King Street Colorful Houses

Alexandria Welcomes MAGFest Attendees

Are you attending MAGFest 2019 and are looking for an affordable and accessible place to stay? Located just three miles from Reagan National Airport and five miles from the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, Old Town Alexandria welcomes MAGFest attendees. Explore our hotel offerings, many which are as much as 50% lower than the cost of National Harbor hotels during the conference. Take an Uber, Lyft or the NH2 bus to the event daily and you’ll still save money overall.

Named the #1 Best Value U.S. Travel Destination 2018 by Money magazine and a Top 5 Best Small City in the U.S. 2018 by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, Alexandria offers a relaxed home base for MAGFest attendees. A nationally designated historic district founded in 1749, Old Town Alexandria hums with more than 200 independent restaurants and boutiques alongside intimate historic museums and new happenings at the waterfront. At the heart of it all is bustling King Street, a walkable mile recognized as one of the “Great Streets” of America. Choose Old Town Alexandria for your home away from home for MAGFest, a celebration of gaming, game music, and video game culture, January 3 to 6, 2019.

Hotel Discounts Choose from over a dozen Alexandria hotels in the official MAGFest room block. View Rates ›
Getting Around Alexandria's close proximity to three major airports, AMTRAK and highways means getting here is easy. All Aboard ›
Alexandria Restaurants Restaurants in Old Town Alexandria offer unforgettable meals in a beautifully historic and walkable setting. Bon Appétit ›
Bars & Pubs From tucked away and trendy cocktail bars to craft beer hotspots, here’s where to raise a glass with friends. Learn More ›
Things to Do in Old Town From visiting historic sites to seeing art in action at the Torpedo Factory Art Center, discover the top things to do in Alexandria. Learn More ›
Attractions & Museums Explore historic mansions, museums and contemporary entertainment venues in the town that George Washington called home. Learn More ›
The Birchmere From rising stars to living legends, The Birchmere is America’s legendary music hall with a nightly lineup of jazz, country, R&B, folk and more in an… Get Tickets ›
Crooked Beat Records Find hard-to-find, new and used vinyl records of independent label music and obscure major label releases that are outside the radar of the mainstream… Learn More ›
Airports Alexandria is easily accessible by three major airports in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. Airports ›
Bus Connectivity Get to and from MAGFest on the NH2 bus, which offers a 15-minute ride between Old Town Alexandria and National Harbor. Learn More ›


Photos submitted by Alexandria visitors like you.