Holiday Events

Breakfast with Santa

Event Date

Friday, December 23, 2011 - 8:30am - 10:30am
Event Location
Union Street Public House, located at 121 South Union Street

The Old Town Boutique District will cap off the holiday season with a send-off Breakfast with Santa on Friday, December 23rd. This will be the last opportunity for children to share their Christmas wishes with Santa before he heads back to the North Pole. Read more »

Holiday Sharing: Fund for Alexandria's Child Needs Your Donations

End Date: Wed, 12/14/2011 - 12:00pm
'Tis the Season. Please Donate Today. Act Now!

The Sugar Cube's Cookie Baking Class for Children

Event Date

Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location
210 North Lee Street

Its time for Gingerbread Men and Women! Sugar Cube is hosting a cooking class for children ages 8 to 12 years old on December 10th. The kids will be working with gingerbread cookie dough. They'll learn how to use basic techniques including icing and piping. Read more »

Alexandria Harmonizers Concert at Market Square

Event Date

Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 2:00pm
Event Location
301 King Street

Come and enjoy this free concert thanks to the Alexandria Harmonizers and the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities. Have a blast at this amazing barbershpop style a cappella concert. Read more »

Family Ornament Making Workshop

Event Date

Saturday, December 3, 2011 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Event Location
105 North Union Street, #327

Get ready for the holidays! The Alexandria Archaeology Museum is putting on a workshop for families interested in making their own tree ornaments. This creative, free, fun-filled class is great way to fill up the tree with memories. You'll be decorating dough ornaments shaped like items from the museum. Once again, this is a free activity.

12th Annual Holiday Boat Parade of Lights

Event Date

Saturday, December 3, 2011 - 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Event Location
Alexandria Marina, behind Torpedo Factory Art Center

Experience one of the region's most beloved holiday traditions- The Annual Holiday Boat Parade of Lights. This free event will be fun for the whole family. Pre-parade festivities begin at 4:00PM and include live musical performances and free photos with Santa Claus for kids and canines. Read more »