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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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Featured Events

Water Taxi Launch to National Mall

  • March 21, 2015 to November 01, 2015
  • Location: Alexandria City Marina
  • 1 Cameron St.
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
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Water Taxi Launch to National Mall

The Potomac Riverboat Company offers a 30-minute direct water taxi between Old Town Alexandria and the National Mall in Washington, DC, docking at Ohio & West Basin Drive SW, just steps from the ... Learn More

Alexandria Historic Homes & Garden Tour

  • April 18, 2015
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Location: Old Town Alexandria
  • Admission: $40 in advance; $45 day of; $25 for single sites
  • Phone: 703-684-3284
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Alexandria Historic Homes & Garden Tour

Celebrating the 82nd anniversary of Historic Garden Week in Virginia, this tour features privately owned Old Town homes and gardens. offering visitors the rare opportunity to see behind the ... Learn More

Happening This Month

16th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Lee-Fendall House

  • April 03, 2015 to April 04, 2015 (Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Friday 1 p.m.,3 p.m.; Saturday 10:30 a.m.,12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.; Sunday 12: 30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
  • Venue: Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden
  • Admission: $12 ages 0-10; $5 older children and Adults
  • 614 Oronoco St
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-548-1789
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16th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Lee-Fendall House

Children and families will hunt Easter eggs, have photos taken with the Easter Bunny, enjoy snacks, and make fun crafts to take home. Open to children ages 0-10 and their families. Tickets are $12 for ... Learn More

Carlyle House Garden Day Herb & Craft Sale

  • April 18, 2015
  • Times: From: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Venue: Carlyle House
  • Admission: Event free; $5 to tour house; free tours with Alexandria Garden Day ticket.
  • 121 N. Fairfax Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-549-2997
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Carlyle House Garden Day Herb & Craft Sale

Come celebrate spring with the Friends of Carlyle House’s Annual Garden Day Herb & Craft Sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.on Saturday, April 18. An exciting mix of herbs and other plants from Mount ... Learn More

Attics and Alleys Tours

  • May 02, 2015 to May 30, 2015 (Every Saturday)
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: 9 AM - 12 noon
  • Venue: Gadsby's Tavern Museum
  • Admission: $35 per person, advance reservation required. Includes free passes to return to the museums for regular tours.
  • 134 N. Royal Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-746-4242
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Visit rarely seen spaces at four of Alexandria's historic sites in this 3-hour walking tour of Gadsby's Tavern Museum, the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, Lee-Fendall House, and Carlyle House ... Learn More

Torpedo Factory Market

Torpedo Factory Market

We are introducing Alexandria 1st Torpedo Factory Market featuring amazing artists and artisans. The variety of crafts from 25+ vendors will be displayed for sale. The event is from 12pm to 6pm, ... Learn More

Free Mother's Day Tours

Free Mother's Day Tours

Gadsby's Tavern Museum is pleased to offer free tours on Mother's Day for our visiting mothers! Treat Mom to a tour by our Junior Docents of the historic tavern and City Hotel made famous by John ... Learn More

Free Mother's Day Tours

Free Mother's Day Tours

The Apothecary is pleased to offer free tours on Mother’s Day for all mothers! Treat the woman who took care of you to a tour of the Apothecary, which took care of Alexandrians with its ... Learn More

Mother's Day Open House at Friendship Firehouse Museum

  • May 10, 2015
  • Times: From: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Venue: Friendship Firehouse
  • Admission: Free
  • 107 S. Alfred Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-746-4994
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Mother's Day Open House at Friendship Firehouse Museum

Mothers and their families are admitted free at the Friendship Firehouse Museum on Mother's Day. For this special day, the firehouse photographer will be taking complimentary portraits. Come pose ... Learn More

On-Going Events

Del Ray Farmers Market

  • March 07, 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

Old Town Farmers Market

  • March 07, 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.

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

  • March 03, 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

Bluegrass Brunch at FireFlies

  • March 08, 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

 

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