the Maryland MD (Chapter 04) Capital Chapter AROC membership, to sign on to our Chapter at no additional cost. Joining AROC with the Capital Chapter Standard membership is $68.00 annually.

We look forward to keeping you updated on our club-driving events, monthly dinners, annual BBQ picnic, spring fling, the annual AROC National Convention, and unique opportunities offered by our sponsors and regional Alfa Romeo studios. With close to 200 local Alfisti members, we hope you’ll join the DMV chapter and fellow Alfisti on the next club excursion! For previous chapter events, please visit

2023 Capital Chapter il calendario Events

June 19-21 | Capital Chapter convoy drive to Charlotte NC – Annual National AROC Convention. Our Chapter may plan an alternate pre-tour trip to the Convention if there is interest. Contact Brewster, if you are driving to NC and would be interested.

June 17-21, 2023 | Pre-Tour ‘Giro delle Montagne’ will be an exciting tour through the Western North Carolina mountains around Asheville, NC. The Pre-Tour will last 3 days, with an extra half-day for travel to the convention hotel in Concord, NC.  Pre-Tour participants can veer off into downtown Asheville to enjoy art galleries, a world-class culinary scene, craft beer culture, and the bohemian vibe of Asheville. They can also tour the Biltmore Estate, the largest private home in America. Please note, the Pre-Tour is FULL as of December 11, 2022. After you have registered for the convention and wish to be on a waitlist, please email

June 21-25 | AROC National Convention, Charlotte, NC | The Mid-Atlantic 2023 Alfa Romeo Club welcomes Alfisti to the beautiful North Carolina, Piedmont area. The Piedmont area is a plateau of gentle hills between the coastal plains and the majestic Blue Ridge mountains. Winding roads in the mountains lead down to the gentle hills of Concord where the host hotel is located. Rolling farmland and old-fashioned Southern hospitality that harkens the vero spirito of the “Piemonte” region of Italy.

Monday, August 7 | Chapter Monthly Dinner Meeting | Alfa Club dinner by the pool, Alexandria. Come talk about Alfas and all the fun to which they connect us and upcoming events We encourage prospective members to attend the monthly dinner meetings to learn more about our chapter’s events and meet members.

August TBD | Peter Jones and Louise Wilson have proposed a “ribbon rally” in Virginia

Saturday, September 9 | Annual Picnic hosted by Brad & Maggie Mellor, Vienna, VA.

Saturday, October 14 | Rockville Antique and Classic Car Show

Saturday, October 21 | 5th Annual Alfa Fall Colors Drive, Baltimore

Sunday, December 10 | Alfa Holiday Party

If you’re interested in organizing a 2023 chapter club event or have other event ideas, please contact the Chapter President, Brewster Thackeray,

Chapter member benefit! Capital Chapter members, if you have an Alfa Romeo that you are looking to sell, please forward the information to to list it on the website.

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