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Holidays

Tickets are on sale now for the DC area's most popular family-friendly New Year's Eve. more

Out and About

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Holiday markets, carolers and food top off an elegant holiday season weekend. more

Travel

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Town Crier Benjamin Fiore-Walker has opened hundreds of events in and around the city. more

Profiles

Light Up the Season

Photo by Marlene Miller

Alexandria interior and floral designers will Light Up The Season for the young patients of Children's National Dec. 16 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown. more

Events

Make your visitors' stay in Alexandria a memorable one — in a good way. more

Home & Garden

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Collect toys or donate your time to help hundreds of children in Alexandria. more

Events

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Proceeds from the event will benefit The Carpenter's Shelter. more

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See impressive displays of Christmas lights, holiday inflatables and more at private homes and regional parks in December. more

Home & Garden

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Holiday Season Kick-Off, Pop-Up Market and more planned for December. more

Decorations for the Scottish Walk Dignataries Breakfast are going up at The Campagna Center. more

News

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Chris Militzer/Miliman 12 Photography

From drinks to sweet treats and Alexandria-centric gifts, here are some great options to bring your hosts this season! more

Home & Garden

Best Theme 2017 Kairos

Photo by E. Michio for Visit Alexandra

The Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights begins at 5:30 p.m. in Old Town. more

Events

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The Great Christmas Light Fight

The Vaughn's annual Christmas display won top prize on ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight." more

Home & Garden

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If you're New Year's resolution focuses on personal finances, here's how to accomplish your goals in 2019. more

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Chris Militzer/Miliman12 Photography for Alexandria Living Magazine

2 million pounds of ICE!, 2 million holiday lights, indoor snow and holiday experiences come to National Harbor. more

Out and About

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Chris Militzer/Miliman12 Photography

Scottish Christmas Walk parade, Taste of Scotland, Del Ray tree lighting and more are scheduled. more

Events

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Lee-Fendall House Museum

10 local museums are offering uniquely local gifts this holiday season. more

Business

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Some grocery stores in Alexandria will be open on Thursday (Thanksgiving) for those last-minute ingredients. more

Food & Dining

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Rachel E. H. Photography for ALM

Elf Prize Patrol returns to Alexandria neighborhoods; new bookstore and pop-ups open. more

Business

  • Light Up the Season

    Photo by Marlene Miller

    Light Up the Season

  • Light Up the Season

    Photo by Marlene Miller

    Light Up the Season

    Santa will be on hand to visit with young guests at the Dec. 16 event.

  • Light Up the Season

    Photo by Marlene Miller

    Light Up the Season

    Jeff Akseizer and Jamie Michael Brown of Alexandria's Akseizer Design Group created a winter sleigh ride journey on their tree entitled "Make Every Moment Count: Don't Be a Grinch," inspired by 7-year-old patient Johnny who told them he loved everything about Christmas, especially the Grinch.

  • Light Up the Season

    Photo by Marlene Miller

    Light Up the Season

    Jeff Akseizer and Jamie Michael Brown of Alexandria's Akseizer Design Group created a winter sleigh ride journey on their tree entitled "Make Every Moment Count: Don't Be a Grinch," inspired by 7-year-old patient Johnny who told them he loved everything about Christmas, especially the Grinch.

  • Light Up the Season

    Photo by Marlene Miller

    Light Up the Season

    Gang also designed this Enchanted Unicorn Tree with patient Kataleya who shared her love of horses, unicorn, tulle tutus and candy. Since Kataleya was named after the beautiful Cattleya Orchid, Gang also incorporated orchids into the design.

  • Light Up the Season

    Photo by Marlene Miller

    Light Up the Season

    Rachel Gang, owner and lead designer of Alexandria's Helen Olivia Flowers, worked with young patient Ali to incorporate Ali's love of ballet and ice cream and donuts into this Chanukah tabletop.