Press Releases

  • March 10, 2016
    New Visit Alexandria Initiative Aims to Bring Medical Meetings to the City CONTACTS : Claire Mouledoux CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Leah Spellman, APR LSpellman@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5363   New Visit Alexandria Initiative Aims to Bring Medical Meetings to the City   Program on April 7 Offers Specialized Healthcare Compliance Training for Meeting Planners and Suppliers   Alexandria, Va. – Following a national trend in the meetings… more
  • March 9, 2016
    Mercy Street-Inspired Spring Tours Begin as Season 2 is Announced FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACTS: Claire Mouledoux:  CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Leah Spellman:  LSpellman@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5363 Carrie Johnson:  cjohnson@pbs.org or 703-739-5129 Lisa Summers, Missy Greenberg, Liz Sharkey, Alex Stromer:  MercyStreet@DKCNews.com or 212-685-4300   MERCY STREET-Inspired Spring Tours Begin as Season 2 is Announced… more
  • January 28, 2016
    Alexandria, VA Celebrates George Washington’s Birthday with Events Throughout February CONTACT:  Claire Mouledoux, CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com , 703-652-5367 Joseph Shumard, jshumard@washingtonbirthday.net , 703-408-4483 (voice/text) Alexandria, VA Celebrates George Washington’s Birthday with Events Throughout February Alexandria, VA – Thousands will join in the revelry for the 284th anniversary of George Washington’s birth in his hometown of Alexandria,… more
  • January 12, 2016
    Alexandria, Virginia's New Tours, Exhibits and Events Bring PBS' MERCY STREET to Life CONTACTS:   Claire Mouledoux:  CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Carrie Johnson:  cjohnson@pbs.org or 703-739-5129 Lisa Summers, Missy Greenberg, Liz Sharkey, Alex Stromer:  MercyStreet@DKCNews.com or 212-685-4300   Alexandria, Virginia’s New Tours, Exhibits and Events Bring PBS’ MERCY STREET to Life   City that Inspired PBS Civil War Medical… more
  • December 17, 2015
    Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week Dates Announced Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week Dates Announced January 29 - February 7, 2016 Alexandria, VA -- For 10 days and two weekends, more than 60 Alexandria restaurants offer a $35 three-course dinner OR a $35 dinner for two during Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week, January 29 - February 7, 2016. More than two dozen restaurants are also offering lunch deals at $10, $15 or $20 per person in addition to… more
  • November 25, 2015
    Alexandria, VA Wants You To #CraveYourLocal Alexandria, VA Wants You To #CraveYourLocal Grassroots Campaign Invites Public to Share their Local Favorites November 20, 2015 (Alexandria, VA)  – Today Visit Alexandria and the Old Town Boutique District announce a new city-wide campaign focused on engaging visitors, shoppers and residents about why they are passionate about the City of Alexandria’s local shopping,… more
  • November 23, 2015
    21st Annual First Night Alexandria CONTACT:  Ann Dorman at  ADorman@MeetingsandEventsofDistinction.com or 703-626-1266 OR  Claire Mouledoux at  CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367   21 st Annual First Night Alexandria Fireworks, Over 175 Live Shows at Largest Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Party in the DC Region CALENDAR LISTING : December 31, 2015, 21 st Annual First Night Alexandria . The… more
  • November 20, 2015
    16th Annual Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights CONTACT:  Claire Mouledoux at  CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367   16th Annual Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights Saturday, December 5, 2015 5:30 p.m. Alexandria, VA – At sundown on the day of Alexandria’s Scottish Christmas Walk parade, experience one of the region’s most beloved holiday traditions with the 16th Annual Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade… more
  • November 4, 2015
    DC Region's SHOP SMALL Headquarters Gears Up for Black Friday & Small Business Saturday DC Region’s SHOP SMALL Headquarters Gears Up for Black Friday & Small Business Saturday Alexandria, Virginia, Boutiques Welcome Shoppers with Deals, Sense of Community, Personal Service New “Random Acts of Holiday Cheer” Promotion Will Surprise Shoppers   November 4, 2015 (Alexandria, VA) – The DC region’s Shop Small destination for independent boutiques is… more
  • October 30, 2015
    2015 Holiday Events in Alexandria, Virginia CONTACT : Claire Mouledoux at  CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367     2015 Holiday Events in Alexandria, Virginia    Top 10 Christmas Town Transports Visitors to a Simpler Time with Old Fashioned Holiday Traditions Alexandria, VA — Just minutes from Washington, DC, visitors can feel transported by an old fashioned sense of holiday wonder on Old Town… more