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What’s Up in Alexandria This Weekend: June 30- July 4

The Tall Ship Providence sails to its new home, The Senator John Warner Maritime Heritage Center at Waterfront Park (staff photo by James Cullum

From historical tours at Gadsby’s Tavern to Independence Fireworks at Mount Vernon, Alexandria will be bustling with energy and excitement this Fourth of July weekend.

As a reminder, the City of Alexandria’s fireworks display will occur during their 274th Birthday Fireworks & Celebration on Saturday, July 7 at Oronoco Bay Park. 

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do here, Friday, June 30 through Tuesday, July 4, below.

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Friday, June 30

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

Saturday, July 1

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

Sunday, July 2

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

Monday, July 3

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Augie’s Mussel House & Beer Garden: Live music with Kenny Kohlhaas from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Daniel O’Connell’s Irish Restaurant and Bar: Traditional Irish Session from 7 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Del Ray Pizzeria: Trivia from 6:45 pm to 8:45 pm
  • Mason Social: Rook Richard’s from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • O’Shaughnessy’s: Open Mic at 8 pm
  • The Light Horse Restaurant & Bar: Karaoke from 9 pm to 1 am
  • Two Nineteen Restaurant: Live music in the Basin St. Lounge at 9 pm
  • Village Brauhaus: Open Mic at 8 pm

Tuesday, July 4

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Augie’s Mussel House & Beer Garden: Rook Richard’s from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Murphy’s Grand Irish Pub: Trivia at 8:15 pm
  • Two Nineteen Restaurant: Live music in the Basin St. Lounge from 9 pm to 12 am, Live DJ from 10 pm to 2 am in the Bayou Room

Ryan Belmore is an award-winning news publisher, editor, and journalist. Originally from Rhode Island, he now resides in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife and two rescue dogs. He serves as 1st Vice Chair of the Alexandria Commission for the Arts. 

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