Alexandria Birthday Celebration

On Saturday, July 8, 2017, from 5 to 10 p.m., celebrate America's 241st birthday and Alexandria's 268th birthday along the Potomac waterfront at Oronoco Bay Park. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic and enjoy live music by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, patriotic birthday cake, food vendors and a dazzling fireworks display. As George Washington's hometown, Alexandria is a patriotic hotspot, filled with tours by bike, boat and foot, historic sites and art galleries, plus restaurants and boutiques to explore before heading to the waterfront for the grand celebration.

In the event of inclement weather, fireworks only will be rescheduled for Sunday, July 9, at 9:30 p.m. Admission is free. For more information visit, or call the Special Events Hotline at 703-746-5592.


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