2019 Holiday Events in Alexandria, Virginia November 4, 2019

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2019 Holiday Events in Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria Enchants Visitors with Nostalgic Holiday Wonder 

Alexandria, VA—Experience holiday magic on historic streets in Alexandria, Virginia, located minutes from Washington, D.C. and recognized by Oprah Magazine as one of the Most Charming Christmas Towns Across the World in 2019 and by Southern Living as the Perfect Southern Town for a Hallmark Christmas Movie in 2019. In Old Town Alexandria, twinkling lights shine in the trees above brick-lined streets and dozens of independent boutiques welcome you with greenery at their doorsteps. Cafés and chef-driven restaurants tucked into 18th-century buildings beckon visitors to warm up with loved ones and good cheer. Seasonal favorite events happening throughout Alexandria and at the city’s historic waterfront include the Campagna Center’s 49thAnnual Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend, featuring a parade with dozens of Scottish clans dressed in colorful tartans, the 20th Anniversary Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights on the Potomac River, and the 25th Annual First Night Alexandria, a spectacular New Year’s celebration with dozens of performances and a fireworks finale. Kick off the holiday shopping season in the D.C. region’s Shop Small headquarters with Alexandria’s Small Business Saturday, the third annual Museum Store Sunday, plus an alternative Black Friday experience

For parades, candlelight tours, festive performances and more, check out the upcoming events below.

For more holiday events and activities, visit www.VisitAlexandriaVA.com/holidays

FEATURED EVENTS:

49th Annual Campagna Center Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend & Parade 
December 6 and 7, 2019 at various times; parade is December 7, 2019 at 11 a.m.
Admission: Free for parade and Heather and Greens Sales; $180-$290 for Taste of Scotland; $40 for Holiday Home Tours
Throughout Old Town Alexandria, VA 22314
703-549-0111
campagnacenter.org/scottishwalkweekend

Don’t miss Old Town Alexandria’s most spectacular holiday weekend. In 1749, the City of Alexandria was officially established by three Scottish merchants and named after its original founder, John Alexander, also of Scottish descent. Today, the city continues celebrating its heritage with a weekend of festivities. At the Campagna Center’s iconic Scottish Christmas Walk Parade, dozens of Scottish clans dressed in colorful tartans parade through the streets of Old Town, joined by pipe and drum bands from around the region, as well as terriers and hounds. The parade, which takes place rain or shine, begins at St. Asaph and Wolfe Streets and concludes at Market Square with a massed band concert. 

More weekend events include the Taste of Scotland Scotch tasting (December 6), a holiday Heather and Greens Sale (December 6-7) and Holiday Home Tours (December 7). The Campagna Center’s 2019 Business Partner of the Year & Premier Scottish Walk Sponsor is Passport Auto Group. Scottish Walk is consistently ranked by the Southeast Tourism Society as one of the top 20 events in the South, this event has grown from a small informal parade to an entire weekend filled with events and festivities. Join the conversation online by using #SCWW19.

20th Anniversary Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights
December 7, 2019
Parade begins at 5:30 p.m.; Dockside festivities 2 to 8 p.m. at Waterfront Park (1 King St.)
Admission: Free; $ for food/drink and some activities
Parade viewing areas: Founders Park (351 N. Union St.), Alexandria City Marina (0 Cameron St.), Waterfront Park (1 King St. and 1A Prince St.), Point Lumley Park (1 Duke St.), Shipyard/Harborside Park (1 Wilkes St.), Windmill Hill Park (501 S. Union St.) and Ford’s Landing Park (99 Franklin St.)
703-746-3301
visitalexandriava.com/boatparade

Old Town Alexandria's historic waterfront will shine for the 20th Anniversary Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights at 5:30 p.m. as dozens of brightly lit boats cruise along one mile of the Potomac River shoreline. Enjoy dockside festivities from 2 to 8 p.m. in Waterfront Park including a pop-up beer garden from Port City Brewing Company and holiday music and giveaways from 97.1 WASH-FM. Take part in hands-on activities including a Letters to Santa postcard station from paper goods boutique Penny Post, a holiday craft activity from AR Workshop Alexandria and a bookmark making station from Old Town Books. Enjoy savory meatballs from Pizzeria Paradiso and a hot chocolate bar from Dolci Gelati. On the Alexandria City Marina, Riverside Taco Company presents a Parade Day Patio Party with hot cider and bottomless bites included in admission. At 3:30 p.m., Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive by fireboat at the Alexandria City Marina to take photos with children and families at the annual Torpedo Factory Art Center Holiday Festival.

