Alexandria, VA – With the holidays in full swing, you might be wondering if there are any weekend events happening. The answer is yes; there’s always something. While there are not as many as usual, if you want to take a break from all the partying that is common this time of year, check out these events!
Christmas at Mount Vernon
Friday, Dec. 27-Sunday, Dec. 29
9–4 p.m. (Ticket prices vary)
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Take a special tour of the Mount Vernon Estate and learn about Christmas traditions celebrated by General Washington and his family. For more info and tickets, click HERE.
Couples Ring Making Class
Saturday, Dec. 28
10 a.m.–1 p.m. ($195 for two)
1112 King Street
Have you ever wanted to make something for your significant other? Here’s the perfect opportunity for the two of you to make unique rings that will last a lifetime! And because you made them, they will forever carry a special meaning.
The Alexandrian & Jackson 20’s Winter Wonderland
Sunday, Nov. 29
Time: 4–10 p.m. (FREE!)
480 King Street
The restaurant’s renovated courtyard will feature pop-up vendors and more to get you into the holiday spirit. To stay warm, there will be heat lamps and blankets available. A portion of the event’s proceeds will go to Children’s National Hospital. (Weather permitting – check Jackson 20’s website for updates.)
Alexandria’s Farmers Market
For info on the Old Town Farmers’ Market, click HERE.
For info on the Old Town North Farmers’ Market, click HERE.
For info on the Del Ray Farmers’ Market, click HERE.
For info on the Four Mile Run and Artisans Farmers’ Market, click HERE.
Note: The West End Farmers Market returns in May 2020.
Fantasia at the Theater
Sunday, December 29
Showtime: 8 p.m. (Prices vary)
101 MGM National Avenue
The talented singer and one-time “American Idol” contestant performs live minutes from Alexandria! Get your tickets HERE.