Join the citizens of Alexandria and thousands of visitors participating in the 286th birthday celebration of the father of our country!


Announcing the FREE Walking With Washington Tour: 7/21 & 8/18

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Explore important sites associated with George Washington in his hometown of Alexandria!  This FREE guided walking tour of historic Old Towne covers significant people and events in Washington’s life and in American history.

Saturday July 21 and Saturday, August 18
10:00 AM - 12:00PM
Alexandria Visitors Center (Ramsay House)

More Celebration Events!

Even though February is over, you can still celebrate George Washington throughout the year!

The George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee arranges events year round. Do not miss out! 

The 2018 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!

See what happened at the 2018 Parade and at the other George Washington Celebration events held that day!