Waterskiing Santa   
December 24, 2019, at 1 p.m.
Admission: Free
Alexandria’s Waterfront: Waterfront Park (1 King St. and 1A Prince St.), Alexandria City Marina (0 Cameron St.), Founders Park (351 N. Union St.) and Point Lumley Park (1 Duke St.)
waterskiingsanta.com

Now in its 34th year, this favorite D.C.-area Christmas Eve event returns to Old Town Alexandria. Gather along historic Alexandria's Potomac River waterfront for a spectacular show by Waterskiing Santa and his merry crew. The prime viewing area is Waterfront Park (1 King St. and 1A Prince St.), with more great views from the Alexandria City Marina (0 Cameron St.), Founders Park (351 N. Union St.), and Point Lumley Park (1 Duke St.). Come early to see the pre-show (on jet skis).

25th Anniversary First Night Alexandria
December 31, 2019, from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Kids Karnivals: 6 to 9 p.m. at four warm indoor venues in Old Town, Del Ray and the West End
Live Entertainment: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at warm indoor venues throughout Old Town Alexandria
Rockin’ on the River: 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Waterfront Park, 1 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314
Midnight fireworks: Potomac River at the foot of King St., Alexandria, VA 22314
All Access Admission: $25 through November 30, 2019; $30 December 1-30, 2019; $35 December 31, 2019; Kids Karnival is $5 for children ages 2-12 and free for parents and infants
703-963-3755
firstnightalexandria.org 

Grab your 'besties and the rest' and plan to meet up in Old Town Alexandria for the 25th Anniversary Celebration of First Night Alexandria. This annual live music and performing arts festival is the largest New Year’s Eve party in the D.C. region that is safe and fun for the entire family and culminates with a fantastic fireworks finale over the Potomac River at midnight. Take your pick from country to Caribbean, rock to reggae, jazz to swing, folk to acapella, or comedy to magic as you enjoy a concert or dance the night away. Thanks to our community partners, you can experience outstanding performing artists in cozy boutiques, art galleries, offices, ballrooms and historic sites from the Rail to the River. Age-appropriate activities await our youngest party animals at the four Kids Karnivals happening from 6 to 9 p.m., complete with their own creative countdown. Starting at 10 p.m., head to the waterfront with your All Access Badge for the 'Rockin’ on the River’ dance party in the park, featuring DJ Ray Casiano and fireworks at midnight sponsored by MGM National Harbor, along with food trucks and prizes.

MORE EVENTS:

Ice & Lights: The Winter Village at Cameron Run
November 15-January 5, 2019, open nightly 5 to 10 p.m.; January 6-February 29, 2019, open Fridays, 5 to 10 p.m. and Saturdays-Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: $5 for general admission to Village; $8 for skating; $4 skate rentals; free ages 2 and under
Cameron Run Regional Park, 4001 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304
novaparks.com/events/ice-lights

Glide across the ice at Ice & Lights, The Winter Village at Cameron Run. New this year, the waterpark will be transformed mid-November through February into a winter wonderland with an ice rink, beautifully lit photo ops, music and more. Snap a photo in the 100’ photo arc, roast a marshmallow at the fire pit, walk through a dazzling Christmas tree and warm up in a toasted igloo.

Old Town Cookie Crawl
November 23, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: $20 registration fee
Various locations throughout Old Town Alexandria, VA 22314
oldtownbusiness.org

Kick off the holidays early during Old Town Business’s first annual Old Town Cookie Crawl. Receive a commemorative tin and stop by all 15 stores on the crawl to receive a cookie at each location. It’s fun for the whole family and a great way to explore Old Town’s walkable shopping district.

