Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights sponsored by Amazon

  • Dec 4, 2021
  • Times:
  • Parade at 5:30 PM
  • Price:
  • Free
  • Location:
  • Old Town Alexandria Waterfront
  • Alexandria, VA
  • Details

    Old Town Alexandria's historic waterfront will shine for the 21st annual Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights sponsored by Amazon 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 and a holiday ornament activity from AR Workshop Alexandria. Enjoy savory bites from Mae’s Market and Café, gourmet popcorn from America’s Favorite Gourmet Popcorn and a hot chocolate bar from Dolci Gelati. At 3:30 p.m., Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive by fireboat at the Alexandria City Marina to attend the annual Torpedo Factory Art Center Holiday Festival. 

    To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Alexandria Health Department recommends that masks are worn during outdoor public gatherings where conditions are crowded and close contact cannot be avoided, regardless of vaccination status.

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Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights sponsored by Amazon
  • December 4, 2021 to December 4, 2021
  • Old Town Alexandria Waterfront
  • Free