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Spring Events in Alexandria

In Alexandria, spring is at its finest - the skies are sunny, the days are longer and colorful flowers provide the perfect backdrop for outdoor tours, unique activities and romantic strolls through cobblestoned streets. Find your extraordinary in one of the city's fresh springtime events.

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Spring2Action: Alexandria's Biggest Day of Giving

  • April 09, 2014 April 09, 2014
  • 301 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
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Spring2Action: Alexandria's Biggest Day of Giving

New this year, more than 30 participating local businesses are joining Spring2Action, Alexandria's biggest day of giving, by donating as much as 20% of your purchase to any school or charity you ... Learn More

Schooner 'Virginia' Deck Tours

  • April 13, 2014 April 13, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: From: 12:00 PM to 5:00 AM
  • Location: G/H Pier on the North End of the Marina
  • Admission: Free
  • 201 North Union Street
  • Alexandria, Va 22314
  • Phone: 757-627-7400
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Schooner 'Virginia' Deck Tours

Schooner Virginia is a re-creation of its namesake vessel, the Virginia, which was the last pure sailing vessel used by the Virginia Pilot Association; that vessel was in service from 1917 to 1926 in ... Learn More

Boutiques up Late

  • June 05, 2014 June 05, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Times: Times vary based on location
  • Location: Old Town Alexandria Boutiques
  • Admission: Free
  • Old Town
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
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Boutiques up Late

Beginning in May, members of the Old Town Boutique District will extend boutique hours each Thursday, accompanied by special block parties with in-store events emphasizing different sections of King ... Learn More

To Inspire: ASO’s season finale featuring classical favorites

To Inspire: ASO’s season finale featuring classical favorites

In partnership with the National Gallery of Art, we celebrate spring with music that inspired Degas and inspires today.

Sunset Celebration

  • May 25, 2014 May 25, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Venue: Mount Vernon: George Washington's Estate & Gardens
  • Admission: Tickets are $18, adults; $12, children ages 6-11; and free for five and under. This event is not included in general admission.
  • 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
  • Mount Vernon, VA 22121
  • Phone: 703-780-2000
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Sunset Celebration

Mount Vernon invites visitors to an unforgettable evening experience! Sunset Celebration at Mount Vernon, an event over Memorial Day weekend, offers a rare opportunity to visit Mount Vernon after the ... Learn More

Happening This Month

Kegs 'n Eggs

Kegs 'n Eggs

It's Kegs 'n Eggs Before The Parade - This Saturday, Breakfast opens at 9 am. During & After The Parade we will have a special menu til 4 pm in the great tradition of the Grand Public Houses of ... Learn More

Tartan Release Party

Tartan Release Party

Come join the Port City crew for a chance to sample Tartan before you can try it anywhere else. It's a burnt red Scottish-style Ale with fresh bread aromatics, beautiful full bodied malt character, ... Learn More

The 15th Biennial Ikebana Show

  • March 09, 2014 March 09, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Thurs, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri-Sat, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun, Noon-6 p.m.
  • Venue: Art League, Inc.
  • Admission: Free
  • 105 North Union Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1780
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The 15th Biennial Ikebana Show

Art and nature come together as The Art League welcomes back the Washington, DC branch of The Sogestu School for our 15th Biennial Ikebana Show. This popular exhibit will be featured in The Art League ... Learn More

A Taste of Ireland - Whiskey Tasting

A Taste of Ireland - Whiskey Tasting

Please join us as we celebrate St. Patrick with a fine Whiskey Tasting featuring Jameson 12, Jameson 18, Red Breast 12, Red Breast 15 and Middleton Very Rare Whiskey, all for $15.00. Kerry Gold ... Learn More

Perfect Pint Contest

Perfect Pint Contest

Can you pour the best pint in Old Town? Well, now you have the chance to take on participants in our annual Perfect Guinness Pouring Contest. Winner will receive a $100.00 gift certificate to ... Learn More

St. Patrick's Eve

Join us for our wonderful Brunch at 10am followed by live music by Pat Carroll at 2pm and The Havers at 8.30pm.