City of Alexandria Tree Lighting
November 23, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Admission: Free
Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314
703-746-5592
alexandriava.gov

Join Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson and Santa Claus for the traditional opening of the holiday season as they light the tree in front of City Hall. The program will feature a welcome by the Town Crier, a performance of “Santa’s Spectacular” by the Metropolitan School of the Arts, holiday carols from T.C. Williams High School Choir and a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Alexandria Makers Market
November 24, 2019, 12 to 6 p.m.
Admission: Free
Port City Brewing Company, 3950 Wheeler Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304
703-797-2739
portcitybrewing.com

The inaugural Alexandria Makers Market will debut on Sunday, November 24, 2019, at Port City Brewing Company. This family-friendly event will showcase the creative community of Alexandria-based creators, makers, designers, and crafters, with vendors curated from highly talented artisans located in Alexandria. A diverse mix of local makers will pop up and take over Port City’s parking lot, creating a nice experience to pick up some unique holiday gifts, while enjoying a Port City pint or two. The event will also feature DIY workshops throughout the day where visitors can learn to make a variety of crafty items.

Winter Wonderland at The Alexandrian
November 29, 2019 through January 2020, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. daily
Admission: Free
The Alexandrian, 480 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314
703-549-6080
thealexandrian.com

New this year, the Alexandrian and Jackson 20 will convert their central courtyard into a Winter Wonderland. The Winter Wonderland will be a destination for festive cocktails and small bites by a firepit as well as holiday programming working with local community partners throughout the season. A percentage of all proceeds will be donated to Children’s National.

Black Friday Alexandria
November 29, 2019
Old Town Alexandria and Del Ray 
visitalexandriva.com/blackfriday 

Shop small on Black Friday in the D.C. region’s biggest destination for independent boutiques—Alexandria, Virginia. Alexandria’s alternative Black Friday experience features more than 40 independent boutiques kicking off the holiday shopping season with one-of-a-kind deals on designer and coveted merchandise, including home décor, chic fashions, gourmet food, classic toys and gifts for dogsStore offers vary, with special discounts throughout the day and more than 10 boutiques opening by 7 a.m., including fibre space, Pacers, The Shoe Hive, Red Barn Mercantile and Bloomers. Old Town Business and Old Town Boutique District celebrate with Plaid Friday, a relaxing and enjoyable alternative to big box stores’ Black Friday that is designed to promote both local and independently owned businesses during the holidays. Look for the Plaid Friday posters on retailers’ doors to see which stores are participating and snag a limited-edition tote when you spend $100 or more after 10 a.m., plus free gift-wrapping at Izalia Spa with a $50 purchase from participating retailers. You’ll also have the chance to win a free gift card if you wear plaid or post a picture on Instagram capturing Old Town’s holiday spirit with the hashtag #spottedinOT. 

Christmas at Mount Vernon
November 29-December 31, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission: $20 for adults; $12 for youth (ages 6-11); free for children age 5 and below; extra cost for some activities
George Washington’s Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., Mount Vernon, VA 22121
703-780-2000
mountvernon.org/christmas

Holiday programs and tours fill each day with delight at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Visitors of all ages can tour the Mansion, watch 18th-century demonstrations and hear stories of Christmases past from costumed characters. Meet Aladdin the camel and commemorate your holiday visit with a photo at the selfie station as you start a new tradition of visiting Mount Vernon during the Christmas season. 

Small Business Saturday in Alexandria 
November 30, 2019
Throughout Old Town Alexandria and Del Ray
visitalexandriava.com/smallbusinesssaturday   

Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Alexandria, Virginia, the D.C. region’s Shop Small headquarters, with free parking at meters and more than 40 independently owned boutiques in Old Town Alexandria and Del Ray offering special in-store activities. Stroll historic streets twinkling with holiday traditions as you meet local authors and designers, enjoy special discounts, sip and snack on free treats, enjoy hands-on activities and take home free gifts with purchase. At Alexandria’s boutiques, you’re greeted by local shop owners and offered personalized customer service with curated gift suggestions ranging from home décor, chic fashions and gourmet food to classic toys and gifts for dogs.

