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No matter the season, Alexandrians know how to celebrate. Throughout the year, a host of events take place in the city, celebrating holidays, historical figures and the artistic scene Alexandria is renowned for. From annual festivals and parades, to art shows, live music, theater, history reenactments and holiday celebrations, Alexandria's award-winning culture never stops buzzing.

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Featured Events

Colossal Four Saturday at Port City Brewing Company

Colossal Four Saturday at Port City Brewing Company

Come out on Saturday, January 31, for the second day of the Colossal Port City Fourth Anniversary Week.We'll be open from Noon-9 p.m. We'll be featuring our anniversary beer, Colossal Four - a ... Learn More

Happening This Month

The Games Afoot

  • January 28, 2015 to February 07, 2015 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Wed-Sat at 8pm and Sun at 3pm
  • Venue: Little Theatre of Alexandria
  • Admission: $19-$22 plus service fees.
  • 600 Wolfe Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-0496
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The Games Afoot

Also known as “Holmes for the Holidays,” this comedy/thriller by Ken Ludwig is murderously funny, witty and fast-paced! It’s 1936 and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the ... Learn More

George Washington Birthday Celebration: "Cherry Challenge"

  • January 28, 2015 to February 10, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: All Day
  • Admission: Free
  • Local Restaurants in Old Town
  • Old Town Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-539-2549
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George Washington Birthday Celebration:

In honor of George Washington’s birthday, Alexandria restaurants are creating unique menu items featuring cherries in celebration of one of the most cherished legends surrounding our first ... Learn More

A Night With The Music of Scott Fallon

Scott Fallon rocks houses across the DC Metro region. A rare, highly skilled guitarist, Scott will be rocking our bar at Strongbow's on Wednesday night, so come and share the fun!

Birthnight Ball dance classes

  • January 29, 2015 to February 12, 2015 (Every Thursday)
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Times: 7:30-9:30 pm
  • Venue: Gadsby's Tavern Museum
  • Admission: $12 per class or $30 for series
  • 134 N. Royal Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-746-4242
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Birthnight Ball dance classes

In preparation for the Birthnight Ball on Feb. 14, learn 18th century English country dancing from expert dance instructors. Tickets online: www.Shop.alexandriava.gov.

Bob Hume and Martha Capone Live

Bob Hume and Martha Capone are a great musical team. Signing a mix of rock and folk, they're on the way for next Thursday night. Come and join the fun!

Port City Brewing Company’s Colossal Fourth Anniversary Party & Colossal IV Beer Release

Port City Brewing Company’s Colossal Fourth Anniversary Party & Colossal IV Beer Release

Our Colossal Fourth Anniversary Party kicks off at 3 p.m. on Friday, January 30, at the Port City World Headquarters. The night will feature the release of Colossal IV - our fourth anniversary brew, a ... Learn More

Charles Ross: One Man Star Wars Trilogy

  • January 31, 2015
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
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Charles Ross: One Man Star Wars Trilogy

One Man Star Wars has performed over 1,200 times in more than 180 cities across four continents.

Crime Stopper Play Live

The Crimestoppers have been rocking the DC region for 33 years with hard-hitting rock and blues. And they're doing it again to Strongbow's This Saturday. Come on in, and rock along with us. Free ... Learn More

Port City Brewing Company Colossal Fourth Anniversary Pub Crawl

  • January 31, 2015
  • Times: 2-6 p.m.
  • Venue: Port City Brewing Company
  • Admission: Free; No Registration to Participate
  • Dupont Circle: Glen's Garden Market, Buffalo Billiards, Scion, Crios, Bier Baron, Pizzeria Paradiso
  • Washington, DC
  • Phone: 703-797-2739
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The Port City Fourth Anniversary celebrations continues on Saturday, January 31, with the COLOSSAL PUB CRAWL throughout Dupont. No registration, tickets, cost included or any purchase necessary to ... Learn More

On-Going Events

Wee Ones Storytime

  • January 30, 2015
  • Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 10:30-11 a.m.
  • Location: Hooray for Books!
  • Venue: Hooray for Books!
  • Admission: Free
  • 1555 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-548-4092
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Wee Ones Storytime

Join us as we explore the exciting world around us with some of our favorite stories and songs! Ages 2 and under. Free.

Del Ray Farmers Market

  • January 31, 2015
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Location: Corner of Oxford and Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Admission: Free!
Del Ray Farmers Market

The Del Ray Market features locally grown goods, like seasonal vegetables and fruits, as well as meats, eggs, fresh pasta and sauces, Amish cheese, yogurt, baked goods, eggs, jams and jellies year ... Learn More

Winesday!

  • January 28, 2015
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Times: Wed/5-7pm
  • Venue: Whole Foods Market Old Town
  • Admission: Adults; $5 children; free
  • 1700 Duke St
  • Alexandria, VA, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-706-0891
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Winesday!

Winesday! Whole Foods Old Town hosts a weekly happy hour for just $5! Includes five wine tastings and five food pairings. Kids are welcome and eat free! Each Wednesday features a different category of ... Learn More

Old Town Farmers Market

  • January 31, 2015
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: From: 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Location: Market Square
  • Admission: Free
  • 301 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
Old Town Farmers Market

The nation's oldest farmers market offers a variety of vendors, including baked goods, cut flowers, live plants, and crafts.

FireFlies' Happy Hour

FireFlies' Happy Hour

Happy Hour 7 days a week! Great food and drink specials, exciting beer list, great service and a fun atmosphere.

Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

  • January 28, 2015 to January 10, 2016 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Venue: Mount Vernon: George Washington's Estate & Gardens
  • Admission: Event included with purchase of a General Admission Ticket $17 adults; $8 children ages 6-11; free children ages 5 and under
  • 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
  • Mount Vernon, VA 22121
  • Phone: 703-780-2000
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Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon invites visitors to explore George Washington’s design for the grounds of his estate, highlighting the first president’s interests and talents as a landscape designer through ... Learn More

Medieval Madness Feast

Medieval Madness Feast

Step Back in Time and Have the Time of Your Life! Live sword fights, fun with friends, and pure Medieval Madness! Enjoy a top rated fun night out in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia when you venture to ... Learn More

Pour House Trivia

  • January 29, 2015
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Times: Thurs 8-10:30 pm
  • Venue: Fish Market
  • Admission: Free
  • 105 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-836-5676
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Pour House Trivia

Pour House Trivia hosts Trivia Night every Thursday Night in the Anchor Bar from 8 to 10:30pm. Free to play. Food and Drink Specials! Season long standings that lead up to The World Series of ... Learn More

Wine Down Wednesday's at Delia's

Who loves wine? Join us for Wine Down Wednesday's where any bottle of wine is half off when dining in. (Purchase of entrée is required. Excludes reserve wine list ).

Prime Rib Special

  • January 29, 2015
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Venue: Indigo Landing
  • 1 Marina Dr.
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-548-0001

Start your weekend off early. Kick it off every Thursday in December and January with our prime rib special. 12 ounce cut of Angus prime rib, sliced to order and finished with natural beef jus. Turn ... Learn More

Fast Eddie and the Slowpokes play John Strongbow's Tavern

Fast Eddie and the Slowpokes play John Strongbow's Tavern

Fast Eddie and the Slowpokes plan on rocking John Strongbow's Tavern this Friday. Specializing in rock, blues and soul, this band is simply awesome. If you want first rate live music this coming ... Learn More

 

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