Join the citizens of Alexandria and thousands of visitors participating
in the 287th birthday celebration of the father of our country!
Read more about our theme of Washington’s “Rules of Civility” here.
New “Walking with Washington” Tour Scheduled for 11/17!
Explore important sites associated with George Washington in his hometown of Alexandria! This guided walking tour of historic Old Towne covers significant people and events in Washington’s life and in American history, with stops at the William Ramsay House, Market Square, the Carlyle House, Wise’s Tavern, Duvall House/Tavern, Gadsby’s Tavern, Washington’s townhouse, the Lord Fairfax House, “Light-Horse” Harry Lee’s house, and Christ Church.
Saturday, November 17 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Visitor Center (Ramsay House)
221 King Street, Alexandria
Watch our video about
Learn more about the George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee and how we celebrate the Father of our Country.
Many thanks to Bud Jackson from Jackson Group Media for producing our video.
The 2019 George Washington Birthday Parade
Held on the third Monday in February, the annual George Washington Birthday Parade winds through a one-mile route on the historic streets of Old Town Alexandria on George Washington's Day. It is the largest parade celebrating the birth of George Washington in the USA!
Click on the button below to register as a marching unit or to see maps and other details about the parade on 2/18/19.