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11th Annual Cherry Challenge

  • Various restaurants throughout Alexandria Alexandria, VA USA (map)

In honor of George Washington’s birthday, participating Alexandria restaurants will create unique, cherry-centric dishes in celebration of one of the most cherished legends surrounding our first president. This year features dishes from dozens of restaurants from every area of Alexandria—Old Town, Del Ray, the West End, and along the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Diners rate their favorite dishes, and winners are given special recognition at the George Washington Birthday Parade. 

Cherry Challenge information and a link to register are provided on our website at To ask questions or to confirm your participation, contact the Cherry Challenge Committee Co-Chairs Kristen Eastlick at (703-200-3329) or Danny Smith at (703-505-7845).

Earlier Event: December 30
Walking with Washington Tour
Later Event: February 3
Walking with Washington Tour