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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

Winning Boats Announced for 14th Annual Parade of Lights

The 14th Annual Holiday Boat Parade of Lights sparkled at Alexandria’s historic harbor on December 7, 2013 when nearly 40 colorful and brightly lit boats cruised the Potomac River. Crowds packed waterfront parks and the docks at the Torpedo Factory Art Center to see boats compete in 11 categories...more

Alexandria Announces Mount Vernon Holiday Trolley

New this year, visitors can take a trolley from Old Town Alexandria to George Washington's Mount Vernon and back again to Old own, in a ride that unites George Washington's estate with his adopted hometown...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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Meeting Planners Give Back at Annual Bike Building Event

After an extremely successful debut in 2012, the Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association’s (ACVA) corporate community service program Alexandria Cares celebrated the start of year two by gathering meeting planners at Bows, Baskets & Bikes, an annual holiday bike building event benefiting underprivileged families...more

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