Press Releases

  • January 5, 2017
    2017 Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week Dates Announced CONTACTS : Claire Mouledoux: CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Leah Spellman, APR: LSpellman@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5363   Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week Dates Announced   February 17-26, 2017 Alexandria, VA – For 10 days and two weekends , 60 Alexandria restaurants offer a $35 three-course dinner for one OR a $35 dinner for two during Alexandria Winter Restaurant… more
  • January 4, 2017
    What’s New with Alexandria’s Hotel Portfolio in 2017 CONTACTS : Claire Mouledoux: CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Leah Spellman, APR: LSpellman@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5363   What’s New with Alexandria’s Hotel Portfolio in 2017   Recognized by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and TripAdvisor for outstanding hospitality, Alexandria’s distinctive collection of hotels ranging from mid-level to… more
  • November 16, 2016
    22nd Annual First Night Alexandria CONTACTS : Claire Mouledoux: CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Leah Spellman, APR: LSpellman@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5363 Ann Dorman: ADorman@MeetingsandEventsofDistinction.com or 703-626-1266   22 nd Annual First Night Alexandria Over 150 Live Shows, Fireworks and Fun for Kids at the Largest Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Party in the D.C. Region   Alexandria, VA… more
  • November 10, 2016
    Alexandria Shines During the 17th Annual Holiday Boat Parade of Lights CONTACTS : Claire Mouledoux: CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Leah Spellman, APR: LSpellman@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5363   Alexandria Shines During the 17 th Annual Holiday Boat Parade of Lights Coming to Alexandria’s Waterfront Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. Alexandria, VA— At sundown on the day of Alexandria’s Scottish Christmas Walk Parade,… more
  • November 7, 2016
    2016 Holiday Events in Alexandria, Virginia CONTACTS : Claire Mouledoux CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Leah Spellman, APR LSpellman@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5363 2016 Holiday Events in Alexandria, Virginia Alexandria Transports Visitors to a Simpler Time Filled with Old Fashioned Holiday Traditions   Alexandria, VA — Just minutes from Washington, DC, Old Town Alexandria, Virginia is filled with nostalgic wonder… more
  • November 3, 2016
    Visit Alexandria Launches New LGBT Marketing Initiative CONTACTS : Claire Mouledoux CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Leah Spellman, APR LSpellman@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5363   Visit Alexandria Launches New LGBT Marketing Initiative   Joins Virginia Tourism Corporation’s Statewide Efforts Targeting $57 Billion Market   Alexandria, VA – Visit Alexandria announces the official launch of its new LGBT marketing… more
  • October 11, 2016
    Alexandria, VA’s New 2017 Tours, Exhibits and Events Bring PBS’ Original Drama MERCY STREET to Life CONTACTS: Claire Mouledoux CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Leah Spellman, APR LSpellman@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5363 Lara Davidson LKDavidson@pbs.org or 703-739-5115 Liz Sharkey, Alex Stromer, Karen Tzeiler, Jordan Lawrence MercyStreet@DKCNews.com or 212-685-4300   Alexandria, VA’s New 2017 Tours, Exhibits and Events Bring PBS’ Original Drama MERCY STREET to Life for… more
  • October 5, 2016
    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, Spooky Canine Fun and Ghastly Legends Come to Life   Alexandria, VA — Ghostly cemetery tours, family-friendly trick-or-treat events at historic sites and more than a dozen… more
  • September 20, 2016
    Visit Alexandria Launches New Advertising Campaign, Announces Record Results at its Annual Meeting CONTACTS: Claire Mouledoux CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Leah Spellman, APR LSpellman@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5363   Visit Alexandria Launches New Advertising Campaign, Announces Record Results at its Annual Meeting   $771 Million in Visitor Spending Generates $25.5 Million in Local Tax Receipts   Alexandria, VA – Visit Alexandria announces the next evolution… more