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


Walking Tours on 9/22 and 10/27!


Go Walking with Washington! Explore important sites associated with George Washington in his hometown of Alexandria!  The GWBCC announces another round of FREE guided walking tour of historic Old Towne that covers significant people and events in Washington’s life and in American history.

Saturday, September 22, and Saturday, October 27
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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 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.