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Great Date Events in Alexandria

Listed amongst the "Top 20 Most Romantic Cities in the US" by Amazon.com and hailed as a "Best Place for a First Date" by Washingtonian magazine, Alexandria is the perfect place for a great date. While you're enjoying our majestic cobblestone streets and enchanting waterfront, partake in a wine tasting, experience a ballroom dance class or enjoy a night of music at one of our premiere concert halls. Check out more Great Date Ideas

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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 30, 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 30, 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

Birthnight Ball dance classes

  • February 05, 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.

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

Port City's Colossal Brunch at Sixth Engine

Port City's Colossal Brunch at Sixth Engine

Celebrate the Port City Fourth Anniversary in style in the upstairs portion of this historic firehouse in Washington, DC right at Sixth and Massachusetts.  There will be a limited amount of ... Learn More

Joggers & Lagers with Pacers Running

Don't miss Joggers & Lagers with Pacers Running: A Special Anniversary Edition. Although, our Monday night runs with Pacers Running is currently on hiatus for the season, Pacers Running will be ... Learn More

Port City Beer Science Class with Brewers Doc Lange and Adam

Special for the Colossal Port City Fourth Anniversary Week, we are having a Beer Science Class and you're invited to reserve your spot and join on Wednesday, February 4, at 6:30 p.m. Port City ... Learn More

Nadeau Alexandria GRAND OPENING

  • February 06, 2015 to February 07, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: 6-8 p.m.
  • Location: Nadeau Alexandria
  • Admission: Free
  • 5710 General Washington Dr.
  • Alexandria, VA 22312
  • Phone: 703-333-5167
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Nadeau is happy to announce the opening of our Alexandria location and you're invited! Join us in our 8,000 square foot space for a celebration of our new home! The take away - GORGEOUS furniture, ... Learn More

"Downton Abbey" at Lee-Fendall Tour

The Lee-Fendall House will be offering special “Downton Abbey” themed tours of the museum during February. The current owner of Highclere Castle – the real world castle where the ... Learn More

Valentine's Honey for your Honey

Valentine's Honey for your Honey

Meet George Wilson, producer of award winning Backyard Farm honeys right out of Gainesville Virginia will be telling his story and sharing his honey just in time for the Valentine's day. His honey is ... Learn More

Kimpton's 4th Annual Wedding Open House

Kimpton's 4th Annual Wedding Open House

Three spectacular venues, one day all in Old Town Alexandria. Hotel Monaco Alexandria * Lorien Hotel & Spa * Morrison House. Sunday, February 08th, 2015 from 11A to 3P. Free Admission * ... Learn More

Second Thursday Live: The Couse of True Love Never Did Run Smooth -Shakespeare’s Unhappy Love Scenes

Second Thursday Live: The Couse of True Love Never Did Run Smooth -Shakespeare’s Unhappy Love Scenes

Just in time for St. Valentine’s Day: A reminder that dysfunctional love is eternal. Actors will read scenes of love and discord. Bring the old ball and chain. Dessert reception follows the ... Learn More

St. Valentine's Day Dinner

St. Valentine's Day Dinner

On Valentine's Day dinner on Saturday, Feb. 14. We offer a four-course dinner for $75.00. --First Course: Amuse-Bouche: Bruschetta with chicken liver mousse --Second Course: Lobster bisque or mixed ... Learn More

Valentine's Day Dinner Special

Valentine's Day Dinner Special 3-Course prix-fixe menu $39.95/per person Make your reservation : 703-535-8151

Valentine's Day Sweetheart Tea

Valentine's Day Sweetheart Tea

Enjoy Valentine’s Day themed treats and parlor games with your special sweetheart! Space is strictly limited to 24 attendees; advance reservations are required.

Drink Creatively at the Waterfront

  • February 19, 2015
  • Times: 7:00pm
  • Location: Waterfront Market
  • Venue: Waterfront Market
  • Admission: $45
  • 7 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
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Drink Creatively at the Waterfront

Join us for a fun and entertaining night of painting. This event begins promptly at 7:00 pm. Please allow a little extra time to find parking and get settled. If you would like to sit with friends, ... Learn More

God of Carnage

  • February 28, 2015
  • 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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God of Carnage

Join us for the show that the New York Times called, “Satisfying primitive entertainment.” A playground altercation between two boys brings together two sets of parents for a meeting to ... Learn More

On-Going Events

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

Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

  • February 02, 2015
  • Recurring weekly on Monday
  • Times: 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Venue: La Bergerie
  • 218 N. Lee Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1007
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Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

Whole Lobster Flambéd in Cognac - $24. Most 750ml bottles of wine under $100 are discounted 40%. Neither entree specials nor wine specials can be combined with any other discount, coupon or ... Learn More

Bluegrass Brunch at FireFlies

  • February 01, 2015
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Times: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Venue: Fireflies Bar & Restaurant
  • Admission: Free
  • 1501 Mt. Vernon Ave.
  • Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Phone: 703-548-7200
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Bluegrass Brunch at FireFlies

Every Sunday we have Bluegrass brunch with Bob Perilla's Big Hillbilly Bluegrass. The band is highly regarded as bluegrass royalty. They play from 11-2 and we serve awesome brunch from our exciting ... Learn More

Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

  • February 02, 2015
  • Recurring weekly on Monday
  • Times: 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Venue: La Bergerie
  • 218 N. Lee Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1007
  • Visit Website
Monday Night Lobster Special at La Bergerie: $24

Whole Lobster Flambéd in Cognac - $24. Most 750ml bottles of wine under $100 are discounted 40%. Neither entree specials nor wine specials can be combined with any other discount, coupon or ... Learn More

Second Thursday Art Night

Enjoy an special after-hours event at the Torpedo Factory Art Center every month. Browse open studios and galleries, interact with artists, and enjoy special programming. Stop by on your way to dinner ... 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

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 ).

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