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Alexandria, VA Event Calendar

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Saturday, December 3
December 3 2:00pm - 6:30pm

Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights

Old Town Alexandria Waterfront

1 Prince St

Alexandria, Virginia 22314 Map

Event Info

Old Town Alexandria’s historic waterfront will shine for the 22nd Annual Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights sponsored by Amazon as more than 50 boats cruise along one mile of the Potomac River shoreline. Enjoy dockside festivities in Waterfront Park including a pop-up beer garden from Port City Brewing Company, food, activities, and more. Plus, check out a new family-friendly event on the North Waterfront at Canal Center and Oronoco Bay Park featuring artist vendors, music, kids’ activities, and more.

Festivities start at 2 p.m.
Parade starts at 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 4
December 4 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Del Ray Holiday Tree & Menorah Lighting

Del Ray

Mt Vernon Ave & E Oxford Ave

Alexandria, Virginia 22301 Map

Event Info

The Del Ray community will come together on Sun., Dec 4 at 6 p.m. for the annual Christmas tree lighting, Menorah lighting, and holiday carols at the Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, located at the intersection of Mount Vernon and Oxford Avenues. Participants are urged to bring toiletries for Carpenter’s Shelter. Visit hand-painted holiday windows in storefronts and start your holiday shopping with a stroll down Mount Vernon Avenue, which will be illuminated by thousands of luminarias in honor of the late Nancy Dunning.

Wednesday, December 7
Friday, December 9
Saturday, December 10
December 10 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Brassy Jazzy Christmas

George Washington National Masonic Memorial Theater

101 Callahan Dr

Alexandria, Virginia 22301 Map

Event Info

Don’t miss this toe tapping celebration!

The Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia (SONOVA) presents “Brassy Jazzy Christmas,” a strong lineup of Christmas and holiday favorites. Inspired by Stan Keton’s album “A Merry Christmas!,” SONOVA has created a jazz band–substituting french horns for saxophones–for a jazzy feel with a uniquely brassy sound. Audience members can expect to enjoy a number of carols, classical holiday favorites such as selections from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, movie music from Home Alone composed by John Williams, and even an arrangement of Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas is You. The concert will conclude with crowd favorite Sleigh Ride.

Advance tickets: $20 Adult, $15 Senior, $10 Student. Tickets increase by $5 at the door.

December 10 10:00am - 4:00pm

A Victorian Christmas

Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden

614 Oronoco St.

Alexandria, Virginia 22314 Map

Sunday, December 11
Saturday, December 17
December 17 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Musical Tales for Kids!

Patrick Henry Recreation Center, Black Box Theater

4653 Taney Ave

Alexandria, Virginia 22304 Map

Sunday, December 18
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