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20th Anniversary of First Night Alexandria

A spectacular fireworks display over the Potomac River will ring in the New Year as part of First Night Alexandria, the largest family-friendly and alcohol-free New Year’s Eve party in the Washington, DC region...more

2900-Mile East Coast Greenway Includes Alexandria

A group of over 40 bicycle riders rode to Alexandria on October 9 and 10, 2014, to raise awareness of, and funding for, the East Coast Greenway, a 2900-mile trail that will extend from Maine to Florida...more

Fall Festival Season in Alexandria, VA

Changing leaves aren't the only things coloring Alexandria's streets in the fall—come autumn, the city brims with activities like art-filled festivities, Halloween events at historic haunts and heart-pumping runs equipped with picturesque glimpses of the Potomac River...more

Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week

Alexandria's much-anticipated Summer Restaurant Week will return for ten days and two weekends from August 15-24, 2014, offering $35 three-course meals or $35 dinners for two...more

Alexandria Launches Second Thursday Remix

May 9, 2013. Second Thursday Old Town: Pop Dot. Warhol goes polka! Pop art with a dash of surrealism are the inspiration for the evening, with interactive art activities bubbling up at venues in the lower King Street area near the waterfront...more

King Street Named a "Top 10 Great Street" by American Planning Association

The American Planning Association (APA) announced the designation of King Street as one of 10 Great Streets for 2011 under the organization's Great Places in America program. APA Great Places exemplify exceptional character and highlight the role planners and planning play in creating communities of lasting value...more

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