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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

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Attics and Alleys Tours

  • May 09, 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

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

Dare to Live Fully

  • May 16, 2015
  • Times: 8:00 p.m.
  • Location: Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
  • Venue: Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
  • Schlesinger Center Concert Hall
  • Alexandria, VA 22311
Dare to Live Fully

Kim Allen Kluge, conductor Amy Horn, french horn featuring Heritage Signature Chorale and The Metropolitan Chorus Strauss: Horn Concerto No.1 Beethoven: Symphony No.9

Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia: Symphonic Tap with Capitol Tap

Don't miss this unique experience! Tap dance is usually done to music, but what about when tap is part of the music itself? In this unique performance, SONOVA partners with Capitol Tap including the ... Learn More

On-Going Events

Old Town Farmers Market

  • May 09, 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

  • May 06, 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

Doggy Happy Hour

  • May 12, 2015 to October 27, 2015 (Every Tuesday)
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday
  • Times: 5-8 p.m.
  • Venue: Jackson 20
  • 480 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-842-2790
Doggy Happy Hour

Join us in the Hotel Monaco courtyard every Tuesday from April through October, weather permitting, for specials on handcrafted cocktails and beers plus treats and water for canine companions. ... Learn More

Eunsook Lee: Dispersed Family

Eunsook Lee: Dispersed Family

Korean artist Eunsook Lee transforms Target Gallery with her site-specific work, Dispersed Family. With this installation, Lee explores what it means to be family, maintaining connections across the ... Learn More

Spring Art Market at Del Ray Artisans

Spring Art Market at Del Ray Artisans

Del Ray Artisans’ Spring Art Market offers original artwork from over 25 local artists working in ceramics, photography, jewelry, fiber, paper, glass, and more. Shop for Mother’s Day, ... Learn More

 

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