Photos with Santa in Old Town Alexandria
November 30, December 14, December 21, 2019, from 12 to 3 p.m.
Admission: Advance reservation required. To reserve a time block for your child to meet with Santa, call or visit Hooray for Books! to make any size donation to the bookstore’s special Santa account, which will be used to provide books, toys and games for the Alexandria Domestic Violence Program’s Holiday Party.
Hooray for Books!, 1555 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314
703-548-4092
hooray4books.com

The region’s most beloved Santa and Mrs. Claus return to Old Town Alexandria to take keepsake photos with children on three Saturdays during the holiday season. Santa and Mrs. Claus will welcome families on Small Business Saturday, November 30, 2019, and on December 14 and 21, 2019. Advance reservation is required. To reserve a time block for your child to meet with Santa, call or visit Hooray for Books! to make any size donation to the bookstore’s special Santa account, which will be used to provide books, toys and games for the Alexandria Domestic Violence Program’s Holiday Party. Steven Halperson from local studio Tisara Photography has been invited to take pictures for you at these events. Photos with Santa in Old Town Alexandria is presented by the King Street Corridor Initiative and Hooray for Books! 

Museum Store Sunday in Historic Alexandria
December 1, 2019
Admission: Free
Hours vary by site
Various locations in Old Town, Alexandria
visitalexandria.com/museumstoresunday

Give the gift of history to your friends and family on Museum Store Sunday. Shop at Alexandria’s premier museums and enjoy special giveaways and discounts.  From books to historic reproductions, wine to local keepsakes, the perfect gift can be found in historic Alexandria. Participating museum stores include the Alexandria Archaeology Museum, the Alexandria Black History Museum, The Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum, Carlyle House Historic Park, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, Friendship Firehouse Museum, Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site, Lee-Fendall House and Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum. 

Alexandria’s Holiday Market at Carlyle
December 1, 2019, 6 to 8 p.m. and December 2-6, 2019, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Admission: Free
John Carlyle Square Park, 300 John Carlyle St., Alexandria, VA 22314
thecarlylecommunity.com

Alexandria’s Holiday Market is an annual signature event that transforms John Carlyle Square into a lively open-air festival, perfect for children young and old. On December 1, Santa and Mrs. Clause and the town crier will ring in the season with a live appearance. The holiday market and festivities are sponsored by The Carlyle Vitality Initiative.

Del Ray Artisans' 24th Annual Fine Art & Fine Craft Holiday Market
December 6-8, 13-15 and 20-22, 2019; Fridays, 6 to 9 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Admission: Free
2704 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria, VA 22301
delrayartisans.org

Del Ray Artisans annual Holiday Market offers unique handmade fine arts and crafts from local artists. Choose from wall art, pottery, photography, jewelry, glass and much more from different artisans each weekend. Plus, purchase 2020 wall calendars, cookbooks and upcycled tote bags to support Del Ray Artisans. 

Alexandria Singers ‘Celebrate!’ Holiday Pops Concert
December 6 and 7, 2019, 7:30 p.m.; 2 p.m. on Saturday
Admission: $25 premium reserved seating; $20 general admission; $15 for groups of 10+, seniors, military and students; free for children 5 and under
Convergence, 1801 N. Quaker Ln., Alexandria, VA 22302
alexandriasingers.com

Join the Alexandria Singers for their annual holiday pops concert weekend as they weave pop and jazz arrangements of traditional holiday classics with new tunes that will instantly become your holiday favorites.

The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s “A Christmas Carol”
December 6-22, 2019 at various times
Admission: $20
The Little Theatre of Alexandria, 600 Wolfe St., Alexandria, VA 22314
703-683-0496  
thelittletheatre.com

The Little Theatre of Alexandria rings in the holiday season with a return of the classic by Charles Dickens. Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserable, bitter old miser, travels with ghostly guides through Christmas past, present and future to find the true meaning of the holidays. Complete with special effects, Victorian carols, and Tiny Tim, “A Christmas Carol” is a must-see for the entire family. 

