Alexandria's President's Day Parade - Feb 17, 2014
The City of Alexandria celebrates our Founding Father’s birthday with the largest and oldest parade in the country. Thousands line the parade route to enjoy this long time, home town, tradition. Festivities are held throughout the month of February, to include free admission to George Washington’s home, Mount Vernon, on February 17, 2014.
The parade starts at 1 p.m. at the intersection of Gibbon and S. Fairfax streets (see parade route below). The reviewing stand is located near City Hall's Market Square, at the intersection of King and Royal streets. You can find up-to-the-minute information and activities at VisitAlexandria.com and WashingtonBirthday.net.
Armed Forces Community Covenant
Sixth Annual Armed Forces Community Covenant Event being held prior to the parade at Market Square in Old Town. The ceremony will be a kickoff event in celebration of “The Year of the Veteran” in Alexandria. “Honor their service … strengthen our community”. Festivities begin at 11:00AM. Read more about the history of this event here.