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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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Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon

Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon

Ring in the holiday season with sparkling fireworks overlooking the Potomac River at George Washington’s Mount Vernon on Saturday, December 20! For the first time ever, Mount Vernon will open ... Learn More

Down ton Abbey Tea

Down ton Abbey Tea

Includes a traditional tea and a special private tour of the house comparing the people and places of Downton Abbey with those of the Lee-Fendall House. The tour includes the servants’ wing, ... Learn More

Christmas Eve Dinner

  • December 24, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Times: From: 5pm to 10pm
  • Venue: La Bergerie
  • 218 N. Lee Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1007
  • Visit Website
Christmas Eve Dinner

3 Course Dinner Menu, $69 per person (excluding tax/gratuity), strolling violinist, Children’s (12 & under) Menu - $18, reservations encouraged.

Celebrate New Year's Eve

Celebrate New Year's Eve

DJs and special menu!

New Year's Eve Dinner Cruise Aboard Nina's Dandy

New Year's Eve Dinner Cruise Aboard Nina's Dandy

Ring in the New Year on the Potomac! Enjoy outstanding service, outstanding food and outstanding views of our Nation's majestic monuments while cruising aboard Nina's Dandy. Also enjoy outstanding ... Learn More

On-Going Events

Del Ray Farmers Market

  • December 20, 2014
  • 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

  • December 22, 2014
  • 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

Bluegrass Brunch at FireFlies

  • December 21, 2014
  • 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
  • Visit Website
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

  • December 22, 2014
  • 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

December Daily Dinner Specials at Del Ray Cafe

  • December 17, 2014 to December 31, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: From: 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Venue: Del Ray Cafe
  • 205 E. Howell Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Phone: 703-717-9151
  • Visit Website
December Daily Dinner Specials at Del Ray Cafe

Mondays - Chicken stuffed with Spinach and wrapped in Bacon with Blue Cheese Sauce $22 Tuesdays - Beef Stew with Fall Vegetables and Cannellini Beans $22 Wednesdays - Lamb Loin with Cumin ... Learn More

December Thursday Date Night Special - $22

  • December 18, 2014 to December 25, 2014 (Every Thursday)
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Times: From: 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Venue: La Bergerie
  • 218 N. Lee Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1007
  • Visit Website
December Thursday Date Night Special - $22

Thursday December 4th NY Strip Steak Rosini Style with Hudson Valley Foie Gras and Port Wine Sauce Thursday December 11th - Royal Sea Bass wrapped in Light Pastry with Baby Vegetables and Orange ... Learn More

Target Gallery exhibition: 5x5(x5)

Target Gallery exhibition: 5x5(x5)

In this Target Gallery exhibition, artists were challenged to express themselves in a work of art that is no larger than five inches in any direction. As artists were restricted only by size, not by ... 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 ).

New Year's Eve Dinner

  • December 31, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Times: From: 5pm to 10pm
  • Venue: La Bergerie
  • 218 N. Lee Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1007
  • Visit Website
New Year's Eve Dinner

4-course dinner, $99 per person (excluding tax/gratuity), strolling violinist, Children’s (12 & under) Menu - $18, reservations encouraged.

Opening Reception, Unearthed / Unleashed: Michael Gessner and Joanne Kent

  • January 11, 2015
  • Times: 4:00 - 6:00pm
  • Venue: Athenaeum
  • Admission: FREE
  • 201 Prince Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-548-0035
  • Visit Website
Opening Reception, Unearthed / Unleashed: Michael Gessner and Joanne Kent

Gessner and Kent’s works draw upon unconscious sources deeply connected with the earth. Gessner’s sculptures are lyrical and evocative of various natural forms, while Kent’s ... Learn More

The Games Afoot

  • January 17, 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
  • Visit Website
  • Send Email
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

 

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