Soldier's Christmas at Carlyle House
December 7, 2019, 12 to 4 p.m.
Admission: Free
Carlyle House, 121 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314
703-549-2997
novaparks.com 

Visit Old Town on Saturday, December 7, 2019, to enjoy Alexandria’s rich Scottish heritage and see the Scottish Walk Parade march past Alexandria’s oldest stone building, Carlyle House. After the parade, enter the museum gates and step back in time for a free open house in the spirit of the holiday season.

Torpedo Factory Art Center Holiday Festival
December 7, 2019, from 2 to 8 p.m.
Admission: Free
Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria, VA 22314
703-746-4570
torpedofactory.org

The Art Center joins in the fun on Alexandria’s most festive holiday weekend of the year. Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive at 3:30 p.m. Music and singing fill the halls all evening. After sundown, the Holiday Boat Parade of Lights passes by The Art Center’s doors. Visit artists on all three floors to find the perfect gift of art. 

Holidays on the Avenue in Del Ray
December 8, 2019, 6 p.m.
Admission: Free
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square at Mount Vernon Avenue and E. Oxford Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301
703-683-2570
visitdelray.com

Kick off the holidays with a visit to Del Ray for the annual holiday tree and menorah lighting, featuring a special appearance by Santa Claus, who will lead carols and sit for photos with children. Continue the celebration and start your holiday shopping with a stroll down Mount Vernon Avenue, which will be illuminated by thousands of luminarias and feature storefront windows hand-painted for the holidays. Pick your favorite in the neighborhood business association's annual Christmas tree decorating contest.

Alexandria Harmonizers Carol Crawl
December 10, 2019, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Beginning at Market Square and ending in front of Chadwicks
harmonizers.org

Come hear the Harmonizers’ annual Carol Crawl through Old Town Alexandria, as they stop to sing Christmas carols in various establishments along King Street, from Market Square to the waterfront, and end up at Chadwicks.

Shops of Del Ray's Ladies' Night Out
December 12, 2019, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Admission: Free
Various locations along Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria, VA 22301
703-683-2570
visitdelray.com

Shop local and enjoy exclusive promotions while sipping wine in Del Ray. Soak up the Alexandria neighborhood’s creative seasonal spirit as you stroll along festive Mount Vernon Avenue.

Alexandria Black History Museum’s How to Celebrate Kwanzaa Workshop
December 14, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Admission: $5
Alexandria Black History Museum, 902 Wythe St., Alexandria, VA 22314
703-746-4356
alexandriava.gov/blackhistory  

Join the Alexandria Black History Museum’s annual Kwanzaa workshop, suitable for adults and children. It will focus on the history, principles, symbols and activities relating to Kwanzaa. Get ideas to plan your own celebration.

A Victorian Christmas
December 14 and 15, 2019, at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Admission: $8 for adults; $12 for children (ages 2-12); free for children under 2
Lee-Fendall House, 614 Oronoco St., Alexandria, VA 22314
703-548-1789
leefendallhouse.org

Experience the wonder of the season by partaking in a Victorian Christmas at the Lee-Fendall House. Enjoy traditional décor, holiday crafts, sweet treats, seasonal story time, photos with Santa and more.

Civil War Christmas in Camp
December 14, 2019, from 12 to 4 p.m.
Admission: $2 per person; $5 per family
Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria, VA 22304
703-746-4848
alexandriava.gov/fortward

Get in the holiday spirit with a patriotic Union Santa Claus, reenactors in winter camps celebrating the season, period decorations, fort tours and fun kids' activities. Program is weather dependent.

Del Ray Candy Cane Bar Crawl              
December 14, 2019, from 12 to 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 for advanced tickets; $20 at the door
Various locations along Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria, VA 22301
703-683-2570
visitdelray.com

Take a break from the bustle of holiday preparations and enjoy specialty cocktails, beer and food specials at select Del Ray restaurants during a neighborhood bar crawl to benefit local nonprofits.

Del Ray Holiday Pop-Up Market
December 14, 2019, from 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Admission: Free
Pat Miller Neighborhood Square at Mount Vernon Ave. and E. Oxford Ave., Alexandria, VA 22301
703-683-2570
visitdelray.com 

Find the perfect gift at this pop-up market featuring local artisans and at-home entrepreneurs. Then, stroll along Mount Vernon Avenue and see shops sporting festive seasonal murals.

