Press Releases

  • October 1, 2019
    2019 Halloween Events in Alexandria, Virginia CONTACTS: Claire Mouledoux: CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Leah Spellman, APR: LSpellman@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5363 Halloween Events in Alexandria, Virginia Trick-or-Treating at Historic Sites, Howling Fun for Hounds and Eerie Entertainment Abounds Alexandria, VA— Spine-chilling ghost tours, family-friendly trick-or-treat events in historic settings and plenty of… more
  • September 24, 2019
    Visit Alexandria Announces Record Results at its Annual Meeting   Visit Alexandria Announces Record Results at its Annual Meeting $859 Million in Visitor Spending Generates $27.9 Million in Local Tax Receipts Alexandria, VA— Visit Alexandria announced all-time high revenue at its Annual Meeting on September 23, 2019. Visitor spending increased $33 million dollars to a record $859 million, according to data just released by Virginia Tourism… more
  • July 18, 2019
    10th Annual Alexandria Summer Sidewalk Sale Coming August 10-11 CONTACTS: Claire Mouledoux: CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Leah Spellman, APR: LSpellman@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5363 Download high-res photos   10th Annual Alexandria Summer Sidewalk Sale Coming August 10-11 50+ Boutiques, Free Street Parking, Live Music & Fun Along the King Street Mile Alexandria, VA— One of the longest running seasonal summer shopping… more
  • May 1, 2019
    Alexandria Celebrates Pride Month With More Than a Dozen Happenings in June 2019 CONTACTS: Claire Mouledoux: CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Leah Spellman, APR: LSpellman@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5363 Alexandria Celebrates Pride Month With More Than a Dozen Happenings in June 2019 Alexandria, VA —Throughout June, celebrate Pride Month in historic Alexandria, Virginia, located within eyesight of Washington, D.C., with more than a dozen events,… more
  • April 15, 2019
    First-Ever Old Town Cocktail Week Announced May 3-11, 2019 CONTACTS: Claire Mouledoux, CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Leah Spellman, APR, LSpellman@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5363 Victoria Vergason, V.Vergason@TheHourShop.com or 703-224-HOUR  First-Ever Old Town Cocktail Week Announced May 3-11, 2019 Restaurants, Boutiques, Historic Sites and More  Feature Specialty Cocktails and Events in Old Town Alexandria, VA Alexandria, VA… more
  • March 18, 2019
    Visit Alexandria Receives $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s “50 Years of Love” Program CONTACTS: Claire Mouledoux: CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Leah Spellman, APR: LSpellman@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5363 Visit Alexandria Receives $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s “50 Years of Love” Program Marketing Fund Alexandria, VA —Today, Visit Alexandria announced that it has received a $10,000 grant from the Virginia Tourism… more
  • March 15, 2019
    Interactive Public Art Installation Lights Up Alexandria’s Waterfront in New Park Expansion   Interactive Public Art Installation Lights Up Alexandria's Waterfront in New Park Expansion at King Street   Alexandria, VA —Art lovers and Instagrammers have a new reason to head to the Old Town Alexandria waterfront. Mirror Mirror , a sound-responsive interactive public art installation, will be unveiled at the end of March as the new expansion of Waterfront Park opens at… more
  • March 6, 2019
    2019 Cherry Blossom Experiences from Alexandria, VA CONTACTS: Claire Mouledoux: CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Leah Spellman, APR: LSpellman@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5363 Cherry Blossom Experiences from Alexandria, VA Alexandria, VA —It’s easy to celebrate cherry blossom season in Washington, D.C. with boat cruises, water taxi service and new electric bike tours from Old Town Alexandria, plus new cherry blossom… more
  • March 5, 2019
    Spring 2019 Events in Alexandria, VA CONTACTS:  Claire Mouledoux: CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Leah Spellman, APR: LSpellman@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5363 Spring Events in Alexandria, VA Blossoms, Boats, Bikes and Historic Tours Alexandria, VA—As the cherry blossoms bloom, seasonal activities abound in Alexandria, Virginia, located minutes from Washington, D.C. on the Potomac River and named a Top… more