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Holidays

On March 2, Alexandria turns green for the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. Read more

Out and About

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Most residents in Alexandria and Fairfax County can dispose of their Christmas tree curbside. Read more

Home & Garden

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Ascend Cycle

Ascend Cycle features the Sleigh Ride with Santana Clause. Read more

Health & Wellness

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Hundreds of families are benefitting this season from the generosity of Alexandria businesses, organizations and residents. Read more

News

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

Out and About

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

Travel

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

Events

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

Home & Garden

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

Events

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

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

Home & Garden

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

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

News

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

Home & Garden

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

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

Out and About

  • 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.