Yuletide by Candlelight
December 14, 2019, from 5 to 9 p.m.
Admission: $30 adults; $25 seniors; $8 children
Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 143 N. Royal St., Alexandria, VA 22314
Carlyle Historic Park, 121 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314
Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden, 614 Oronoco St.t, Alexandria, VA 22314
Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, 105-107 S. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314
703-548-1789
alexandriava.gov

Experience the holiday season with festive activities and fare at historic sites throughout Alexandria. Dance in the ballroom at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum. Warm yourself by the fire at Carlyle House. Craft your own Victorian keepsake at Lee-Fendall House. Bring the scent of the holidays home from the Apothecary Museum. Enjoy seasonal decorations, refreshments, and take 10% off at the participating museum shops. A cash bar for a special holiday beverage will be available at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum. A free shuttle will run between all participating sites throughout the event with ongoing tours from 5 to 9 p.m. Purchase tickets on Eventbrite.

Colonial Handbell Ringers Concert
December 15, 2019 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Admission: Free
Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum, 201 South Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314
colonialringers.com

The Colonial English Handbell Ringers perform clad in colonial attire, bringing a 5-octave set of nearly 80 handbells from the world-famous Whitechapel foundry in London. The ringers will perform children’s classics, timeless holiday tunes, and original show-stoppers. Audience participation in the sing-along is encouraged. No reservations will be accepted in advance, and seating capacity is limited.

Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon
December 20 and 21, 2019, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Admission: $36 adult/$26 youth with mansion tour; $30 adult/$20 youth without mansion tour
George Washington’s Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., Mount Vernon, VA 22121
703-780-2000
mountvernon.org/illuminations

Join Mount Vernon for an evening of family-friendly fun and fireworks choreographed to holiday music. Before the fireworks begin around 8 p.m., take a stroll through the estate while being serenaded by local choirs and visit with re-enactors from the First Virginia Regiment. Martha Washington will also be on site to greet holiday guests. Watch colonial artisans demonstrate the 18th-century process of creating chocolate and visit with Aladdin the camel on the 12-acre field. Keep toasty by warming up by a bonfire, enjoying some hot chocolate or cider, or visiting the Museum and Education Center (open from 5:30 to 8 p.m.). Complete any last-minute gift needs at the Shops at Mount Vernon, open late during Christmas Illuminations.

Alexandria Harmonizers Holiday Concert
December 21, 2019, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Admission: $35-75
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, 4915 East Campus Dr., Alexandria, VA 22311
harmonizers.org

The Alexandria Harmonizers present their annual Holiday Show featuring the award-winning Pratt Street Power and the 2019 BHS International Junior Quartet champions, "Quin-Tones," for a fun-filled evening of music and laughter. There will also be a silent auction during the show with dozens of extraordinary items to bid on.

ABOUT ALEXANDRIA, VA
Experience holiday magic on historic streets in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, located just minutes from Washington, D.C. Recognized by Oprah Magazine as one of the Most Charming Christmas Towns Across the World in 2019 and by Southern Living as the Perfect Southern Town for a Hallmark Christmas Movie in 2019, visitors feel transported by an old fashioned sense of holiday wonder on Old Town Alexandria's centuries-old brick-lined streets, twinkling with holiday traditions and magical events. Bask in the warmth of time-honored festivities like the Campagna Center's 49th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend, featuring a parade of Scottish clans and Scottie dogs, as well as the 20th Annual Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights on the Potomac River. Dozens of independent boutiques welcome you with greenery at their doorsteps, offering everything from chic fashions and home décor to classic toys and gifts for dogs. Duck into cozy cafés and chef-driven restaurants tucked into 18th-century buildings to warm up with loved ones and good cheer. Under a canopy of sparkling lights, a stroll on historic King Street is like being in a real-life Dickens Village, complete with European flair. Recognized as a Top 3 Best Small City in the U.S. 2019 by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, Alexandria offers an authentic holiday experience—the way it was meant to be. To learn more about Alexandria at the holidays, visit VisitAlexandriaVA.com/Holidays

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