Celebrate the Holidays in Alexandria, Virginia

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Celebrate the Holidays in Alexandria

Explore holiday activities around Alexandria and learn more about charitable giving opportunities, tips for staying safe, making your holidays “green,” keeping holiday dinners safe, and more.

Holiday Parades in Alexandria

On Saturday, December 7, enjoy marching units of Scottish clans, the stirring sound of bagpipes and drums, Scottish dancers, dignitaries, classic cars and more as the annual Scottish Christmas Walk Parade comes to Old Town Alexandria at 11 a.m.

Later on, visit the Potomac waterfront to see the 20th Anniversary Holiday Boat Parade of Lights. Enjoy dockside activities from 2-8 p.m.; the Holiday Boat Parade begins at 5:30 p.m.

Holiday Events in Alexandria
See more holiday happenings in and around Alexandria at VisitAlexandriaVA.com

Scottish Walk Open House
Sat Dec 7, 2019 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Free admission
Location: Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, 105-107 S. Fairfax St.
Workshop: Kwanzaa
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Join us for an annual Kwanzaa workshop suitable for adults and children.
Location: Alexandria Black History Museum, 902 Wythe St.
Contact: 703.746.4356
Civil War Christmas in Camp
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Get in the holiday spirit and learn how Christmas was observed during the Civil War.
Location: Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Rd.
Flute and Harp Ensemble
Sat Dec 14, 2019 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
The American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra’s Flute and Harp Ensembles will perform a joint concert just in time for the holidays with works adapted and originally composed for flute, clarinet and harp ensembles. Plan to attend this delightful afternoon of holiday music on Saturday, December 14 from 3 p.m. at the Durant Center, 1605 Cameron St., Alexandria, …
Location: Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center, 1605 Cameron St.
Contact: Cheryl Anne Colton, Regional Program Director, cherylanne.colton@alexandriava.gov, 703.746.5565
Yuletide by Candlelight
Sat Dec 14, 2019 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Travel through centuries of local history as you learn more about Alexandria during the holiday season!
Location: Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St.
Contact: 703.746.4242
Winter Recreation Program Registration Begins
Wed Dec 18, 2019 9:00 AM – Fri Dec 20, 2019 9:00 AM
Registration for winter classes and activities offered by the City of Alexandria’s Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural begins at 9 a.m. on December 18 for city residents and on December 20 for nonresidents. Winter registration applies to programs taking place from January through mid-April. Registration will be available online or in-person …
Contact: Senai Beyen, senai.beyen@alexandriava.gov, 703.746.5414
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Charitable GivingHoliday Sharing Program
Alexandria is a caring community! You can provide help to children, families and seniors who need it the most this holiday season through the City’s Holiday Sharing Program. Sponsor the purchase of gifts for eligible families and individuals or volunteer your time. To learn more, visit the Holiday Sharing page.
Help preserve Alexandria’s past for future generations by supporting Historic Alexandria’s museums. Your donations assist with preservation, research, education, and collections care of city museums. You can donate to your favorite museum(s) or projects – or support them all. Visit The Alexandria Shop and view the many different options to choose from.

Holiday Gifts & DecorationsAlexandria Archaeology Museum Ornament
Alexandria Police Youth Camp Hosts Christmas Tree Sale
Help the Alexandria Police Youth Camp (APYC) send kids to camp! Beginning Saturday, November 30, the APYC will host its annual Christmas tree sale. Trees will be available Monday through Friday from 4 to 8 p.m., and weekends from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., at 110 Callahan Drive. All funds raised will help send Alexandria kids to police camp! For more information visit www.alexpyc.org
Historic Alexandria Museum Store
Looking for the perfect gift? The Historic Alexandria Museum Store (at the Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St.) has something for everyone on your list. Browse our selection of books, children’s toys, and other local gift items. The Historic Alexandria Museum Store has the largest selection of Historic Alexandria Ornaments in Old Town. As the holiday season progresses, look for our whimsical and traditional holiday cards, to holiday tea towels and soaps, Christmas crackers and ornaments, including the new 2018 Historic Alexandria Commemorative Ornament. This year’s ornament features the features the 18th century merchant ship excavated from the Hotel Indigo site. The cost of the ornament is $20. Can’t get to the store? Shop online.
VisitAlexandriaVA.com for information on holiday shopping–and more!


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