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D-Day Commemoration Bash Coming to Waterfront Park

Celebrate on June 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at Waterfront Park on June 1. (Courtesy photo)


ALEXANDRIA, VA – Saturday, June 1 will be a day to celebrate American history and French culture. The City of Alexandria is partnering with our sister city, Caen, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

On June 6, 1944, over 156,000 Allied troops invaded Normandy, France. This mission led to the liberation of western Europe from Nazi occupation, effectively ending World War II.

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Taking place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the event is free for all. It will feature live swing music, WWII reenactors, and children’s activities. Food will be available for purchase in the French market and wine garden. For an additional ticket purchase, attendees can participate in a “paint-and-sip” event.

See you at Waterfront Park (1 King St.) on June 1!

Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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