St. Patrick's Day

  • March 17, 2014 March 17, 2014
  • Times: 11:00am - 2:00am
  • Venue: Ramparts Tavern
  • 1700 Fern Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22302
  • Phone: 703-998-6616
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St. Patrick's Day

Join us for our St. Patrick's Day celebration! Food specials include corned beef with cabbage, fish & chips, flank steak with whiskey cream sauce, Bailey's Irish cream bread pudding, and much, ... Learn More

St. Patrick's Day Celebration

Happy St. Patrick's Day to one and all. Doors open at 9am. Live music starts at 10am, Pat Carroll & Rocky during the Day, Ronan Kavanagh and The Havers keep the party moving through the wee hours ... Learn More

Opening Reception: LOULOUDI Flower / to Flower Washington Sculptures Guild

  • March 23, 2014 March 23, 2014
  • Times: 4:00 - 6:00pm
  • Venue: Athenaeum
  • Admission: Free
  • 201 Prince Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-548-0035
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Opening Reception: LOULOUDI Flower / to Flower Washington Sculptures Guild

LOULOUDI Flower/ to Flower explores the natural process of flowering and its entire metaphorical context through object making and installation work by members of the Washington Sculptors Group. The ... Learn More

Landmark Mall Carnival

  • April 20, 2014 April 20, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: March 28th through April 21st
  • Venue: Landmark Mall
  • 5801 Duke Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22304
  • Phone: 703-354-8405
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Reithoffer Carnival March 28th through April 20th Monday - Thursday from 5pm-11pm Friday from 5pm-12am Saturday from 1pm-12am Sunday from 1pm-11pm

Doggy Happy Hour is Back!

  • April 03, 2014 April 03, 2014
  • Times: 5-8 p.m.
  • Venue: Jackson 20
  • 480 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-842-2790
Doggy Happy Hour is Back!

Join us in the Courtyard Thursday, April 3rd from 5pm-8pm for our Doggy Happy Hour Opening Day! This year we’re fitting all the furry fun into Thursday evenings only, so join us every Thursday ... Learn More

Baseball Boat: Nats vs. Braves

Baseball Boat: Nats vs. Braves

Skip the traffic and ride our baseball boat to a game at the Washington Nationals Stadium, located in Southeast Washington D.C. Free Parking Pass with On-Line Ticket Purchase! For more schedule ... Learn More

Our One Year Birthday Celebration

  • April 05, 2014 April 05, 2014
  • Times: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Location: Del Ray Variety
  • Venue: Del Ray Variety
  • Admission: Free! (Free Gift With $20 Purchase, While Supplies Last)
  • 203 E Custis Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301
Our One Year Birthday Celebration

We're turning one! Join us rain or shine for the celebration including a tot moon bounce, inflatable slide, face painting, raffles, demos and food from Del Ray Pizzeria! Free gift with every $20 ... Learn More

Photos with the Easter Bunny

  • April 19, 2014 April 19, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 11am-8pm
  • Venue: Landmark Mall
  • Admission: Photo prices vary
  • 5801 Duke Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22304
  • Phone: 703-354-8405
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Photos with the Easter Bunny

Photos with the Easter Bunny April 5th through April 19th Monday through Saturday from 11am-8pm Sundays from 12pm-6pm April 18th & 19th from 10am-9pm Pet Nights April 7th & 14th from 5pm-8pm ... Learn More

Walking Tour of Historic Old Town Alexandria

Walking Tour of Historic Old Town Alexandria

The tour covers the history of Alexandria as reflected through its architecture and urban design, highlighting examples from Georgian to Art Deco. The tour will be led by members of our Historic ... Learn More

Baseball Boat: Nats vs. Marlins

Baseball Boat: Nats vs. Marlins

Skip the traffic and ride our baseball boat to a game at the Washington Nationals Stadium, located in Southeast Washington D.C. Free Parking Pass with On-Line Ticket Purchase! For more schedule ... Learn More

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